Post Tagged with: "Pieta House"

Caroline Houlihan presenting a cheque to Con O'Connor of Pieta House Tralee.

Caroline Uses 40th Birthday Celebration To Raise Funds For Charity

December 4, 2019 at 10:37 am 0 comments

NOW this was a great idea! A Causeway woman used the occasion of her birthday to raise funds for two great causes. Caroline Houlihan recently celebrated her 40th birthday in the north Kerry village and decided to generously donate the proceeds of donations from friends and family to Temple Street Children’s […]

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Con O‘Connor (left) from Pieta House accepting a cheque from members of Castlegregory Youth Council on Friday night.

West Kerry Community Group Presents Cheque To Pieta House Tralee

November 20, 2019 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

PIETA House in Tralee was the beneficiary of an event held late last month in west Kerry. The Castlegregory Parish Youth Council held a ‘feelgood’ coffee morning on Sunday, October 27 in Mean Scoil Nua an Leigh Triuigh. The morning had a Halloween theme and was well supported by the […]

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Con O'Connor of Pieta House accepts a cheque at McElligott's Bar on Saturday.

Barbecue In Abbeydorney Bar Raises Over €2,000 For Pieta House

November 4, 2019 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

McELLIGOTT’S Bar in Abbeydorney ran an ‘End of Harvest Festival Feelgood BBQ’ in aid of Pieta House in October and presented €2,020 to Pieta House last Saturday evening. Sinead McElligott and Pat Hayes, who organised the successful event, wished to thank Irish Marquees who supplied the large tent, Adare farm […]

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Cora O'Brien of Pieta House Tralee receives a cheque for over €129,000 from the eight Darkness Into Light committees in Kerry at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

Nearly €130,000 Presented To Pieta House From Kerry Darkness Into Light Walks

October 17, 2019 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE eight Kerry Darkness Into Light groups gathered in Ballygarry House Hotel last night to present a cheque to Pieta House. Thousands of people took to the roads back in May to take part in the event which raises much-needed funds for Pieta House which provides a free, therapeutic approach […]

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Pieta House at 28 Moyderwell.

Pieta House Tralee Invites All To Open Day

October 8, 2019 at 2:37 pm Comments are Disabled

PIETA House in Moyderwell, Tralee is hosting an open day on Thursday, October  17. Pieta House Tralee provides a professional one-to-one therapeutic service for people who are experiencing suicidal ideation, people who have attempted suicide, people who are engaging in self-harm and people bereaved by suicide. Con O’Connor of Pieta […]

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Rowing Club Donates Thousands To Pieta House After ‘Nun Challenge’

Rowing Club Donates Thousands To Pieta House After ‘Nun Challenge’

July 11, 2019 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

PIETA House received a cheque for €2,200 last night after the efforts of a local club to beat a world record for the most people dressed up as nuns in the one place. Back on Saturday, June 15, hundreds of people gathered in the Town Park for the Tralee Nun Challenge […]

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Con O'Connor of Pieta House receives a cheque for €662 from CBS The Green Principal Anne O'Callaghan with staff and students. Photo: Joe Hanley

PHOTOS: CBS Students And Staff Help Out Pieta House

March 21, 2019 at 4:25 pm Comments are Disabled

PUPILS at CBS The Green, Tralee held a school fundraiser in aid of Pieta House last Friday. The school held a non-uniform day and each student wore an orange, yellow or red piece of clothing. These colours were chosen to symbolise the movement from darkness to light. “This is an […]

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Con O'Connor (centre) accepts a cheque on behalf of Pieta House from Michelle Walsh and John Tuite.

TLI Group Raised Thousands For Pieta House In 2018

February 23, 2019 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

TLI Group were the charity partner for Pieta House in 2018 and staff there pulled out all the stops to raise thousands for the charity. Following a very clever suggestions from a staff feedback session it was decided to link the number of Good Catch and Near Miss Safety Reports […]

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At the presentation of a cheque to Pieta House, the proceeds of a bikeathon at Nolan's Londis on North Circular Road were Niall Nolan, Daragh Murnane and Sinead O'Connor of Nolan's Londis and Con O'Connor of Pieta House. Photo by Dermot Crean

Community Effort At Nolan’s Londis Sees Thousands Raised For Pieta House

February 14, 2019 at 10:10 am Comments are Disabled

THE local community turned out in force at a fun charity event in October which ended up raising thousands of euro for Pieta House. Nolan’s Londis on the North Circular Road was the venue for a bikeathon back on October 20 which saw people taking turns in pedalling away on […]

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Geraldine Hurley with some of the choir from the Oliver Hurley School of Performing Arts rehearsing for the concert in aid of Pieta House on Sunday week. Photo by Dermot Crean

A Christmas Carol Extravaganza For Pieta House

November 24, 2018 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

HERE’S something that’ll get you in the mood for the festive season and you’ll be supporting a great cause too. ‘A Christmas Carol Extravaganza’ in aid of Pieta House will be held in Our Lady and St Brendan’s Church on Sunday, December 2 at 7.30pm. MC’d by Radio Kerry’s Elaine […]

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Niall and Vivienne Nolan with people taking part in the bikeathon at Nolan's Londis on the North Circular Road on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Thousands Raised For Pieta House At Nolan’s Londis Family Day And Bikeathon

October 23, 2018 at 1:52 pm Comments are Disabled

A DAY of fun at Nolan’s Garage on the North Circular Road on Saturday has so far raised over €4,500 for Pieta House. Londis are a Charity partner of Pieta House in 2018 and in conjunction with that, Nolans Londis invited people to take part in a bikeathon for the […]

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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 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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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 Comments are Disabled

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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