Minister for Health Simon Harris acknowledged   resources would be needed to address the requirement of cancer survivors. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The physical, psychological and financial needs of almost 200,000 survivors of cancer are not currently being met, according to a report prepared for (...)

John Cregan with Patsy, left, and Mary Cregan at the 2018 GAA Hurling All Ireland medal presentation to Limerick at Adare Manor Hotel in Limerick. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

It’s often said that the death of a son or daughter is one of the most devastating things a parent could ever face in life and John Cregan speaks hone(...)

  Pre-budget submission:  Averil Power, chief executive of the  Irish Cancer Society,  with   Joan Burton TD and  Frank O’Rourke TD. Photograph: Robert Saunders, Irish Cancer Society

The Government must reduce the “huge financial strain” on cancer patients and their families in this year’s budget, the Irish Cancer Society has said.(...)

The Central Criminal Court heard the woman woke up in her own bedroom on Christmas night to find the accused raping her.

A man who raped his wife’s sister-in-law following a Christmas family gathering has been given a seven-year sentence with the final two years suspende(...)

Celebrating You, a new children’s book to promote diversity and inclusivity, has been launched to mark The HR Suite’s 10th anniversary in business. Pictured at the launch in the gardens of Enable Ireland Kerry are Mikayla O’Sullivan, Emma Fenix and The HR Suite founder and author of the book Caroline McEnery. Photograph: Pauline Dennigan

1) On Tuesday, July 9th, Fota Wildlife Park in Cork will host a fundraising Twilight Walk for BUMBLEance, the Children’s National Ambulance Service. T(...)

E-cigarette and vapor products are demonstrate at an exhibition center in Beijing, China. San Francisco has became the first US city to ban electronic cigarettes sales until their health effects are clearer. Photograph: EPA

1) The Irish Cancer Society is urging people to get moving as part of its virtual Marathon in a Month campaign, which challenges people to clock up 42(...)

The Dublin Pride parade will be led out by more than 70 LGBTQ organisations. File photograph: Getty Images

The weather gods are set to smile on Dublin Pride on Saturday when tens of thousands are expected to take to the streets to mark the city’s 26th annua(...)

Rahil Nazir, Rónán Ó Dálaigh and Timur Negru, co-founders of Thriftify: ‘We want to disrupt how and why people shop’

It was a trip to a charity shop that first sparked the idea for what has become Thriftify, an online shopping platform based around connecting chariti(...)

When looking for travel insurance with a cancer diagnosis, most insurers simply say no. Photograph: iStock

Last week we devoted the full Pricewatch page to the issue of travel insurance. Over the course of more than 2,000 words we thought we had all the bas(...)

Melanie Hearns, a cervical cancer survivor, with her grandmother Mary Power, who died five years ago from stomach cancer.

By 2020, one in two people in Ireland will develop cancer in their lifetime – while current global figures show that one in five women and one in six (...)

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