Cancer Survivor On 300-mile Cross Country Trek For Charity

 Redhead300, a charity fundraising walk in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, will see a Derry duo take on a 300 mile walk from Derry to Crosshaven, Co. Cork this summer. The challenge is the brainchild of Fergal Barr who will be joined by cancer survivor Keith Adair on the two week walk. The pair […]

Irish Cancer Society appealing for volunteer drivers in Tipperary Town, Cashel and Clonmel

The Irish Cancer Society needs new volunteer drivers in the Tipperary area for its Volunteer Driver Service. It specifically needs drivers in the areas of Tipperary Town, Cashel and Clonmel.   This is a free transport service and is available to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments in Limerick University Hospital. The driver service is free […]

Tipperary youth groups get behind the camera ahead of the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards

 X-HALE is an initiative developed by the Irish Cancer Society to encourage young people to take action on the issue of smoking in their own communities.   As part of X-HALE, the Irish Cancer Society hosts the annual X-HALE Youth Awards which sees youth groups from around the country enter short films and community action […]

Irish Cancer Society Calls On Outdoor Workers In Tipperary To Be SunSmart This Summer

The Irish Cancer Society has said that almost one in four (23%) of skin cancer deaths in Ireland are from the construction, outdoor and farming industry. As it launches its annual SunSmart campaign, the Society said that farmers and construction workers in the Tipperary area need to be extra vigilant during the summer months.   […]

Join Women Determined To Stop Cancer At This Year’s Mini Marathon

The Irish Cancer Society is calling on women of all ages to join their team for this year’s VHI Women’s Mini Marathon. Those joining ‘Team Irish Cancer Society’ for the 10km event on June 5th will be helping to stop cancer by raising vital funds for cancer research and free support services for cancer patients, […]

Irish Cancer Society Welcomes Review Of Car Parking For Cancer Patients

 The Irish Cancer Society has welcomed the news that the South/South West Hospital Group will review car parking policy for cancer patients across the six hospitals that offer cancer treatment.  This comes after the Chief Operating Officer at the South/South West Hospital Group, Mr. Ger O’Callaghan that the Group would “review what is going on […]

Irish Cancer Society needs volunteer drivers in Tipperary

The Irish Cancer Society needs drivers in the Tipperary area for its Volunteer Driver Service. This is a free transport service and is available to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments in Limerick University Hospital.   The Society’s Volunteer Driver Service has said that over 659 journeys totalling a distance of 108,652km were covered by 57 […]

Businessman Bobby Kerr Urges Companies In Tipperary To Support Daffodil Day

Leading Irish businessman Bobby Kerr, who is now one year cancer free, is urging corporates to play a part in supporting the thousands of Irish people affected by cancer in communities across Ireland. Daffodil Day takes place on March 24th this year and businesses in Tipperary can help raise funds by hosting a workplace event […]

Irish Cancer Society Wants Tipperary To Get Cancer In 2017

The Irish Cancer Society has today launched its most startling campaign yet in order to highlight the staggering fact that by 2020, 1 in 2 of us will be getting cancer in our lifetime. The I want to Get Cancer campaign is designed to get people talking about cancer and to highlight the supports available […]

Irish Cancer Society Says That Prostate Cancer Survivors Need More Support Post-Treatment

The Irish Cancer Society, in partnership with The Movember Foundation, has said that while survival rates for prostate cancer were steadily increasing, up from 68.9% to 90.6% over the last 20 years*, men are still in need of a lot of post-treatment support.   Most recent figures also show that approximately 124 men in Tipperary […]

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