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Colour Dash 2018 Launch

Stars of The Young Offenders go on a colourful riot to launch Colour Dash 2018

Dates announced for Irish Cancer Society Colour Dash sponsored by Aldi

Stars of RTE’s Young Offenders were up to their usual colourful antics today, but this time for a good cause as they announced the line-up of The Irish Cancer Society’s 2018 Colour Dashes.


Actions to tackle late diagnoses in emergency departments will save lives - Irish Cancer Society

Irish Cancer Society and National Cancer Registry of Ireland study shows 3,000 of the 22,000 invasive cancers diagnosed in Ireland every year are diagnosed via emergency presentation 

It's Daffodil Day today across the country!

On the first anniversary of Sylvia Coyle’s death, members of her family are urging the public to donate on Daffodil Day, Friday 23 March, to fund crucial Irish Cancer Society Night Nursing care for other terminally ill cancer patients.

Daffodil Day 2018 collage

Army of Daffodil Day volunteers take to the streets to support cancer patients

Over 5,000 volunteers turned out in force for the Irish Cancer Society’s flagship fundraising day to raise crucial funds for cancer patients.

Irish Cancer Society funded researcher Federico Lucantoni in his lab

Irish-based scientists find new hope in fight against hard to treat form of breast cancer

Doctors may in the future be able to spare some cancer patients the harsh effects of chemotherapy thanks to new research funded by the Irish Cancer Society.

Car Parking Charges

Irish Cancer Society welcomes Minister's announcement on hospital car parking charges

The Irish Cancer Society welcomes the announcement by Minister Simon Harris of a review of the car parking charges in our hospitals and his commitment to establish new national guidelines to inform practice in hospital car parking charges around the country. 

Veteran Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day volunteer Dora

Meet Dora, a 30 year Daffodil Day veteran

30 years ago, Dora Bracken’s hairdresser was diagnosed with cancer. Whilst going through her treatment, she asked Dora to take over selling daffodils for her in support of the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day campaign.

Daffodil Day 2018 Corporate

Bobby Kerr and Norah Casey urge companies to make Daffodil Day their business

Bobby Kerr and Norah Casey are urging the business community to show their support for cancer patients by getting involved in Daffodil Day on March 23rd.  Both have experienced cancer in their lives and Norah’s husband also tragically died from cancer.

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