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The Kennedy Cup squad with the cheque presented to Kerry Hospice this week.

Kennedy Cup Coaches Make Donation To Kerry Hospice Foundation

May 10, 2024 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kennedy Cup coaches and squad were at the Palliative Care Unit this week to make a special presentation. The coaches for the U14 Schoolboys soccer team donated their expenses of €1,000 for the year to the Kerry Hospice in memory of the late Rosemarie Quill, sister of coach Aidan […]

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Fundraiser Remembers Loved Ones This Christmas While Helping Kerry Hospice

Fundraiser Remembers Loved Ones This Christmas While Helping Kerry Hospice

December 20, 2023 at 8:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual ‘Light To Remember’ fundraiser for Kerry Hospice is now in its sixth  year and the Hospice is hoping people will log on to leave a tribute to a loved one. The Kerry Hospice Foundation virtual Light To Remember Christmas tree is a lovely way to remember so many […]

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Celebrating our ancient past with the winter Sunday Solstice on The Paps of Anú -  Saturday 23rd December In memory of Johnny ‘the Rock’ O’Brien
departing at 6.45 am, in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation Palliative Care. Carpooling is encouraged parking at the Kerry Way Inn, Glenflesk, and with the kind permission of local landowners, the walk departs at Garries Bridge - the first bridge after St Agatha’s Church, Glenflesk, Meeting at 6.45am. 
The long walk in darkness to the summit, has two strenuous inclines, leading to the Western Pap at 690 Metres. At approximately  8.45am sunrise and craic begin, with Glenflesks finest musicians Derry and Rosie Healy, setting the pace for a Kerry polka set,  followed by a rendition of ‘For these are my Mountains’ Johnny ‘the Rock’ O’Briens favourite song. Mountaineer Donie Mulcahy and crew will guide the walker to and from the summit. Photo: Valerie O'Sullivan/FREE PIC

Take A Winter Solstice Trek In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

December 12, 2023 at 9:38 am Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE are invited to take part in a trek to the ‘Paps’ before Christmas in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation. As the astronomical calendar gets closer to the Winter Solstice – the shortest day of the year – this year the ancient trek takes place on Saturday morning December […]

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Ursula Scullion, Helen O'Connor,  Brid Walsh and Paula Adcock at the Tralee Rotary Club Winter Gala Ball at Ballygarry Estate on Saturday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: All The Style From The Tralee Rotary Club Winter Gala Ball

November 27, 2023 at 10:31 am 1 comment

IT was a stylish night out in Ballygarry Estate on Saturday for the Tralee Rotary Winter Gala Ball, with around 170 guests in attendance. Held in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation, the guests paid €125 a ticket to attend the black-tie event with guests gathering for a prosecco reception […]

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Audrey Moran presented a cheque to representatives from Kerry Hospice last Friday.

Nearly €2,400 Presented To Kerry Hospice After Fundraiser At Paco

November 7, 2023 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman was delighted to hand over a cheque for €2,376 to the Kerry Hospice Foundation last Friday. Audrey Moran and her friend Eileen Whelan organised a music and fashion on The Mall in early October in aid of the Palliative Care Unit. Audrey sadly lost her husband Seán […]

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Members of the Kerry Hospice Christmas Card Committee launch the annual Christmas Cards last night in The Grand Hotel.

Kerry Hospice Christmas Cards Launched In Grand Hotel

October 20, 2023 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of the Kerry Hospice’s biggest annual fundraisers was launched last night in The Grand Hotel. The Kerry Hospice Christmas Cards raised around €42,000 last year and they hope to repeat that success with the latest collection launched by the Christmas Card committee. Designed by local artists, the cards are […]

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Eileen Whelan of Paco with Mary Lynch and Audrey Moran at Paco on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Fantastic Fashion Fundraiser Raises €2,200 For Kerry Hospice

October 8, 2023 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was music and fashion on The Mall on Saturday as Paco Tralee held a fundraiser for Kerry Hospice. Eileen Whelan of Paco decided to hold the fundraiser as her her good friend Audrey Moran sadly lost her husband Seán recently and she wanted to give something back after the wonderful […]

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Paco To Host Fundraising Coffee/Fashion Event In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

Paco To Host Fundraising Coffee/Fashion Event In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

October 3, 2023 at 11:28 am Comments are Disabled

IF you’re around Tralee town centre this Saturday, the why not pay a visit to Paco on the Mall to help out great cause. Eileen Whelan of Paco is once again hosting a charity fundraiser, this time for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Her good friend Audrey Moran sadly lost her […]

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Fionnbar Walsh of The Imperial Hotel with, seated; Marian Reidy. Standing; Sandra O'Donnell, Patricia Walsh, Joan Moore, Marie Magnier and Margaret O'Sullivan at the Hospice Coffee Morning at The Imperial Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Helping Out The Hospice At Coffee Mornings All Over Town

September 21, 2023 at 2:54 pm Comments are Disabled

BUSINESSES across the county took part in the annual Bewleys Big Coffee Morning Social For Hospice with many thousands of euro raised for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. The event is one of the biggest days for Together For Hospice which is a national fundraising body for 26 specialist Hospice and […]

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The O'Callaghan clan presented a cheque for €3,200 to Kerry Hospice on Friday evening in The Slieve Mish Bar. Seated from left were; Anne McCarthy, Caroline Simpson, Mickey Pa Callaghan, Margaret Crean (Kerry Hospice), Stephen O'Callaghan, Mary Shanahan (Kerry Hospice) and Mary Carmody. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Family’s Reunion Weekend Helps Raise Thousands For Kerry Hospice

June 10, 2023 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

A WEEKEND of events organised by the O’Callaghan family from Tralee recently ended up raising €3,200 for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Three days of activities were organised in town over the May Bank Holiday weekend for the descendants of Julie Tobin, of Giles Lane, Ballymullen and Michael ‘Paka’ Callaghan of […]

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Deirdre Walsh with Maura Sullivan and Mary Shanahan launching the Sunflower Days which take place on June 9/10.

Public Asked To Support Sunflower Days Next Month

May 27, 2023 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry presenter and Kerry Hospice Ambassador, Deirdre Walsh, launched the local Sunflowers Day appeal yesterday at the Palliative Care Unit at UHK. Sunflower Days take place on June 9/10 and is a huge national fundraiser for so many Hospices. Last year the event raised over €40,000 locally. This event is in […]

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In Skelper Quane's Blennerville promoting Dolly Day in Listowel on Saturday, June 24 were, in front; Cora O'Brien, Sharon Farrelly, Liz Horgan and Sarah Greaney holding JC. At back; Andrea O’Donoghue, Billy Keane, Maureen Curtin and Therese Greaney. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get Dolled Up For A Fun Charity Event In Listowel Next Month

May 5, 2023 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S just six weeks to go until a most unusual world record will be attempted in Listowel and the organisers are encouraging people from all over the county to get channel their inner-Dolly for great causes. ‘Dolly Day’ is an attempt to set a World Record for the largest gathering […]

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Getting ready for the Kerry Hospice Good Friday walks. From left; Kerry Hospice Ambassador Deirdre Walsh, with Andrea O'Donoghue and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Good Friday Walks In Tralee And The Spa For Kerry Hospice

April 6, 2023 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

WITH dry weather forecast for Friday morning, there’s a great opportunity to get out and about around the county in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation. The Good Friday walks are a great tradition and on April 7 there will be over 20 walks taking place right around the county. […]

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Getting ready for the Kerry Hospice Good Friday walks. From left; Kerry Hospice Ambassador Deirdre Walsh, with Andrea O'Donoghue and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over 20 Walks In Aid Of Kerry Hospice On Good Friday

March 25, 2023 at 11:07 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S nearly time again to hit the road this Easter in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation. The Good Friday walks are a great tradition and on April 7 there will be over 20 walks taking place right around the county. The 27th Tralee walk is named after the late, […]

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Tom Quane presents a cheque for €1,845 to Andrea O'Donoghue and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice with Kerry Hospice ambassador Deirdre Walsh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Cheltenham Preview Night Raises €1,854 For Kerry Hospice

March 24, 2023 at 4:42 pm Comments are Disabled

A RECENT Cheltenham preview night in Blennerville once again raised funds for a worthy  cause this month. Skelper Quanes traditional night of tips and fun was held in aid of Kerry Hospice this year and raised €1,845 for the organisation. The night of Thursday, March 2, was a huge success as […]

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Staff from the Palliative Care Unit with Andrea O'Donoghue (front, centre) of Kerry Hospice with Garda Cathy Murphy and Garda Trish Fitzpatrick at the presentation of a cheque on Thursday.

Gardaí Hit The Right Notes To Raise Thousands For Kerry Hospice

March 3, 2023 at 8:58 am Comments are Disabled

GARDAI in Tralee have raised over €4,000 for the Kerry Hospice Foundation after their annual festive fundraising event. As they do every year, members of the force were on The Mall with donation buckets on Wednesday, December 21, entertaining Christmas shoppers with their singing talents. They had help from local […]

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Dr Patricia Sheahan (left) accepts a special plaque from Michelle Greaney on behalf of the Greaney family, to thank the Palliative Care Unit for the wonderful care given to her father Michael before his passing last year. Also included is Orla Greaney, Ita Greaney, Stephen Greaney and Emma Greaney. Photo by Dermot Crean

Running Event Raises Thousands Of Euro In Memory Of Michael Greaney

February 17, 2023 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE funds raised from last Saturday’s Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race were presented to Kerry Hospice yesterday evening. The event, organised by Michelle Greaney, was dedicated to the memory of her father Michael who spent seven weeks in the Palliative Care Unit prior to his passing last August. […]

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At the presentation of cheques to Kerry Hospice and Recovery Haven by members of Inspired were Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice, Emma Cronin and Liam Purcell of Inspired, Manager of Inspired Liz Maher, Helen Courtney of Recovery Haven, Eoin O'Sullivan of Inspired and Dermot Crowley of Recovery Haven. Photo by Dermot Crean

Inspired’s Pop-Up Gift Shop Raises Funds For Local Charities

February 9, 2023 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

A POP-UP shop created by Inspired in Tralee at the Festive Markets back in December, has raised funds for Recovery Haven Kerry and Kerry Hospice. Inspired, based at Basin Road, Tralee, are a community group who work with adults with intellectual disabilities. The aim of the group is to empower […]

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The Virtual Christmas Tralee, in its 4th year and has raised over 30000 EURO for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. A Light to Remember of a Love one that is no longer with us or just someone you are thinking of this time this time of the year. Sponsor a light and leave your tribute which can be seen in the live tribute book. Remember by sponsoring a light you are also supporting the wonderful Palliative Care services, the up keep of the  Inpatient Unit, day unit and the Home Care services. It is hoped we will also be able to fund two new Nurse prescribers in the coming year. You can also donate manually by using the envelopes available just inside the main door of the Inpatient Unit or the office. Follow the link below if you would like to sponsor a light. Pictured front Nursing Staff Lisa King, Shelia O'Connor and Aine Moriarty, back from left Ita Behan, KHF, Mary Shanahan Secretary KHF, Mari O'ConnellPalliative Care, Maura Sullivan Treasure KHF, Tara Kavanagh Chaplin and Andrea O'Donoghue PRO KHF. Pho: John Cleary.         https://www.lighttoremember.com/

Kerry Hospice ‘Light To Remember’ Fundraiser Returns

November 30, 2022 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual ‘Light To Remember’ fundraiser for Kerry Hospice is now in its fifth  year and the Hospice is hoping people will log on to leave a tribute to a loved one. The Kerry Hospice Foundation virtual Light To Remember Christmas tree is a lovely way to remember so many […]

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Majella Griffin and Mairead Moriarty who received Kerry Hospice appreciation awards at The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Hospice Shows Appreciation For Its Volunteers

October 18, 2022 at 11:39 am Comments are Disabled

GREAT servants of the Kerry Hospice Foundation gathered at The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday for a special event to mark their contribution to the organisation. The ‘appreciation day’ for the volunteers saw around 20 people from all over the county receive a framed certificate from Dr Billy O’Connor. Kerry Hospice […]

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Pat Healy Park in Ballyrickard.

Coffee Morning In Aid Of Kerry Hospice To Be Held At Local GAA Club

October 5, 2022 at 11:29 am Comments are Disabled

KERINS O’Rahillys GAA grounds at Ballyrickard will play host to a Bewleys Big Coffee Morning Social organised by local man Declan Smith this Sunday. All proceeds raised during the morning will go to the Kerry Hospice Foundation to provide funding and support for palliative care services in Kerry. The event […]

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Kerry College staff members Siobhan Griffin, Kay Lanigan Ryan, Joe Kelly, Helen Kelliher and Nollaig Ryan supporting the Hospice Coffee Morning at the Kerry College Clash Campus on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Public Gives Generously At Hospice Coffee Mornings All Over Tralee

September 22, 2022 at 1:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THE people of Tralee once again were not found wanting when it came to supporting a great cause this morning. The Bewleys Big Coffee Morning Social For Hospice is one of the biggest days for Together For Hospice, the national fundraising body for 26 specialist Hospice and Palliative Care providers […]

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Kerry footballers David Moran, Joe O'Connor and Diarmuid O'Connor with Kerry Hospice volunteers and friends at the Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday.

Hospice Coffee Morning Fundraisers To Take Place Thursday

September 21, 2022 at 10:33 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Thursday sees one off the biggest fundraisers of the year for Kerry Hospice take place. Their annual coffee morning, sponsored by Bewleys, will be held at homes, pubs, clubs, hotels and businesses all over the county. To name but a few, the Chain Gang Cycling Club will host a […]

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Grace Moriarty and Antoinette McGrath at the Betty McGrath Memorial Walk from Camp on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Walk To Remember Betty Raises Over €21,000 For Kerry Hospice

September 11, 2022 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A BEAUTIFUL day to remember a beautiful lady. That was the sentiment echoed by all at the Junction Bar in Camp on Saturday afternoon as a large crowd gathered in the sunshine for a charity walk to remember Betty McGrath. A native of Ardfert but domiciled in Listowel with husband […]

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Kerry footballers David Moran, Joe O'Connor and Diarmuid O'Connor with Kerry Hospice volunteers and friends at the Palliative Care Unit on Tuesday.

Kerry GAA Stars Lend Their Support To Upcoming Hospice Coffee Morning

September 7, 2022 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY footballers were on hand to help promote the upcoming Hospice Coffee Morning which takes place on Thursday, September 22. David Moran, Joe O’Connor and Diarmuid O’Connor called to the Palliative Care Unit with Sam Maguire on Tuesday evening to lend their support to the fundraiser. Kerry Hospice coffee morning […]

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At the presentation of a cheque for €6,690 by the family of the late Harold Behan were, front from left; Charlie Small, Amelia Behan, Darel Behan, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice, Ita Behan, Clinical Nurse Manager at the Palliative Care Unit Aine Moriarty, Isobel Behan and Rob Small. At back; Margaret Crean of Kerry Hospice, Caitriona Behan, Damien Behan and Bridie O'Connor of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Behan Family Raises €6,690 For Kerry Hospice

August 18, 2022 at 11:56 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE family handed over a cheque for nearly €6,700 to Kerry Hospice on Wednesday after swimming and running fundraisers held earlier this summer. Harold Behan of Racecourse Lawn passed away in January and his family wanted to give something back after the wonderful care he received at the palliative […]

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Miriam O'Callaghan is joined by local Hospice volunteers in Ballybunion promoting the upcoming Sunflower Days in the county.

Miriam Supports Upcoming Kerry Hospice Sunflower Days

June 8, 2022 at 10:05 am Comments are Disabled

RTE’S Miriam O’Callaghan was on hand on Saturday to show her support for an upcoming Kerry Hospice Foundation fundraiser. Miriam was in Ballybunion for the Women In Media event and posed for a photo to support the annual Hospice Sunflower Days on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11. Hospice […]

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Launching Kerry Hospice Foundation Sunflower Days were, in front; Maura Sullivan, David Moran and Mary Shanahan. At back, Julett Culloty, Aileen Diggins and Andrea O'Donoghue. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Hopes Public Supports Sunflower Days Next Month

May 24, 2022 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice Foundation is hoping the public will support the annual Hospice Sunflower Days on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11. Kerry footballer David Moran was on hand to launch the fundraiser in Kerry where Hospice volunteers will be selling sunflower merchandise around the county to raise vital funds […]

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The launch of the Vauxhall/Opel Run at Ahern's Garage on Monday evening.

Vauxhall/Opel Enthusiasts To Gather For Vintage/Classic Car Charity Run

April 26, 2022 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

VAUXHALL/OPEL enthusiasts in Kerry will gather once again for the annual Opel/Vauxhall Kerry, Wild Atlantic Way Vintage/Classic Car Run. Taking place on Sunday, May 8, Ahern’s Garage, Tralee Road, Castleisland is this year’s headquarters. Owners Pat and Paul Ahern have kindly come on board as the main sponsors and organisers […]

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Maura Sullivan and Andrea O’Donoghue receive a cheque from Austin Stacks Chairman Shane Lynch and members of the Golf Classic organising committee.

Kerry Hospice Benefits From Austin Stacks Fundraiser

April 20, 2022 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice received a portion of the proceeds of a recent fundraiser held by Austin Stacks. The Rock club held a golf classic on March 25 at Tralee Golf Club. The fundraiser was a huge success and the club thanked all who sponsored teams, tee boxes and goodie bags. They […]

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