Kerry Lifeline

News RSS feed for this section

Great Support for SouthWest Counselling Centre at their Charity Coffee Morning


The Centre celebrated 21 years providing low cost counselling and support services to the community. A big Thank You to all who came along to celebrate and support us at the Killarney Royal Hotel. Fundraising is essential in ensuring the Centre continues providing its services and low cost counselling. The growing demand for our services […]

Continue Reading

Edel Hobbert our Clinical Manager discusses Mental Health with Deidre Walsh on her Talkabout show- Radio Kerry


Saturday October 8th was World Mental Health Day, Edel Hobbert, clinical manager discusses mental health and mental health issues with Deidre Walsh on her Talkabout programme. Click on link to list to the podcast. We unfortunately in our talk with Deidre missed our special thanks to The Outlook Magazine for their support to the […]

Continue Reading

World Mental Health Day Saturday 10th October 2015

Mental Health

Saturday October 10th is World Mental Health Day. this year’s theme is Dignity. Counselling can help your Mental Health and Wellbeing. If you would like to speak to one of our Counsellor’s call us on 064 663 6416 or email   Click on link for more information:  

Continue Reading


Coffee Morning Oct 2015

Continue Reading

SouthWest Counselling Centre Wishes A Fond Farewell to Dr. Geraldine Sheedy

Group 15.2

  A fond farewell was held for Dr. Geraldine Sheedy, Director of SouthWest Counselling Centre at the Franciscan Friary.  Geraldine was the Director of the Centre for the past 13 years and originally joined the Centre in March 2000. She was instrumental in developing the services and resources available at the Centre and in building […]

Continue Reading

South Kerry Ploughing Championships 2016


A windy day out at this year’s  South Kerry Ploughing Championships.  Thanks to all who ventured out and visited our stand. Congratulations to Killarney Valley Classic & Vintage on another very successful event!    

Continue Reading

Suicide Prevention Week

Suicide Wk Sunshine on Flower

KERRY LIFELINE September 10th was World Suicide Prevention Day. In order to combat suicide we must connect at various levels. At Kerry LifeLine we strongly believe that we can all work together towards being better connected. Through sharing information, expertise and time, we can do a great deal to help those who are feeling vulnerable […]

Continue Reading

Transition from Primary to Secondary School What to expect and what can help


  By the time you reach your final years in primary school, you will be totally comfortable with your school environment. By sixth class, you are one of the most senior people in your school and you are used to being given responsibility and looked up to by the younger children. However the transition to […]

Continue Reading



Plan for Success Planning ahead, in whatever task we do, can help smooth the way and prevent problems from arising later on. Confucius, the Chinese philosopher rightly said, “A man who does not plan long ahead will find trouble at his door.” It is said that “Planning is bringing the future into the present so […]

Continue Reading

Ring of Beara Cycle Raises € 31,904.60 for Local Charities!

Ring of Beara Cycle cheque presentation

This years Ring of Beara Cycle Kenmare raised €31,904.60 for the two nominated  local charities- South west Counselling and Cancer Connect. WELL DONE  and THANK YOU to all the  cyclists, organisers, sponsors, and volunteers who helped make it such an incredible day! Online registration for next years Cycle will is now open at  Provisional date […]

Continue Reading