Post Tagged with: "Kerry Hospice"

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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Ted Moynihan and friends at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Memorable Day As New Palliative Care Centre Opens

September 23, 2017 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

“Hospice matters. The end of life deserves as much duty, care and respect as the beginning. I hope that any of you will never need the Hospice, but the Hospice will always need you.” TED Moynihan’s words addressing those gathered as the new €6.5m 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital […]

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Tara Dowling and Elizabeth Sullivan get some goodies from Andrea O'Donoghue at the cake sale in aid of Kerry Hospice at St Brendan's NS Blennerville on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Coffee Morning Events Around Tralee Raise Funds For Kerry Hospice

September 18, 2017 at 1:25 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual coffee morning in aid of Kerry Hospice was another great success last week with hotels, bars and businesses holding fundraisers. While Thursday was the designated day to hold events, schoolchildren in St Brendan’s NS Blennerville held theirs on Friday. Children brought in €2 each to contribute to the […]

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Bewleys Cyclists Present €1,000 To Kerry Hospice

Bewleys Cyclists Present €1,000 To Kerry Hospice

September 2, 2017 at 10:49 am Comments are Disabled

SIX Bewley’s employees presented a cheque for €1,000 to Kerry Hospice on Friday morning before they set off from Tralee on a 500km cross country cycle to raise much needed funds for Hospices nationwide. It’s all part of Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s which takes place […]

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Revenue Office Raises Funds For Kerry Hospice

Revenue Office Raises Funds For Kerry Hospice

May 8, 2017 at 10:15 am Comments are Disabled

KIND-HEARTED employees from the revenue office at Spa Road decided to raise funds for the new palliative care unit at University Hospital Kerry recently. Two weeks ago the workers decided to hold a cake sale where the staff brought in home baking and the staff donated into jars, raising around €600. […]

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Presentation of Cheque to Kerry Person of the Year Ted Moynihan - L-R, K...

Kerry Association In Dublin Presents €5,100 To Kerry Hospice

May 3, 2017 at 1:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THE  Kerry Association in Dublin 2017 AGM at Wynn’s Hotel, on Wednesday last was an opportunity to make a presentation of funds to Kerry Hospice. During the course of the evening, which was well-attended, the Association presented a cheque in the amount of €5,100 to the 2017 Kerry Person of […]

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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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