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Clonmel and Offaly groups big winners at 2019 X-HALE Youth Awards

Young people from across Ireland showcase short films encouraging each other to be smoke free

Clonmel Youth Training Centre and Offaly Traveller Movement Youth Project have been announced as the big winners of the Irish Cancer Society’s X-HALE Youth Awards 2019.

Irish dairy farmer with cow

More than one skin cancer death a week from the construction and farming sector

Irish Cancer Society teams up with the Irish Congress of Trade Unions to spread the SunSmart message this summer

SunSmart Code Ireland

Irish Cancer Society urges the public to be SunSmart as Met Éireann forecasts increased temperatures and a high UV Index

The Irish Cancer Society is urging the public to take measures to protect their skin, even if there is cloud cover, as Met Éireann predicts that temperatures are set to rise over the coming days.

Dingle Marathon runner Rosie Palmer

Breast cancer survivor running Dingle Marathon on behalf of Irish Cancer Society

Rosie Palmer is running the 2019 Dingle marathon on behalf of the Irish Cancer Society.

Rosie was first diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2013, just after her 37th birthday.

Sylvia Thompson being presented with the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) award, for coverage of lung cancer, by Kevin O’Hagan, Cancer Prevention Manager with the Irish Cancer Society.

Irish Cancer Society awards Irish Times Journalist for lung cancer coverage during awareness month

The Irish Cancer Society has awarded journalist Sylvia Thompson the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) journalist award for her coverage of lung cancer during the Society’s annual Lung Cancer Awareness Month.

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