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Ballyseedy Hosting Fundraising Raffle In Aid Of Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

Ballyseedy Hosting Fundraising Raffle In Aid Of Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

December 15, 2021 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY is hosting a special fundraising raffle this Christmas season in aid of the Tír na nÓg project in Africa. The ‘Strive to Keep Christmas Alive Raffle is organised by Rebecca Poultney who works as a Marketing Assistant at Ballyseedy. “At Ballyseedy, we believe that during these unprecedented times, there […]

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Maureen O'Mahony with her painting she has donated for a raffle in aid of Tír na nÓg Orphanage.

Maureen Donates Art For Raffle In Aid Of Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

May 26, 2021 at 10:12 am Comments are Disabled

A KERRY-BASED artist has donated one of her paintings for a raffle in aid of an African orphanage set up by a Tralee woman. Maureen O’Mahony’s piece featuring two children in Kerry jerseys is called ‘The Lads’ and keeps up the GAA-related theme to her work. She was moved to […]

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Rebecca Poultney.

Rebecca’s Campaign Raises €3,835 For Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

February 11, 2021 at 11:51 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman has raised an amazing €3,835 with a campaign she ran in the run-up to Christmas. Rebecca Poultney, a second year student in University College Cork, created the ‘Strive To Keep Christmas Alive’ campaign back in November with funds raised going to the Tír na nÓg Orphanage in […]

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Rebecca Poultney.

Rebecca Strives To Keep Christmas Alive For Tír Na nÓg Orphanage Children

November 21, 2020 at 10:39 am Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman was so inspired by an award-winning documentary that she decided to launch her own fundraiser to give back to an African community this Christmas. Rebecca Poultney, a second year student in University College Cork, has created the ‘Strive To Keep Christmas Alive’ campaign with funds raised going […]

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Derek O'Connor and Louise Quill at the screening of 'Kilimanjaro Mama' at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Sellout Screening Of ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ At Siamsa Tíre

November 22, 2019 at 9:41 am Comments are Disabled

THE award-winning film about a Tralee woman who founded an orphanage in Tanzania received its Tralee premiere at Siamsa Tíre on Thursday night. ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ is an hour long documentary featuring teacher Louise Quill from Tralee, who tells the story of why she decided to set up Tir na nÓg orphanage […]

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Kerry Film Festival To Host Premiere Of ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ Documentary

Kerry Film Festival To Host Premiere Of ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ Documentary

October 16, 2019 at 7:59 am 1 comment

THE world premiere of a documentary about a Tralee woman and how she transformed the lives of children in Africa will take place as part of the Kerry Film Festival this weekend. ‘Kilimanjaro Mama’ tells the story of Louise Quill, who created the Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania through sheer […]

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Kate Kearns, Ann Dowd and Jacinta DIneen who off to Tanzania at the end of the month. Photo by Dermot Crean

Friends Prepare For Tanzanian Adventure While Visiting Orphanage

July 17, 2019 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

THREE local women are about to head off to Africa to visit and help at an orphanage — founded by another Tralee woman — for which they have raised thousands of euro. Ann O’Dowd from Caherslee, Kate Kearns from the Belfry and Jacinta Dineen of The Kerries are going to Tanzania […]

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Director Malcolm Willis with Louise Quill and (behind) Derek O'Connor, Pat Costello, Deirdre Burke and Alex O'Brien, who are in Tanzania filming a documentary on the Tír na nÓg Orphanage. Photo by Dermot Crean

Film Crew In Tanzania To Make Documentary About Orphanage Set Up By Tralee Woman

April 15, 2019 at 12:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A KERRY-BASED film crew led by award winning director Malcolm Willis from Killarney embarked on a journey to Kilimanjaro, Tanzania last Saturday, to capture the story of Tir na nÓg orphanage  which was set up by Tralee woman Louise Quill in 2007. Malcolm Willis contacted Louise back in August 2018 […]

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Louise Quill (second from right) next to her husband Derek O'Connor, with Deirdre Burke and Maureen Murphy at the table quiz in aid of Tír na nÓg Orphanage at Na Gaeil Clubhouse on Thursday night. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Helping Out An African Orphanage At Table Quiz In Na Gaeil

April 5, 2019 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE was great support for a table quiz last night in the Na Gaeil GAA Clubhouse, to help out an orphanage founded by a Tralee woman. The annual table quiz in aid of the Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania was contested by 14 tables and much needed funds were […]

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Table Quiz At Na Gaeil To Help Out Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

Table Quiz At Na Gaeil To Help Out Tír Na nÓg Orphanage

April 3, 2019 at 12:44 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you’re looking for something to do tomorrow night, then head to the Na Gaeil GAA Clubhouse to test your general knowledge. The annual table quiz in aid of the Tír na nÓg orphanage in Tanzania is taking place there at 8pm this Thursday. The orphanage was set up Tralee […]

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Santa Claus with Parker and Shiniqua O'Driscoll and Marie Dennehy at the Tralee Local Employment Services Coffee Morning in aid of the Tír na nÓg Orphanage on Thursday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Festive Coffee Morning At Tralee LES Raises Funds For Orphanage

December 8, 2017 at 12:17 pm Comments are Disabled

THE people at Tralee Local Employment Services (LES) held a coffee morning on Thursday to help out an orphanage in Africa and ended up raising €1,120. Christmas jumpers abounded at their office at North Circular Road and people from local agencies and employers associated with Tralee LES showed up to […]

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Tralee Man Comes To Aid Of Girl Hit By Drunk Driver In African Country

Tralee Man Comes To Aid Of Girl Hit By Drunk Driver In African Country

July 13, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments are Disabled

A MEMBER of Tralee Community Responders put his skills to good use last week when he came to the aid of a teenager hit by a motorbike in Tanzania last week. Jimmy Murphy and his wife Maureen are over in the African country where they visited the Tír na nÓg […]

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Patrick Takes On Gruelling Challenges In Aid Of Tralee Woman’s African Orphanage

Patrick Takes On Gruelling Challenges In Aid Of Tralee Woman’s African Orphanage

July 5, 2017 at 11:15 am Comments are Disabled

AN Oakpark man has started a series of tough challenges to raise funds for a Tralee woman’s orphanage project in Africa. Patrick Daly from Derrylea completed the Ring of Kerry Cycle at the weekend, but that’s only the beginning. In the next few months he will take on the ‘Tough […]

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