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Marking World Refugee Day on Monday were Tralee International Resource Centre Board members. Seated from left; Teresa Elumelu, Mary Carroll and Alana Syniuenchenko. At back; Sylvia Thompson, Sean Lyons (Chairperson), Neil O'Farrell, Vera O'Leary and Sinead Kelleher. Photo by Dermot Crean

Tralee International Resource Centre Marks Refugee Day

June 21, 2022 at 11:05 am Comments are Disabled

MEMBERS of the board at Tralee International Resource Centre marked World Refugee Day – a day to honour refugees around the world — on Monday. Monday was the international day designated by the United Nations to celebrate the courage of those forced to flee their homes. This year the focus […]

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Pamela Mkosana and Sthe Mthombemi from Zimbabwe at Africa Day in the Town Park on Sunday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Africa Day Brings Crowds To Tralee Town Park

May 24, 2022 at 3:05 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE Town Park was alive with African beats and colourful dress on Sunday as families of many nationalities and cultures enjoyed Africa Day. The event, opened by Mayor Johnnie Wall was hosted by Tralee International Resource Centre (TIRC) and the African community in Kerry bringing together different African cultures and […]

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Artist Gerald Byrne presenting a cheque to  Mary Carroll, TIRC Co-ordinator, and Kathleen O’Connor, TIRC, the proceeds of a fundraiser for Ukrainian refugees in Tralee.

Two Cheques In Aid Of Ukrainian Refugees Presented At TIRC

April 13, 2022 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

TWO cheques in aid of Ukrainian refugees were presented recently at the Tralee International Resource Centre (TIRC). Artist Gerald Byrne from Crotta, raised €2,050 to support Ukrainian refugees living in Kerry through his ‘Art for Ukraine’ fundraiser.  He donated the funds to TIRC on Monday to support their work with […]

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Lesie and Natalia from Ukraine at the Coffee Morning for the Irish Red Cross at the Tralee International Resource Centre on Friday. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Showing Support For Ukrainian Refugees At Coffee Morning In TIRC

March 27, 2022 at 10:50 am 1 comment

A REAL community effort went into a fundraising coffee morning in aid of the Red Cross to support refugees on the ground in Ukraine. Asylum seekers and refugees, who use the Tralee International Resource Centre at St Patrick’s Bunglalows in Boherbee, baked cakes and goodies and brought them to the fundraiser […]

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Tralee International Resource Centre.

Coffee Morning At TIRC To Help Ukrainian Refugees

March 24, 2022 at 4:41 pm 2 comments

THERE will be a coffee morning on this Friday morning to raise funds to help Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war. The event, which takes place between 11am and 1pm tomorrow, will be held at the Tralee International Resource Centre at St Patrick’s Bungalows in Boherbee. It is being organised by […]

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Sean Lyons, Chairperson of Tralee International Resource Centre receiving funding from Owen McCarthy, Head of Mission on behalf of the Bon Secours Hospital. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bon Secours Makes Donations To Tralee International Resource Centre And Kerry Hospice

December 21, 2021 at 1:44 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Bon Secours made donations today to two local organisations. Kerry Hospice Foundation and Tralee International Resource Centre each received cheques on Tuesday from The Bon Secours Hospital Tralee Community Initiative Programme. “We believe that, through our Community Initiative Fund, we can act as a catalyst in tackling social issues […]

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Goodluck Uzama and Samuel Kiwanuka at the new mural at the Tralee International Resource Centre. Photo by Dermot Crean

New Mural Celebrates African Community In Tralee

June 22, 2021 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

TRALEE International Resource Centre (TIRC) is celebrating the African community living in Tralee by unveiling a large mural at their premises in Boherbee. The mural was started on Africa Day (May 25th) when people were asked to submit ideas for the artwork, and since then local artist Teresa Galvin, has […]

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Three Tralee-Based Community Projects Receive Funding

Three Tralee-Based Community Projects Receive Funding

March 23, 2017 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

  THREE Tralee-based groups will benefit from funding as part of the Get Ireland Growing Fund run by GIY (Grow It Yourself) in partnership with Energia. There are 85 winners of the grants nationally from a fund of €70,000. Rath Oraigh Childcare (€500), TIRC Women Group (€1,000) and Recovery Haven (€2,000) in Tralee will […]

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Plan In Place For Local Community To Help Syrian And Iraqi Refugees In Tralee

Plan In Place For Local Community To Help Syrian And Iraqi Refugees In Tralee

September 13, 2016 at 4:48 pm 2 comments

AROUND 30 or so people crammed themselves into a room at the Tralee International Resource Centre (TIRC) on Monday evening looking to help Syrian and Iraqi refugees who have recently come to Tralee. There are 81 refugees from Syria and Iraq in Kerry. Twelve families are located in Tralee, four […]

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Tralee Centre Organises Seminar On Children Living In Direct Provision

Tralee Centre Organises Seminar On Children Living In Direct Provision

June 11, 2015 at 3:19 pm Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE International Resource Centre (TIRC) are organising a seminar that will focus on children living in Direct Provision (DP). The event, which will take place on Friday, June 19 from 11am-1.30pm in St John’s Pastoral Centre, Ashe St, Tralee, will be entitled ‘Lost Childhoods’. The day will feature speakers from […]

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PHOTOS: Johnston Marina Centre Residents And Friends Enjoy Christmas Party

PHOTOS: Johnston Marina Centre Residents And Friends Enjoy Christmas Party

December 15, 2014 at 11:14 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large gathering of asylum seekers, people from the Tralee International Resource Centre and volunteers at the annual Christmas Party on Saturday afternoon. Santa made an appearance and they all enjoyed a Christmas dinner and entertainment. Held in Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse, Gillian Wharton of TIRC explained what the […]

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Raise A Cuppa for Human Rights Day At TIRC

Raise A Cuppa for Human Rights Day At TIRC

December 8, 2014 at 11:06 am Comments are Disabled

  TRALEE International Resource Centre (TIRC) will celebrate International Human Rights Day with a coffee morning and discussion on Wednesday December 10, from 11am-12pm at their premises in St Patrick’s Bungalows, Boherbee. “Human Rights is at the core of the work we do here in TIRC supporting asylum seekers, refugees […]

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Special Day Of Celebration In The Meadowlands To Mark Muslim Holiday

Special Day Of Celebration In The Meadowlands To Mark Muslim Holiday

October 8, 2014 at 9:26 am Comments are Disabled

THERE was a large gathering  of people in the Meadowlands Hotel on Sunday for a celebration of  ‘Eid ul Adha’, the religious holiday marked by muslims worldwide each year. The day, attended by over 100 people, was organised by the Tralee International Resource Centre (TIRC) in association with the Kerry Islamic […]

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