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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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'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

PHOTOS: Star Gets The Blues As Barry John Wins ‘The Restaurant’

April 30, 2015 at 11:17 am Comments are Disabled

  KERINS O’Rahilly’s got one over on their great rivals from The Rock on Wednesday night…but not on the football field. Barry John Keane and Kieran Donaghy were the celebrity chefs cooking up the goods in the kitchen of Kirby’s Brogue Inn for ‘The Restaurant’ fundraiser in aid of Pieta […]

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Phil Martin, Marian O'Donoghue, Sarah Collins, Paul Giltrap and Elaine Culloty at the 'Walk For Life' event at the Tralee Bay Wetlands on Saturday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

VIDEO/PHOTOS: Around 500 People Take Part In ‘Walk For Life’

April 26, 2015 at 11:25 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was an amazing turnout last night for a special mental health and suicide awareness/prevention event at the Tralee Bay Wetlands. The ‘Walk 4 Life’, a 5km walk to raise awareness of the suicide issue was a resounding success and a very special occasion for all involved. Around 500 people registered for the walk and there […]

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“I’m Sad The Next Generation Won’t Have ‘Granda Bill’. That’s What Upsets Me Most”

“I’m Sad The Next Generation Won’t Have ‘Granda Bill’. That’s What Upsets Me Most”

April 21, 2015 at 12:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Fiona Kirby of Kirby’s Brogue Inn speaks to us about her father Bill’s death and a special fundraiser they are hosting to highlight an issue close to her heart… A SPECIAL fundraiser will take place at the Brogue Inn next week and one which will have special resonance for the Kirby family. […]

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Pat Spillane To Judge Tralee GAA Stars’ Food At ‘The Restaurant’ In The Brogue

Pat Spillane To Judge Tralee GAA Stars’ Food At ‘The Restaurant’ In The Brogue

March 30, 2015 at 10:19 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY football legend Pat Spillane will lead the judging panel where two mystery Tralee footballers take part in a fundraising event for Pieta House at Kirby’s Brogue Inn Tralee on Wednesday, April 29. The high profile footballers will be the ‘Mystery Chefs’ in ‘The Restaurant’ on the night and it will […]

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Pieta House at 28 Moyderwell.

Kerry’s Second Pieta House Branch Opens In Moyderwell

March 26, 2015 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  PIETA House, the organisation that helps those who are feeling suicidal or depressed, has opened a branch in Moyderwell. This is a welcome boost for the town as previously, if someone needed help from Pieta House, they would have to go to Castleisland to do so. The new building opened its […]

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Kerry Pharmacies Need Your Vote In Charity Campaign

Kerry Pharmacies Need Your Vote In Charity Campaign

March 12, 2015 at 11:36 am Comments are Disabled

  LOCAL pharmacies here in Kerry are looking to the public for help in a charity campaign/competition they’ve entered. Ballyduff  Pharmacy and Costello Pharmacy, located on Russell Street here in town have entered the St Patrick’s Day Best Dressed Window Competition 2015 that is being run by Green Angel Skincare and are campaigning […]

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Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

Mental Health Exhibition To Take Place In Killarney

March 7, 2015 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

  A ‘Mental Wellness Exhibition’ will be taking place in the Malton Hotel in Killarney on Sunday, March 8 and is being organised by the voluntary group of ‘Be Aware Prevent Suicide’. There will be guest speakers on the day, including psychologist Tony Humphreys along with the founder of Pieta House, […]

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Tralee People Asked To Take Part In Mental Health Survey

Tralee People Asked To Take Part In Mental Health Survey

March 5, 2015 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  RESEARCHERS from the University of Limerick and Pieta House are looking for people to take part in a survey aimed at exploring thoughts and beliefs surrounding suicide and mental health amongst the Tralee Community. The first stage of this study will be to carry out a survey amongst residents in […]

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