Irish Cancer Society statement on the death of Vicky Phelan

Averil Power, CEO, Irish Cancer Society said: “Today it is no small understatement to say we are poorer for the loss of Vicky Phelan, but truly richer as a nation for the contribution she so generously made to Irish life.    “Vicky refused to be silent in the face of great personal challenge and the issues […]

Tipperary 9-year-old Jack does fundraiser in honour of ‘amazing’ mum lost to cancer

Primary school pupil Jack Joyce has embarked on a challenge to walk 9,000 steps each day in March to raise funds for cancer research in honour of his late mum Audrey. Cahir local Jack took on the Irish Cancer Society’s steps challenge, which sees people doing 9,000 steps each day in the month of Daffodil […]

A third of people ‘not at all worried’ about skin cancer heading into summer, new survey reveals

A third of Irish people are ‘not at all worried’ about skin cancer, worrying new research has revealed. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in Ireland and claims over 230 lives each year. Meanwhile, a survey of 1,000 adults conducted by Core Research on behalf of the Irish Cancer Society during Skin […]

Cancer patients across Tipperary can access free support to manage visible side effects of cancer treatment and ‘Feel like you again’

Daffodil Day, proudly supported by Boots, takes place on Friday 26 March. As part of Boots Ireland’s partnership with the Irish Cancer Society, Boots Cancer Beauty Advisors are specifically trained to offer additional support to those with cancer, by providing individual make up and skincare advice to help patients to look and feel more like […]

Spin South West & national radio stations come together for ‘Wear to Care’

Some of Ireland’s biggest and well-known radio stations are joining forces on Friday 18th December to raise much needed funds to support cancer patients and their families. Partnering with The Irish Cancer Society, Today FM, Newstalk, 98FM, SPIN 1038, SPIN South West and Off The Ball are calling on their listeners, friends, families, colleagues and businesses […]

Tipperary volunteers attend Daffodil Day Launch

Una Collins and Dorothy Bradish, from Templemore, Tipperary, pictured alongside CEO of the Irish Cancer Society, Averil Power and presenter Kamal Ibrahim at the launch of the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day in partnership with Boots Ireland in the City West Hotel on Friday, February 7th. The local volunteers are preparing for Daffodil Day, the […]

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, […]

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