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At the launch of the SVP Appeal were Treasa Walsh,  President St John's Conference Tralee, Ruairí Fry International Youth Rep of Ireland &  St John's Conference Tralee, Caragh Kelliher, Kathleen Bunyan St John's Conference Tralee

SVP Tralee Appeals For Donations To Bring Happiness To Children This Christmas

November 16, 2022 at 8:55 pm Comments are Disabled

THE St. John’s Visitation Conference of SVP Tralee is seeking to raise funds towards the cost of bringing Santa to local children this Christmas. To ease the struggles and financial pressure on families in the locality of Tralee and wider county of Kerry, SVP Tralee are seeking donations of cash, toys, vouchers from local businesses […]

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Deadline for entries in the SVP Kerry and Cork draw for a brand new Ford Focus is this Friday.

Win A New Car In SVP South-West Region Fundraising Draw

January 5, 2022 at 11:57 am Comments are Disabled

ST Vincent De Paul is hoping Kerry people buy ticket in their annual car draw before the deadline for entries this Friday. The SVP South-West region of Cork and Kerry has seen an unprecedented amount of calls for help throughout the final months of 2021, with an average of 1000 […]

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Cara Credit Union On Hand To Lend Support To SVP

Cara Credit Union On Hand To Lend Support To SVP

December 23, 2021 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

IN Kerry there are many organisations providing critical services, not just at Christmas but all year around. Many of these organisations now find themselves in financial difficulty as fundraising efforts, commercial activities and other services they rely on have been curtailed due to the ongoing covid crisis. Again, this year […]

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Children taking part in Christmas Jumper Day.

Montessori Children And Staff Raise Funds For St Vincent De Paul

December 13, 2021 at 10:09 am Comments are Disabled

ALL at Maureen’s Pre-school & Mounthawk Montessori School & Busy Bees Nursery & After-school wore some colourful attire recently for a great cause. They held a St Vincent de Paul Christmas Jumper fundraiser and raised €213.20 as well as collecting generous hampers of food for local families in need this […]

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Call For Public To Support Radio Kerry Christmas Jumper Day

Call For Public To Support Radio Kerry Christmas Jumper Day

November 23, 2021 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

THE eighth annual Radio Kerry Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser for St Vincent de Paul will take place on Friday, December 10, 2021. Over the past seven years the generosity of individuals, school communities and businesses across the county has led to over €120,000 being raised, every cent of which goes […]

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Cara Credit Union Helps Out St Vincent De Paul As Back To School Days Approach

Cara Credit Union Helps Out St Vincent De Paul As Back To School Days Approach

August 13, 2021 at 6:16 pm Comments are Disabled

CARA Credit Union is lending its support to St Vincent de Paul, as parents struggle with the increasing back to school costs. A survey carried out by the Irish League of Credit Union shows the overall spend on school items is up for both primary and secondary schools. The cost […]

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Radio Kerry SVP Kerry Christmas Jumper Appeal Raises €22,621

Radio Kerry SVP Kerry Christmas Jumper Appeal Raises €22,621

December 23, 2020 at 5:24 pm Comments are Disabled

RADIO Kerry’s annual countywide Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser for St Vincent de Paul has raised €22,621, surpassing the €15,000 target for 2020. It was the seventh year of the fundraiser and brings the amount raised to date to over €117,000. Hundreds of people took part in Christmas Jumper Day right across […]

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Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul at the Donation Centre in Monavalley. Photo by Dermot Crean

SVP Tralee Hopes For Public Support As They Face Busiest Christmas In Years

November 25, 2020 at 10:50 am 1 comment

2020 has been a year for forget for most people. It has brought hardship, poverty, isolation and loneliness, but it has also shown the power of community and nowhere has this been more evident than at St Vincent de Paul. With just a month to go to Christmas, Manager at the […]

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Caroline McCarthy of timberkitbuildings.ie presents a cheque to Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul at their depot in Monavalley. Photo by Dermot Crean

SVP Tralee Receives €500 Donation From Company

November 20, 2020 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

ST Vincent de Paul Tralee received a welcome boost this week when it benefitted from a raffle run by an Irish company. Timberkitbuildings.ie is an online company selling flatpack log cabins, sheds, garden furniture and much more, with showrooms in Dublin and Donegal. They are running a weekly online raffle […]

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Junior Locke of SVP.

SVP Tralee Expecting Huge Rise In Demand For Services In Coming Weeks

March 19, 2020 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

FOOD hampers are being stocked at the St Vincent de Paul depot in Monavalley, as families face a huge financial impact in the weeks and months ahead. Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul said many people were paid up by employers up to the next two weeks, but after […]

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Mark Sullivan (GM The Hose Hotel), Jacqui Young, Patrick Young, Paddy Kevane (SVP Kerry); Deirdre Walsh (Radio Kerry)

Tralee Native Makes Generous Gesture To Help Radio Kerry/SVP Campaign

December 18, 2019 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE man, now living and working in the UK, made a kind gesture to help with the recent Christmas Jumper Campaign for St Vincent De Paul. Patrick and Jacqui Young of Young Homes Limited and Mark Sullivan, General manager of The Rose Hotel met with Paddy Kevane of St […]

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Launching the 'Toys Upstairs' Toy Appeal for St Vincent de Paul on Friday, were, front from left; Martin Medricky, Dayna O'Connor, Emily Egan Smith, Caragh Kelliher and Nicky Looney. Back from left; Michael Quinn, Stella Kerins, Treasa Walsh, Sharon Sheehan, Cian Doherty, Marian Moore, Carly Griffin, Tommy Cantillon and Anne O'Sullivan. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Toy Shop Teams Up With SVP To Bring Santa To Local Children

November 16, 2019 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S a charity event which has been going on for many years and even the closure of Caballs earlier this year won’t stop the annual St Vincent de Paul Toy appeal. Ann Laide of Caballs did sterling work with Treasa Walsh and Marian Moore to make sure local children in […]

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Launching the St Vincent de Paul Caballs Toymaster Christmas Toy Appeal were, in front Miriam Deregibus, Olivia Crean, Caragh Kelliher and Treasa Walsh. Back; Maurice Laide, Marian Moore, Julie Gray, Cian Doherty, Ann Laide. Photo by Dermot Crean

Still Time To Make Christmas Special For A Child With ‘Operation Santa’ At Caballs

December 21, 2018 at 9:01 am Comments are Disabled

THERE’S still time to make a child’s Christmas this year by taking part in the Caballs Toymaster and St Vincent de Paul’s ‘Operation Santa’ appeal. The appeal has been a great success in the past and it’s hoped the people of Tralee and beyond show their seasonal spirit of generosity again by […]

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Launching the St Vincent de Paul Caballs Toymaster Christmas Toy Appeal were, in front Miriam Deregibus, Olivia Crean, Caragh Kelliher and Treasa Walsh. Back; Maurice Laide, Marian Moore, Julie Gray, Cian Doherty, Ann Laide. Photo by Dermot Crean

You Can Help Make A Child’s Christmas With Caballs Toymaster SVP Appeal

November 11, 2018 at 10:21 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S that time of the year again when Caballs Toymaster join forces with St Vincent de Paul to help ensure every child in the area gets a toy they want from Santa this Christmas. The ‘Operation Santa’ annual appeal has been a great success in the past and it’s hoped the people […]

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Christy Lynch (Area Manager SVP) presenting a special trophy to Honor O'Connor to mark 50 years as a volunteer SVP and incoming president Tralee and South West Area Paddy Kevane presenting Junior Lock outgoing President SVP with a special trophy.

Years Of Service Celebrated At St Vincent de Paul Meeting

September 13, 2018 at 4:31 pm Comments are Disabled

TWO long-serving volunteers with St Vincent de Paul were honoured at a meeting in Ozanam House on Tuesday night. Honor O’Connor received a memento to mark 50 years of service, while Emmett Kennelly (represented by his wife Aileen) was also recognised for his 60+ years of giving his time to […]

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At the presentation of a cheque to the St Vincent de Paul Education Fund were Junior Locke and Paddy Kevane of St Vincent de Paul with members of the IT Tralee St Vincent de Paul Society Triona Clifford,Steven Healy, Aidan Kiely (PRO), Niamh Blackburn and Ruairí Fry. Photo by Dermot Crean

ITT SVP Society Raises Thousands Through Fundraising Activities

April 26, 2018 at 12:02 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee St Vincent de Paul Society presented the fruits of their fundraising activities over the past number of months to the Society’s Education Fund. Junior Locke, President of the Tralee Area Conference, accepted a cheque for €2,000 after the ITT society held a fashion show in the Ballyroe […]

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Junior Locke of St Vincent de Paul accepts €400 raised by Curraheen Community Choir from member, Phil Leen. Also included in front is choir members Sarah Noonan and Peter Noonan. Back from left; James Allman, Christy Browne, Tom O'Connor, Jack Lacey, Kieran O'Shea, Paddy Kevane (SVP) and Brendan O'Brien. Photo by Dermot Crean

Curraheen Choir’s Carols Raise Cash For St Vincent De Paul

January 10, 2018 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

THE spirit of giving was certainly in evidence west of the bridge this Christmas as a local group decided to raise funds for a worthy cause. The Curraheen Community Choir got together on Thursday, December 14 to sing Christmas carols for an hour outside O’Shea’s Gala shop and service station […]

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Models Ciara Dolan, Mags Griffin, Cassie Ryan and Jessica Hamilton at the IT Tralee SVP Society's Fashion Show at Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: ITT Students Take To The Catwalk For St Vincent de Paul Society

November 24, 2017 at 11:54 am 1 comment

FASHION and fun were served up in equal measure on Thursday night as IT Tralee students strutted down the catwalk for a great cause. The students at the St Vincent de Paul Society in the Institute of Technology Tralee organised their special annual fashion show at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel […]

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Launching Radio Kerry's Christmas Jumper Day in aid of St Vincent de Paul were, front from left; Andrew Morrissey, Paddy Kevane (St Vincent de Paul) and Pat Kelly. Back from left; Alan Finn, Elaine Kinsella, Junior Locke (St Vincent de Paul), Melanie O'Sullivan and Brendan Fuller. Photo by Dermot Crean

Help Out A Great Cause By Taking Part In Christmas Jumper Day

November 17, 2017 at 9:36 am Comments are Disabled

IT’S raised almost €50,000 for St Vincent de Paul over the past few years, so everyone is encouraged to get the Christmas jumper out to help families in need this festive season. Radio Kerry’s third annual Christmas Jumper Day will take place on Friday, December 15 and Junior Locke of […]

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Launching the St Vincent de Paul Caballs Toymaster Christmas Toy Appeal were, in front Max Maurice Fitzgerald, Ann Laide of Caballs, Marian Moore, Paddy Kevane, Treasa Walsh, Miriam Deregibus and Caragh Kelliher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Help Caballs And SVP Make A Child’s Christmas Dream A Reality

November 13, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

ONCE again, 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 great success in the past and it’s hoped the people of Tralee and beyond […]

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Presentation Helps Out St Vincent de Paul Appeal

Presentation Helps Out St Vincent de Paul Appeal

December 23, 2016 at 10:52 am Comments are Disabled

THE St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Food Appeal was a tremendous success in Presentation Secondary School, Tralee this year. Following a visit from Christy Lynch, regional organiser of SVP, the Student Representative Council was motivated to organise the promotion of the appeal and the collection of food items and Christmas treats in […]

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Saoirse O'Rourke, Jolene Buckley, Ewelina Olechowska and Ciara Curtin at the fashion show in aid of St Vincent de Paul at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: More Style On And Off The Runway At SVP Fashion Show (Part 2)

November 18, 2016 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE IT Tralee students showed there are some great bargains to be got at St Vincent de Paul shops when they put on a fashion show last night. The charity event featured only clothes available from SVP shops and drew a good crowd to the Ballyroe Heights Hotel. There was […]

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Michelle Rowan, Trish Hennessy, Shannen Fogarty and Valeryia Haliankova at the fashion show in aid of St Vincent de Paul at the Ballyroe Heights Hotel on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Model Students Take To The Runway For SVP Fashion Show (Part 1)

November 18, 2016 at 9:54 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a great turnout for a fashion show held in the Ballyroe Heights Hotel last night as IT Tralee students turned to modelling for a worthy cause. The event was organised by the IT Tralee St. Vincent De Paul Society and all the clothes modelled on the night were from St Vincent de […]

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