Search Results for 'Cancer Research'

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NUI Galway researcher wins award for breakthrough in bowel cancer

A cancer researcher at NUI Galway has clinched a prestigious award for her groundbreaking work in the area of bowel cancer.

Run in the first Westport marathon next Thursday

Breakthrough Cancer Research is calling on people to join the first Westport Run on Thursday August 21. The run is part of an All-Ireland triathlon record attempt by two men who are trying to raise €500k for cancer research.

NUI Galway researchers identify enzyme which plays key role in spread of blood cancer cells

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Groundbreaking research being carried out at NUI Galway could lead to new ways of overcoming resistance to treatment for the blood cancer multiple myeloma.

Breakthrough Cancer Research says thanks for support while trotting through Galway

Breakthrough Cancer Research and the volunteers who ran the Malin to Mizen Horse and Carriage Drive have thanked the people of Galway for their support during the 441 mile journey.

Rice College secure green pennant

Having secured their place in the All Ireland Senior Colleges final at Balmoral Golf Club; Rice College under the stewardship of local teacher Joe Cuddy, clinched the first national golfing pennant for Westport in more than 30 years. Jack Healy, Matthew Golden, Sam Gillivan, Joe Hastings, and Jack O'Donnell overcame tournament favourites Ulster with some determined play in the morning semi-finals and went on to defeat De La Salle, Waterford, in the final. With every player contributing a crucial point over the two matches the result could not have been any sweeter. All five team members play golf locally at Westport Golf Club and shortly after news came through from Belfast, Westport junior convenor Joe Carty congratulated all those involved in this tremendous victory for Rice College.

See out St Patrick’s Day with the Rubberbandits in the TF

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With their debut album Serious About Men all over the Irish charts last Christmas and new single ‘Spoiling Ivan’ clocking up the views, the Rubberbandits have just announced a live show, at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar for some St Patrick’s Day celebrations.

Research into drug for blood cancer proves promising

Pre-clinical research carried out by scientists at NUI Galway into a prototype drug for the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) has generated some very promising findings.

Fatcats get on their bikes for charity

The ‘Kilkenny Fat Cats’ are a group of amateur cyclists from Ballyfoyle, Muckalee and Conahy who got together after the untimely death of their good friend, Kevin Kealy, on August 5, 2010.

Carmel Sheerin set to release duets album

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Carmel Sheerin is set to launch her duets album on Monday August 22 at the Bridge House, Tullamore.

Claregalway woman to ride at the Cheltenham Festival

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A 28-years-old Claregalway women has been selected to compete alongside 11 riders in the Cheltenham St Patrick’s Day Charity Derby in aid of Cancer Research.

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