You can now donate or fundraise for the Kerry Hospice Foundation with Just Giving.

The John McGrath GoFundMe page on behalf of the Kerry Hospice is available hereThe revised event date will be announced as soon as possible.


Please support Kerry Hospice various fundraising events, these include the Hospice coffee mornings (every September), Sunflower Day (every June). Some families and friends chose to donate money to KHF instead of flowers for their loved ones that have deceased.


Alternatively, donations can be made to the KHF via any bank to the following:



Account Number: 46324756

Sorting Code: 905838


You might like to make a donation to KHF in your will.


You could organise a fundraising event in your area such a raffle, quiz, coffee morning or evening, head shave, gala ball, dance, fun run etc.



“You matter because you are you. You matter until the last moment of your life and we will help you not only to die peacefully but to live as full as possible until the moment you die” - DAME Cecily Saunders, Founder of St. Christopher’s London Hospice.


Jack Shanahan (Chairman) Mobile: 086 060 6805 

Mary Shanahan Mobile: 086 0538706    Office: 066 7119070

Mairead  Fernane (Treasurer ) Mobile:  087 2941470

Andrea O Donoghue (PRO)  Mobile:  087 6413449


Due to the adverse publicity in the papers recently, it is important to note that the Kerry Hospice Foundation is a completely voluntary organisation. Money collected goes to the following areas.

  • Refurbishing rooms in the community Hospitals.

  • Specialist palliative care medicines.

  • Patients, who need palliative care, stay in designated nursing homes, and community hospitals.

  • Palliative Care equipment, aids and appliances.

  • Extra financial support for patients and their families.

  • On-going education of Nurse Specialists in Palliative Care.

  • Extra nursing care, including night nurses and out of hour nursing.

  • Construction of our Specialist Palliative Day Care Unit.

  • The construction of the new in Patient Palliative Unit which opened in 2017.

  • There is a commitment to donate significant financial support towards the running of the new unit for a period of five years.

Kerry Hospice Foundation

Suiamhneas Centre

University Hospital Kerry


Co. Kerry

Contact us on

Tel: 066 7119070


Inpatient Unit

Tel: 066 7103445

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Reg Charity Number # 11657