Clonmel Youth Training Centre takes Overall Senior Winner title home to Tipperary from Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2019

Clonmel Youth Training Centre has been awarded the prize for Overall Senior Category Short Film Competition Winner at the Irish Cancer Society X-HALE Youth Awards 2019. The group scooped the award for its short film “Evening News” which was showcased at the recent event in the Helix in Dublin. The film featured a hard hitting […]

Tipperary youth groups call for local support ahead of X-HALE Youth Awards as they compete for National Award

Young people from Céim Eile Youthreach in Templemore, Clonmel Youth Training Centre, Roscrea Youthreach, Youthreach Cappawhite, Carrick on Suir NYP, Fethard & Killenaule Youth Project, Thurles Youth Project and Tipp Town Youth Project are calling on their local communities to help them win a national award as part of the Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE Youth […]

Irish Cancer Society looking for volunteers in Tipperary for its Survivor Support programme

 The Irish Cancer Society is looking for new volunteers in Tipperary for its Survivor Support programme. Survivor Support is a phone based, one to one peer support programme where volunteers, who have had cancer, provide emotional and practical support to others going through cancer. Speaking about the programme Deirdre Murphy, Survivor Support and Volunteer Coordinator […]

Munster Support Nominated Charities at Official Charity Match

In supporting this season’s nominated charities, Cliona’s Foundation and Irish Cancer Society, €1 from each match programme sold at Munster’s sold-out Guinness PRO14 clash against Leinster will be donated to the worthy causes. In keeping with previous years, the Round 12 Guinness PRO14 Interprovincial fixture has been nominated as Munster’s official “Charity Match”. During half-time, […]

Munster Rugby Announce Nominated Charities For 2018/19 Season

Munster Rugby are pleased to announce that Cliona’s Foundation and the Irish Cancer Society have been selected as the club’s nominated charities for the 2018/19 season. Over the season Munster Rugby will work closely with each charity, actively supporting them in helping raise awareness and funds for much-needed resources that are widely availed of across […]

Irish Cancer Society Calls For Increase In Exercise To Help Reduce Cancer Risk

The Irish Cancer Society was concerned to learn that almost four out of 10 women and three in 10 men in Ireland are putting themselves at increased risk of diseases, such as cancer, by not getting enough exercise, according to new research by the World Health Organization (WHO). Regular physical activity helps to protect against […]

Minister Harris Must Go As Scally Report offers A Damning Indictment Of HSE Failures – Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has called on the Minister for Health, Simon Harris, to immediately set out a pathway toward the abolition of the HSE after a litany of failures in its governance structures were identified by the Scally Report into the Cervical Cancer Screening controversy. Deputy McGrath was speaking after the Scally Report found […]

Irish Cancer Society Reacts To The Scally Report

“It has been five months since Vicky Phelan courageously told her story, and during that time we have heard harrowing accounts from the women affected and their families. Hopefully, today, the Scally report will bring some much needed clarity and answers to these women, and the women of Ireland,” said Donal Buggy, Head of Advocacy […]

Irish-Based Scientists Find Potential Link Between Vitamin D Use And Increased Breast Cancer Survival

Women who take vitamin D after being diagnosed with breast cancer may have an increased chance of survival, new research supported by the Irish Cancer Society has shown. Researchers from the Irish Cancer Society cancer research centre BREAST-PREDICT analysed data from almost 5,500 breast cancer patients and found that taking vitamin D supplements after diagnosis […]

Peter Mark Tipperary To Raise Money For Irish Cancer Society

The Petermarkathon is back and coming to a salon near you! The annual fundraiser by Ireland’s largest hairdressing group takes place from 26th – 28th October 2018 in salons across the country.   This year the Peter Mark team will be raising vital funds for the Irish Cancer Society to help support its Cancer Nurseline […]

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