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Launching the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k run at The Rose Hotel on Wednesday evening were; front from left; Duty Manager at The Rose Hotel Sajmir Mucaj; run organiser Michelle Greaney, Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice and General Manager of The Rose Hotel Mark Sullivan. Back from left; Ciara Tierney, Doreen Moore, Mary Barrett and Garry O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Places Filling Up Fast For Tralee 10 Miler/5k Road Race

January 20, 2022 at 2:06 pm 0 comments

THERE’S just over three weeks to go until a popular running event returns to after a break of two years. Michelle Greaney of MG Coaching is organising the Tralee 10 Miler and 5k Road Race which takes place from The Rose Hotel on Saturday, February 12 at 11am and places […]

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The presentation of the cheque to Kerry Hospice.

Castlemaine Fair Raises Over €40,000 For Kerry Hospice

January 17, 2022 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

THE revival of Castlemaine Fair Day was held on Sunday, October 10 and was a resounding success raising over €40,000 for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. It was held as a tribute to John O’Donoghue, a pillar of the community who sadly passed away on January 13, 2021 in the Palliative Care […]

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Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice with Kevin Ross and Breda Doyle of Ballyduff Gaa Club promoting the Car Raffle fundraiser. Photo by Dermot Crean

GAA Club’s BMW Car Raffle Helps Out Kerry Hospice

December 21, 2021 at 2:05 pm Comments are Disabled

WITH Christmas coming, Ballyduff GAA is suggesting giving the gift of a ticket for a draw where the winner can drive away a BMW in the new year. The Ballyduff GAA Club in conjunction with their 2022 €50,000 BMW 3 Series M Sport Car Raffle are donating 10% of all profits […]

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Presenting the proceeds of the 'Evening With Roy Keane' fundraiser were, in front; Eoin Kelliher of the organising oommittee and Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice. Standing; Marc Ó Sé and Mark Fitzgerald of the organising committee, Mari O'Sullivan, Director of Nursing at the Palliative Care Unit and Mike McMahon and Matt Moloney of the Organising Committee. Photo by Dermot Crean

Incredible Amount Of Money Presented To Kerry Hospice After Roy Keane Event

December 17, 2021 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

TENS of thousands of euro were raised at a fantastic charity event held at Ballygarry House Hotel last month, with the proceeds presented to Kerry Hospice on Thursday evening. In all, €81,000 was raised from the ‘Evening With Roy Keane’ fundraiser in aid of the Palliative Care Unit in University […]

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‘Light To Remember’ Fundraiser In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

‘Light To Remember’ Fundraiser In Aid Of Kerry Hospice

December 15, 2021 at 11:21 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual ‘Light To Remember’ fundraiser for Kerry Hospice is now in its the fourth year and the Hospice is hoping people will log on to leave a tribute to a loved one. The Kerry Hospice Foundation virtual Light To Remember Christmas tree is a lovely way to remember so […]

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Garrett Foley of the Kingdom Veteran and Vintage Classic Car Club presents a cheque for €500 to Maura Sullivan on Kerry Hospice.

Car Club Presents Proceeds Of 2020 Run To Kerry Hospice

December 14, 2021 at 1:18 pm Comments are Disabled

BETTER late than never. Kingdom Veteran Vintage & Classic Car Club held their Ring of Kerry Run back in October of 2020 with a collection held for Kerry Hospice. However, for various reasons, they never got around to presenting the proceeds of €500 until this week. The run had a […]

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Mary Shanahan  and Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice launching the Light To Remember campaign. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Launches Annual ‘Light To Remember’ Fundraiser

November 9, 2021 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual ‘Light To Remember’ fundraiser for Kerry Hospice was launched at the grounds of the palliative care unit on Monday Now in its the fourth year, the Hospice is inviting people to log on to leave a tribute to a loved one on www.lighttoremember.com “The Kerry Hospice Foundation virtual […]

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Staff of Premier Auto Parts taking part in a Movember Challenge for Kerry Hospice. From left; Damien Lawlor, Rado Zbik, Paul Naughton, Pat Hogan, Aidan O'Connell, David Ross (manager) and Thomas Reidy (missing from photo is Tim O'Connor). Photo by Dermot Crean

Local Company Staff Take On ‘Movember’ Challenge For Kerry Hospice

October 29, 2021 at 2:21 pm Comments are Disabled

EIGHT staff members from a local company will forego using the razor for November to raise funds for a worthy cause. The lads from Premier Auto Parts will grow their facial hair in the Movember challenge in a bid to raise funds for the Kerry Hospice Foundation. David Ross, manager […]

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The late John O’Donoghue.

Castlemaine Fair Day Raises Nearly €30,000 For Kerry Hospice

October 13, 2021 at 7:06 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Castlemaine Events Committee hosted the revival of Castlemaine Fair Day on Sunday last in memory of the late John O’Donoghue and thousands of euro was raised for a great cause. The location of the Fair was in Griffin’s Car Park, Castlemaine and it was a terrific success with the […]

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Erika Wallace, Deirdre Burke, Mike Finnerty and Niall Ó Loingsigh at the finish of the Kerry Hospice/Tralee Samaritans Charity Cycle at John Mitchels GAA Club Complex on Saturday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Cycle Out West To Help Two Great Organisations

October 10, 2021 at 12:13 pm Comments are Disabled

AROUND 140 cyclists took off from the John Mitchels GAA Club grounds at Ballyseedy on Saturday for a special fundraising cycle. The cycle benefited both the Kerry Branch of the Samaritans and the Kerry Hospice Foundation and was a huge success. Cyclists had a choice of a 75km route from […]

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Launching the Kerry Hospice/Samaritans Cycle were, from left; Bridie O'Callaghan, Michael Mannix, Kerry O'Connell, Pat Sullivan, Maura Sullivan and Mary Shanahan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Register For Cycle Fundraiser This Saturday

October 7, 2021 at 4:11 pm Comments are Disabled

CYCLISTS of all abilities still have time to join a special charity cycle this Saturday to help two great organisations. The 125km and 75km cycles from the John Mitchels GAA Club on October 9 will benefit the Kerry Branch of the Samaritans and Kerry Hospice Foundation. The A Leisure Route […]

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Judy Dillane, Trish Fitzpatrick and Marina Burke at the coffee morning in aid of Kerry Hospice at Ballygarry House Hotel on Thursday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Coffee Mornings Being Held Over Coming Week To Help Kerry Hospice

September 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm Comments are Disabled

HOTELS, bars, businesses and members of the public are all hosting events over the coming week as part of Kerry Hospice’s major fundraiser. The Bewley’s Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice is officially taking place today but some are waiting for the weekend to host their own events. This morning […]

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Deirdre Poff, Jonathan O'Regan, Denise Poff, William Counihan and Mary Counihan with Bessie Cooper and Roxy, at the Tony O'Donoghue annual walk on Saturday from Blennerville Windmill. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Thousands Raised For Annual Tony O’Donoghue Walk

September 5, 2021 at 2:46 pm Comments are Disabled

THE annual Tony O’Donoghue Memorial Walk saw over €3,700 collected this year and in seven years nearly €60,000 has been raised in his memory. The walk in aid of Kerry Hospice took place yesterday with people invited to register at the Blennerville Windmill carpark. Andrea, Tony’s daughter, was delighted with […]

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Looking forward to the Kerry Hospice Coffee Morning on September 23 are, from left; Aine Moriarty, Lisa King, Jean Browne, Evelyn Doody, Mary Nolan and Mary Shanahan. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Looks For People To Host Coffee Mornings

September 4, 2021 at 9:23 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice is reiterating its call for people to host a Bewley’s Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice later this month. Now in its 29th year, Together for Hospice alongside its long-term partner Bewley’s want to make this year’s event bigger and better than ever and are asking people in […]

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Miriam O'Callaghan launching the

Host A Coffee Morning And Help Out Kerry Hospice

August 24, 2021 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

TOGETHER for Hospice, which represents 26 Hospice and specialist palliative home care services throughout the country, today announced the launch of the 2021 Bewley’s Big Coffee Morning Social for Hospice. The campaign was launched by journalist and broadcaster, Miriam O’Callaghan, who is calling on people in Kerry to support this […]

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Launching the Honda 50/70/90 and Classic Bike Run which takes place this Sunday.

Get Set For The Honda 50/70/90 And Classic Bike Run This Sunday

August 24, 2021 at 9:27 am Comments are Disabled

IT was a massive success last year and those of you with a Honda 50/70/90 or classic motorbike might be interested in this day out this weekend. The West Kerry Honda 50 and Classic Bike Run takes place on Sunday, August 29 from 12 noon and will see participants head […]

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In front; Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice with Clinical Nurse Manager at Palliative Care Unit Eilish Herlihy and at back, Health Care Assistant Sheila O'Connor, Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice, Health Care Assistant Thecla O'Connor and Andrea O'Donoghue of Kerry Hospice at the Sunflower Garden at the unit on Saturday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Creates A Sunflower Garden At Palliative Care Unit

June 13, 2021 at 11:48 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice Foundation created a special garden at the grounds of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK to mark Sunflower Day yesterday. The garden is part of a special fundraiser where people could make a donation and in return they would plant a sunflower card on your behalf, in memory […]

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Launching the Virtual Sunflower Day were, in front; Maura Sullivan and Andrea O'Donoghue. At back; Chairman of the Fundraising Committee Jack Shanahan, Mary Shanahan, Dr Patricia Sheahan, Patricia Power and Deirdre Walsh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice Prepares To Create Colourful Sunflower Garden

June 11, 2021 at 4:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to contribute to Kerry Hospice’s annual Sunflower Day which takes place on Saturday. The annual fundraiser, which raised over €40,00o in 2019, like many of these events over the past year, it will not take place in the normal manner. The street collections will not take place […]

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Launching the Virtual Sunflower Day were, in front; Maura Sullivan and Andrea O'Donoghue. At back; Chairman of the Fundraising Committee Jack Shanahan, Mary Shanahan, Dr Patricia Sheahan, Patricia Power and Deirdre Walsh. Photo by Dermot Crean

Kerry Hospice To Create A Colourful Garden When You Donate For Sunflower Day

May 7, 2021 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry’s Deirdre Walsh and Kerry Person of the Year Dr Patricia Sheahan were on hand to launch Kerry Hospice’s annual Sunflower Day on Thursday evening. The annual fundraiser, which raised over €40,00o in 2019, will take place on June 12 but, like many of these events over the past […]

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Maura Sullivan (second left) accepts a cheque from Catherine O'Connor of the Bon Secours Hospital Tralee Patients Accounts Department. Also included is Aoife Cronin, Niamh McSweeney and (above) Aisling Tess and Denise Bowler. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bons Staff Take On ‘Strava’ Challenge For Kerry Hospice

April 28, 2021 at 1:24 pm Comments are Disabled

BON Secours staff undertook a challenge recently in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation. The team of ten staff from the patient accounts department, based at Monavalley Industrial Estate, took on a ‘Strava’ walking challenge. They clocked up 1,800 kilometres between them during March and raised €200 which was presented to […]

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Michelle Greaney (centre) presents a cheque for €5,300 to Andrea O'Donoghue and Maura Sullivan of the Kerry Hospice Foundation. Photo by Dermot Crean

Event In Jemma’s Memory Raises €5,300 For Kerry Hospice

April 21, 2021 at 10:32 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY Hospice received a cheque on Tuesday, the proceeds of a well-supported event held over the Easter weekend. Local fitness/strength and conditioning coach, Michelle Greaney organised the Jemma O’Shea Memorial 5km & 10km Run/Walk in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK and Jemma O’Shea, who fought a long […]

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Kerry Hospice is hoping people take part in the Long Good Friday Walk between St Patricks Day and Good Friday.

Kerry Hospice Calls On Public To Take Part In ‘The Long Good Friday Walk’

March 3, 2021 at 9:56 am Comments are Disabled

THE Good Friday Walks in aid of Kerry Hospice have become a staple of Easter events around the county over the past 20 years. However, last year people were deprived of the chance to meet up due to COVID restrictions and while this will be the case again this Easter […]

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Michelle Greaney with the late Jemma O'Shea's sister Josie O'Shea looking forward to the virtual run/walk at Easter.

Run/Walk To Remember Jemma And Raise Funds For Hospice

February 20, 2021 at 11:11 am Comments are Disabled

A LOCAL fitness/strength and conditioning coach is encouraging people to get out and about during the Easter weekend for a great cause. Michelle Greaney is organising the Jemma O’Shea Memorial 5km & 10km Run/Walk in aid of the Palliative Care Unit at UHK between April 2-4. Jemma O’Shea who fought […]

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Launching the Chain Gang Cycling Club's 'Spin Into Spring' fundraiser were Jennifer Crowley, Pat Keohane, Dave Elton, John Murray and Avril Hewitt.

Chain Gang To Get On Their Bikes For Kerry Hospice

February 6, 2021 at 10:43 am Comments are Disabled

THE Chain Gang Cycling Club has decided to organise a fundraiser for Kerry Hospice over Valentine’s weekend. With the present level 5 lockdown in place until at least March 5, they have decided on an event similar to the ‘Thumbs Up Cycle’ they ran last year for the Intensive Care […]

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Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice received a cheque for €2,900 from Tralee RFC members on Wednesday.

Tralee RFC Raises Over €2,900 For Kerry Hospice

January 1, 2021 at 11:44 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rugby Club raised over €2,900 in memory of its former club president this with a Movember campaign in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation. The Tralee J1s senior team wanted to recognise the fantastic care staff at the Palliative Care Unit gave Seán Kelly before he passed away and great work […]

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Anne Brick (second from left) presents a cheque to Kerry Hospice on Friday, the proceeds of a coffee morning held in September. Also included is Marie McSwiney, Emily Brick, Maura Sullivan and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice. Photo by Dermot Crean

Anne’s Coffee Morning Raises Over €1,600 For Kerry Hospice

December 20, 2020 at 2:22 pm Comments are Disabled

A WOMAN from the Spa presented a cheque for over €1,600 to Kerry Hospice by hosting a coffee morning for friends and family back in September. Anne Brick has been holding the event — which is part of the annual Kerry Hospice coffee morning — for the past nine years. […]

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Aoife, Paula and Siobhan McSweeney presenting a cheque to Maura Sullivan and Mary Shanahan of Kerry Hospice on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Family Raises €7,000 For Kerry Hospice In Memory Of Donal

December 19, 2020 at 9:44 am Comments are Disabled

A KILCUMMIN family raised thousands of euro for the Palliative Care Unit at University Hospital Kerry in memory of Donal McSweeney. The McSweeneys set up a gofundme page last month to thank Kerry Hospice for the amazing care Donal received during his illness and they eventually realised €7,000 which was […]

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Radio Kerry's Deirdre Walsh (centre) with Andrea O'Donoghue and Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice Foundation launching he 'Light To Remember' virtual tree recently. Photo by Dermot Crean

‘Light To Remember’ Virtual Tree Returns To Help Kerry Hospice Foundation

November 10, 2020 at 9:45 am Comments are Disabled

AN annual fundraiser for Kerry Hospice is back this Christmas and your help is needed to make it a success. This is the third year of the ‘Light To Remember’ virtual tree and with the website now live, the Hospice is inviting people to log on to leave a tribute […]

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Maura Sullivan of Kerry Hospice with members of Tralee Rugby Club launching their Movember campaign.

Tralee Rugby Club Teams Up With Kerry Hospice For Movember Campaign

November 2, 2020 at 9:40 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Rugby Club will remember its former club president this month as they launch their Movember campaign in aid of Kerry Hospice Foundation. The Tralee J1s senior team want to recognise the fantastic care staff at the Palliative Care Unit gave  Seán Kelly before he passed away and great work that is […]

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Maura Sullivan and Andrea O'Donoghue of Kerry Hospice Foundation with the Silles family Paula, Amy, Luke, Oran and Tony who handed over a cheque for €3,720 on Tuesday. Photo by Dermot Crean

Silles Family Raises Thousands With Drive-Thru Coffee Morning For Hospice

October 27, 2020 at 4:55 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE family handed over a cheque for €3,270 to the Kerry Hospice Foundation on Tuesday. Paula Silles and her husband Tony have been organising a coffee morning event every September for the past 15 years. It normally entails opening up their home in Corraghlea East to people who enjoy […]

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