Post Tagged with: "Irish Wheelchair Association"

Standing; Noel King, Pat Mahoney, Grace Mahoney and Tom O'Brien, seated; Claire McCarthy, Edmund Quirke, Helen Keane and Darius Bartnik at the North Kerry Branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association Christmas Party on Sunday in The Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: North Kerry Branch Of Irish Wheelchair Association Holds Annual Christmas Party

December 6, 2023 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

THE North Kerry Branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association held their annual Christmas party in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Over 70 guests attended a Mass celebrated by Fr Padraig Walsh followed by a four course meal and entertainment from Tom O’Brien. There was also loads of spot prizes […]

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People With Disabilities Urged To Apply For Social Housing As Soon As Possible

July 6, 2023 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Kerry based Irish Wheelchair Association Service Coordinator Terry O’Brien is encouraging people with disabilities to apply to the local authority for housing sooner rather than later. The Irish Wheelchair Association has launched ‘Think Ahead Think Housing’ 2023, it’s annual housing campaign for more social housing for people with disabilities […]

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IWA staff & members from across Ireland presented its Budget24 submission to government in Dublin recently.

O’Brien Says IWA Members And Staff Need More Help In Next Budget

June 23, 2023 at 9:29 am Comments are Disabled

IRISH Wheelchair Association members and staff from across Ireland, including from Kerry, marched on Leinster House on Wednesday to present its pre-budget submission to Government. Members and employees from across Ireland gathered to plead with the government to ‘hear our voice’ and ‘not abandon people with disabilities’ in Budget ’24. […]

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Standing; Kay Kelly, Lily Flanagan and Helen Keane. Seated; Claire McCarthy, Helen Lyons and Carmel McGibney  at the North Kerry Branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association  Christmas Party on Sunday at The Meadowlands Hotel. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Christmas Party Time For North Kerry Branch Of Irish Wheelchair Association

December 6, 2022 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

AFTER a break of three years, the North Kerry Branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association held a Christmas party in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday afternoon. Over 70 guests attended a Mass celebrated by Fr Padraig Walsh before enjoying a four course meal followed by some music from Mike O’Shea. […]

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PHOTOS: Getting Together For Irish Wheelchair Association Christmas Party

PHOTOS: Getting Together For Irish Wheelchair Association Christmas Party

November 25, 2019 at 12:38 pm Comments are Disabled

THEY gathered from all over the county in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday afternoon for the Irish Wheelchair Association Kerry Christmas Party. Around 105 guests attended a Mass celebrated by Fr Padraig Walsh before enjoying a four course meal followed by some music from Tom O’Brien. “We do this every […]

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PHOTOS: Irish Wheelchair Association Kerry Christmas Party In Meadowlands Hotel

PHOTOS: Irish Wheelchair Association Kerry Christmas Party In Meadowlands Hotel

November 27, 2018 at 3:43 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was around 110 people in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday afternoon for the Irish Wheelchair Association Kerry Christmas Party. Guests attended a Mass celebrated by Fr Padraig Walsh before enjoying a four course meal. People from all over the county attended and really enjoyed the food and some music […]

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IWA Tralee Branch To Host Table Quiz

IWA Tralee Branch To Host Table Quiz

March 28, 2018 at 12:29 pm Comments are Disabled

FANCY testing the general knowledge for a great cause next week? Well, the Irish Wheelchair Association Tralee branch is hosting their annual table quiz in the Greyhound Bar on Thursday, April 5 at 8.30pm. Tables of four are €40 and there will be spot prizes and refreshments on the night. […]

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PHOTOS: Irish Wheelchair Association Branch Holds Christmas Party In The Meadowlands

PHOTOS: Irish Wheelchair Association Branch Holds Christmas Party In The Meadowlands

November 27, 2017 at 12:53 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was around 100 people in The Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday afternoon for the Irish Wheelchair Association North Kerry branch Christmas Party. Guests attended a Mass celebrated by Fr Padraig Walsh before tucking into a four course meal. People from all over the county attended and really enjoyed the food […]

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Beach Wheelchairs Now Available At Two Kerry Beaches

Beach Wheelchairs Now Available At Two Kerry Beaches

July 17, 2017 at 8:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Kerry Council Council has made specially adapted beach wheelchairs available for wheelchair users and people with disabilities at two Kerry beaches this summer. The Hippocampe wheelchairs are designed to make it easier for beach users with a disability or mobility restrictions to access and enjoy local beaches. With the support […]

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Nora Gibbons, Michelle Fitzgibbon, Lisa Kelly and Julian Moruzzi at the Tralee branch of the  Irish Wheelchair Association's table quiz at The Greyhound Bar. Photo by Lisa O'Mahony

PHOTOS: Great Turnout For Irish Wheelchair Association Table Quiz

April 14, 2017 at 12:54 pm Comments are Disabled

QUIZ buffs gathered in The Greyhound Bar on Thursday night for the the Tralee branch of the Irish Wheelchair Association table quiz fundraiser. Well known entertainer Mark Leen, the Emerald Elvis, was MC for the night and was in his element for the two music rounds of the quiz. Spot prizes […]

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Taking part in the charity wheelchair basketball match in Mercy Mounthawk, were, front from left: Ciaran Hattar, Dept Principal Pat Fleming, Dara O'Keeffe, Dara Devine, Mark Maloney,  Liam Culloty. Back: Eoin McElligott, Giles Appleby, Donagh O'Brien, David Williams., Evan Doody,  Ronan Fitzgerald and Robbie Dinan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Students Face Teachers In Wheelchair Basketball Fundraiser

April 16, 2015 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

MERCY Mounthawk transition year students faced off against teachers in a match with a difference. On Wednesday, competitors strapped themselves into wheelchairs for a charity basketball match with all proceeds going to the Kerry Hospice Foundation and the Irish Wheelchair Association. The initiative was the brainchild of Mercy Mounthawk PE teacher, […]

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