Seats For Election Candidates Guaranteed In Office Chair Races

ELECTION fever has spread to Tralee Food Festival where local candidates have been offered a guaranteed seat in the annual Office Chair Racing for Kerry Mental Health Association from 5.30pm on Friday 17th May. All 16 Tralee Municipal District hopefuls have been invited to enter the competition in Abbey Carpark at the new Sound-Bite Festival […]

THE Equality, Diversity & Inclusivity (EDI) group at Bon Secours Hospital Tralee presented Kerry Mental Health Association with a cheque for €635 which was raised in this year’s Easter Raffle at the hospital. Colleagues from a range of cultures and backgrounds in the hospital established the EDI group in 2023. It’s main aim is to […]

Philip’s Running Kerry Way Ultra Marathon For Kerry Mental Health Association

MENTAL health advocate Philip Kissane from Killarney has nominated Kerry Mental Health Association as the benefitting charity when he takes part in the 200km Kerry Way Ultra Marathon in September. The event will be staged along the trails and mountains of the scenic Kerry Way over two consecutive days and through the night, the equivalent […]

Tralee Grandad To Parachute Jump For Kerry Mental Health Association

MOST 65-year-olds look forward to free travel but Dan O’Donoghue would prefer to jump out of an airplane to raise funds for Kerry Mental Health Association and to show his grandsons that nothing is impossible. The fundraising parachute jump from 13,000 feet will take place in Edenderry, Co Offaly on Saturday 27th April with the […]

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 […]