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Janusz Glebocki, Store Manager at Tesco in the town centre, presents a cheque for €199 to Principal of Coláiste Gleann Lí, Richard Lawlor. Also included is student Hannah Mullins, Duty Manager at Tesco Sean Fitzgerald, Deputy Principal Liam McGill and student Zain Ali. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tesco Tralee Branch Helps Out Local School

September 14, 2018 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

THE guys from Tesco in the town centre paid a visit to Coláiste Gleann Lí on Thursday to hand over a cheque. It was part of Tesco’s Community Fund initiative and Austin McGinley, who works in Tesco and is a parent of a former pupil in Coláiste Gleann Lí, suggested that […]

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Tesco In Tralee To Host ‘Great Irish Bake’ To Raise Funds For Temple Street

Tesco In Tralee To Host ‘Great Irish Bake’ To Raise Funds For Temple Street

April 10, 2018 at 4:56 pm Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores in Tralee will host a ‘Great Irish Bake’ to raise funds for their national charity partner, Temple Street on Friday, April 20. In 2017, Tesco stores in Kerry successfully raised €4,250 for the little heroes of Temple Street as part of the Great Irish Bake and are aiming to beat that […]

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Tesco Stores In Kerry Raise €4,250 For Temple Street

Tesco Stores In Kerry Raise €4,250 For Temple Street

April 11, 2017 at 2:02 pm Comments are Disabled

  TESCO stores in Kerry alone raised over €4,250 to support the little heroes of Temple Street last Friday. Over €130,000 was raised by Tesco stores across the country  in support of Temple Street’s Great Irish Bake. Tesco colleagues and customers baked, bought, ate and sold an abundance of culinary creations […]

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Tesco Manor Staff Set To Strike From Valentines Day

Tesco Manor Staff Set To Strike From Valentines Day

February 7, 2017 at 2:11 pm Comments are Disabled

STAFF at Tesco in Manor West are set to go on strike on Valentines Day. It’s one of nine stores nationwide that will start industrial action next Tuesday and will continue for an indefinite period. The dispute with the company is over cuts to earnings. The Mandate union which represents 10,000 workers at […]

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Surplus food donations from Tesco delivers 2 million meals for Irish charities and support groups
Picture shows from left Iseult Ward, Co-founder and CEO of FoodCloud;Orla Gilroy, CEO of Daisyhouse; and Christine Heffernan,  ‎Director of Corporate Affairs at Tesco Ireland; at the announcement that Tesco Ireland’s innovative surplus food donations programme has redistributed over two million meals to 195 charities and support groups since its launch in July 2014. This equates to over 20,000 meals donated to causes every week with FoodCloud. Pic:Naoise Culhane-no fee
At present 109 of Tesco’s 148 Irish stores (73%) support local good causes with surplus food donations, with the retailer planning to introduce their programme into all of its Irish stores by the end of 2016. Charities that have benefited to date range from local community centres,  addiction rehabilitation services, homelessness charities, women’s refuges, elderly support centres, children and youth organisations, to name but a few. 
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Tesco Redistributes 89,000 Meals To Kerry Charities Through FoodCloud

October 17, 2016 at 3:49 pm Comments are Disabled

LOCAL charities and groups across Kerry have received almost 90,000 meals to date from Tesco Ireland through their surplus food donations programme run in partnership with Irish social enterprise, FoodCloud. A wide range of Kerry based organisations including  ADAPT Kerry Women’s Refuge & Support Services, Tralee Soup Kitchen, and Killorglin […]

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Tesco’s Kerry Stores To Throw Tea Party To Celebrate Donating €48,000 To Local Causes

Tesco’s Kerry Stores To Throw Tea Party To Celebrate Donating €48,000 To Local Causes

September 8, 2016 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores in Kerry will host a Communi-Tea party to celebrate donating over €48,000 to local causes in the county. On Saturday, September 17, Tesco stores will be throwing the celebration to mark contributing to schools, sports clubs, animal shelters and many more who have benefitted from their Community Fund to date. The party, which […]

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Mike Culloty, Niobe O'Brien, James Rusk, Helen Rusk, Paul Dolan, Cathy Hogan and Fergal O'Brien. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Sports Organisation The Latest To Benefit From Tesco Community Fund

August 9, 2016 at 2:43 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE based sports initiative has received €456.79 from the Tesco Manor West Community Fund. Tralee International Children’s Games is the latest group to benefit from the Tesco charity initiative locally over the past eight weeks, along with Scoil Mhuire agus Naomh Teresa Currow and The Irish Society for Autism. A total […]

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Damian Morrison (Tesco), Steve Baker (Banna Sea Rescue), Marie Morrison, Austin McGinley, Nicola Hutchinson and Noelle Fitzgerald at the cheque handover from Tesco to Banna Sea Rescue. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Local Organisations Benefit From Supermarket’s Charity Initiative

August 8, 2016 at 4:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE local organisations have received a cheque each of €181 from Tesco’s Community Fund. John Mitchels GAA, Animal Help Net Kerry and Banna Sea Rescue were the organisations who the public gave generously to using the Tesco Community Fund blue tokens at both stores in Tralee over the past eight […]

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Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Fancy Dress Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Fancy Dress Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

July 15, 2016 at 4:36 pm Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores across Kerry will be taking part in Ireland’s largest fancy dress day on Saturday, July 23, all for a great cause. Tesco has set a national fundraising target of €100,000 to help raise vital funds for its charity partner, Temple Street Children’s Hospital and staff will be kitted out in a […]

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There Won’t Be A Strike At Tesco Manor West On Thursday

There Won’t Be A Strike At Tesco Manor West On Thursday

May 25, 2016 at 9:26 pm Comments are Disabled

THE indefinite strike by staff at Tesco stores, including the Manor West branch, which was due to begin tomorrow, has been deferred. Mandate has cancelled tomorrow’s work stoppage, which was due to begin at 7am. Tesco said it has accepted an invitation to talks at the Workplace Relations Commission. The dispute is […]

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Workers At Tesco In Manor West To Strike For Indefinite Period From Thursday

Workers At Tesco In Manor West To Strike For Indefinite Period From Thursday

May 24, 2016 at 3:12 pm 1 comment

STAFF at Tesco at Manor West are set to go on an indefinite strike this Thursday after talks broke down between the Mandate union and the supermarket giant. The Tralee town centre branch will not be affected, but staff at the Killarney outlet will also go on strike. Staff will mount pickets from 7am […]

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Tesco Kerry Stores Raise Over €3,100 For Hospital With ‘Great Irish Bake’

Tesco Kerry Stores Raise Over €3,100 For Hospital With ‘Great Irish Bake’

April 20, 2016 at 12:26 pm Comments are Disabled

  OVER €3,100 was raised by Tesco stores across Kerry last Friday, April 15, in support of Temple Street’s Great Irish Bake. From 11am – 6pm, Tesco colleagues and customers in Tralee and Killarney baked, bought, ate and sold an abundance of culinary creations to help raise some much-needed dough for the children’s […]

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Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Charity Bakesale For Temple Street Hospital

Tesco’s Tralee Stores To Host Charity Bakesale For Temple Street Hospital

April 10, 2016 at 10:37 am Comments are Disabled

TESCO in Manor West and Abbey Court, Tralee will join other stores around the country in hope of raising funds for Temple Street by hosting Ireland’s Big Bake Sale from 11am – 6pm on Friday, April 15. They have called on shoppers and burgeoning bakers to show their support for […]

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Tesco launched their Magical Reindeer Food Fundraiser in aid of Temple Street Children’s Hospital. Pictured is Shayne Moran from Leitrim, Shayne is Temple Street Children’s Hospital Reindeer Food Fundraiser Ambassador. Shayne is pictured his mum Anita Moran and dad Nigel Moran.

Tesco Tralee’s Reindeer Food Fundraiser For Children’s Hospital

November 29, 2015 at 9:37 am Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores in Tralee and Killarney will be bringing a little magic to their customers in early December by hosting the inaugural Magical Reindeer Food Fundraiser in aid of their Charity partner, Temple Street. On Saturday and Sunday, December 5-6, staff in all 149 Tesco stores countrywide will be preparing and selling pouches of […]

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Joe Smith (Lions Club Coordinator) and twin sisters Millie & Sophie Bolger urge customers to double their efforts and ‘give big’ at the launch of this year’s Christmas Food Appeal in association with the Lions Club and Tesco Ireland.

Tralee Lions Club And Tesco Team Up For Christmas Appeal

November 10, 2015 at 2:58 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE LIONS CLUB and Tesco Ireland are asking shoppers to make a big difference to someone’s Christmas by donating a food item during a two-day Christmas Food Appeal, which will take place on Friday November 27 and Saturday, November 28 at Tesco in  Manor West. Over 1,465 meals were donated by […]

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Tesco Raises €24,000 For Local Charities Through Community Fund Initiative

October 4, 2015 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

  OVER 96 local causes across Kerry have shared a donation of €24,000 thanks to customer votes in the Tesco Community Fund. And Tesco customers across Kerry have been quick to show their support for the wellbeing of their community, voting (with their blue tokens) for more Cancer Support Services […]

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Over €1,800 Raised For Charity By Tesco Kerry Staff

Over €1,800 Raised For Charity By Tesco Kerry Staff

August 14, 2015 at 8:48 am Comments are Disabled

TESCO stores in Tralee and Killarney collected over €1,800 for charity in just six hours last Saturday during the ‘Lemonade & Lollipops’ event. It was a sweet success for the Tesco colleagues as they raised the cash for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. Customers were invited to enjoy a cup of lemonade […]

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Pictured at the launch of Tesco’s Lemonade & Lollipops campaign in aid of Temple Street’s Children’s Hospital is Temple Street patient, Georgia Symas, aged 6, her mum Linda Symas and Janet Cummins of Tesco Douglas. Pic: Diane Cusack

Tesco Tralee’s Sweet Way To Raise Funds For Hospital

August 1, 2015 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

‘LEMONADE & Lollipops’ stands will be popping up in Tesco’s Tralee stores and in branches across the country in a bid to raise vital funds for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital, Tesco’s charity of the year. On Saturday, August 8, customers are invited to enjoy a cup of lemonade and a lollipop […]

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Eileen Hanlon from Oxfam Tralee being presented with a cheque from workers at Tesco in Manor West.

Local Supermarket Workers Raise Over €2,500 For Nepal

May 30, 2015 at 9:52 am Comments are Disabled

  AN incredible €2,531 was raised by Tesco workers in Manor West over the course of two days for Oxfam’s Nepal Earthquake appeal. The workers decided to take their own initiative and place collection boxes out on the checkouts prompting shoppers in the store to take their lead and give […]

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Tesco In Kerry Raises Over €2,000 For Temple Street Hospital

Tesco In Kerry Raises Over €2,000 For Temple Street Hospital

April 24, 2015 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

OVER €2,200 was raised by Tesco stores across Kerry last Friday in support of Temple Street’s Great Irish Bake. Tesco colleagues and customers baked, bought, ate and sold an abundance of culinary creations to help raise some much-needed dough for the children’s hospital. All 149 stores across the country took part in the […]

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Kieran Donaghy with customers and Tesco staff at the launch Tesco's year of events in aid of the Temple Street Children's Hospital on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ‘Star’ Helps Tesco Launch Its Charity Campaign

October 13, 2014 at 9:49 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY star Kieran Donaghy took time out from his preparations for yesterday’s county championship battle with Dingle to help launch a charity campaign. Tesco Ireland have name Temple Street Children’s Hospital as their charity of the year and the Stacks man was happy to help out on Saturday. “Today [Saturday] we’ve […]

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