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PHOTOS: Big Crowds Turn Out For The 20th Annual Good Friday Walk In Tralee

PHOTOS: Big Crowds Turn Out For The 20th Annual Good Friday Walk In Tralee

April 15, 2017 at 10:17 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout at the annual Kerry Hospice Good Friday Walk which set off from The Grand Hotel yesterday. It was the 20th Good Friday Walk organised by Kerry Hospice which started in 1998 and around 200 set out on the walk with a few runners taking part two. The weather […]

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Joan Dillon, Marie Rolls, Rosalind Moore, and Anne Tarint at the Spa/Fenit Good Friday Walk. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

PHOTOS: Braving The Rain For The Spa/Fenit Hospice Walk

April 15, 2017 at 10:16 am Comments are Disabled

THE bad weather didn’t deter locals from taking part in the Spa/Fenit Good Friday Walk yesterday. The Spa/Fenit branch of Kerry Hospice held the 10k scenic route walk in memory of the late Jerry O’Sullivan, whose brother took part in the walk on the day. Participants took off from The Tankard, […]

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The Tankard.

Get Your Runners At The Ready For Spa/Fenit Good Friday Walk

April 11, 2017 at 1:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Spa/Fenit branch of Kerry Hospice will hold their annual Good Friday 10k scenic route walk and run on Friday, April 14, in memory of the late Jerry O’Sullivan. Participants will take off from The Tankard, Kilfenora, at 11am.  Walkers of all ages are invited to come along, take part and […]

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Madeline Doyle, Aileen Diggins, Miriam O'Callaghan, Andrea O'Donoghue, Mark Sullivan, Aine Moriarty and Linda McMahon at the launch of the Midsummer's Ball at the Rose Hotel on Wednesday. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Miriam O’Callaghan Launches Midsummer’s Charity Ball In The Rose Hotel

March 30, 2017 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’LL be some well-known faces gracing a charity ball in the Rose Hotel this June with some great prizes to be won. The Midsummer’s Ball in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK will take place on June 9, at the hotel and Miriam O’Callaghan was in town on Wednesday […]

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Mairead Fernane, Kerry Hospice Foundation, Kieran Donaghy, Ted Moynihan, Chairman of Kerry Hospice Foundation and Kerry Person of the Year, Mary Shanahan, Kerry Hospice Foundation, Michael Ó'Súilleabháin, Andrea O'Donoghue, PRO of the Kerry Hospice Foundation at the Launch of the Good Friday Walk. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Looking Forward To The 20th Annual Good Friday Walk For Kerry Hospice

March 29, 2017 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual Kerry Hospice Good Friday Walk will set off from The Grand Hotel on April 14, at 10am. It is the 20th Good Friday Walk organised by Kerry Hospice which started in 1998 and was the brainchild of Chairman of the Kerry Hospice, Ted Moynihan. The route will take participants out by Lohercannon to Blennerville, […]

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The launch of the Christmas Cards in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry took place on Monday night and sponsored by Kerry Group PLC, pictured in group left sitting Robert Ashe, Artist, Jane Hillard, Artist, Padraig  Mallon, Kerry Group, The Chairman Kerry Hospice Foundation Ted Moynihan, Dr. Billy O'Connor, and Phil Daly, Artist, back left Marie Claire Stack, Artist, Nulia Finnegan KHF, Dan Galvin Mary Doherty, and Gerard O' Connor, Christmas Cards committee, Dr, Parricia Sheahan, Consultant Palliative Care Medicine, Mary Shanahan, Sec KHF, James O'Connor, and Ursula O'Connor, Artice. Dingle. Photo: John Cleary.

Kerry Hospice Launches Annual Christmas Card Fundraiser

October 5, 2016 at 11:34 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation launched its Christmas Card fundraiser on Monday night. This annual fundraiser, sponsored by Kerry Group, hopes to raise tens of thousands towards the continued development and provision of care in the Palliative Care Centre at University Hospital Kerry, which is currently being built. The Kerry Hospice Foundation has […]

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Launching the 'Captains Liam and Dorothy Charity Day Tralee Golf Links Am Am' tournament were, from left: Karen Gearon, Dorothy O'Driscoll (Lady Captain Tralee Golf Club), Ted Moynihan (Kerry Hospice),  Frank Hayes (Director of Corporate Affairs Kerry Group), Liam Nolan (Mens Captain Tralee Golf Club) Mary Shanahan (Kerry Hospice) and Joe Henebury (Kerry Hospice). Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Great Day Of Golf And A Chance To Help Two Vital Local Organisations

September 20, 2016 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO local charities will this year benefit from the annual Tralee Golf Club Captains Charity Day. It takes place on Friday, October 14 at Tralee Golf Club and all funds from the day will go towards charities, Kerry Hospice and Family Carers Ireland, Kerry Branch. All funds raised will stay […]

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Launching Over The Rainbow with the Rose of Tralee were from left: Kevin Roche, Ciara Murray O'Connor Roche, Carrie O'Connor and Mairead Fernane Maura O'Sullivan and Ted Moynihan of the Kerry Hospice. Photo Gavin  O'Connor.

Elysha To Honour Local Woman’s Memory With Hospice Fundraiser

August 11, 2016 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

THE memory of an Abbeydorney native who shared a bond with Rose of Tralee Elysha Brennan, will be honoured, along with others who have passed away from cancer, during the festival. The outgoing Rose wanted to do something special for Hellen O’Connor Roche, whom she met on a visit to the Palliative […]

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Hannah the In Calf Heifer. A cow outstanding in its own field.

Family To Raffle Hannah The Heifer In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

July 11, 2016 at 4:27 pm Comments are Disabled

A FAMILY is set to raffle off Hannah the calf heifer in aid of the new palliative care unit at University Hospital Kerry. As a gesture of their appreciation to the Kerry Hospice, Gerard Ashe of Lispole and his three daughters Geraldine, Deirdre and Gráinne decided to auction off the Belgian […]

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Lancome Expert Gives Demo As CH Chemists Hosts Kerry Hospice Fundraiser

Lancome Expert Gives Demo As CH Chemists Hosts Kerry Hospice Fundraiser

July 8, 2016 at 2:29 pm 1 comment

CH Chemists was the venue for a coffee morning/make-up demonstration in aid of Kerry Hospice earlier today. Helen Lawlor Parker at Lancôme organised the event where Lorraine Byrne from Lancôme Ireland, a Lancôme Trainer, came down to lend her support. Helen introduced Lorraine to the crowd, who asked Ted Moynihan from Kerry Hospice, to […]

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Ladies Marathon Effort Raises Funds For Palliative Care Unit

Ladies Marathon Effort Raises Funds For Palliative Care Unit

July 1, 2016 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

FORTY women, mainly from Tralee and west Kerry, pulled together to raise funds for Kerry Hospice by running the VHI Women’s Mini-Marathon during the June Bank Holiday weekend. Spearheaded by Blennerville woman, Andrea O’Donoghue, she put up a post on Facebook and many women responded. “We started a group called ‘Mothers and […]

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A Wonderful Fundraiser Held In Fenit For Kerry Hospice

A Wonderful Fundraiser Held In Fenit For Kerry Hospice

June 21, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

THE SPA/FENIT branch of the Kerry Hospice organised a great event on Sunday which raised over €1,500 for the charity. ‘A Midsummer Art & Craft Fair’ took place at Tralee Bay Sailing Club in Fenit where artists and craftspeople were kept busy exhibiting, and importantly, selling, their wares to the large numbers […]

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Thousands Raised And Happy Fans Off To See ‘The Boss’ Thanks To Barry Packaging

Thousands Raised And Happy Fans Off To See ‘The Boss’ Thanks To Barry Packaging

May 19, 2016 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

TWO lucky ladies won pairs of tickets to the Bruce Springsteen concerts next weekend thanks to a competition run by Barry Packaging, which raised thousands for Kerry Hospice. Breda Barry from the Monavalley-based company ran the competition over the past few weeks and Susan King was drawn out as the winner […]

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Ted To Be Honoured With Civic Reception This Monday

Ted To Be Honoured With Civic Reception This Monday

May 5, 2016 at 10:53 am Comments are Disabled

A WELL-DESERVED civic reception will be held on Monday for a man who has done enormous work for charity and cancer support in Kerry. Ted Moynihan of Kerry Hospice Foundation will receive the honour from the Tralee Municipal District at 1pm at Kerry County Council buildings at Rathass. The Tralee man […]

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Looking enthusiastic at the start of the Kerry Hospice Good Friday Walk at the Grand Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: A Grand Morning For A Walk To Help Kerry Hospice

March 25, 2016 at 4:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A CROWD of around 200 walkers gathered at The Grand Hotel this morning to set off on the annual Good Friday Walk for the Kerry Hospice. The weather stayed kind for them, as people of all ages (and a few dogs too) set off on the route which has become an Easter tradition […]

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Some 'The Mothers and Others' training in Blennerville for Dublin Marathon were, from left: Kay Griffin, Grainne Quilter, ridget O'Riordan, Teresa O'Brian, Tricia Sheehan, Teresa Grainey and Andrea O'Donoghue. Photo Gavin O'Connor.

‘Mothers And Others’ Looking For People To Go Further For Cancer Charity

February 9, 2016 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

A GROUP based in Blennerville called ‘The Mothers and Others’ are coming together to run a mini-marathon  in Dublin on June 6 in aid of the Kerry Hospice. Behind the charity drive is Andrea O’Donoghue whose father Tony O’Donoghue, sadly passed away after a battle with cancer in 2014. “I’ve experienced […]

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At the cheque handover of €7,930 to Kerry Hospice from Chief Superintendent Pat Sullivan's retirement coffee morning were, from left: John Sheehy, Farah Siddiqi, Mary Shanahan, Linda O'Connor, Garda Fiona O'Dowd, Sargent Michael Fleming, Pat Sullivan, Dan Galvin and Maura Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Chief Superintendent’s Retirement Event Raises An Incredible Sum For Kerry Hospice

February 2, 2016 at 4:06 pm Comments are Disabled

OVER 500 people recently attended a coffee morning at the Ballygarry House Hotel to mark the retirement of Chief Superintendent Pat Sullivan after 41 years service in An Garda Síochána. The event on Friday, January 22, doubled as a fundraiser for the Kerry Hospice Foundation, which is a charity very […]

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People Brave Storm Desmond To Raise Over €9,000 In Memory Of Mike

People Brave Storm Desmond To Raise Over €9,000 In Memory Of Mike

January 15, 2016 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

THERE may have been a Status Red Rainfall Alert, but that didn’t stop throngs of people packing into O’Riada’s Bar back in early December to honour the memory of a Lyreacrompane man. The huge crowd turned out during Storm Desmond on Friday, December 4 to support Kerry Hospice in memory of the […]

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David Culloty.

Last Man Standing’s Stand-Up Gesture For Kerry Hospice

January 9, 2016 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYBEGGAN man, David Culloty, has handed over his winnings from a ‘last man standing’ competition to a local cancer charity. David Culloty, won €450 in The Blasket ‘Last Man Standing’ championship and has pledged the winnings to Kerry Hospice Foundation. “Even before it started, I said if I win it […]

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Mike Moriarty setting off on the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk from Kirby's Brogue Inn on St Stephen's Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Walking In The Rain For Kerry Hospice On St Stephen’s Day

December 27, 2015 at 1:10 pm Comments are Disabled

IT was a wet Saturday morning but there was a decent turnout for the annual Bill Kirby Memorial Walk in aid of the Kerry Hospice. The rain teemed down but around 200 showed up for the walk with Mike Gaffney and friends keeping spirits up playing music before the participants headed away to walk off […]

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Running participants take off at the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk from Kirby's Brogue Inn last St Stephens Day. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bill Kirby Memorial Walk Set For St Stephen’s Day Again

December 3, 2015 at 2:49 pm Comments are Disabled

FOR what’s now become an annual fixture of Christmas celebrations, the Bill Kirby Memorial Walk will take off once more from Rock Street on St Stephen’s Day. Festive attire is encouraged for the Christmas walk (or run) which would go some way in working off some excesses of the day before. […]

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Kerry GAA Stars To Help Raise Funds At Fashion Show

Kerry GAA Stars To Help Raise Funds At Fashion Show

November 15, 2015 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

THERE will be top fashions, super prizes and Kerry GAA stars present at a fundraiser for Tralee Imperials and the Kerry Hospice later this month. Taking place at the Fels Point Hotel on Friday, November 27, Paul Galvin’s new collection for Dunnes Stores will be displayed on the catwalk, while his Kerry […]

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Mike To Be Remembered At Charity Night In O’Riada’s

Mike To Be Remembered At Charity Night In O’Riada’s

November 9, 2015 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY night in memory of a Lyreacrompane man who died 10 years ago will be held next month in aid of the Kerry Hospice. The family of Mike Dillon – who died in 2005 at the age of 44 – are hoping people will come to O’Riada’s Bar on the […]

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Elaine Culloty, Sean Lyons, Sarah Collins, Marian O'Donoghue, Dan McCarthy and Paul Giltrap at the music quiz in aid of the Kerry Hospice in the Manor West Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Music Lovers Raise Cash For Kerry Hospice At Quiz

October 17, 2015 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

WHOSE backing band was ‘The Blackhearts’? Which band had a hit with ‘The Final Countdown’? These and many more questions were answered by the many music fans of all ages who turned up at the Manor West Hotel on Friday night for a special music quiz in aid of the […]

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Members of the Kerry All-Ireland winning minor team helped launch the Kerry Hospice Christmas Cards along with members of the Kerry Hospice and staff from Kerry General Hospital. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Minor Champs Help Launch Kerry Hospice Christmas Cards Fundraiser

October 6, 2015 at 11:24 am Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice Foundation launched its Christmas Card appeal on Monday night with the help of members Kerry’s All-Ireland winning minor team. This annual fundraiser, sponsored by Kerry Group, hopes to raise in excess of €40,000 towards the continued development and provision of care in the Palliative Care Centre at Kerry […]

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At the launch of the Beuleys Ireland's Biggest Coffee Morning were, from left: Mary Shanahan, Kerry Hospice Foundation, Claire Byrne and Ted Moynihan, Kerry Hospice Foundation. Photo Colm Mahady / Fennells - Copyright 2015 Fennell Photography

Kerry Hospice To Benefit From Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning

August 8, 2015 at 10:56 am Comments are Disabled

A Coffee morning event aims to brew up funds for Kerry Hospice Foundation next month. Tv and Radio broadcaster, Claire Byrne, helped launch Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning which takes place on Thursday, September 17. In 2014, €35,606 was raised from coffee mornings held across Kerry, this year the Kerry Hospice are […]

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At the launch of the Jamie Wrenn walk, were front, from left: Deirdre Quinn, Mary Lynch, Sandra Finn. Maire Sullivan, Dara Rohan, Mike Keane, Jimmy Ryan and Ted Moynihan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Fun, Fresh Air And Great Exercise On The Jamie Wrenn Walk For Charity

July 21, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

ORGANISERS are looking forward to another great Jamie Wrenn Walk on this Saturday, July 25 for the Kerry Hospice. Back in 1999, Castlegregory man Jamie Wrenn, began a charity walk in aid of cancer services that has become a long standing tradition. A cancer sufferer himself, unfortunately Jamie lost his battle with […]

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Joe Moriarty and Ray Moynihan, handing over a cheque to the Paliative Care Unit in Kerry General Hospital, from left: Mairead Moriarty, Margaret O'Shea, Joe Moriarty, Ray Moynihan, Ted Moynihan, Marie O'Connell, Marie McSwiney and Noreen O'Leary. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Ray And Joe Raise Over €16,000 For Palliative Care Unit

July 1, 2015 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

AS the shadow of The Ring of Kerry cycle looms large for countless participants, this story of two men who did almost the equivalent of five Ring of Kerry cycles in five days will put Saturday’s cycle into perspective. Joe Moriarty and Ray Moynihan, cycled a total of 750k in […]

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At the launch of the Spa/Fenit Hospice Committee Midsummer Art Exhibition in aid of the Palliative Care Unit in Kerry General Hospital were, from left: Sally Ryle, Jane Hilliard, Maureen O'Mahony, John Hurley, Mairead Moriarty, Margaret O'Shea, Nuala Finnagan, Noreen O'Leary and Mary McSwiney. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Afternoon Of Art In Aid Of Kerry Hospice At The Oyster Tavern

June 17, 2015 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

THE SPA/FENIT branch of the Kerry Hospice are joining forces with local artists to raise funds for the Palliative Care Unit in Kerry General Hospital. ‘A Midsummer Art Exhibition’ will take place in the Oyster Tavern, this Sunday, between 3pm and 8pm. Highly acclaimed artist, John Hurley, has kindly donated […]

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At the  were, from left: Jody Sheehy and Grace Boyle. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Epic ‘Beauty Battle’ At CH Raises Cash For Kerry Hospice

May 30, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

AN entertaining night for a worthy cause took place last night in CH Chemists in aid of the Kerry Hospice Foundation. There was a good crowd present to witness ‘The Beauty Battle’ which tested the knowledge of experts Mary O’Donnell, Danny Russell and Helen Parker. Continued below… Each time they got  a question right, […]

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