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Gráinne Gallanagh launches Colour Dash Family 5k 5 months ago

Gráinne Gallanagh launches Colour Dash Family 5k

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The Dancing With The Stars finalist from Donegal, who returned to work as a nurse, has backed the new venture, which is sponsored by Aldi Ireland.

The new event replaces …
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Happy volunteers out to turn Donegal yellow this Daffodil Day 2 years ago

Happy volunteers out to turn Donegal yellow this Daffodil Day

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The bright flower bundles are ready, the pins are prepped and the smiles will be free today for Daffodil Day 2019. 

Volunteers will be taking to the streets across Donegal …
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Women urged to be breast aware as cancer cases rise 2 years ago

Women urged to be breast aware as cancer cases rise

The Irish Cancer Society is urging women to be breast aware as the number of cases increases. 

There has been a 25 per cent increase in the number of breast cancer cases over ten years, according …
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Elaine’s powerful single raises support for Relay for Life 2 years ago

Elaine’s powerful single raises support for Relay for Life

Elaine Boyle from Letterkenny has released a new single to support the Relay for Life northwest fundraiser for the Irish Cancer Society.

Elaine recorded a beautiful take on the song …
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Let’s turn Donegal yellow for Daffodil Day! 3 years ago

Let’s turn Donegal yellow for Daffodil Day!

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Volunteering teams will be out in force in local towns selling daffodils, pins, socks and more. The goal is to turn Ireland yellow and selfies are encouraged to spread the …
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Local nurse and cancer survivors lead call for Daffodil Day support 3 years ago

Local nurse and cancer survivors lead call for Daffodil Day support

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Every 3 minutes a person in Ireland get a cancer diagnosis, and in Donegal 986 people were diagnosed with cancer in twelve months. Daffodil Day, proudly supported by Boots Ireland, …
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Is your smear test overdue? 3 years ago

Is your smear test overdue?

The #SmearForSmear campaign has seen thousands of women sharing a selfie of smeared lipstick after attending their smear test.

The charity was founded in memory of Jo Maxwell, who was …
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1 in 4 Irish people unable to name any symptoms of lung cancer 3 years ago

1 in 4 Irish people unable to name any symptoms of lung cancer

The research conducted from the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) show a significant drop in awareness from 2013 when only 9% of Irish people were unable to name any symptoms …
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Majella speaks of fear that cancer will return following second scare 3 years ago

Majella speaks of fear that cancer will return following second scare

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Majella O’Donnell was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, and bravely shaved her head on the Late Late Show at the beginning of her treatment. Since then, she has been …
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Are you up for joining Fergal and Keith on their remarkable journey? 3 years ago

Are you up for joining Fergal and Keith on their remarkable journey?

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A regular attendee of the Crosshaven Irish Redhead Convention which is held annually in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, Fergal decided to launch his own fundraiser for the national …
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Are you ready to relay? 3 years ago

Are you ready to relay?

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Many people from all across the northwest and beyond will be uniting for special reasons to take part in Relay For Life Donegal 2017.

The sixth annual fundraising, celebrating and …
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Deirdre’s ‘close shave’ for Irish Cancer Society 4 years ago

Deirdre’s ‘close shave’ for Irish Cancer Society

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Deirdre Mc Loone from Letterkenny had her head shaved today in G&G today in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, and she is also donating her hair to the Princess …
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‘It’s easier to listen to an ad than to hear you have cancer’ 4 years ago

‘It’s easier to listen to an ad than to hear you have cancer’

The Irish Cancer Society’s ad campaign for 2017 comes with a shocking message that has been a big talking point for the last week. That was their intention and they …
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“I want to Get Cancer” adverts are shocking Ireland 4 years ago

“I want to Get Cancer” adverts are shocking Ireland

The new ad campaign from the Irish Cancer Society sees various people describe why they want to “Get Cancer” – but instead of developing Dthe disease, the word ‘get’ refers to …
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