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 […]

Irish Cancer Society To Host Free Conference for Cancer Survivors

Anyone in Tipperary who is living with cancer or who has been affected by a cancer diagnosis is invited to attend the Irish Cancer Society’s free conference for cancer survivors on Saturday 22nd of October at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. The conference, entitledLiving Well with Cancer aims to address the needs of cancer survivors across […]

Coffee Morning in Borrisoleigh in aid of Irish Cancer Society

On Sunday 11th September from 9am-1pm, Clóda Scanlon (Cullohill, Borrisoleigh) is hosting a Coffee Morning in Borrisoleigh Community Centre. All proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the Irish Cancer Society. In October, Clóda is set to climb Africa’s highest mountain, Kilimanjaro, in aid of Irish Cancer Society. She will undertake this challenging trek through dense […]

Irish Cancer Society and Irish Farmers’ Association launch SunSmart Advice for Irish Farmers and outdoor workers

“Be Smart – Protect Your Skin on the Farm” to be distributed to farm families   The Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Farmers’ Association (IFA) have joined forces to remind farmers, farm families and outdoor workers of the importance of protecting their skin to reduce the risk of skin cancer. Skin cancer is one […]

St. Bridget’s Guides Take Overall Winner Title Back Home To Clonmel

St Bridget’s Guides, Clonmel has been awarded Overall Junior Winner at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2016. The group scooped the award for its short film “The Recruit” which was showcased at the recent event (Thursday 7th July) in the Lighthouse Cinema in Smithfield. Over 300 young people came together to showcase their […]

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