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Skibbereen’s Jack Lynch Open Week 2015 supports Irish Cancer Society

Skibbereen, 6 July 2015 – The Jack Lynch Open Week committee is proud to announce that Skibbereen & West Carbery Golf Club will be supporting the Irish Cancer Society again this year. West Cork’s biggest open golf event, the Jack Lynch Open Week takes place from Sunday 12th to Sunday 19th July 2015 with open golf competitions throughout the week for men, seniors, juniors, mixed teams and ladies. Visitors are

Brand ambassadors Sharon Crosbie and Tara Flynn, attend Kinsale Pink Ribbon registration day

IN Kinsale recently, brand ambassadors Tara Flynn, actress and writer, and jazz singer Sharon Crosbie lent their support along with Martin Shanahan of Fishy Fishy to the fourth Kinsale Pink Ribbon Registration and Open day. The Irish Cancer Society along with Trudy Mcgillicuddy and Fiona Loughran of Elite Pilates Kinsale gave invaluable advise on cancer related issues, health, fitness and good diet.

Irish Cancer Society recruiting volunteers in West Cork

THE Irish Cancer Society is recruiting volunteers in West Cork to give health information talks in their communities as part of the Society’s Community Awareness Programme.   The programme, which aims to educate the public around reducing the risk of cancer and the importance of early detection, will also create awareness around the services and supports available from the Irish Cancer Society.

Jack Lynch Open Week 2014 at Skibbereen & West Carbery Golf Club supports Irish Cancer Society

THE Jack Lynch Open Week committee is proud to announce that Skibbereen & West Carbery Golf Club will be supporting the Irish Cancer Society.   West Cork’s biggest open golf event, the Jack Lynch Open Week takes place from Sunday 13th to Sunday 20th July with open golf competitions throughout the week for men, seniors, juniors, mixed teams and ladies. Visitors are very welcome.

Youthreach Macroom wins top prize at Irish Cancer Society X-Hale competition

STUDENTS from the Youthreach Macroom Centre for Education took home the best overall and best online award for their video ‘Nicotine Nation’ at the 2014 Irish Cancer Society X-Hale Youth Awards held in Dublin this week.   More than 47 youth groups from across Ireland participated in the Irish Cancer Society X Hale competition this year which encourages youth groups and youth organisations to play their part in helping to

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun – in aid of Action Breast Cancer

THE annual Girls Just Wanna Have Fun Weekend takes place at the Celtic Ross Hotel, Rosscarbery this October 10th – 12th and the star attraction will be a cooking demonstration with Chef Clodagh McKenna.   Helen Wycherley from the Celtic Ross Hotel said, “I am thrilled to announce that Clodagh McKenna will be part of our weekend this year. We are looking forward to bringing many women to Rosscarbery to

Ellen’s raises Daffodil Day funds

A coffee morning held for Daffodil Day at Ellen’s Restaurant in Schull rasied more than €1,800 for the Irish Cancer Society. Pictured at the cheque presentation by Ellen Logan to Eileen Kearney fom the Irish Cancer Society are back (l-r): Nelly Cotter, S Gabriel, Liadh Pyburn, Berna Prendiville, Mary Logan, Helen O’Brien; front (l-r):Eileen Kearney, Ellen Logan, Colette Coughlan, Lynda Morgan. Pic: John Walsh  

A sunny and busy Daffodil Day in Kenmare

by Stephen Johnson   WHILE it’s too soon to say how this year’s Daffodil Day 2014 will fair against reaching its €3.45 million initial indications, and the weather, especially in the South West of Ireland, are looking much better than last year.   In Kenmare, hundreds of volunteers, including volunteers from local schools, businesses and non-profit organizations, took advantage of the warm and sunny weather to gather donations and sell

Innishannon Rally donates €100,000 to the Irish Cancer Society

Pictured at Innishannon House Hotel for the presentation of €100,000 to the Irish Cancer Society, proceeds of the annual Innishannon Steam and Vintage Rally were committee members with at front Martin Desmond, Chairman; Mary Desmond; Jim Finn; John McCormac, CEO of the Irish Cancer Society; John Kelleher, PR, Innishannon Steam Rally; Eileen Carney, Irish Cancer Society; Siobhan McSweeney, Secretary and PJ Ryan Treasurer.

Bra-vo Sean – Skibb man to enter world record books

A SKIBBEREEN retailer has broken the world record for unclasping the most bras ever in 60 seconds.   Sean Murray of Sean Murray Fashions, Skibbereen succeeded in unclasping 91 bras in his shop on Saturday afternoon as part of his fundraising drive for Get the Girls, the Irish Cancer Society’s breast cancer awareness campaign.

Bra Wars! – Skibb man bids to break record for charity

A SKIBBEREEN retailer will bid to enter the record books this October when he attempts to unclasp more than 69 bras in just 60 seconds.   Sean Murray of Sean Murray Fashions has been practising for months to break the existing record to raise much needed funds for Get the Girls, the Irish Cancer Society’s breast cancer campaign throughout October. Each year more than 2,500 women are diagnosed with breast

Skibb bids for Ireland’s biggest Pizza

A TEAM of chefs from the Oak Fire Pizzeria in Skibbereen are bidding to make it in to the record books on May 26th as they attempt to make Ireland’s biggest ever pizza. The record attempt  will see the team whip up a giant 96-inch pizza using 20 kgs of fresh dough, 10 kgs of mozzarella cheese and five litres of tomato sauce. The finished product will be cut into

Calendar girls raise €23,000

CLONAKILTY’S very own calendar girls were celebrating at Dunmore House Hotel recently after their charity calendar sold out raising more than €23,000 for the Irish Cancer Society. The girls, all from the Clonakilty area decided to strip off for a good cause and their efforts met with phenomenal success with the 2,000 copy print run snapped up in no time.

Something Nua for Easter

NEW Clonakilty group Ré Nua will be performing a special show at the Inchydoney Lodge & Spa this coming Easter Sunday, April 8th in aid of the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Day Clonakilty collection. The group made up of Paula O’Brien, Deirdre Archbold and Karen O’Regan promise “an enchanting evening with a pinch of folk, a hint of country and a sprinkling of classical”.

Macroom girls go pink for Irish Cancer Society

CAITRIONA Healy of Enchanted Flowers and Wendy War from Steps Shoes, Main Street, Macroom have gone pink to raise much needed funds for the Irish Cancer Society. Sporting bright pink heads of hair, both underwent the transformation on Monday night to raise funds for the charity in conjunction with the Today FM’s Shave or Dye campaign, an annual charity drive to benefit the Irish Cancer Society.

Local hero returns to Castletownbere

TRUCK driver Donal Harrington is living proof that almost anything is possible if you put your mind to it. The 36-year-old Castletownbere native has completed the gruelling Tour de France route after just ten months training. Donal raised €10,000 in the process with 80 per cent going to the Irish Cancer Society and the remaining 20 per cent to the palliative care unit at Bantry Hospital.

Skibbereen to wage tug of war on breast cancer this October

SEAN Murray Fashions, Skibbereen are asking the women of Ireland to give them their old bras to help raise something other than the obvious next month. The store which launched their campaign this week with Miss Cork Brianna Dougher and Cork Rose Kathryn Brennan will aim to cover the town in old brassieres throughout October to raise money in aid of the Irish Cancer Society for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.