Category Archives: Kerry University Hospital

The Late Ted Moynihan, Chairman of the Kerry Hospice Foundation

The Late Ted Moynihan, Chairman of the Kerry Hospice Foundation

It was with a deep sense of heartfelt sadness that the Kerry Hospice Foundation announced the passing of its founder member and chairman, Ted Moynihan.  By Con Dennehy The 2017 Kerry Person of the Year, Mr. Moynihan (81) passed away on Thursday morning in the tender care of staff at the new Palliative Care InRead more…

Wanted: Walkers / Fun Runners For Hospice Walk

Wanted: Walkers / Fun Runners For Hospice Walk

A reminder that the Castleisland branch of the Kerry Hospice Foundation is appealing to the people of the locality to come out at 11am this morning in support of the foundation, its work and building programme. The organisers have changed the route for the near 20 year old, annual event and they estimate that thisRead more…

Ross Visit Must be More than a PR Stunt – Ferris

Ross Visit Must be More than a PR Stunt – Ferris

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry, Martin Ferris has said that today’s visit by Minister for Transport, Shane Ross, TD, must be more than the usual PR stunt for politicians looking towards the next general election. “Kerry is well used to these PR visits by ministers who come and offer sympathy and nothing else,” said DeputyRead more…

Ferris Welcomes Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson O’Reilly to Kerry

Ferris Welcomes Sinn Féin Health Spokesperson O’Reilly to Kerry

Sinn Féin TD for Kerry Martin Ferris has welcomed the visit to Kerry of his party spokesperson on health, Louise O’Reilly TD, on Monday March 6th. Deputy O’Reilly is in Kerry to speak to a number of different groups and organisations involved in the health care sector, as well as fulfilling media interviews. “It isRead more…

Noisy Neighbours Doing their November Movember on Saturday Night

Noisy Neighbours Doing their November Movember on Saturday Night

Hughes Bar Noisy Neighbours’ group members are busily growing their moustaches for their big shave off the coming Saturday night, November 26th at 9.30pm at the Cordal emporium of sociability and fun. So far it’s a ‘men only’ line-up – but God is good. Since its formation in 2011, the group has raised over €49,600Read more…

Danny Healy-Rae TD calls for More Home Help Hours

Danny Healy-Rae TD calls for More Home Help Hours

As part of his post budget speech, Deputy Danny Healy Rae highlighted areas where the government has promised an extra €500 million to be allocated to the Department of Health. In the course of his speech he emphasised that he did not want to see this money to be consumed by the HSE. Extra HomeRead more…

One Hospice Coffee Morning Opportunity Left for 2016

One Hospice Coffee Morning Opportunity Left for 2016

 For people who missed this year’s Hospice Coffee Morning, there is one last chance to attend and contribute on this Friday, September 23rd. Eileen O’Shea, in Dromroe, Currow will hold an event in her own house from 10am to 5pm. “This is Eileen’s first outing and we hope that she will have a very successfulRead more…

Potential Loss of Kerry Rheumatologist Highlighted by Ferris

Potential Loss of Kerry Rheumatologist Highlighted by Ferris

Kerry Sinn Féin TD Martin Ferris has expressed his concern that University Hospital Kerry could be about to lose its only rheumatologist due to the lack of support given to the rheumatology unit there. “I have been aware for a number of months now that the hospital rheumatologist, Dr. Haroon has become extremely frustrated byRead more…