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Wednesday, 18 January 2012 12:43

Kerry Christmas Appeal 2011

Since its inception in 2005 the Kerry Christmas Appeal has provided much needed help to disadvantaged families. Over 2300 Christmas Food Hampers have been distributed to these families across the county by the Kerry St Vincent de Paul Network. This year the auction raised over €15,000 for needy families in…
Tuesday, 17 January 2012 10:35

Scott arrives at the pole 100 years today

Robert Falcon Scott, CVO (6 June 1868 – c. 29 March 1912) was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition, 1901–04, and the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, 1910–13. During this second venture, Scott led a party of five which reached the…
Irish Explores Trust weekend in Kerry on the 13th -15th January. Including a Gala Dinner Black Tie €99 euros and a lot of interesting speakers over the weekend. Mike Barry from Tralee, Mark Pollock, Martoni Vaughan, Colonel Ronald Smith and also our own DR Clare O Leary all dong presentation…
A letter to Santa from Pat Falvey Printed in the Irish Examiner 24th December. Save Santa's home. Dear Santa. I know all the problems you are having on the North Pole and that soon you, your elves and all the polars bears may not have a place to live anymore or…
Want to win a €50 voucher? - Ideal for spending at patfalvey.com or on any of our upcoming events?In January we will be announcing details of a loyalty programme for existing customers and since we're getting into the Christmas spirit and feeling generous we've got vouchers to give away, exclusively…
Monday, 28 November 2011 11:50

A Journey to Adventure book review

Pat Falvey's adventure book covering many of the famous Seven Summits plus many other interesting locations with stunning pictures. The stories of why and how plus other tales from his journeys. "From Carrauntoohil to South Georgia via Mount Everest" review by the late Joss Lynam in the Irish Mountain Log…
  RTE 1 Radio:   Presenter Diarmaid Ferriter and guests Adventurer Pat Falvey,  aurthor Michael Smith,  Composer Rachel Holstead and historian Rorke Bryan. In the aftermath of Amundsen and Scotts success in reaching the pole in 1911 controversy arose about the ill fated expedition of Falcon Scott and the success of  Roald Amundsen . 100…
Thursday, 24 November 2011 18:11

Radio Kerry - Pats My Tunes

Pat Falvey tries his hand at radio presenting. Radio Kerry's evening 'My Tunes' show on Friday's at 9pm had Pat Falvey in to cover for Kerry Footballer Paul Galvin. Some easy listening music that inspired Pat and a few stories why. "come along with me as I play you into…
Thursday, 24 November 2011 13:18

Enterprise Midwest - Pat Falvey Guest Speaker

Mountaineer and entrepreneur, Pat Falvey, helped the County and City Enterprise Boards launch the ‘Enterprise Mid-West’ initiative which was designed to help small business owners reach their full potential on the 22nd September. Speaking at the launch, Eamon Ryan said: “The Enterprise Boards in the Mid-West are collectively staging fourteen…
Tuesday, 08 November 2011 12:27

Trekkers stuck in Nepal

Hundreds of tourists have finally been able to leave the Mount Everest region after bad weather conditions had left them stranded for a week. At one point it is estimated 2,000 people were stuck in the Nepalese mountains as fog prevented flights in and out of Lukla airport. They expressed…
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