Those taking part have in quizzes, so far, dressed in daft hats, as cartoon characters, and as the cast of Father Ted.

A Co Roscommon farmer has raised over €11,000 for charities over recent weeks of Covid-19 restrictions without leaving his kitchen. “I decided to tur(...)

A chemotherapy room for cancer treatment. The Irish Cancer Society says it is concerned that people are putting their lives at risk because of a reluctance to seek medical help if they notice cancer symptoms.

No one can argue with the overall effectiveness of our national response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Swift and measured action put us ahead of the Unite(...)

Caroline Costello: ‘You don’t get [the support] for ever but they seem to know when you need it.’ Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

Carmel Costello was “a very young” 73-year-old when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016. It marked the beginning of a long interaction wi(...)

The Irish Cancer Society says that due to the ongoing impact of coronavirus on hospitals, more patients are being cared for in the community, straining its Night Nursing team. Photograph: iStock

An increase in the number of terminal cancer patients dying in their own homes has put pressure on a service providing night nurses to assist families(...)

Regular doses of aspirin can reduce the risk of several digestive tract cancers including the almost invariably fatal pancreatic and liver cancers, a new study has found. Photograph: iStock

Regular doses of aspirin can reduce the risk of several digestive tract cancers including the almost invariably fatal pancreatic and liver cancers, a (...)

 Mary Mooney, The Alzheimer Society of Ireland manager of Mill Lane Day Care, Mary Bardin, ASI operations manager and Marie Conlon, ASI Kildare Branch chairperson.;

With businesses closed, sporting and cultural events cancelled or postponed and many office workers confined to their homes during the Covid-19 pandem(...)

Darragh McCullough owner of Elmgrove farm, Gormanston, in 75 acres of daffodils. Photograph: Alan Betson

Until a few weeks ago Darragh McCullough (43) was preparing to ship 160,000 daffodil stalks from his 75-acre farm to the Irish Cancer Society for its (...)

Patients with active cancers are being seen and getting treatment, according to the Irish Cancer Society. File photograph: Getty

Why is Covid-19 a big risk for people with cancer? The Covid-19 pandemic is immensely challenging and distressing for people with cancer, but also fo(...)

Staff prepare to bottle hand sanitiser at Listoke Distillery and Gin School in Tenure Business Park in Co Louth.  The gin stills of the Listoke Distillery have been repurposed in the fight against the coronavirus. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP

“Be kind” has become a mantra for many as countries all over the world – including Ireland – try to come to terms with the greatest global public heal(...)

Counselling is an important tool for all cancer patients and their loved ones, says Irish Cancer Society’s Donal Buggy. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Irish Cancer Society has set up a system of remote counselling during the coronavirus pandemic. The service is being made available to adults and(...)

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