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Joanna Keane, Dara Ó Cinnéide, Deirdre Walsh and Elaine Kinsella at Poetry From The Pulpit at St John’s Theatre Listowel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Night Of Humour, Warmth And Emotion At ‘Poetry From The Pulpit’

November 29, 2019 at 1:58 pm Comments are Disabled

WB YEATS, Percy French, Gerard Manley Hopkins and many more poets had their work read aloud at a charity event with a difference last night in Listowel. The brainchild of Radio Kerry presenter Deirdre Walsh, ‘Poetry From The Pulpit’ saw well known Kerry people take to the stage in St John’s […]

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Launching the 'Poetry From The Pulpit' fundraiser for the Kerry Hospice Foundation were, in front; Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy, Radio Kerry's Deirdre Walsh and Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice Foundation. At back; At back; Linda O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit; Liam Hassett; Andrea O’Donoghue of the Kerry Hospice Foundation and Andrea O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Captains, Radio Presenters And More To Read ‘Poems From The Pulpit’

November 26, 2019 at 11:18 am Comments are Disabled

FORMER Kerry captains, Radio Kerry presenters, an RTE journalist and many more will read their favourite poems and enjoy some friendly chat at a special evening in aid of a charity this Thursday night. Radio Kerry presenter Deirdre Walsh is hosting a poetry evening with a difference in Listowel to […]

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In front; Fearghal Grimes and Andrea O'Donoghue with, at back; Joe Hennebery, Maura Sullivan, Breda Barry, Eilish Herlihy, Tim Nolan and Breda O'Sullivan, launching the memorial tree at UHK. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Light To Remember’ At UHK Launched

November 17, 2019 at 9:19 am Comments are Disabled

THE launch of the ‘Light To Remember’ fundraiser for Kerry Hospice took place at the Palliative Care Unit on Saturday. The lights will be available to buy online until the end of December and will also be sold by Kerry Hospice volunteers in the near future. The lights are to remember […]

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The Kingdom Knights presenting the proceeds of a fundraiser to Kerry Hospice on Friday. Front from left; Mary Shanahan, Bridget Long, Mike Browne, Joe Hennebery, Mary Browne and Helen Nash. Back from left; Peter Gunn, Emmett Rumgay, Nicky Sheehan, Petrina Comerford, Mick Broderick, Dora Broderick, Emma Long, Noreen Collins, Sarah Collins, James O'Connor, Darren Long, Sharon Browne and Stephen Dunlea. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kingdom Knights’ Rally Raises Funds For Kerry Hospice

November 16, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of a local bike club were at the Palliative Care Day Care Unit on Friday to present the proceeds of a recent event to Kerry Hospice. The Kingdom Knights which has about 20 members, invited bikers from all over Ireland and beyond for a rally at Banna Beach Hotel […]

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At the presentation of a cheque for €2,600 to Kerry Hospice Foundation on Friday were, front from left; Anna Lyons, Joe Hennebery, Breda Buckley, Mary Shanahan. Back from left; Sean Shanahan, Mary Shanahan, Dan Buckley, Dave Buckley, Denis Buckley and John Lyons. Photo by Dermot Crean

Two Cheque Presentations Amount To Over €34,000 For Kerry Hospice

November 13, 2019 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO cheque presentations were made to the Kerry Hospice Foundation over the past week amounting to over €34,000 between them. Breda Buckley called into the Palliative Care Unit at UHK on Friday with family and friends to present a cheque for €2,600. This was raised from a CD of songs […]

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Launching the 'Poetry From The Pulpit' fundraiser for the Kerry Hospice Foundation were, in front; Kerry Rose Sally-Ann Leahy, Radio Kerry's Deirdre Walsh and Joe Hennebery of Kerry Hospice Foundation. At back; At back; Linda O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit; Liam Hassett; Andrea O’Donoghue of the Kerry Hospice Foundation and Andrea O’Connor, Palliative Care Unit. Photo by Dermot Crean

Well Known Kerry People To Read ‘Poetry From The Pulpit’ At Hospice Fundraiser

November 13, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry presenter Deirdre Walsh is hosting a poetry evening with a difference in Listowel at the end of the month, to raise money for a cause very close to her heart. Since last year, Deirdre – who presents the station’s ‘TalkAbout’ programme – has been an Ambassador for the […]

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At the launch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation Christmas Cards were, front from left; Mairead Fernane, Joe Hennerbery, Niamh Leen, artist Jane Hilliard, Olivia Dineen and Ursula O'Connell. Back from left; Breda Barry, Dan Galvin, Patrice Diggin, Liz Houlihan, David Moran, Julianne O'Keeffe, Gerard O'Connor, Jacqui Horgan,  and Andrea O'Donoghue. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Foundation Launches Christmas Cards

October 15, 2019 at 1:54 pm Comments are Disabled

FESTIVE scenes and images of Kerry at Christmas adorn the new set of Christmas cards launched by the Kerry Hospice Foundation last night. Members of the Kerry Camogie team which won the Junior All-Ireland final this year were present with Kerry footballer David Moran for the launch of the cards […]

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Front from left; Margaret Crean, Andrea O'Donoghue and Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice accept a cheque from Kate Carmody and staff from the Revenue Commissioners after their recent fundraising efforts. Photo by Dermot Crean

Revenue Staff’s Fundraising Efforts Help Out Kerry Hospice

October 10, 2019 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

STAFF at the Revenue Commissioners offices at Spa Road presented a cheque to Kerry Hospice  this morning after they held a fundraiser there recently. Some staff wore the county colours of their great rivals for a day, while a coffee morning was also held which eventually raised €1,310. “Theresa Dooley, […]

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Fiona Kirby of Kirby's Brogue Inn with Frank Sugrue and Mairead Fernane of Kerry Hospice at the fundraising coffee morning on Friday in the Brogue. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kirby’s Brogue Inn Hosts Coffee Morning For Kerry Hospice

September 27, 2019 at 12:22 pm Comments are Disabled

WHILE the official date for Ireland’s biggest coffee morning took place last Thursday, Kirby’s Brogue Inn kept the funds rolling in for the Kerry Hospice today. The Rock Street hostelry hosted the fundraiser where customers could avail of a coffee and some goodies in return for a donation to the charity […]

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Joe Hennebery accepts a cheque of €12,815 from Niamh O'Carroll (seated) and some Karen Condon, Conor Cusack, Caroline Corkery, Sharon Condon and Andrea Thornton of the Great Irish Marathon runners, back from left; Felicity Sheehy, Patrice O'Mahony,

‘Great Irish Marathon’ Runners Present Cheque For Thousands To Kerry Hospice

September 27, 2019 at 9:25 am Comments are Disabled

A CHEQUE for €12,815 was presented to Kerry Hospice Foundation on Thursday evening thanks to the efforts of 12 charity runners. The participants in the ‘Great Irish Marathon’ took on a unique challenge of running one mile in each of the 26 counties in the Republic on the longest day […]

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Sheila Sayers, Elaine Sparling, Tracy Costello and Bettina Hoare supporting the Hospice Coffee Morning in The Manor West Hotel on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Businesses And Homes Host Hospice Coffee Mornings Around Tralee

September 19, 2019 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

IRELAND’S biggest coffee morning took place today and many businesses and homes around Tralee and Kerry took part. Many brought their baked goodies into workplaces while some hosted large get-togethers in their homes for the fundraiser, which benefits the Kerry Hospice Foundation and helps raise vital funds for the palliative care […]

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Looking forward to the annual Tony O'Donoghue Walk were, in front; Millie O'Brien, Andrea O'Donoghue, Mark O'Brien, Ally Lynch and Kevin Boyle. Back from left; Stephen Griffin, Mono Ryle, Mary O'Donoghue, Tommy Brosnan, Bernadette Boyle and Donal Brosnan. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Healthy Way To Spend Saturday Evening For A Great Cause

September 5, 2019 at 3:41 pm Comments are Disabled

IT’S expected the weather will be fine for the annual Tony O’Donoghue walk which will take place this Saturday, September 7 at 5pm from the Blennerville Windmill Car Park. Thanks to the huge generosity of the local people and beyond they have raised over €45,000 in fundraising  in the event […]

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Rose fo Tralee Sinead Flanagan launches the annual Kerry Hospice coffee morning with, seated, Joe Hennebery and Mairead Fernane. At back; Bridie O'Connor, Catherine O'Halloran, Mary Shanahan, Ita Behan and Fiona Kirby. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Rose Of Tralee Launches Annual Coffee Morning For Kerry Hospice

August 28, 2019 at 1:22 pm Comments are Disabled

THE new Rose of Tralee stopped off Kirby’s Brogue Inn on Wednesday morning to officially launch the annual Kerry Hospice coffee morning. Kerry Hospice Foundation are calling on the people of Kerry to host a coffee morning on Thursday, September 19 to help raise vital funds for the palliative care […]

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

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

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

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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