Four awards were presented in the council chamber in Tralee by the Mayor of The Municipal District, Councillor Norma Foley.
One of these awards was presented to the Tralee Soup Kitchen, which is run by volunteers in the parish centre attached to St John’s Ashe Street. The award was accepted by Collette Price and Dawn Roberts. The soup kitchen is supported by a large cross section of groups and individuals and by the parish which provides the parish centre and support facilities . It provides meals for up to one hundred people on a Saturday morning and a take away dinner for the following day, hampers are also provided at Christmas time.As well as providing food it also provides friendship and a sense of community for those who avail of its services.