Cathy Lynch and her husband, John, with their sons Conor, Liam,  Seán  and his fiancee Lydia Mooney.

Discovering you have cancer is, without a doubt, a terrible blow, but to survive the disease and its gruelling treatment only to be diagnosed again&nb(...)

Sophia (1) from Greystones, celebrating  Daffodil Day by the Irish Cancer Society. Photograph: Andres Poveda

Some €6 million was raised for the Irish Cancer Society during its Daffodil Day fundraising drive, to go towards services and cancer research. The ch(...)

Georgina Radic on her wedding day.

Being told you have cancer is undoubtedly shocking, but, for the past year, this has been coupled with the added fear and confusion brought about by t(...)

The pandemic has ‘highlighted pre-existing weaknesses’ in cancer services, a radiation oncologist warned. Photograph: iStock

Patients are waiting up to a year to report cancer symptoms due to a reluctance to visit GPs over concerns about becoming infected with coronavirus, a(...)

Beaumont Hospital in Dublin  took in €1,528,920 from its pay and display fees in 2019 – almost €30,000 every week

One Dublin hospital earned more than €1.5 million in a year charging for car parking. The Irish Patients Association has described the charges as a s(...)

Mary Tobin: ‘You have to be optimistic, otherwise you’ll just fall apart.’ Photograph: Julien Behal

Mary Tobin is not only still standing but still laughing too, despite being in the throes of treatment for the latest in her six diagnoses of cancer. (...)

Ger Dunphy, who has recovered from breast cancer, features in the Irish Cancer Society’s Still Here campaign, which aims to ensure cancer is not ‘the forgotten C’ amid the Covid-19 pandemic

When we were all going into the first lockdown in March 2020, Ger Dunphy (39) had been looking forward to coming out of social isolation due to breast(...)

‘Fibre is the main nutrient source for our gut bacteria.’ Photograph: iStock

Dr Kirsten Berding Harold Dietician and researcher at APC Microbiome Ireland SFI Research Centre at University College Cork “A key aspect to good dig(...)

Niamh Tully of Tully Nurseries with her children Caoimhe and Harvey.  Bord Bia research shows that consumer spend on gardening reached its highest-ever level at €1.2 billion in 2020. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell

Green fingers appear to have become the latest unusual side-effect of Covid-19, with interest in gardening blooming like never before since the start (...)

‘Families are especially grateful for the support, expertise and professionalism that night nurses bring.’ File photograph: Getty

More cancer patients want to die at home than ever before due to hospital restrictions on visitors, the Irish Cancer Society has said. The charity i(...)

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