Post Tagged with: "Comfort For Chemo Kerry"

At the presentation of a cheque for €38,000 to Mary Fitzgerald (centre) and Mikey Sheehy (right) of Comfort For Chemo Kerry were, Daniel Bohan, Kieran O'Callaghan and Patrick O'Sullivan who completed a 24 hour challenge back in September. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee Trio Raise €38,000 For Comfort For Chemo Kerry

November 6, 2021 at 1:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THREE Tralee men raised an incredible €38,000 for a local charity after taking on a gruelling 24 hour challenge on the Dingle Way back in September. Kieran O’Callaghan, Patrick O’Sullivan and Daniel Bohan circumvented the Dingle Peninsula in a day by walking, kayaking, running, cycling, climbing, swimming and mountain biking […]

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Linda Woods

Linda Saddles Up For Virtual Cycle In Aid Of Comfort For Chemo Kerry

April 14, 2021 at 2:12 pm Comments are Disabled

A WOMAN who received treatment at University Hospital Kerry Chemotherapy Unit is giving something back by taking part in a fundraiser next month. Linda Woods is championing an incredible initiative for Comfort for Chemo, Kerry, the Round Ireland Virtual Cycle from May 1st to May 8th. Linda and her fundraising […]

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The Comfort for Chemo voluntary board. Back row; Paul Mc Carthy, Therese Carroll, Mairead Kelliher, Mikey Sheehy, Brid O’Connor. Front row; Cora Walsh, Mary Fitzgerald, Amanda Coulson.

Comfort For Chemo Kerry Launches Online Fundraising Platform

February 8, 2021 at 2:56 pm 1 comment

COMFORT for Chemo Kerry has launched new online fundraising platform to continue fundraising in the time of Covid-19. Comfort for Chemo is fundraising to build a centre of excellence for the patients of Kerry, who need chemotherapy and oncological treatments. This stand-alone building will ensure the best care available is […]

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Maura Sullivan (second from left) of Kerry Hospice receives a cheque for €1,137.50 from Lil Hanafin of the Bon Secours. Also pictured are Bridie Byrne and Mairead Nagle from the hospital. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bon Secours Staff Raise Funds For Cancer Support Charities

January 27, 2021 at 11:41 am Comments are Disabled

TWO local cancer support charities received a boost yesterday when they accepted cheques for a total of nearly €2,300 at the Bon Secours Hospital. Staff in the hospital canteen made up hampers before Christmas and sold them to fellow workers in the Bons with proceeds going to Kerry Hospice and […]

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Alan Philpott presents a cheque to Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry with Radio Kerry's Elaine Kinsella (Comfort for Chemo Kerry ambassador) at The Rose Hotel on Monday. Also included is Marta Witkowska, Brid O'Connor, Betty O'Rourke, Mary Philpott and Emily Philpott. Photo by Dermot Crean

Alan’s Epic Cycle Across Australia Raises Funds For Comfort For Chemo Kerry

February 27, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

A MAN who took part in a charity cycle of over 4,000 kilometres from Perth to Sydney presented €1,180 to Comfort For Chemo Kerry on Monday. Alan Philpott from Currow and his brother David, who now lives in Germany, flew to Perth in October to take part in the gruelling […]

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At the presentation of a cheque for €3,000 from Chain Gang Cycling Club to Kerry Hospice Foundation were, seated from left; Bridie O'Connor, Kerry Hospice; John Murray of Chain Gang; Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice and Fiona Ryle of Chain Gang. Back from left; Declan Murphy,  Avril Hewitt and David Elton of the Chain Gang, Ita Behan of Kerry Hospice and Chris Murray of the Chain Gang. Photo by Dermot Crean

Chain Gang Presents €6,000 To Two Charities After Fundraiser In Nicky’s Memory

February 8, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

THE proceeds of a fundraiser held in The Meadowlands Hotel a few months ago, were presented to two charities on Friday night. Tralee-based cycling club, the Chain Gang, held a table quiz and a bike raffle in the hotel back on November 15 in aid of Comfort For Chemo Kerry […]

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Mary Lynch, Eileen Whelan, Barbara Liston and Audrey Moran at the charity music night in The Ashe Hotel on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Talented Local Musicians Gather For Fundraiser In The Ashe Hotel

December 7, 2019 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

A WONDERFUL night featuring the best of local ballad/ folk musicians and singers took place on Friday night at The Ashe Hotel all in aid of two great causes. The ‘Ballad And Folk Night’ was held to raise funds for Tralee Community Responders and Comfort for Chemo Kerry with singers […]

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Presentation students launch 'Cookies For Chemo Day' with teacher Elaine Dennehy, Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry, Deputy Principal Chrissie Kelly and Bríd O'Connor of Comfort For Chemo Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Schools And Businesses Urged To Take Part In ‘Cookies For Chemo Day’

December 5, 2019 at 9:14 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL charity has launched a tasty fundraiser encouraging schools and businesses to get baking and in doing so they might win treats of their own. ‘Cookies for Chemo Day’ will be held on Friday, December 13 and Comfort For Chemo Kerry are seeking the help of the secondary schools […]

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Nicole Heaphy, Laura Fitzgerald, Lisa Heaphy and Ciara Fitzgerald at the table quiz in the Ballymac Bar in aid of Coláiste Gleann Lí/Comfort For Chemo Kerry on Friday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Ballymac Bar Hosts Table Quiz For School And Local Charity

November 30, 2019 at 11:01 am Comments are Disabled

THEY had a lot to compete with, what with the Late Late Toy Show being on, but they held their own in The Ballymac Bar on Friday night for a fundraising table quiz. Coláiste Gleann Lí held their annual quiz at the Boherbee pub to raise funds for the school […]

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Launching the Coláiste Gleann Lí fundraising table quiz were, front from left; John Joe Roche, Coláiste Gleann Lí; Grainne Mulvihill, Parents Council; Margaret Kenny, Colaiste Gleann Lí and Mikey Sheehy of Comfort for Chemo Kerry. Back from left; Students Caoimhe O'Gorman, Keelin O'Shea, Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry, Aisling  O'Connelll, and Zayad Abdemarazk. Photo by Dermot Crean

Comfort For Chemo Kerry To Benefit From School’s Table Quiz

November 25, 2019 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

COLÁISTE Gleann Lí is preparing to host their annual table quiz on Friday night and they’ve brought a local charity on board this year. The school holds an annual Table Quiz at the Ballymac Bar in Boherbee to raise funds for the school but this year they intend to donate […]

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Launching the fundraising raffle for Comfort For Chemo Kerry to take place at Landers Outdoor World this Thursday were Emma Landers and Tim Landers of Landers Outdoor World and Mikey Sheehy and Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry. Photo by Dermot Crean

Win €1,000 Worth Of Gear From Landers And Help Out Charity

November 23, 2019 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

ONE of Tralee’s top retailers has teamed up with a local charity to give one person a chance to win a hamper worth €1,000 at a draw next week. Landers Outdoor World at the Mile Height are hosting a customer evening on next Thursday, November 28 and they are having […]

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WATCH: Hollywood Star Shows Support For Comfort For Chemo Kerry

WATCH: Hollywood Star Shows Support For Comfort For Chemo Kerry

November 14, 2019 at 7:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A HOLLYWOOD actor has encouraged people to give their support to a Kerry charity. Kevin Dillon, the star of HBO series ‘Entourage’ and numerous movies such as ‘Platoon’ and ‘The Doors’, sent a video to Cllr Mikey Sheehy who is involved in the Comfort For Chemo Kerry charity. Mikey got […]

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Mary Fitzgerald and Mikey Sheehy launch the upcoming information evening on Men's Cancers. Photo by Dermot Crean

Comfort For Chemo Kerry To Host Free Information Evening On Men’s Cancers

November 11, 2019 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

COMFORT for Chemo Kerry will host a free information evening— ‘Maintenance For Men’ — on Men’s Cancers on Tuesday, November 19 from 7.30pm to 9.30pm at The Rose Hotel. One in three men get cancer every year . We need to take action and it is predicted that by taking […]

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Launching the Ballad and Folk Night fundraising concert at The Ashe Hotel were, front from left; Peter Tigge, Pamela O'Connor and Dave Buckley. Back from left; Julie O'Sullivan (Tralee Community Responders), Mary Lynch, Padraig Hanrahan (The Ashe Hotel), Mary Fitzgerald (Comfort For Chemo Kerry) and Jimmy Murphy (Tralee Community Responders). Photo by Dermot Crean

Fantastic Line-Up Of Ballad Bands And Singers To Help Two Great Causes

October 13, 2019 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

A LINE-UP consisting of the best of local ballad/ folk musicians and singers will entertain at a special fundraising concert this December at The Ashe Hotel. It’s a who’s who of the local scene appearing with Spailpín, Flight of Earls, Ronnie Ryan, Sligo & Shenanigans, Joe & Pam, Dreams of […]

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Paco To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning In Aid Of Comfort For Chemo Kerry

Paco To Host Coffee/Fashion Morning In Aid Of Comfort For Chemo Kerry

October 1, 2019 at 3:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE fashion outlet will hold another one of their great coffee/fashion mornings again on Friday, October 11, for a great cause. The event was due to take place on Friday, October 4, but has been postponed due to Storm Lorenzo. Eileen Whelan of  Paco on The Mall has organised […]

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Only the 52 senior All-Irelands between them...in front Ogie Moran, Ger Power, Ger O'Keeffe and John O'Keeffe. At back; Mikey Sheehy, Sean Walsh, Darragh Ó Sé and Marc Ó Sé at the Comfort For Chemo Kerry Terrace Talk All-Ireland Preview at The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Kerry Legends Help Raise Thousands For Charity At All-Ireland Preview Night

August 30, 2019 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY have a very good chance on Sunday. That was the general consensus from the GAA legends at a charity event in The Rose Hotel on Thursday night. A Terrace Talk All-Ireland Preview night was the occasion and there was a great crowd present to hear the opinions of legends […]

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GAA Legends Are Panellists At Charity All-Ireland Preview Night At Rose Hotel

GAA Legends Are Panellists At Charity All-Ireland Preview Night At Rose Hotel

August 27, 2019 at 2:36 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you haven’t got an All-Ireland ticket yet, then this event might be one of your last chances to win a pair and a stay in a Dublin hotel. A Terrace Talk All-Ireland Preview night will take place this Thursday in The Rose Hotel. The event is being held in […]

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Brid O'Connor, Bridget O'Connor,  Nicola Collins, Ellen Lynch and Chantelle O'Sullivan modelling fashions at the fundraiser in Carraig Donn on Friday evening. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Beauty And Style Tips At Carraig Donn Fundraiser

August 17, 2019 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a steady stream of ladies heading into Carraig Donn on Friday evening for a special event benefiting a local charity. The Bridge Street business was hosting a customer evening, with Comfort For Chemo Kerry receiving proceeds from a raffle. Kerry Rose Sally Ann Leahy was present to show her […]

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Mikey Sheehy and Mary Fitzgerald of Comfort For Chemo Kerry with Carraig Donn store manager Catherine O'Sullivan and stylist Danny Leane looking forward to the fundraiser on Friday, August 16. Photo by Dermot Crean

Night Of Style At Carraig Donn For Comfort For Chemo Kerry

August 8, 2019 at 3:14 pm Comments are Disabled

  A LOCAL charity will benefit from an event at a Tralee store next week. Carraig Donn on Bridge Street will host a customer evening on Friday, August 16, from 6pm to 9pm with Comfort For Chemo Kerry receiving proceeds from a raffle, while there will also be donation buckets […]

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New Charity Launches Campaign For ‘Cancer Centre Of Excellence’ At UHK

New Charity Launches Campaign For ‘Cancer Centre Of Excellence’ At UHK

July 11, 2019 at 10:36 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY-BASED cancer charity is launching a major campaign to develop a ‘Cancer Centre of Excellence’ at University Hospital Kerry. ‘Comfort for Chemo Kerry’ is planning a gala launch in September. Councillor Mikey Sheehy, a member of the ‘Comfort for Chemo Kerry’ charity committee, said; “After initial discussions with UHK management, […]

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