Post Tagged with: "Kerry Hospice"

Kieran O'Callaghan (right) who is taking on a unique challenge later this month, is joined by, from left, Andrea O'Donoghue, Mark O'Brien, Ally Lynch, Millie O'Brien and Maura Sullivan to launch his charity venture on Monday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kieran Prepares For Gruelling Challenge In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

August 14, 2019 at 1:26 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man is preparing for day of paddling, cycling, climbing and running to help raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Kieran O’Callaghan from Clahane, Ballyard, is a lecturer in Kerry College of Further Education in Clash and will take on the Dingle Peninsula One-Day challenge on Saturday, September […]

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Launching Sunflower Day were Palliative Day Unit were, in front; Joe Hennebery, Deirdre Walsh and Breda Moynihan. At back; Andrea O'Donoghue, Ruth Bowler, Maura Sullivan, Pat Doolan Margaret O'Shea and Patricia Heffernan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Over €43,000 Raised For Kerry Hospice From Sunflower Days In Kerry

August 7, 2019 at 2:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation has thanked their volunteers and the generosity of the public across the region as it’s been revealed €43,665 has been raised during the two-day fundraising event. This year marked the 29th year of the fundraising campaign and €739,411 was raised nationally on June 7/8. “Hospice Sunflowers […]

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At the launch of an upcoming fundraiser at Killarney Racecourse for Kerry Hospice Foundation were, from left, Colm Cooper, Joe Hennebry, Kerry Hospice, Mike McCarthy, fundraising committee chairman, Donal Sheahan, Megan Daly Tyrrell, marketing manager, Killarney Racecourse and Darran O’Sullivan.
Photo by MacMonagle

Sporting Greats To Attend Kerry Hospice Fundraiser

August 2, 2019 at 1:37 pm Comments are Disabled

A GALAXY of sporting greats will attend a very special fundraising event at the Killarney Race Festival on the afternoon of Wednesday, August 21, with all proceeds going to Kerry Hospice / Palliative Care. Amongst those attending from the world of Horse Racing and GAA will be Barry Geraghty, Pat […]

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The Kerry Hospice Foundation team who will take part in the 54321 Challenge.

Kerry Hospice Team Looks Forward To 54321 Challenge

July 30, 2019 at 11:40 am Comments are Disabled

A TEAM representing Kerry Hospice will take part in this year’s 54321 Challenge. The 54321 challenge is about multiple teams of  5 people over 4 days 3 cycles 2 mountains for 1 cause, which is to raise much needed funds for a number of local charities . This challenge will […]

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Joe Hennebery and Mary Shanahan of the Kerry Hospice Foundation received a cheque for €11,150 from the Collins family in Rockchapel.

Donations Of Over €14,000 Made To Kerry Hospice Foundation

July 10, 2019 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation received two generous donations during the past week. Cara Credit Union made a donation of €3,000 for a reclining chair at the Palliative Care Unit. Meanwhile, a cheque for €11,150 raised from tractor run, walk and fun run organized by John Collins and his family in […]

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Mary Shanahan and Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice receive a cheque for €17,000 from Ger Bythell and the Wallace family at the Palliative Care Unit on Saturday.

Two Fundraisers See Over €19,000 Presented To Kerry Hospice

June 27, 2019 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

TWO cheques totalling over  €19,000 were presented to Kerry Hospice over the past few days after a fundraising dance and a marathon run in Killarney. Back in March, Ger Bythell took on the ‘Torcathon’ around Killarney’s Cardiac Steps and Torc mountain as a tribute to his sister, Ros Wallace, who […]

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The runners taking part in the Marathon fundraiser this month in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation.

Fundraiser To See Participants Run 26 Miles In 26 Counties In 26 Hours

June 4, 2019 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

THIRTEEN charity runners plan to make the most of the longest day of the year by running a mile in every county in the Republic of Ireland to raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Starting in Mitchelstown, Co Cork on Friday, June 21, the charity runners will cover 26 […]

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Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice accepts a cheque for €747 from Alison McGaley, Eileen O'Mahony and Anne Ahern of Guiney's, the proceeds of a coffee/fashion morning at the store last month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Guiney’s Staff Raise Funds For Palliative Care Unit

May 21, 2019 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

STAFF from Guiney’s on Abbeycourt held a coffee/fashion morning in aid of the Palliative Care Unit back on April 26 and managed to raise a lot of money. Joe Hennebery from the Kerry Hospice was at the store on Monday to collect a cheque for €747. Organised by Eileen O’Mahony […]

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Noreen Quirke, Caroline Somers, Caoimhe Somers, Ita Somers and William Somers at the Ted Moynihan Good Friday Walk for Kerry Hospice from the Grand Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Hundreds Enjoy Walk In The Sunshine For Kerry Hospice

April 20, 2019 at 9:05 am Comments are Disabled

THEY got some weather for the Good Friday walks around Kerry yesterday! The annual walk was the brainchild of the late Ted Moynihan who set up the Tralee walk over 23 years ago and it has gone from strength to strength over the years, spreading all around the county. There […]

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Paula Silles (front second left) presented a cheque for €2,700 to the Palliative Care Unit on Thursday evening. Also pictured is, front, from left; Oran Silles, Andrea O'Donoghue, Aimee Silles and Maura Sullivan
At back; Margaret Crean, Luke Silles, Tony Silles and Bridie O'Connor. Photo by Dermot Crean

Two Events Raise Over €16,000 For Kerry Hospice

March 15, 2019 at 10:08 am Comments are Disabled

THE proceeds from two separate fundraisers were handed over to the Kerry Hospice Foundation on Thursday evening. A coffee morning and a bus convoy trip to west Kerry raised €2,700 and €13,500 respectively, a huge boost for the palliative care unit facility. Paula Silles has been holding the coffee morning […]

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The Sugrue family of Belfield Nursery present the cheque to Kerry Hospice representatives.

Two Cheques Of €1,000 Presented To Kerry Hospice

January 17, 2019 at 9:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice received two €1,000 cheques on Monday thanks to a local business and a cycling group who raised funds over the Christmas period. The Chain Gang held a cycle over Christmas in memory of member Nicky Fitzgerald (R.I.P.) who passed away in October. They had over 70 cyclists take […]

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At the presentation of a cheque to Kerry Hospice on Tuesday were, from left; Mary Shanahan (Kerry Hospice), Rachel Gardiner, Joe Hennebery (Kerry Hospice), Claire Keyes and Jayne Roche. Photo by Dermot Crean

Coffee Morning In Memory Of Máiréad Raises Over €1,000 For Kerry Hospice

November 21, 2018 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

FRIENDS and colleagues of a young woman who passed away in the summer, raised over €1,000 for Kerry Hospice after they held a fundraising event in her memory. Mairead Cussen was just 37 years old when she died at the Palliative Care Unit at UHK on July 27. The married […]

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Launching the Memorial Tree for the Kerry Hospice Foundation were Andrea O'Donoghue, Ursula O'Connell, Joe Hennebery, Deirdre Walsh, Marie O'Connell, Eileen Sheehy, Maura Sullivan and Fearghal Grimes. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice And UHK Combine To Host Memorial Tree Ceremony

November 18, 2018 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

FOR the first time, University Hospital Kerry and Kerry Hospice Foundation are together hosting a special Christmas event which will also support the continuous wonderful work of the Kerry Hospice Foundation . Deirdre Walsh of Radio Kerry officially launched the Light to Remember Memorial Christmas Tree on Saturday evening. A […]

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Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn teachers and pupils with Dan Galvin of Kerry Hospice at the cheque presentation.

Gaelscoil’s ‘Maidin Chaife’ Helps Out Kerry Hospice

October 24, 2018 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

FAMILIES, friends and colleagues in Gaelscol Mhic Easmainn came together last month to enjoy a delicious cup of Bewley’s Coffee and fresh home baking in support of our local Hospice. Children in the school were excited to partake in Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning, understanding that this is the main annual […]

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At the launch of the Kerry Hospice Christmas Cards 2018 were, front from left; Kerry minor Jack Kennelly, Frank Hayes of Kerry Group, Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice and Kerry minors Paul O'Shea and Sean Quilter. Back from left; Kerry minor Jamie McVeigh, Mairead Fernane of Kerry Hospice, Gerard O'Connor, Nuala Finnegan of Kerry Hospice, Kerry minor Paul Walsh, Dan Galvin and Killian Young. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Minors Help Launch Kerry Hospice Christmas Cards

October 9, 2018 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

SOME of this year’s Kerry All-Ireland winning minors were on hand for the launch of the 2018 Kerry Hospice Christmas cards at Suaimhneas, the  Palliative Care Day Care Unit at UHK on Monday night.. There was music and refreshments as volunteers from around the county attended and the Christmas cards […]

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Margaret Doody, Bridie O'Connor and Margaret Crean at the coffee morning in aid of Kerry Hospice at Na Gaeil GAA Club on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Brewing Up Around The Town For A Great Cause

September 21, 2018 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

KETTLES were boiled and ovens were working overtime all around Tralee yesterday morning as businesses and homes held fundraisers for the annual Kerry Hospice Coffee Morning. Thousands of euro was raised around the town, county and nationwide in the event which has been going now for over 26 years. Na […]

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Double Olympic Gold Medal winner Kelly Holmes helps promote next Thursday's Coffee Morning in aid of Kerry Hospice. Included from left are Maura Sullivan and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice, Director of Nursing Marie O'Connell and Andrea O'Donoghue of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Support Kerry Hospice Coffee Morning

September 20, 2018 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

The annual coffee morning in aid of Kerry Hospice continues on Friday with an event in Blennerville Windmill Cafe from 11am. Loads of venues in Kerry took part on Thursday including Na Gaeil GAA Club, The Grand Hotel, AIB and Rehabcare Resource Centre in Blennerville. This year marks the 26th annual […]

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Rose of Tralee 2018, Kirsten Mate Maher, with members of the Kerry Hospice Foundation launching this year's annual coffee morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Kirsten Helps Kerry Hospice Launch Coffee Morning

August 24, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE new Rose of Tralee, Kirsten Mate Maher, popped down to Kirby’s Brogue Inn to help launch the annual coffee morning in aid of Kerry Hospice. She was joined by members of the Kerry Hospice Foundation who are encouraging bars, hotels, businesses and groups to hold a coffee morning on […]

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David Griffin with Alan Kennedy signing a Liverpool shirt for Nick Lacey with Timmy O'Dowd at the Robert O'Dowd Memorial  5k/10k Run/Walk from the Aquadome on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Incredible Turnout For Walk/Run To Remember Robert O’Dowd

August 4, 2018 at 2:27 pm Comments are Disabled

THE sun shone down on the walkers and runners at an event to remember a much-loved John Mitchels stalwart on Friday evening. The Robert O’Dowd Memorial Walk/Run drew a crowd of 650 people, the most for an event of its type for quite some time in Tralee, as they took […]

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Caroline Kelly, Breda Shanahan, Karima Lopez and Jamesie O'Donoghue at the Sports Quiz in aid of Kerry Hospice on Friday night, part of the Meadowlands Hotel's 20th anniversary celebrations. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Charity Sports Quiz For Meadowlands’ 20th Birthday Celebrations

June 16, 2018 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

A CRACKING weekend of entertainment kicked off at the Meadowlands Hotel on Friday and a sports quiz last night whetted the appetite for Saturday’s line-up. Held in aid of Kerry Hospice, it saw a good turnout of knowledgeable sports fans playing for some great prizes. Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice […]

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Past and present Kerry footballers with Kerry Hospice Foundation volunteers welcoming the news that the GAA has named Kerry Hospice Foundation as one of its official charities.

Kerry Hospice To Receive €20,000 From The GAA

May 22, 2018 at 1:03 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation has been announced as one of the GAA’s Official Charities for the year ahead. Five charities from around the country and representing a range of different causes were selected by the Association to be charity partners for this year. The charities were unveiled at a special photo […]

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The crowd joins Harry and Megan at the Royal Wedding day fundraiser in Skelper Quane's on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Toasting Harry And Megan’s Wedding At Fundraiser In Quane’s

May 20, 2018 at 10:46 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE the eyes of the world were on Windsor for the royal wedding on Monday, the clever people at Kerry Hospice decided to take advantage of the interest in the nuptials. Tickets at €10 were sold for a Royal Wedding themed day at Skelper Quane’s in Blennerville to raise funds […]

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10,000 EURO was presented to the Kerry Hospice Foundation, Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry on Wednesday, proceeds of a coffee morning at the Great Southern Hotel, Killarney, From left Mary Shanahan Secretary KHF, Mari O'Connell, Directing of Nursing at Palliative Care Unit, Ettienne Van Vrede and CEO Great Southern Hotel and The Hayfield Collection, and Annemaria Scally Creative Director Great Southern Hotel. Photo: John Cleary.

Hotel Presents €10,000 To Kerry Hospice Foundation

March 8, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice Foundation received another big contribution on Wednesday thanks to a Killarney hotel. The Scally Family, proprietors of the Great Southern Killarney, celebrated the reopening of the hotel on Saturday, January 27, with a Charity Vintage Afternoon party which saw 200 guests arrive in their finery to be a […]

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At the presentation of cheques to Kerry Hospice and Animal Help Net Kerry at John Mitchels GAA Complex in Ballyseedy on Tuesday night were, from left; Hugh Fitzgibbon (John Mitchels), Andrea O'Donoghue (Kerry Hospice), Maura Sullivan (Kerry Hospice), Brendan Dillane ('Strictly' winner), Denis Mannix (John Mitchels), Karen O'Connor ('Strictly' winner), Anna McCarthy (Animal Help Net Kerry), Joan Rogers (Animal Help Net Kerry) and John O'Halloran (John Mitchels). Photo by Dermot Crean

John Mitchels ‘Strictly’ Winners Present €1,000 To Charities

December 7, 2017 at 10:07 am Comments are Disabled

THE second John Mitchels GAA ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ was another huge success back in late October and it ended up benefitting two local causes to the tune of €500 each. Out of the eleven couples on that night in Ballygarry, Brendan Dillane and Karen O’Connor were deemed the winners and […]

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The new Palliative Care Unit at UHK.

Kerry Hospice Invites Public To See New Palliative Care Unit

November 27, 2017 at 12:49 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation and HSE are inviting the people of Kerry to come and view the New In Patient Unit on Friday, December 1st between 4pm and 7pm. This is to give an opportunity to all who donated or helped in any way to come and see the results […]

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Tralee Imperials players and Mercy Mounthawk students, Oliver Hart and Daire Kennelly, looking forward to taking part in the Basketball Marathon event in aid of Kerry Hospice next month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Basketball Club To Help Out Kerry Hospice With Marathon Event

November 23, 2017 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL basketball club is organising a special event to help out the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Tralee Imperials is hosting a Christmas Basketball Marathon at the Mercy Mounthawk gym from 9am to 9pm on December 9. There will be festive fun, music and games all day long with each team […]

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Launching the German Night in aid of Kerry Hospice at The Oyster Tavern were TJ O'Connor, John Murray, Gemma Lougheed, Marie McSweeney, Margot McGrath and Nuala Finnegan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Fundraising Night Of Top Cuisine From German Master Chefs At The Oyster

October 18, 2017 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a feast of German cuisine coming to The Oyster Tavern soon and you won’t want to miss it. Guests will enjoy a traditional Bavarian menu at the wonderful Oyster Tavern on Friday November 3 prepared by two Master Chefs Liam Mc Mahon and Thomas Kraus. Liam, who has lived […]

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Former Kerry star Aidan O'Mahony with Kerry minors Ciaran O'Reilly, Ryan O'Neill, Diarmuid O'Connor and Dylan Casey at the launch of the Kerry Hospice Christmas Cards on Monday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Minors Help Launch Kerry Hospice Christmas Cards

October 10, 2017 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

KERRY All-Ireland winning minors and Aidan O’Mahony were on hand last night for the launch of the 2017 Kerry Hospice Christmas cards at Suaimhneas, the  Palliative Care Day Care Unit at UHK. A huge crowd of volunteers from around the county attended and at the end of the night over […]

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Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice accepts a cheque from St Brendan's NS Blennerville pupils Iseult Brick Dunne, Tommy Costello and Yvie Ross with Principal Terry O'Sullivan, after the school raised €1,105 after a cakesale at the school earlier this month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Blennerville School’s Cakesale Raises Funds For Kerry Hospice

September 29, 2017 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE schoolchildren in St Brendan’s NS Blennerville pulled out all the stops to raise funds for Kerry Hospice during the annual coffee morning fundraiser earlier this month. Some of the classes baked cakes and all pupils brought in €2 each to buy the goodies. Later that afternoon the parents came in for […]

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Inside 'Donal's Den', a special room in the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry, were Elma Walsh, Elysha Brennan, Kate Brennan and Valerie Kerins on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Room For Young People At New Palliative Care Unit Fulfils Donal’s Wish

September 25, 2017 at 2:02 pm 1 comment

THE wonderful new Palliative Care Unit was officially opened last Friday at University Hospital Kerry and among its many great facilities is a new space for younger people. ‘Donal’s Den’ is a room funded by the Donal Walsh ‘LiveLife’ Foundation and Fionnbar and Elma Walsh were at the unit to […]

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