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Irish Cancer Society to host free annual conference

People affected by cancer in Westmeath have been invited to attend the Irish Cancer Society's annual free conference next month. Entitled 'Living Well With Cancer', this year’s conference takes place in the Clayton Hotel, Galway, on Saturday, September 15 and in the Silver Springs Hotel, Cork, on Saturday, September 22.

Irish Cancer Society urges the public to be SunSmart as temperatures rise

With temperatures in Ireland set to reach as high as 29 degrees over this week, the Irish Cancer Society is urging the public to take measures to protect their skin and follow the SunSmart code.

Companies urged to support Daffodil Day

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Bobby Kerr and Norah Casey are urging the business community in Westmeath to show their support for cancer patients by getting involved in Daffodil Day on March 23.

Daffodil Day launched in Mayo

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Daffodil Day committees in Mayo launched Daffodil Day 2017 this week, to support the growing number of people being diagnosed with cancer in Ireland. Friday, March 24 is the 30th anniversary of Daffodil Day and volunteers in Mayo will be out in force once again to raise crucial funds to help those affected by cancer.

Mayo’s volunteer drivers cover 50,525km for Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society’s volunteer driver service has said that 356 journeys totalling a travel distance of 50,525km were covered by 46 Irish Cancer Society volunteer drivers in Mayo last year. This is a free transport service and is available to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatments in Mayo University Hospital and University Hospital Galway.

Bobby Kerr urges companies to show support on Daffodil Day

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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 coffee morning at The Connacht Hotel

The Connacht Hotel on the Dublin Road, Renmore, is inviting Galwegians to join them tomorrow for their annual fundraising event for Daffodil Day from 10am to 12 noon.

Irish Cancer Society Volunteer Driver Service now available in Mayo

Cancer patients in Mayo who are attending Mayo General Hospital for chemotherapy treatment are being encouraged to avail of a free transport service which is available to bring them to and from their treatment. The Irish Cancer Society’s Volunteer Driver Service offers patients transport to and from their hospital treatment with a view to alleviating some of the stress or difficulty experienced by cancer patients getting to their appointments.

Farmers being encouraged to wrap their silage bales in pink this summer

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This week's spell of sunshine has led to a flurry of farmers cutting grass in anticipation of making bales of silage and hay. People may have noticed fields around Galway featuring a new bright colour in the form of a more feminine pink wrap on the round bales. If so, commend the farmer for supporting a clever new initiative called 'Wrap it Pink'.

Resilient Frank brings his team up the mountains for Climb4Cancer challenge

This weekend will see local business man and Ultra Marathon runner Frank Byrnes of Frank Byrnes Autobody Repairs Ltd Galway with the help of Peter Daly of AkzoNobel Car Refinishing Ireland Ltd organise and coordinate 31walkers to take on a challenge of a life time.

 

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