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Cancer Appeal


There are over 40,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed in Ireland each year. St. James’s Hospital is the largest cancer centre in the country with over 4,000 new cases each year.


Behind each of these numbers is a patient living with cancer. We are asking for your help as we fundraise to support these patients and the work of our staff at St James’s Hospital.


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VHI VIRTUAL Women’s Mini Marathon


Due to restrictions from the Covid19 crisis, this year’s event is going virtual and will take place from the 1st – 10th October. Will you be joining us this year? More than ever, St James’s Hospital needs your support. Between Oct 1st – 10th you have 10 days to complete 10k. Sign up today!


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VIRTUAL Dublin Marathon 2020


This year’s KBC Dublin Marathon is a virtual event taking place on the October bank holiday weekend. Runners, participating with their smartphone, can complete the distances safely in their local area and will be supported by the Dublin Marathon app, which will record their distance and upload their time automatically.


This year more than ever, we need your support for St James’s Hospital. Find out more and sign up for your fundraising pack and running top below.


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Support St James’s Hospital Superheroes


Please support our frontline healthcare staff and the patients they care for at St James’s Hospital. Our health care professionals at St James’s go above and beyond to care for the lives of their patients and the communities they serve for the better. With the challenges brought on by the Covid 19 crisis, our healthcare superheroes need your support more than ever.


Please consider donating what you can now:


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Leaving a gift in your will to St James’s Hospital

Leaving a gift in your will


You can help shape and protect the future of your family, friends and community, by leaving a gift in your will to St. James’s Hospital. Every gift makes a difference to the treatment of our patients. You can find out more on our legacy information page:


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St James’s Day – Healing Garden Appeal


Earlier this year, we held our first ever St James’s Day annual fundraiser. The day was a success and we would like to thank everyone who donated so far. We still need your help to get to our fundraising target of €100,000 to create a much-needed healing garden for our patients, visitors and staff here at St James’s Hospital. We want to create a special space, an oasis of tranquillity, to help relieve the anxiety and stress often experienced by those with serious illness and to create a welcoming place of calm for our visitors and staff.


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Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge


Due to the recent announcement of new Government restrictions in relation to the Covid 19 pandemic and circumstances beyond our control, the 2020 Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge in aid of St James’s Hospital will be deferred until next year. The provisional date for the 2021 Wicklow Mountains Cycle Challenge is Saturday 15th of May and we will confirm as soon as possible.


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St James’s Hospital Foundation remains fully operational


However, in response to Covid 19, St James’s Hospital Foundation offices have relocated until further notice. Foundation Staff are now working remotely. If you wish to contact the Foundation, please find details in the link below.


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Patient Story – Tony Doyle


“I feel like I have recovered 90% from Covid19. My lungs have still not fully recovered yet. I wasn’t expecting to be so weak afterwards. But I have to say that I wouldn’t be where I am today without the staff from St James’s hospital. Grateful patient Tony Doyle spent over a month in St James’s Hospital after developing symptoms of Covid19 in early March.

Tony has kindly shared his story with us…


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