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As we all look forward to having the freedom to travel beyond our county and hit the open road, the National Breast Cancer Research Institute is giving you the chance to emerge from lockdown in style as it launches its exciting new raffle Win A BMW where entrants have the chance of winning a BMW X1 for just €20.
On the Saturday of this year’s May bank holiday, hundreds of people were due to take part in the annual Mayo Pink Ribbon Charity Cycle; however the arrival of the Covid pandemic meant the event couldn’t go ahead.
Mayo minor manager Tomás Morley is a busy man at present. While normally he would be well stuck into preparations for the Connacht minor championship, the Covid-19 crisis has put that on the long finger for now.
Michael Moloney has been living and breathing Galway Racecourse for many years now. When he was knee high to a grasshopper, he used to cycle around the course, while his father John, looked after the running of the course. Now, so many years on, Michael still thinks of Ballybrit as a back garden rather than a workplace, such is his passion for that patch of ground that heaves mightily every year and reverberates the Galway economy.
A huge coming together of Supervalu retailers and locals from Lackagh, Turloughmore and Claregalway will take place this October as communities unite for Breast Cancer Awareness month. It is all in support of well known local woman, Nonie Fahy, manager of Flynns Supervalu Lackagh, Turloughmore.
The National Breast Cancer Research Institute together with Galway Racecourse announced yesterday that the recent ‘Race in Pink’ fundraising event hosted at Ballybrit on Sunday October 28 as part of the new three-day October Festival, raised a staggering €95,000 for the charity.
When Dr Orla Smithwick entered the consulting room at University Hospital Galway in November 2015 her heart sank. Her eyes were drawn to the box of tissues on the table, the glasses of water, the breast implant on the window, and the brochure for wigs. "I knew immediately that I was in trouble," she says.
Ahead of big Galway Races fundraiser, professor stresses importance of early detection in beating breast cancer
The incidence of breast cancer is expected to double by 2040. This is attributable to increased detection, women living longer, and the fact that our western lifestyle predisposes us to this condition which affects 3,000 women and 20 men in Ireland annually.
NUI Galway will host the 43rd Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium, the largest Surgical Conference in Ireland, from 7-8 September. The Symposium, named in memory of the Galway-born surgeon, Sir Peter Freyer, who performed the first successful surgical operation to remove an enlarged prostate in 1900, comprises of multiple research and education sessions across the various surgical subspecialties, two keynote addresses and a discussion forum around the future of Surgical Care in Ireland.
The Lodge at Ashford Castle in Co. Mayo will go pink once again on June 10th when the annual ‘Pink Afternoon' supporting Breast Cancer Research will take place.