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Croagh Patrick climb raises funds for Hospice

Last September, in conjunction with the Marie Keating Foundation, a climb of Croagh Patrick was organised by a team of volunteers. The event was followed by refreshments, and music by local musicians at Carrowleg Cottage, Kilmeena. The proceeds from the event were donated to local deserving causes including the Mayo-Roscommon Hospice where a syringe driver was purchased for the charity. Apart from the fundraising aspects of the venture, many friendships have been forged and links between Clare, Mayo, and Galway have been made.

Adopt positive lifestyle choices to ward off cancer

An organisation which operates a mobile cancer information unit regularly in Galway, is urging people to adopt positive lifestyle choices to help prevent the condition.

Give your Bra for Breast Cancer

Every year over 2,750 women are diagnosed with breast cancer in Ireland. To help reduce this number, the Marie Keating Foundation wants women to give your bra for breast cancer.

Fabulous fashion for two fabulous causes!

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Following on from the sell-out event last year, Athlone Towncentre is delighted to announce the return of its Style Sensation Fashion Show for 2014, taking place in the Sheraton Athlone Hotel on Thursday April 24.

Marie Keating Foundation awareness day a great success

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The Marie Keating Foundation would like to thank the people of Mullingar who supported them when their Mobile Information Unit visited Mullingar last Thursday for a cancer awareness day in conjunction with Whelehans Pharmacy. The Marie Keating specialist cancer nurse spent the day giving information on cancer and advice to those touched by cancer either directly or indirectly. The unit was located in front of Whelehans Pharmacy on Pearse Street for the day.

Marie Keating mobile unit in Westport

The Marie Keating Foundation mobile information unit and nurse will be visiting Westport, at the Westpoint Shopping Centre, on Thursday July 11 from 10.30am to 4pm.

Figures show that 160 men in Mayo diagnosed with prostate cancer

The most recent figures from the NCRI, National Cancer Registry of Ireland, show that approximately 3,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer here every year with 160 of those diagnosed being men in Mayo. The good news is that survivorship figures are improving with 93 per cent of men surviving five years post diagnosis. This year, in keeping with its ethos of making cancer less frightening by enlightening, the Marie Keating Foundation’s Get Men Talking men’s health campaign will put particular emphasis on survivorship and how men can go on to live full and whole lives following cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Marie Keating fundraiser

On November 2, the concession stores in the Shaw's Department store in Tone Street, Ballina, are hosting a Marie Keating Foundation customer evening.

Áras Inis Gluaire - Men’s Community Initiative

The Men’s Community Initiative will be hosting a health awareness event for men on Thursday June 14 from 10.30am until 4pm at Áras Inis Gluaire.

New Olympian launches the Great Race Galway

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Ireland’s Olympic men's marathon runner, Mark Kenneally, took time out from training to launch a new athletic event in Galway, the Great Race Galway.

 

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