Post Tagged with: "Cancer"

Experts On Bowel Cancer From UHK To Speak At Event In Rose Hotel

Experts On Bowel Cancer From UHK To Speak At Event In Rose Hotel

April 22, 2017 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

A RANGE of speakers in the field of Bowel Cancer will speak at an event in the Rose Hotel next week. Presented by University Hospital Kerry, the Bowel Cancer Prevention and Stoma Care Evening will feature a range of experts from 7pm to 9pm on Thursday, April 27. People attending […]

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At the one year anniversary of the Saoirse Cancer Support Group were, from left, front: Teddy Drumme, Siobhain McSweeney, John Barrett, Tommy Frank O'Connor and Barney Dowling. Dieter Gogsch, Pat Doolin, John Healy, Paul Horan, Patricia Gogsch, Eckhard Gogsch, Sheila O'Connor. Steven Molloy, Caroline Bullman and Liam O'Dowd. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Men’s Cancer Support Group Marks Its First Year Lightening The Load

February 19, 2016 at 2:19 pm Comments are Disabled

Gavin O’Connor speaks to Tommy Frank O’Connor about the Saoirse Men’s Group in Recovery Haven and how they are helping each other through their battles against cancer… A CANCER support group for men has celebrated its one year anniversary with an event at the Recovery Haven last night. Through comradeship, honesty […]

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A Little Lolly Goes a Long Way! - Show your support for the Oesophageal Cancer Fund this Lollipop Day, 26th and 27th  February - Pic shows 2 yr old Róise McBride from Donegal.

Volunteers Needed For Lollipop Day To Raise Awareness Of Oesophageal Cancer

January 14, 2016 at 10:22 am Comments are Disabled

THE Oesophageal Cancer Fund (OCF) needs your help next month. With weeks to go until the 15th annual Lollipop Day, the OCF is calling for more volunteers in Kerry on Friday, 26th and Saturday, 27th of February to help raise vital funds for oesophageal cancer. Lollipop Day involves thousands of people selling lollipops (€2) nationwide. Without […]

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Brave Campaigner And Inspirational Lady, Jackie Crowe, Passes Away

Brave Campaigner And Inspirational Lady, Jackie Crowe, Passes Away

July 14, 2015 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

  JACKIE Crowe, who went on TV last year to highlight how economic conditions are affecting Ireland’s healthcare system, has died. The Ballyheigue lady passed away last night at the age of 51. She appeared on a TV3 documentary in May, 2014 where she described her battle against a rare form of cancer, Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and […]

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At the cahrity table quiz in aid of CROSS  charity and cancer research were from left: Sinead Kelleher, Joanne Allman and Kathleen Reidy. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

PHOTOS: Joanne’s Table Quiz Is First Step In €3,000 Charity Goal

July 2, 2015 at 3:16 pm Comments are Disabled

THE first part of an epic fundraising effort for cancer research began on Thursday night with a table quiz in the Mall Tavern. In September, Ballymac woman, Joanne Allman, will take part in a 1,000k cycle along the Wild Atlantic Way as part of an effort to raise €3,000 for Cancer […]

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Bowel Cancer Information Event At Fels Point Hotel Next Week

Bowel Cancer Information Event At Fels Point Hotel Next Week

April 13, 2015 at 11:45 am Comments are Disabled

KERRY General Hospital will hold a Bowel Cancer Information Event for the general public  on Monday, April 20 as  part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that bowel cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer in both men and women in Ireland? Most people do not realise just […]

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At the launch of touch therapy treatments in Nádúr Spa in the Ballygarry were, from left. Emma Garry, Zebib Jemal, Bridget Concagh and Sandra Rwan. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

New Treatments For Cancer Sufferers Launched At Nádúr Spa

December 10, 2014 at 11:55 am Comments are Disabled

THE Nádúr Spa at Ballygarry House Hotel launched a new line of ‘touch therapy’ treatments aimed at people suffering with cancer on Tuesday night. The new series of treatments is specifically developed for those experiencing the discomfort of common side effects associated with Radium, Chemotherapy and Cancer Related Surgery. “Unfortunately we […]

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Sam McCauley’s Sarah Makes The Cut To Help Cancer Sufferers

Sam McCauley’s Sarah Makes The Cut To Help Cancer Sufferers

October 3, 2014 at 4:10 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman has decided to cut 16 inches off her hair to help out cancer patients. Sarah Burke from Ballymac, who works in the cosmetics department in Sam McCauley’s Chemists in Manor West, chopped off her locks to donate to Recovery Haven, where the hair will be used in making […]

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Bernie Falvey and Mary O'Sullivan at last years 'Splash of Pink' event in aid of the Irish Cancer Society held in Ballyseedy Home and Gardens.

A Splash Of Pink For A Great Cause In Ballyseedy

September 29, 2014 at 10:38 am Comments are Disabled

THE annual ‘Splash of Pink’ coffee morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society will take place in Ballyseedy Home and Garden Centre, on Saturday October 4 from 10am to 12 noon. “It’s a serious issue, but the morning is a fun way of raising funds and awareness, we want […]

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Emotional Tribute To Darren From Tralee Musical Society

Emotional Tribute To Darren From Tralee Musical Society

June 29, 2014 at 4:37 pm Comments are Disabled

Click on above ad to enter a great competition TRALEE Musical Society outdid themselves on Sunday afternoon when they screened a special music video tribute to a member who is suffering from cancer. It was an emotional but uplifting occasion in Kerins O’Rahilly’s Clubhouse when Darren Mullery watched himself star in the video, ‘Fighting […]

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A cheque for €2,900 was presented by Anne Lawlor of Ardfert to Recovery Haven recently. Anne raised the amount after completing the 'Swim for a Mile' challenge in the 50 metre pool in U.L. Limerick. From left: Phil Stack, Anne Lawlor, Maureen O'Brien and Eileen Comerford. Photo by Steve Baker

Anne Goes The Mile For Recovery Haven

June 7, 2014 at 10:44 am Comments are Disabled

ARDFERT native Anne Lawlor raised €2,900 for Recovery Haven by taking on the ‘Swim for a Mile’ challenge at the University of Limerick. “It was absolutely fabulous and a great experience,” said Anne who swam in the University’s 50 metre Olympic sized swimming pool. Anne swam the mile (1,600 mtrs) in a time […]

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