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Walk And Talk In Ballyseedy Woods This Sunday For Mental Health Awareness

Walk And Talk In Ballyseedy Woods This Sunday For Mental Health Awareness

May 17, 2017 at 12:00 pm 1 comment

A WELL-KNOWN local mental health campaigner is organising an event in Ballyseedy Woods next Sunday to in support of the Green Ribbon campaign. Organised by Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne, ‘Let’s Talk And Walk’ will take place at 3pm from the entrance to the woods (not far from Ballygarry House Hotel) and it’s an […]

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Elma Walsh and Colin 'Poshey' Ahern launching the 5k A Day challenge.

Poshey To Take Up 5k A Day Fundraiser To Promote Positive Mental Health

December 15, 2016 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

WHILE many people will be starting their new health regime at the beginning of next month, why not combine it with this great fundraiser. Mental health awareness campaigner, Colin ‘Poshey’ Aherne has set himself a new challenge and he wants as many people as possible to join in. He intends to run […]

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Gaelcholáiste Students Take Part In Positive Mental Health Week Activities

Gaelcholáiste Students Take Part In Positive Mental Health Week Activities

November 10, 2016 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

GAELCHOLÁISTE Chiarraí are celebrating their annual Positive Mental Health Week at the moment and a number of events and activities are taking place at the school. The week is part of an overall health promotion initiative in the school following on from the Mental Health Amber flag that the school was awarded last […]

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Protesters taking part in a demonstration against cuts to mental health services.

Protesters Hold Demonstration Outside Hospital Over Cuts To Mental Health Services Budget

May 7, 2016 at 12:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of demonstrators lined up outside the entrance to University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon to protest at €12 million goverment cuts to mental health services. “To cut €12,000,000 off a budget for services that already can’t cope defies belief really,” said one of the demonstration’s organisers, Ger Collins. “The staff […]

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Mental Wellness Services Directory To Be Delivered To Thousands Of Kerry Homes

Mental Wellness Services Directory To Be Delivered To Thousands Of Kerry Homes

December 10, 2015 at 11:13 am Comments are Disabled

HOMES throughout Kerry will receive a free copy of a new mental wellness services directory in the post over the coming week. The Killarney-based voluntary group, Be Aware Prevent Suicide, is distributing 56,000 free copies of ‘Minding Our Minds: A Guide to Supports and Services’ throughout Kerry in a mail […]

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Free Directory To Be Launched At Mental Wellness Exhibition In Tralee

Free Directory To Be Launched At Mental Wellness Exhibition In Tralee

November 16, 2015 at 2:48 pm Comments are Disabled

A NEW and comprehensive guide to mental health support services throughout Kerry will be launched at the Open Our Minds Mental Wellness Exhibition at the Brandon Hotel, Tralee, on Sunday, November 29. ‘Minding Our Minds: A Guide to Supports and Services’ is an information resource for those experiencing challenges to their […]

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VIDEO: IT Tralee Student Creates Emotional Mental Health Documentary

VIDEO: IT Tralee Student Creates Emotional Mental Health Documentary

September 2, 2015 at 11:06 am 1 comment

  AN IT Tralee student has shot and created a very personal and emotional mental health documentary entitled #MakeSomeNoise For Mental Health and which forms part of her college projects. Zara O’Dowd, from Castlemaine, made the film as part of her Masters (MA) in Creative Media in which a number of […]

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TraleeToday.ie Writer To Have Poem Featured In National Mental Health Magazine

TraleeToday.ie Writer To Have Poem Featured In National Mental Health Magazine

July 23, 2015 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEETODAY.IE writer will have his work featured in a national magazine next month in an issue of HeadSpace Magazine. The magazine is centred around the theme of promoting positive mental health and is distributed to mental health centres and psychiatric centres around the country. Fergus Dennehy, a native of the Cahermoneen area, […]

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VIDEO: IT Tralee Students Create Film To Highlight Mental Health Awareness

VIDEO: IT Tralee Students Create Film To Highlight Mental Health Awareness

April 29, 2015 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

“Sometimes it’s okay not to be okay” This is the message that a group of local students from IT Tralee are hoping to get across in their new video for ‘Ó Lá Go Lá Support Services’. The video, which aims to highlight that we should not be afraid of asking […]

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VIDEO/PHOTOS: Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park Marks World Suicide Day

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Candlelight Vigil In Pearse Park Marks World Suicide Day

September 11, 2014 at 12:09 pm 1 comment

  OVER 120 people came out to Pearse Park on Wednesday night for a candlelight vigil to mark World Suicide Day. Organised by Tralee resident, Gerard Collins, people gathered to remember those lost to suicide in town and beyond and to let people know that help is there for those […]

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"Talk to Us" Samaritans campaign was launched in the streets of Tralee on Thursday by Pat O'Connor, Director of the Kerry Branch of the Samaritans, and  Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, supported by Samartitans staff and Councillors, left Regional Publicity Officer Samaritans Majella Canty, Cllr. Norma Foley, Deputy Director Samaritand Kerry Br Joan Curtin, Director Samaritans Kerry Branch Pat O'Connor, Micheal O'Muircheartaigh, John O'Keeffe, Cllr. Teresa Ferris, Josephine Gorman, and Chairperson Samaritans Kerry branch Pauline Corridon. Photo by John Cleary.

Micheál Lends A Hand To Promote Samaritans’ Campaign

July 26, 2014 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition GAA commentating legend Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh was in town on Thursday to help the Samaritans with their latest campaign. A group of representatives from the local branch joined Micheál for a photoshoot in Denny Street to bring the ‘Talk To Us’ campaign […]

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