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Launching the Nolan's Londis at North Circular Road Family Day and Bikathon on Monday were Mayor of Tralee Cllr Norma Foley, Vincent Lynch, Sinead O'Connor, Niall Nolan of Nolan's Garage and Con O'Connor of Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nolan’s Garage Prepares For Family Day In Aid Pieta House

October 19, 2018 at 10:01 am 0 comments

THE public is invited to Nolan’s Garage on the North Circular Road later this month for a great family day to help out Pieta House. Londis are a Charity partner of Pieta House in 2018 and in conjunction with that, Nolans Londis are having a big family day on Saturday, […]

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Launching the table quiz in aid of Pieta House were Joe Murphy, Oisin O'Brien, Nicole Carney, organiser Damien Kissane with daughter Fiadh and Con O'Connor of Pieta House.

Table Quiz As Gaeilge In Aid Of Pieta House

October 15, 2018 at 9:54 am 0 comments

FANCY testing out your general knowledge and your understanding of the Irish language? Well, as part of FeelGood Week for Pieta House, Damien Kissane has organised a Table Quiz, as Gaeilge on Wednesday, October 24th at 8pm in the Ashe Hotel, Tralee. The funds raised will enable Pieta House to […]

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Launching the Nolan's Londis at North Circular Road Family Day and Bikathon on Monday were Mayor of Tralee Cllr Norma Foley, Vincent Lynch, Sinead O'Connor, Niall Nolan of Nolan's Garage and Con O'Connor of Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Get On The Bike At Nolan’s Garage To Help Out Pieta House

October 2, 2018 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

THE public is invited to Nolan’s Garage on the North Circular Road later this month for a great family day to help out Pieta House. Londis are a Charity partner of Pieta House in 2018 and in conjunction with that, Nolans Londis are having a big family day on Saturday, […]

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Con O'Connor of Pieta House hands over the Amber Flag to staff and service users at Blennerville Rehabcare. Photo by Joe Hanley

Blennerville Rehabcare Receives Amber Flag From Pieta House

July 3, 2018 at 12:19 pm Comments are Disabled

BLENNERVILLE Rehabcare has been presented with the Pieta House Amber Flag An initiative to promote mental health among the youth. The Amber Flag initiative is a programme that encourages schools, colleges, clubs, and societies to work to bring about and promote a cultural change in the way we think about […]

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17/05/2018 - REPRO FREE - National suicide prevention charity, Pieta House, today awarded its Amber Flag to over 80 schools, colleges, clubs, and societies, recognising their individual efforts to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental wellbeing. To be awarded the Pieta House Amber Flag, applicant groups must host a mental health awareness event, a fundraiser, and a mental health initiative. The programme encourages teamwork and student contributions and works with school guidance counsellors to include a peer-support element. Pictured at the event are Mercy Secondary School, Mounthawk, Tralee, Co. Kerry, receiving their certificate and amber flag from Programme Co-Founder Frank Mulvhill (L) & CEO Pieta House, Brian Higgins (R).
Picture: Michael O'Sullivan/OSM Photo

Pieta House Awards Its Amber Flag To Mercy Mounthawk

May 21, 2018 at 11:49 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk has received an Amber Flag from national suicide prevention charity, Pieta House. The Amber Flag was presented to over 80 schools, colleges, clubs, and societies, recognising their individual efforts to create healthy, inclusive environments that support mental wellbeing, last Thursday in Oriel House Hotel, Ballincollig. Health & Wellbeing […]

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Rose of Tralee Jennifer Byrne, gives her support to the Darkness Into Light Walk when she visited the Tralee centre on Thursday. Also  included is Centre Manager Cora O'Brien, Maureen Curtin (Clinical Support and Con O'Connor of Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Rose Jennifer Gives Her Support To Darkness Into Light Walks

April 20, 2018 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee, Jennifer Byrne, paid a visit to Pieta House in Tralee on Thursday to get a sense of the amazing work underway there. She also lent her support to its major fundraiser, Darkness Into Light, which takes place at 4.15am on May 12 in Tralee from CBS […]

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Fire Service Raises Thousands For Two Great Causes

Fire Service Raises Thousands For Two Great Causes

March 21, 2018 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the Fire Service in Tralee raised thousands for two organisations just before Christmas. Pieta House Tralee and ADAPT Kerry both received cheques of €3,069 each after the members collected money from the public on the two Sundays before Christmas. “We pick two charities every year and this time […]

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ALDI cheque presentations.
Photo: Don MacMonagle

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Aldi Presents €500 To Pieta House In Tralee

February 19, 2018 at 3:22 pm Comments are Disabled

  ALDI has announced that Pieta House Tralee is the latest charity to benefit from Aldi’s Community Grants programme. Aldi’s Listowel store staff have awarded the organisation a €500 grant in recognition of its dedicated work and significant contribution within the local community and to help support its essential services. Sharon McNama, Aldi’s Listowel store […]

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At the presentation of the cheque to Pieta House, the proceeds of last May's Darkness Into Light event, were Kieran O'Brien, Pieta House, Marilyn O'Shea, DIL Tralee, Anne O'Shea, DIL Tralee, Pat Turner, DIL Tralee, Martin Brosnan, DIL Tralee, Aidan O'Sullivan, DIL Tralee and Con O'Connor, Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Darkness Into Light Tralee Presents Tens Of Thousands To Pieta House

February 16, 2018 at 9:22 am 1 comment

AN inspirational event held in Tralee back in May raised a phenomenal amount of money for Pieta House, which they collected on Thursday evening from local organisers. The Darkness Into Light Tralee walk raised €34,792.60 thanks to the thousands of participants who took off from CBS The Green on May […]

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In front, Con O'Connor of Pieta House with pupils of Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn who presented Pieta House with €566. Included are Lauren Ní Fhlaitheartaigh, Dáithi Ó Loingsigh, Megan Nic Artúir, Grace Ní Dhomhnaill, Cillian Ó Domhnaill. Back from left; Teachers Deaglán Ó Cuill, Liam Ó Conchubhair, Olive Uí Ghearáin, Treasa Uí Righaill, Colm Ó hAiniféin, Principal Cáit Uí Chonchúir and Kieran O'Brien of Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Gaelscoil Raises €566 In Less Than An Hour For Pieta House

February 7, 2018 at 11:47 am Comments are Disabled

THE generosity of the people of Tralee was definitely in evidence just before Christmas. The children from Gaelscoil Mhic Easmainn were carol singing outside Penney’s on the Wednesday, December 20, and in just under an hour they raised €566. “We try to support charities around Christmas and this time we […]

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Looking forward to the Sports Quiz to be held at The Rose Hotel on February 8 were, from left; Tim Moynihan, Louise Ryan, Aisling Foley (Sales Executive The Rose Hotel), Ted Cronin and Mark Sullivan (General Manager, The Rose Hotel). Photo by Dermot Crean

Tim And Friends To Hold Sports Quiz For Skydive In Aid Of Pieta House

January 28, 2018 at 5:03 am Comments are Disabled

DO you know your sport? Well a table quiz is being held next month with funds going towards a charity event for Pieta House in Tralee and clubs from around Kerry have already signed up to take part. The event, which takes place in The Rose Hotel on Thursday, February […]

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Tralee Golf Club Captain’s Charity Day Raises Thousands For Pieta House

Tralee Golf Club Captain’s Charity Day Raises Thousands For Pieta House

December 5, 2017 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

AN event run at Tralee Golf Club in aid of Pieta House was a huge success during the summer and the proceeds were presented this week. The annual Tralee Golf Club Captains Charity Day took place on  July 8 in aid of the facility at Moyderwell and 33 teams took part […]

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Launching the Tralee Golf Club Captains Charity Day at Pieta House on Wednesday were, from left; Men's Captain John Reen, Clinical Manager at Pieta House, Cora O'Brien, Rose of Tralee Maggie McEldowney, Lady Captain Margaret Murphy and Chief Executive of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O'Gara. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Golf Club Captains’ Charity Day To Help Pieta House

June 1, 2017 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE Rose of Tralee, Maggie McEldowney, was in town yesterday to help officially launch an event which will benefit Pieta House in Tralee. The annual Tralee Golf Club Captains Charity Day will take place on Saturday, July 8 in aid of the facility at Moyderwell. “We have a charity event every […]

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Pat Turner, Ann O'Shea, Marilyn O'Shea, Martin Brosnan and Gillian Goggin at the official launch of Darkness Into Light. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony.

Darkness Into Light Tralee Gets Town Centre Office To Take Registrations

March 8, 2017 at 2:40 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Darkness Into Light Tralee group will open for registration for this May’s event at their temporary headquarters in the town centre on Saturday The Darkness Into Light group has been allowed to use the premises on Castle Street, which used to be Divas and Dudes, for the next few months. All funds […]

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Test Your Knowledge At The Darkness Into Light Quiz Night

Test Your Knowledge At The Darkness Into Light Quiz Night

February 9, 2017 at 3:52 pm Comments are Disabled

DARKNESS into Light Tralee will hold a Quiz Night in Kirbys Brogue Inn at 7.30pm on Thursday, February 16, in aid of Pieta House. Last year, the people of Tralee raised an incredible €45,226 for Pieta House, through the ‘Darkness Into Light’ walk in May. Over 3,000 people took part in the emotional walk […]

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Pieta House at 28 Moyderwell.

Pieta House To Move Its Service In Balloonagh To Moyderwell Centre

January 18, 2017 at 2:57 pm Comments are Disabled

PIETA House will move its Balloonagh services to its Moyderwell base after it was revealed its lease on Catherine McAuley House had ended and the property is to be sold by the Diocese of Kerry. The suicide prevention charity had taken over the client base of the Console charity, which was located at […]

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Contestants and others doing the opening dance at the 'Strictly Come Dancing' event in aid of Pieta House at the Ashe Hotel on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Great Fun At ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ For Pieta House

November 25, 2016 at 11:08 am Comments are Disabled

OVER 200 people enjoyed great entertainment at the Ashe Hotel last night, as nine couples took to the floor for ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in aid of Pieta House. The idea for the event came from Tralee students Katie O’Donoghue and Akeem Molloy who wanted to do something to help the organisation, as they […]

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Pieta House Organises ‘Misneach’ Event In Tralee To Nourish Hope

Pieta House Organises ‘Misneach’ Event In Tralee To Nourish Hope

November 16, 2016 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

PIETA House will host a “Misneach – Nourishing Hope” in Tralee towards the end of the month. Coinciding with four similar events in Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork, this reflective event will take place on Sunday, November 27, on the cusp between the months of November (traditionally a month of remembrance, honour […]

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Students To Step Out At ‘Strictly’ Event For Pieta House

Students To Step Out At ‘Strictly’ Event For Pieta House

November 10, 2016 at 12:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S a great night planned for the Ashe Hotel in a couple of weeks time as nine couples take to the dance floor for a charity event. Students Katie O’Donoghue and Akeem Mollow have organised a ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ in aid of Pieta House and tickets are going fast for […]

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Noreen and Martin Brosnan, Helen O'Neill McAuliffe and Bernie McAuliffe at the Pieta House Masquerade Ball in The Rose Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Glamour From The Masquerade Ball For Pieta House

October 23, 2016 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

LAST night saw 125 people gathered at The Rose Hotel on Friday night for a special fundraiser for a great cause. The inaugural Pieta House Masquerade Ball was a big success with guests making a big effort for the €100-a-head black-tie affair. As we reported yesterday, loads of money was raised from […]

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Pieta House To Benefit From Book To Be Launched At Meadowlands Hotel

Pieta House To Benefit From Book To Be Launched At Meadowlands Hotel

September 23, 2016 at 12:25 pm Comments are Disabled

ELMA Walsh of the Donal Walsh Livelife Foundation will launch a fundraising book for Pieta House at the Meadowlands Hotel this Saturday evening. ‘Pedal The Planet’, a book detailing the extraordinary and inspirational story of how Breifne Earley stepped back from the brink of suicide, redesigned his life and became […]

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Pieta House Boss Visits Tralee And Listowel On Rickshaw Road-Trip

Pieta House Boss Visits Tralee And Listowel On Rickshaw Road-Trip

September 6, 2016 at 10:41 am Comments are Disabled

A CHARITY CEO is in the midst of a rickshaw road-trip across Ireland and took in visits to Tralee and Listowel on Monday. Brian Higgins of Pieta House, the centre for the prevention of suicide and self-harm, set off from the original Pieta House in Lucan, on Wednesday, August 31 […]

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Stylish Masquerade Ball To Raise Funds For Pieta House

August 31, 2016 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S set to be a swish affair this autumn when a black tie Masquerade Ball takes place in Tralee in aid of Pieta House. A committee headed by Tralee woman Mary Stapleton-Foley and her colleagues from The HR Suite are organising the event at The Rose Hotel on Friday, October […]

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At the cheque handover of €45,226 to Pieta House were, from left: Colin Aherne, Kieran O'Brien (Pieta House), Martin Brosnan, Aidan O'Sullivan, Stefanie Turner, Anne O'Shea and Marilyn O'Shea. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Darkness Into Light Tralee Raises Incredible Amount For Pieta House

August 16, 2016 at 11:42 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE people raised an incredible €45,226.00 for Pieta House through the ‘Darkness Into Light’ walk in May. Over 3,000 people took part in the emotional walk that highlights the vital message that there is help and support out there for people suffering from mental health issues. The Tralee walk took place in […]

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Churchill Man Looks To Raise Funds With ‘Unmask For Pieta’ Campaign

Churchill Man Looks To Raise Funds With ‘Unmask For Pieta’ Campaign

August 12, 2016 at 5:05 pm Comments are Disabled

A CHURCHILL man has taken upon himself to do something proactive about mental health awareness. Shane Kenny won 2015 Escort of the Year and will be back again this year to defend his title as well as looking after his chosen Rose. The 24-year-old along with fellow escort Eoin O’Mahony from Galway […]

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‘Darkness Into Light’ Event To Be Held In Tralee This Year

‘Darkness Into Light’ Event To Be Held In Tralee This Year

February 1, 2016 at 5:55 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE will be one of the Kerry towns to host the ‘Darkness Into Light’ event this coming May. The event, in aid of Pieta House, has captured the hearts of people all over the country as a fundraiser and a powerful way of raising awareness of mental health issues. It has […]

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School’s Christmas CD To Raise Funds For Pieta House

School’s Christmas CD To Raise Funds For Pieta House

December 12, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

A WEST Kerry school has used the mellifluous sounds of its choir to great effect to raise funds for a vital service. Coláiste Íde in Dingle launched their Christmas CD, ‘Dóchas na Nollag’ last Sunday at the school with all proceeds raised going to Pieta House. The school choir and musicians […]

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The Kerry Choral Union singing in the Fels Point Hotel foyer prior to their Christmas party on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Choral Union Looks Forward To Christmas Concert In Aid Of Pieta House

December 5, 2015 at 9:47 am Comments are Disabled

ST John’s Church in Castle Street will ring out with festive songs and much more as the Kerry Choral Union perform their annual Gala Christmas concert. This year’s event takes place on Sunday, December 13, at 7.30pm and there will be over 100 singers and musicians involved, including famed soprano Miriam Murphy and well-known […]

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'Chefs' Kieran Donaghy and Barry John Keane in the kitchen at 'The Restaurant' fundraiser in Kirby's Brogue Inn on Wednesday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

Watch Kerry Stars Serve Up Some Fun In ‘The Restaurant’ On TV Tonight

May 20, 2015 at 11:03 am Comments are Disabled

IF you weren’t one of the lucky people to get to ‘The Restaurant’ charity event last month, then don’t worry because you can watch a half hour special on TV on Wednesday night. The ‘mystery chefs’ at Kirby’s Brogue Inn turned out to be Kerry stars Kieran Donaghy and Barry […]

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Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

Tralee Bay Swimming Club To Hold ‘Darkness Into Light’ Swim

May 7, 2015 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Bay Swimming Club are set to take the plunge this weekend as they get ready to take part in what will be Kerry’s first ever ‘Darkness Into Light Swim’ with funds from this going towards Pieta House. Tralee is amongst the few locations in Kerry that will not be […]

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