“Nobody knows when they may need hospice, but Kerry Hospice will always need people”
Those were the words of Ted Moynihan of Kerry Hospice Foundation at the opening of a 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry this afternoon.
The construction and equipping costs of more than €6.5 million of the facility have been funded by Kerry Hospice Foundation.
A commitment to raise €400,000 per year for the next five years, in addition to €100,000 operating costs, has also been undertaken by the foundation.
Ted Moynihan of Kerry Hospice Foundation says fundraising efforts are ongoing and the work continues: