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Treasa Walsh and Caragh Kelliher, Deirdre Walsh of Radio Kerry, Liz Locke, Isabel and Rory Clifford at the first birthday celebrations for the St Vincent de Paul shop on Castle Street. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St Vincent de Paul Shop Celebrates First Birthday

March 17, 2017 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THERE were spot prizes galore, face painting and a Radio Kerry show broadcast from the St Vincent de Paul shop on Castle Street, as it held a party to celebrate its first birthday on Thursday. All day long there were cakes and refreshments served with special offers including 50% off ladies clothes. Deirdre […]

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Vincent's Shop on Castle Street, Tralee.

St Vincent De Paul Shop Plans A Birthday Bash

March 8, 2017 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

ST VINCENT de Paul on Castle Street, will celebrate their first birthday on Thursday, March 16 and to mark the day, the shop will hold celebrations in the shop all day long. Refreshments will be available on the day, some face painting for kids (young and old!), a raffle for some great […]

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Kerry TDs Michael Healy Rae, Martin Ferris and John Brassil lent their support to the St Vincent de Paul appeal on Saturday at the depot on Walpole Lane. Also included is Ger Collins, Junior Locke, Helen Locke, Edel Connolly, Christy Lynch, Cllr Sam Locke,  Paddy Kevane, JJ Spillane, Paul Murphy, David Abraham, Triona Houlihan and Jaafar Abdul. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Vincent de Paul Starts Distributing 800 Food Hampers Around Tralee

December 19, 2016 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE St Vincent de Paul team is very active these days in trying to get food hampers to the needy in Tralee and beyond. On Saturday, local TDs Martin Ferris, Michael Healy Rae and John Brassil helped out at the depot in making up the hampers and to highlight that donations […]

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Caballs Toymaster Teams Up With St Vincent de Paul To Bring Christmas To Every Child

Caballs Toymaster Teams Up With St Vincent de Paul To Bring Christmas To Every Child

November 14, 2016 at 3:46 pm Comments are Disabled

CABALLS Toymaster has joined forces with St Vincent de Paul again this year to help ensure every child in the area gets a toy they want from Santa this Christmas. The annual appeal has been a tremendous success in the past and it’s hoped the people of Tralee and beyond show their […]

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Christy Lynch, Ellmarie Spillane Dowd and Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul at their stand in Manor West Retail Park on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

St Vincent de Paul Appeals To Public For Clothes Donations

October 16, 2016 at 11:12 am 1 comment

ST Vincent de Paul are appealing to the public to drop in any clothes they can spare to their shops in Castles Street and Friary Lane. The appeal comes as they revealed there is still a big demand for their services and this is likely to increase as Christmas approaches. […]

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Meave Leahy, Anne O'Connor, Treasa Lynch, Christy Lynch, Sheila Wells and Fiona O'Sullivan at the SVP Castle Street customer appreciation night. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Appeal For More Donations As St Vincent de Paul Holds ‘Customer Appreciation Night’

July 29, 2016 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Vincent de Paul held a ‘Customer Appreciation Night’ at its Castle Street store on Thursday and also put out an appeal to the public for more donations. Shoppers and well wishers called into the store which has been opened since March this year. Along with loads of clothes to […]

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Maeve Leahy, Hugo Wells, Noreen Hanifin, Phil Hussey, Sheila Wells and Junior Locke at the official opening of the new St Vincent de Paul shop on Castle Street. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: New St Vincent de Paul Store Opens On Castle Street

March 23, 2016 at 9:53 am Comments are Disabled

NEW St Vincent de Paul Store store on Castle Street is aiming to be more visible to the public. The new store on Upper Castle Street (located opposite the entrance to Presentation Primary School) has been open for two weeks, but on Monday night was launched in earnest with an in-store […]

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St Vincent de Paul volunteers load up hampers for over 600 families in the Tralee area this Christmas, from left: Jaafar Alrasual, Pat Murphy, Brian Lamarian and Ian Talbot. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

St Vincent de Paul In The Thick Of Final Push For Christmas

December 19, 2015 at 10:48 am Comments are Disabled

AT the moment, St Vincent de Paul are busy delivering Christmas hampers for families who need them in the Tralee area. “We are seeing a big increase on last year, we’re definitely up 10% on last year,” said Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul. “At present we have in the […]

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At the St Vincent de Paul Customer Appreciation day were volunteers were, from left: Sally Smith, Helen Locke, Eileen Holden, Kathrine Quill and Kathrine Magner. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

St Vincent de Paul Shows Its Appreciation To Customers And Donators

December 18, 2015 at 3:30 pm Comments are Disabled

ON Thursday, the St Vincent de Paul store on Friary Lane gave thanks to their customers by holding an appreciation day for the people who donate and shop there. For the day, staff dressed up in Christmas gear and fifth pupils from Holy Family Primary School displayed their caroling abilities with […]

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At the IT Tralee St Vincent de Paul in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel were, from left: Ruiri Fry, Trish Hennessy, Michelle Ferris, Marie McMahon and Ennanuel Oviawe . Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: IT Tralee Students Fashion Show Raises Over €4,000 For St Vincent De Paul

December 4, 2015 at 1:17 pm Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee’s St. Vincent de Paul Society held their annual Fashion Show on Thursday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel and raised over €4,000 for the charity. All the clothes modelled on the night by students were from St. Vincent de Paul shops nationwide and they proved that you can be on trend with […]

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ITT Students To Put On Fashion Show In Aid Of St Vincent De Paul

ITT Students To Put On Fashion Show In Aid Of St Vincent De Paul

December 2, 2015 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

IT Tralee’s St. Vincent de Paul Society is holding their annual Fashion Show this Thursday night at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. All the clothes modelled on the night by students are from St. Vincent de Paul shops nationwide and they aim to prove that you can be on trend with clothes that are reasonably priced. […]

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At the launch of the Garvey's and St Vincent De Paul Christmas Food Appeal were, from left:   Padraig O'Sullivan, Sandra Lynch, Kevin McCarthy, Tim Moynihan, Christy Lynch and Junior Locke. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

St Vincent De Paul And Garvey’s Join Forces For Christmas Food Appeal

November 17, 2015 at 1:12 pm Comments are Disabled

ST Vincent De Paul and Garvey’s Super Valu have joined forces to help put food on the table for families less fortunate this Christmas. “Garvey’s came to us this year, so we’re delighted they thought of us as a charity,” said St Vincent De Paul’s, Junior Locke. The ‘Good Food Karma’ food appeal […]

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Launching the Caballs Toymaster St Vincent de Paul Christmas Toy Appeal at Caballs were, in front; Caragh Kelliher, Millie Moore and Treasa Walsh from St Vincent de Paul. Back from left; Ann Laide of Caballs Toymaster Marion Moore and Helen Locke of St VIncent de Paul. Photo by Dermot Crean

Caballs Help Local Charity Bring Santa To Every Child This Christmas

November 4, 2015 at 12:41 pm Comments are Disabled

CABALLS have joined forces with St Vincent de Paul to help ensure every child in the area gets a toy they want from Santa this Christmas. The annual appeal has been a tremendous success in the past and it’s hoped the people of Tralee and beyond show their seasonal spirit of generosity again […]

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Una and Padraig Flaherty, Hilda and Orna Nolan and Claire and Hannah Dempsey at the Halloween Storytelling morning at St Vincent de Paul on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Halloween Fun For Kids At St Vincent de Paul

November 2, 2015 at 12:12 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a colourful morning at St Vincent de Paul on Saturday as they hosted a fun event for kids to mark Halloween. Everyone was invited to come along and enjoy the sweets, cakes and refreshments at a face-painting and storytelling morning at their shop in Friary Lane, one of a […]

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Launching the St Vincent de Paul Loyalty Card during the St Vincent de Paul Customer Appreciation Day at the shop on Friary Lane  on Thursday were, from left; Breda Walsh holding Sophie Michelle Walsh, Helen Locke, Bridie O'Connell, Jean Hollywood, Junior Locke, Annette McElligott and Christy Lynch. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: St Vincent de Paul Services Still In Demand As They Hold Customer Appreciation Day

October 3, 2015 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

ST Vincent de Paul held a ‘Customer Appreciation Day’ on Thursday and its Tralee President reiterated that while things are improving for some in society, there is still a huge demand for their services. A large crowd of shoppers and well wishers called into both their premises on Friary Lane, where they […]

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St Vincent De Paul Branch To Hold Customer Appreciation Day Next Week

St Vincent De Paul Branch To Hold Customer Appreciation Day Next Week

September 22, 2015 at 4:39 pm Comments are Disabled

  ONE local charitable organisation will look to reward its customers for their support when they hold a special ‘Customer Appreciation Day’ on Thursday, October 1. The Tralee branch of the St Vincent De Paul (SVP) will hold the special event from 3pm-5pm where there will be music, refreshments and food […]

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'The Big Blue Box Challenge' when it stopped off in Ballybunion. Photo Bank of Ireland Facebook.

Charity Drive Raises Over €15,000 For St Vincent De Paul In Kerry

July 23, 2015 at 12:08 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE was one of seven towns and villages across Kerry that raised over €15,000 for St Vincent de Paul, as part of ‘The Big Blue Box Challenge’ initiative ran by Bank of Ireland in June. In Kerry €7,534.90 was raised by the initiative, Bank of Ireland then matched every euro […]

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Free Family Day Planned At Bank This Saturday In Aid Of St Vincent de Paul

Free Family Day Planned At Bank This Saturday In Aid Of St Vincent de Paul

June 11, 2015 at 4:08 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE will welcome the ‘Big Blue Box Challenge’ volunteers this Saturday, as they make their way to town as part of a Wild Atlantic Way fundraiser in aid of St Vincent de Paul. The cyclists, taking part in the Bank of Ireland sponsored event, are set to arrive at the Aqua Dome car […]

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REPRO FREE - MOVE over white collar boxing or inter-firm sports tournaments because latest corporate craze, Office Chair Racing is coming to Tralee on Saturday 20th December as part of the 2014 Christmas Spraoi in Tralee. Sponsored by Radleys Business Solutions Tralee, the money from the event will go to St Vincent de Paul. Pictured with Santa at the launch were – Nicola O’Sullivan (Fels Point Hotel Tralee), Christy Lynch (St Vincent de Paul) , Helen Lock , Tommy Leahy and Pat Herlihy. Photo by Domnick Walsh

Rose Boss, Mayor Of Tralee And Others To Go Office Chair Racing For Charity

December 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm Comments are Disabled

  THE Mayor of Tralee Jim Finucane and the Executive Chair of the Rose of Tralee International Festival, Anthony O’Gara, are among 18 competitors who will take part in tomorrow’s Office Chair Racing in Tralee. The event, sponsored by Radley’s Business Systems, will take place outside Siamsa Tíre Theatre, from 2pm […]

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Food Bank To Open In Town Next Week

Food Bank To Open In Town Next Week

December 13, 2014 at 10:58 am 1 comment

THE former Denny factory in the Island of Geese will be the location of the first Kerry  St Vincent de Paul Food Bank. It comes at a vital time of the year when many families in town are hard pressed to meet the demands of Christmas. The Bank, which has has […]

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VIDEO: ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ To Help Out St Vincent De Paul

VIDEO: ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ To Help Out St Vincent De Paul

December 9, 2014 at 11:09 am Comments are Disabled

THIS Friday has been declared a countywide ‘Christmas Jumper Day’ with people encouraged to wear the eye-piercing garment to school or work while contributing to St Vincent de Paul. The event is the brainchild of the people at Radio Kerry and replaces the annual live radio auction as a fundraiser for St […]

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Christmas Candle Event At The Wetlands Switched To St John’s

Christmas Candle Event At The Wetlands Switched To St John’s

December 8, 2014 at 12:21 pm Comments are Disabled

  DUE to bad weather conditions forecasted for tomorrow, a ‘Christmas Candle Spectacular’ which was meant to take place at the Wetlands has been moved to St John’s Church in Castle Street. In what was a novel idea, people who may have lost someone in their lives over the last year were […]

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At the Launch of the Lions Club and Tesco food appeal.. were, from left: Christy Lynch, Laura Moynihan, Anna O'Sullivan, Micheal Higgins, Mark Boyle and Junior Locke. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Help Out St Vincent de Paul With Lions Club Food Appeal

December 2, 2014 at 11:50 am Comments are Disabled

THE Tralee Lions Club are hoping for the public’s help as they hold their annual food appeal  this weekend with everything collected going to the Tralee Branch of the St Vincent de Paul. It’s part of a busy weekend for the Lions Club as they are also holding their annual street […]

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Treasa Walsh, Sinead Donnelly, Marian Moore, St Vincent de Paul volunteers, Carla Griffin and Hannah O'Regan of Caballs, Miriam Deregibus, St Vincent de Paul and Ann Laide of Caballs launching the St Vincent de Paul Caballs Christmas Toy Campaign. Photo by Dermot Crean

Caballs Helps Charity Make A Local Child’s Christmas Wish Come True

November 23, 2014 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

A CAMPAIGN that has made Christmas special for hundreds of children over the past number of years, was launched on Friday at a Tralee toy store. The Caballs St Vincent de Paul Christmas Toy Campaign ensures needy children in town and beyond are visited by Santa on December 25, but […]

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At the IT Tralee St Vincent de Paul Fashion Show were: Jane Guerin, Cynthia Uderji, Helen Locke and Ellen Mangan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: IT Tralee Holds Fashion Show For St Vincent de Paul

November 22, 2014 at 9:33 am Comments are Disabled

THE IT TRALEE’S St Vincent de Paul Conference hosted a fashion show with a difference on Thursday night. Students from the college modelled clothes sourced from St Vincent de Paul shops from Cork and Kerry. The fashion was held in the Fels Point Hotel and the host for the evening was Radio Kerry’s […]

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At the launch of the St Vincent de Paul annual appeal, were from left: Helen Locke, Breda Walsh, Claire Tobin, Junior Locke, Tommy Leahy and Santa Clause. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Families Under Pressure In The Run Up To Christmas

November 19, 2014 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

ST Vincent de Paul in Tralee have had hundreds of people looking for help already this year including middle class families struggling with mortgages. The news comes as the Tralee branch launch their annual Christmas appeal with  a number of fundraising events coming up over the next few weeks. The first of […]

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St Vincent de Paul Tralee Area President, Junior Locke. File Photo.

Back To School Costs Are Crippling Families Says St Vincent De Paul

August 24, 2014 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

MANY families in town are struggling to cope with the costs of sending their children back to school according to St Vincent de Paul in Tralee. With uniforms, schoolbooks and stationery, the costs can be crippling according to the charity group. “We’re getting families from all walks of life now, the […]

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