Irish Cancer Society To Hold Its Annual Conference For Cancer Survivorship

The Irish Cancer Society has officially launched its annual free conference for cancer survivors and their families, entitled Living Well with Cancer. This year’s conferences will take place in Galway on 15 September at the Clayton Hotel, Ballybrit, and in Cork on 22 September at the Clayton Hotel, Sliver Springs.Up to 800 cancer patients, survivors and their supporters from across […]

Tipperary Companies urged To Make Daffodil Day Their business

Bobby Kerr and Norah Casey are urging the business community in Tipperary to show their support for cancer patients by getting involved in Daffodil Day on March 23rd. Both have experienced cancer in their lives and Norah’s husband also tragically died from cancer. On Daffodil Day, proudly supported by Boots Ireland, businesses in Tipperary can […]

Asthma Warning For Tipperary Parents Ahead Of Bonfire Night

Smoke from bonfires and fireworks can lead to serious breathing difficulties in people with asthma, the Asthma Society of Ireland has warned. It is urging Tipperary parents to be careful this Halloween following the tragic death of a 9-year old girl in Tennessee earlier in the year whose was triggered by attending a fireworks display. […]

Lack Of Inhalers In Tipperary Schools Could Cost A Life

 As over 6,500 asthmatic children return to school in Tipperary, the Asthma Society has warned that every school should have an asthma inhaler in their first aid kit in case of an emergency. However, two years after a new scheme was put in place by then Minister for Health Leo Varadkar TD not a single […]

Asthmatics In Tipperary Not Using Inhalers Correctly

10,149 asthmatics in Tipperary are not using their inhalers correctly, leaving them at risk of a serious asthma attack and even death, according to the Asthma Society of Ireland. Currently there are 15,377 people with asthma in Tipperary. Two thirds of those don’t use their inhaler correctly. The Society has teamed up with Boots Ireland […]

Power Addresses Ogra Fianna Fail AGM

The Annual General Meeting of North Tipperary Ogra Fianna Fail was held in the Arch Bar, Thurles recently and was addressed by Fianna Fail Seanad Spokesperson on Education and Skills Senator Averil Power. She complimented the great team in North Tipperary Ogra on how strong the organisation is in the constituency and that Ogra is […]