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Ireland’s Future Electricity Grid
The Irish Cancer Society’s grant aid programme for affiliated cancer support centres is now open for applications and the society is inviting all affiliated centres, including Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre and Mayo Cancer Support Association to apply for funds. The Irish Cancer Society expects to grant more than half a million euro this year to its affiliates and is welcoming applications from new cancer support centres which wish to become affiliates of the society. The society’s affiliation programme which runs in three-year cycles is a network of groups all across Ireland which provide information and support services to people living with cancer.
People might think Castlebar man Brian McCaffrey is a little tutti frutti when they see him sprinting around Clontarf, Dublin, in his blue suede shoes next weekend, but it is all for a very good cause.
Keep your diary free for Mayo’s biggest volunteering event coming to St Mary’s Hall, GMIT, Castlebar, on Tuesday October 7.
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Easter party for aware
Record numbers of cancer survivors attended the recent Irish Cancer Society National Conference for Cancer Survivorship. To mark its 50th Anniversary, the Irish Cancer Society held a milestone conference entitled Living Well with Cancer, bringing together over 800 cancer survivors for the first time. Cancer Survivors from Mayo attended the conference alongside representatives from Mayo Cancer Support Association. The two-day event which took place in the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, was the largest event of its kind by the society, and was kindly supported by Roche.
The Irish Cancer Society will hold a free conference for cancer survivors on Friday September 20 and Saturday September 21 at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, which representatives from Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre and Mayo Cancer Support Association will attend. The conference, entitled Living Well with Cancer, is in its 20th year and aims to address the needs of cancer survivors across the country.