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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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Jack Ferguson, Tralee, presenting a cheque for 3,475 EURO to the chairman Kerry Hospice Foundation Joe Hennebery, Tralee Branch, for the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry, proceeds from Disco's, and Collections, pictured with his friends who helped in the events, and collections, from left David O'Brien, Jack Ferguson, Joe Hennebery, chairman KHF, Tralee Branch, Shane O'Sullivan, and missing from photo Tim Dennehy who helped in the collections. Photo: John Cleary.

Friends Raise Nearly €3,500 For Palliative Care Unit

January 10, 2019 at 10:54 am Comments are Disabled

FOUR local men were at Kerry Hospice Foundation on Wednesday to present a cheque for €3,475 after a series of fundraisers over the past few months. Jack Ferguson (DJ Fergie), David O’Brien, Tim Dennehy and Shane O’Sullivan took part in a Movember Challenge, while a number of DJ gigs around […]

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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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Kelly Holmes with occupational therapists Bridget Scannell and Siobhan O'Grady trying on her Olympic medals at the Palliative Care Unit on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Double Olympic Gold Medal Winner Visits Palliative Care Unit

September 14, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

THE palliative care unit at UHK received a special visitor on Thursday as a double Olympic gold medal winner and athletics legend arrived with her medals. Dame Kelly Holmes was invited to the unit by her friend Andrea O’Donoghue from Blennerville, who has organised numerous fundraisers for Kerry Hospice and […]

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Looking forward to the annual Tony O'Donoghue Memorial Walk this Saturday were, in front; Millie O'Brien, Ally Lynch and Aoife Burke. At back; Andrea O'Donoghue, Michael Ryle, Donal Brosnan, Mary O'Donoghue, Teresa O'Brien and Stephen Griffin. Photo by Dermot Crean

Walk To Remember Tony And Raise Funds For Palliative Care Unit

September 5, 2018 at 10:52 am 1 comment

IF you fancy getting a bit of exercise on Saturday evening, then the annual Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk is for you. Taking place from the Blennerville Windmill Car-Park at 5pm, the walk remembers Tony, a great stalwart of St Pat’s GAA Club who passed away in September of 2014. Organised […]

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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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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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Dublin 27th August 2017
Bewley’s Employees Gear Up for Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice.
The Bewley’s cycle team, Charlie Scully, Joe Hann Davis, Mark Saunders – Brand Director at Bewley’s and Jason Doyle set off on a 500km cross country cycle to raise much needed funds for Hospices nationwide as part of Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice Together with Bewley’s which takes place on Thursday 14th September. The cycle kicks off on the 1st September in a bid to rise €7,000 for local hospice care and finishes four days later in Dublin. 
For those interested in hosting a coffee morning to help raise funds for their local hospice, you can register at Alternatively you can text COFFEE to 50300 to donate €4 to your local hospice.

Cyclists To Set Off On Fundraiser From New Palliative Care Unit

August 28, 2017 at 4:59 pm Comments are Disabled

THIS Friday sees six Bewley’s employees 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 on Thursday 14th September. The cycle kicks off on the September […]

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Marie O'Carroll meets Sligo Rose Lisa Maloney and Arizona Rose Lauren Koll at the Palliative Care Unit of UHK on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Roses Pay A Visit To Palliative Care Unit

August 18, 2017 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled’s coverage of the Rose of Tralee International Festival is brought to you by AIB Tralee… A NUMBER of Rose of Tralee contestants paid a visit to the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday morning. They met staff and patients to hear about the amazing work that […]

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Launching the Balloon Fundraiser in aid of the Palliative Care Centre were Ted Moynihan and Mairead Fernane of Kerry Hospice, Kerry Rose Breda O'Mahony and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Rose Launches Balloon Fundraiser In Aid Of Palliative Care Unit

August 9, 2017 at 10:32 am 2 comments

A FUNDRAISER started by a former Rose of Tralee will return this year to help the Palliative Care Unit which opens in October. Kerry Hospice  volunteers will return to the Town Park again this year on Sunday, August 20 to launch balloons to remember loved ones who have survived or passed […]

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At the presentation of a cheque to the Palliative Care Centre on Thursday morning, the proceeds of the Midsummer Ball, were, Maura Sullivan, Marie O'Connell, Patricia Sheahan, Andrea O'Donoghue, Ted Moynihan, Aileen Cotter Diggins and Mary Shanahan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Midsummer Ball Raises Over €10,500 For Palliative Care Centre

July 7, 2017 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

WITH two months to go until the opening of the new Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry, Kerry Hospice Foundation received another boost on Thursday when they were presented with a large cheque. The money was raised at a Midsummer’s Ball at the Rose Hotel on June 9, with Miriam […]

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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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A Night Of Music For A Great Cause At Fenit Bar

A Night Of Music For A Great Cause At Fenit Bar

November 16, 2016 at 9:31 am Comments are Disabled

THE West End Bar in Fenit is hosting an evening of trad music on this Sunday, November 20 to raise funds for the Palliative Care Unit of Kerry General Hospital. The Spa Fenit branch of Kerry Hospice Foundation will be launching their 2017 Calendar on the night. There will be lots […]

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Workers from An Post presented a cheque for €2,500 to the Kerry Hospice for the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry. Pictured is Ted Moynihan accepting the cheque from Mike O'Callaghan from AN Post at Stoker's Lodge on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

An Post Workers Raise €2,500 For Palliative Care Unit In Memory Of Late Colleague

February 21, 2016 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

A GREAT effort by the workers in An Post in memory of a late colleague raised €2,500 for the new palliative care unit at University Hospital Kerry. The workers took to the town centre to sing Christmas carols with local musicians and  they entertained shoppers. Mike O’Callaghan said they were […]

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Chairperson of Kerry Hospice Foundation, Ted Moynihan, turns the sod at the new in-patient palliative care unit at Kerry General Hospital. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Sod Turned On €6.2m New In-Patient Palliative Care Unit

December 11, 2015 at 3:50 pm 1 comment

IT was a joyous afternoon at Kerry General Hospital as chairperson of the Kerry Hospice Foundation, Ted Moynihan, turned the sod on the planned new in-patient palliative care unit. Work can now begin on the €6.2m project which will have 15 in patient beds en-suite rooms. The turning of the sod also marks […]

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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 annual Kerry Hospice Walk were,  from left, in front: Noah Fealey. Back: Mary Corkery, Caroline Reidy, Michelle Fealey, lorraine O'Donnell, Casey O'Donnell and Phil O'Sullivan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Over 100 Take To Roads In Tralee For Good Friday Hospice Walk

April 3, 2015 at 12:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Gods smiled upon the crowd taking part in the annual Good Friday walk in aid of Kerry Hospice. Over 100 people took part in the walk from the Brandon Hotel at 10am this morning. The rain stayed away as families made their way around the  route in what has become a […]

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At the cheque handover from money raised by the Mercy Mounthawk, Students v Teachers, Mark Maloney,Giles Appleby 
Back Megan Kennedy, Gavin Kennedy,Keith O'Flaherty,Ted Moynihan,Kerry Hospice,Olivia Dineen (teacher), Michael Daly,Mary Ann Sullivan, Donagh O'Brien

Mounthawk Teachers v Students Match Raises Money For Palliative Care Unit

January 21, 2015 at 11:20 am Comments are Disabled

  THERE was a chance for students of Mercy Mounthawk to get a bit of revenge back on teachers for all that homework, when they held an indoor soccer match in aid of the Palliative Care Unit in Kerry General Hospital last week. The students and staff raised €200 for the charity […]

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At the launch of 'Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Competition' in aid of the Palative Care Unit in Tralee General Hospital were, from left: Denis Moran, Andrea O'Donoghue, Eoin Liston, Riona Kennedy and Ger Power. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Miriam To Wax Lyrical With GAA Legends At Charity Night

September 18, 2014 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

FIVE Kerry legends of the past and present are set to have their legs waxed all in aid of the Kerry Hospice Palliative Care unit in Kerry General Hospital. The event called ‘Kerry Stars Lovely Legs Competition’ will take place on September 27, at Fels Point Hotel and kicks off at 8pm. […]

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Chairman of the Tralee Branch of the Kerry Hospice, Dan Galvin and committee member Margaret Crean promoting Sunflower Days which take place on Friday and Saturday, June 6-7. Photo by Dermot Crean

Support Sunflower Day For The Kerry Hospice

June 5, 2014 at 5:56 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry Hospice members and its volunteers will be out in force all over town on Friday and Saturday for their annual Sunflower Days fundraiser. “We’re asking people to give their support and contribute a little,” said Chairman of the Tralee Branch of Kerry Hospice, Dan Galvin. It’s all  for […]

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