2012 National Volunteering Week

Images from some of the 50 events which took place throughout Kerry for National Volunteering Week 14th-20th May 2012.

Kerry Volunteer Centre's Volunteer Appreciation Coffee Morning which kicked off National Volunteering Week in Kerry 2012 on Monday 14th May.

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In the photo from left to right: volunteers Carmel Mulcahy and Kathleen McAuliffe, Siobhan Kelliher and Linda McCarthy of Kerry Volunteer Centre, Fintan Ryan, Manager Tralee Credit Union, Lesley Collins (KVC), Susan Dunne and Helen Cunningham (Volunteers), Tom Lawlor (Tralee Credit Union) and Mary Cooper KVC.

 St. Brendan's Park FC in Tralee held a volunteer celebration event to thank their academy coaches. Below are some of the U9/U10 Coaches who received a certificate of appreciation in recognition of their hard work and volunteering efforts every Saturday.


 The students at Scoil Eoin, Tahilla celebrated National Volunteering Week by holding a cleanup of the school grounds and surrounding area. They also made thank you cards to thank the volunteers who help out at the school during the year including the Board Of Management. Here are some of the students having fun while volunteering.

 Annascaul Tidy Towns Volunteers came together to clean and pretty up a disused Church of Ireland burial ground in Annascaul village. They volunteered to make a pleasant contemplative space there, cleaned up litter, made flower/shrub beds and picked stones to make paths. Students from An Bhreac Cluain B also came out to volunteer with this project. Tremendous work was done by all volunteers, as can be seen below.

 Ballyspillane Community Family Resource Centre got involved with National Week of Volunteering there were many helping hands available as captured by the images below


Enable Ireland Kerry Services volunteering spirit was captured on the following images taken during National Volunteer Week.


Below are some images from the Volunteer Appreciation Coffee Morning organised by Kerry Volunteer Centre in Killarney on Thursday 17th May 2012 to celebrate volunteering during National Volunteering Week 2012.