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Conor O'Brien, Nicola McMahon(Irish Cancer Society), Adam Guerin, Gerard-Denis O' Connor, Robert Harrington.

ITT Students Present Proceeds Of Waxing Event To Irish Cancer Society

December 5, 2017 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

THE IT Tralee Events Society held a charity event entitled “Strictly Come Waxing”, last March in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. The society recently presented Irish Cancer Society with a cheque for €1,800, the proceeds from the event which took place in the now closed Fabrik nightclub. On the […]

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Kerry People Wanted To Take On ‘Virtual Marathon’ In July For Charity

Kerry People Wanted To Take On ‘Virtual Marathon’ In July For Charity

June 25, 2017 at 12:47 pm Comments are Disabled

PEOPLE of Kerry are urged to take on a ‘Marathon in a Month’ and reduce cancer risk while raising funds to support cancer patients The Irish Cancer Society has launched Ireland’s first virtual marathon campaign, which aims to get people moving while raising vital funds to support people affected by […]

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Coffee Morning At Shanakill Centre In Aid Of Cancer Awareness

March 15, 2017 at 10:29 am Comments are Disabled

SHANAKILL Family Resource Centre is hosting a Cancer Awareness Coffee morning on Thursday, March 23. The event is being held in conjunction with Kerry Travellers Health and Community Development Project, Rahoonane Community Centre and The Marie Keating Foundation This coffee morning aims to raise awareness around a wide range of cancers […]

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Mary O'Halloran, Chris Griffin and Helen Collins at the coffee morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society at Kirby's Brogue Inn on Friday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: Coffee Morning In The Brogue For Irish Cancer Society

March 11, 2017 at 12:23 pm Comments are Disabled

KIRBY’S Brogue Inn was even busier than usual on Friday morning as the local branch of the Irish Cancer Society held a fundraising coffee morning. “We always have it before Daffodil Day and there’s a great crowd here today. All the money goes to research and training ‘daffodil’ nurses,” said […]

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Hospital Receives Praise For Parking Scheme For Cancer Patients

Hospital Receives Praise For Parking Scheme For Cancer Patients

December 14, 2016 at 8:55 am Comments are Disabled

UNIVERSITY Hospital Kerry has been congratulated by the Irish Cancer Society for its car parking scheme for cancer patients. Unlike most of the hospitals around the country, UHK allows cancer patients going through treatment to park free of charge. The hospital is highlighted in the Irish Cancer Society’s ‘Park the […]

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At Irish Cancer Society the Paint  it  Pink coffee morning  were, from left: Eileen King, Chriss Griffin, Mary O'Halloran, Maureen Roach, Pat Flaherty. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Coffee Morning Launches Irish Cancer Society Month Of Breast Cancer Awareness

September 30, 2016 at 1:07 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Cancer Society volunteers in Tralee have launched the ‘Paint it Pink’ breast cancer awareness month, which will run throughout the month Local members held a coffee morning in Kirbys Brogue Inn on Friday morning which included prizes along with plenty of chat for a vital cause. The charity group are appealing for […]

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Volunteers Sought To Drive Cancer Patients To Hospital Appointments

Volunteers Sought To Drive Cancer Patients To Hospital Appointments

May 27, 2016 at 1:21 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Cancer Society is urgently looking for more drivers for its Volunteer Driver Service in Kerry, to drive cancer patients to their chemotherapy appointments in University Hospital Kerry, Cork University Hospital and The Mercy Hospital Cork. The service is free to both the hospital and the patient with volunteers being paid […]

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Charity Table Quiz With A Difference To Be Held In Honour Of Marian

Charity Table Quiz With A Difference To Be Held In Honour Of Marian

May 5, 2016 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

A TABLE quiz with a difference will be held next week where the family of a Ballymac woman who died from cancer will be remembered. The daughters of Marian McCarthy, who passed away in January, will host a Harry Potter-themed quiz to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society. The quiz […]

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Kerry Volunteers Wanted For Daffodil Day

Kerry Volunteers Wanted For Daffodil Day

January 28, 2016 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Irish Cancer Society has called on the Kerry public to volunteer as support on Daffodil Day is needed more than ever. The event, which takes place on March 11, raises money for the  Irish Cancer Society’s free nationwide services for those with, and affected by, cancer in Ireland. Daffodil Day […]

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Repro Free: 30/09/2015 RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan and TV3’s Triona McCarthy, who have each lost a sister to cancer, join together to Paint it Pink for the Irish Cancer Society to fight breast cancer this Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To join the fight against breast cancer this October visit www.paintitpink.ie for information on how to get involved. Picture Andres Poveda

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For further info contact:
Donna Parsons Communications Officer 
Irish Cancer Society
T: +353 1 2310 573
E: dparsons@irishcancer.ie

5km Walk To Take Place In Town As Part Of ‘Paint It Pink’ Campaign

October 14, 2015 at 12:56 pm Comments are Disabled

TRALEE is getting ready to host a very special fundraising event later this month when the ‘Paint it Pink 5k Walk’ takes place from outside Greyhound Bar on Sunday, October 25 at 5pm. The event is being organised as part of the ‘Paint it Pink’ campaign that is being run […]

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The Irish Cancer Society Looks For Kerry Women To Run Fundraising Mini Marathons

The Irish Cancer Society Looks For Kerry Women To Run Fundraising Mini Marathons

September 5, 2015 at 9:51 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Irish Cancer Society is calling on women all around Kerry to sign up in the name of the society for one or more the mini-marathons that will soon be taking place all around Munster. Those who are participating in one of the upcoming mini-marathons can join the society’s […]

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Launching Daffodil Day were, front row, from left: Kathleen Curtin, Sinead O'Keefe, Chris Griffin, Holly Lynch. Back Row: Eileen O'Shea, Ed O'Connor, Rita O'Sullivan, Pat Dineen, Brenda Griffin, Grace O'Donnell, Anne O'Connor, Pat Hussey and Gillian Wharton Slattery. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Tralee Branch Of Irish Cancer Society Looks For Public To Support Daffodil Day

March 14, 2015 at 10:26 am Comments are Disabled

  MEMBERS of the Tralee branch of the Irish Cancer Society are asking the public and businesses to support Daffodil Day by buying merchandise or by holding a coffee morning  on Friday, March 27. In 2014 Daffodil Day raised an amazing €3.4m nationally, this year the Society needs to raise their […]

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Mother And Daughter To Chop The Locks For Cancer Sufferers

March 10, 2015 at 2:35 pm Comments are Disabled

A MOTHER and daughter will be chopping their locks in aid of the Irish Cancer Society in a ‘Share Your Hair for Cancer’ night at The Brogue Inn, this Friday at 9pm. After they’ve cut the hair, mother Brenda Griffin and daughter Danielle will be donating it to be made into wigs for cancer sufferers. […]

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Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

Irish Cancer Society Appeals To Kerry Businesses For Daffodil Day

March 9, 2015 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

  BUSINESSES in Kerry are being asked to play a part in this year’s upcoming Daffodil Day which this year is set to take place on Friday, March 27. The Irish Cancer Society along with Dell Ireland are hoping that more businesses in Kerry and members of the public around the […]

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Ireland’s premier personal trainer Karl Henry pushes team Irish Cancer Society to their limits as they get into gear for this years VHI Women’s Mini Marathon.

Kerry Women Called To Dublin To Help Fight Cancer

March 7, 2015 at 9:08 am Comments are Disabled

  THE Irish Cancer Society is calling on Kerry women of all ages to sign up to join their team ahead of the VHI Mini Marathon 2015 so the Society can continue its work of providing vital cancer services. The event, which takes place on Monday, June 1, will see over […]

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Nineteen People Diagnosed With Cancer In Kerry Every Week As Society Launches Daffodil Day

Nineteen People Diagnosed With Cancer In Kerry Every Week As Society Launches Daffodil Day

February 10, 2015 at 10:28 am Comments are Disabled

NINETEEN people in Kerry diagnosed with cancer every week, according to the Irish Cancer Society, as they launched this year’s Daffodil Day. Daffodil Day, supported by Dell, will take place in Kerry on Friday March 27. This year marks the 28th Daffodil Day, Ireland’s longest running and biggest fundraising day. The […]

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Den Braves The Elements And Shaves Head For Charity

Den Braves The Elements And Shaves Head For Charity

February 9, 2015 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

  WHILE most people right now are looking for extra layers to put onto our heads, there’s one man in town who’s gone and done the opposite! Denis ‘Den’ McCarthy, originally from Tipperary, but now living in Ballyrickard,  bravely took the decision to have his head fully shaved for ‘Today […]

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Colette O'Halloran and Lesley Daly, Tralee, at the 'Splash of Pink' event in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, at Ballygarden Garden Centre on Saturday morning. Photo by Dermot Crean

PHOTOS: A Colourful Morning In Ballyseedy At ‘Splash Of Pink’ Event

October 6, 2014 at 9:21 am Comments are Disabled

BALLYSEEDY Garden Centre is always a colourful spot, but none more so than on Saturday morning, where people gathered for the ‘Splash of Pink’ coffee morning in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. Ladies and gents sported some element of pink clothing and the event went down a storm for all […]

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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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