Kevin O Hagan

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Sylvia Thompson being presented with the Global Lung Cancer Coalition award by Kevin O’Hagan, Cancer Prevention Manager with the Irish Cancer Society.

Journalist Sylvia Thompson has been awarded the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) journalist award for her coverage of lung cancer. The competition(...)

More women are being diagnosed with smoking-related cancers.

It’s that time of year again, with thousands up and down the country currently vowing they have quit smoking for good – and indeed many of them will s(...)

Arlene and her Dad, Aidan O’Beirne

Everyone is affected by cancer, as we all know someone who has had it. Monday, February 4th, was World Cancer Day – an annual international event to r(...)

Smoking is a causal factor in cervical, mouth, head, neck, oesophageal, stomach, pancreatic, kidney and bladder cancers too but lung cancer is the one people blame most on cigarettes. Photograph: iStock

More people die of lung cancer than any other cancer in Ireland. Yet people have less sympathy for those diagnosed with it – often at a late stage whe(...)

Robert Sheehan was shot a number of times in the carpark of Bunratty Castle Hotel,  Co Clare in 2012. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have issued a fresh appeal for information over the death of Robert Sheehan who was shot dead at a wedding six years ago. Sheehan was 21 whe(...)

Judy and Kim Doran, from Crumlin, with Nugget, a rescue dog from the DSPCA, enjoy the warm weather on Sandymount Strand. Photograph:  Garrett White

Dublin Zoo is preparing showers to keep its herd of elephants cool, while bakers have increased the production of burger buns as the country prepares (...)

Many Irish people can not name a single symptom of lung cancer, according to new research. Last year, the Global Lung Cancer Coalition (GLCC) – a org(...)

Niamh Holmes from Dundalk. What looked like an insect bite on her leg turned into something very sinister.

Cancer’s prevalence means almost everyone will be affected by the disease at some time. However, relatively few have heard of sarcoma – a cancer which(...)

 Shannon Jordan  from  Sixmilebridge, Co Clare, who stabbed another girl with a stiletto heel during a drunken row after a school graduation ceremony has been told she faces jail if she doesn’t co-operate with the Probation Service.

A teenage girl who stabbed another girl with a stiletto heel during a drunken row after a school graduation ceremony has been told she faces jail if s(...)

Regular sunbed use by under-35s increases the risk of skin cancer by 75 per cent. Photograph: iStock

More Dublin teenagers are using sunbeds despite the statutory ban on their use among under-18s introduced in 2014, according to new research. A surve(...)

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