Cancer

Healing hampers lead to ‘thoughtful’ business idea

Healing hampers lead to ‘thoughtful’ business idea

Creating hampers of pampering treats for a friend who was undergoing treatment for breast cancer during lockdown led farmer’s wife,...

September 26, 2021

Bullock sale results in over €7,000 raised for cancer services

Bullock sale results in over €7,000 raised for cancer services

A mart sale of a Hereford bullock, donated by a Cork farmer to gather funds for Cork ARC Cancer Support...

July 17, 2021

‘Excellent’ cancer care prompts farmer to donate bullock for support services

‘Excellent’ cancer care prompts farmer to donate bullock for support services

A Cork farmer has donated a 26-month-old Hereford bullock for sale at an auction at Cork Co-Op, Bandon, on Monday...

July 10, 2021

‘Without the farm I don’t know what I’d have done’ – cancer survivor

‘Without the farm I don’t know what I’d have done’ – cancer survivor

One young farmer from Co. Offaly has highlighted the comfort she found from working with her animals during her fight...

June 9, 2021

Banagher students organise calf raffle for hospice

Banagher students organise calf raffle for hospice

Students and staff at Banagher College, Co. Offaly, are holding a calf raffle to raise funds for the Hooves 4...

May 15, 2021

Hooves 4 Hospice campaign led by Westmeath farmer

Hooves 4 Hospice campaign led by Westmeath farmer

A Westmeath organic farmer is chairing the Hooves 4 Hospice campaign, which is seeing Lions Club members undertake an aim...

May 3, 2021

‘Farmers’ health needs to move up the agenda’

‘Farmers’ health needs to move up the agenda’

Farmers’ health needs to move up the agenda as they often put their own wellbeing second to that of their...

April 18, 2021

TY students raffle restored 1956 Ferguson 20

TY students raffle restored 1956 Ferguson 20

Three Strokestown Transition Year (TY) students who restored a 1956 Ferguson 20 tractor and are raffling it to raise money...

December 25, 2020

EPA urged householders to test homes for cancer-causing radon

EPA urged householders to test homes for cancer-causing radon

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is calling on all householders to test their homes for the cancer-causing radioactive gas –...

November 6, 2020

Farmers urged to ‘not lose sight’ of sun exposure risks

Farmers urged to ‘not lose sight’ of sun exposure risks

Covid-19 may be the dominating concern in workplaces this summer, but farmers and other outdoor workers are being urged to...

July 11, 2020

Farmers urged to get ‘SunSmart’ to help keep skin cancer at bay

Farmers urged to get ‘SunSmart’ to help keep skin cancer at bay

Two Tipperary farmers and their entourage layered on the sun screen this week to raise awareness of the Irish Cancer...

May 27, 2019

New skin cancer campaign urges farmers to be ‘SunSmart’

New skin cancer campaign urges farmers to be ‘SunSmart’

A new skin cancer campaign launched by the Marie Keating Foundation is urging farmers to prioritise the health of their skin and be...

August 2, 2018

€17,500 raised for Irish Cancer Society through pink bale wrap campaign

€17,500 raised for Irish Cancer Society through pink bale wrap campaign

As part of the ‘Wrap It Pink’ campaign, both farmers and Dairygold raised €17,500 for the Irish Cancer Society. The...

December 22, 2016

Toast, roasted potatoes and crisps could now give you cancer

Toast, roasted potatoes and crisps could now give you cancer

A new report has found that toast, roasted potatoes and crisps could give you cancer; all because of the amount...

November 21, 2015