Mental Health First Aid Course Expressions Of Interest

Kerry Mental Health Association wants to hear from community or not-for-profit organisations in the county to compile a schedule of mental health first aid courses over the coming months. Three FREE mental health first aid courses have already been delivered in MTU Kerry Campus Tralee and the Ross Café Killarney in February 2024 with 30 […]

Miss Kerry Raises €750 For Kerry Mental Health Association

MISS Kerry 2023, Leah Galloway, has presented Kerry Mental Health Association with a cheque for €750 after nominating the organisation as her charity partner for the duration of her reign. The first-year mental health nursing student at MTU Kerry raised over half of the money online via www.KerryMentalHealth.ie/donate while the balance came from a coffee […]

KMHA Iveragh Branch ‘Bus’ For Day Centre In Cahersiveen

KERRY Mental Health Association Iveragh Branch has presented a new people carrier vehicle to the Fertha View Day Centre in Cahersiveen to provide services users with easy access to appointments and outings. The ‘bus’ costing over €50,000 was financed through funding support from the Helping Hand Charity Shop and annual bucket collection in Cahersiveen and […]

Fundraising Breakfast With David Clifford

DAVID Clifford and Pádraig O’Hora will be on the same team when they attend Kerry Mental Health Association’s #TieDayFriday Fundraising Business Breakfast in The Great Southern Killarney from 7am to 8.45am on 6th October. The Kerry Captain and his on-field marker from Mayo will be part of an expert panel discussion on the importance of […]

Entries Welcome For ‘My Dad’s Got Talent’

IF your dad can sing, dance, play music, tell jokes, do keepy-uppies or solve a Rubix Cube, then he should enter “My Dad’s Got Talent” which takes place at Féile na mBláth in Tralee on Father’s Day. Families throughout Kerry must nominate your dad before the Monday 12th June closing date to make sure he’s […]

Kerry Ready For Mental Health First Aid Courses

KERRY Mental Health Association has commenced the roll-out of its programme of free and affordable mental health first aid training courses in the county.  Four volunteers based in Tralee, Kenmare, Killorglin and Cahersiveen have completed the recent mental health first aid instructor course at MTU Kerry. Maedhbh Keegan, TJ O’Connor, Mark Murphy and Mike Randles […]

‘3 Chairs’ For Kerry Mental Health

OFFICE chair racing has been added to the Tralee Food Festival event programme with well-known names competing in support of Kerry Mental Health Association along The Mall, Tralee from 2pm on Sunday 21st May. While food lovers are milling into their Taste Trail treats, they can enjoy watching the Mayor of Tralee, local gardaí, an […]

Seasonal Creative Wellbeing Videos

KERRY Mental Health Association has teamed-up with Tralee-based Michelle McElligott to promote mental wellbeing through the art of creating floral decorations at home. Michelle, who creates stunning floral arrangements as a hobby, has given her time to demonstrate, on video, how to make floral arrangements at home, school or in community and mental health day […]

Ukrainian Refugees In Killarney Forced To Relive Sudden Upheaval Trauma

The last thing that Ukrainian women and children who were forced to flee their war-torn country is to relive the trauma of a sudden upheaval from their adopted homes in Killarney. Kerry Mental Health Association is deeply concerned for the mental wellbeing of 135 Ukrainians who are being forced to move to Co. Mayo after […]