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Grateful patient raises €4k for Breast Cancer

February 17, 2022
Huge thank you to our grateful patient Blathain Callaghan who recently presented the Foundation with a cheque for €4,000 for Breast Cancer here at St James's Hospital.   Blathain has kindly shared her story with us here:   "I was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer in September 2021. I was very lucky to be

Eamonn Kelly raises €1,250 for Target Lung Cancer

March 10, 2020
Eamonn Kelly joined us last week to present us with €1,250 for our Target Lung Cancer Appeal. Huge thanks to Eamonn for his fundraising and for taking part in the New York City Marathon and completing it in 3hrs 50 mins. Thanks also to everyone who supported Eamonn's fundraising in memory of his dad.  

Ann Moran & Laura Duffy raise €8,522.50 for Gynae Cancer Care

March 2, 2020
We were delighted to be joined by Ann Moran and Laura Duffy who presented a cheque for €8,522.50 to Gynae Cancer Care here at St James's Hospital.   Dr Noreen Gleeson and the staff in St John's Ward are so grateful to Ann and Laura for their incredible fundraising efforts.   The girls began running

Gannon Family Fundraise €8,700 for Donal Hollywood Ward

October 9, 2019
Heartfelt thanks to Sarah Gannon, her mother, Valerie, and brother, Derek, who joined us to present a cheque for €8,700 to the Donal Hollywood Ward in memory of Tony Gannon.   The funds will go towards the refurbishment of the ward’s family room as well as vital equipment which will enhance patient care. Sarah and

Courtown Golf Club raises €10,500 for Donal Hollywood Ward

September 16, 2019
Huge thanks to Eileen Cullen, Jan Cullen and Sorcha Howell (Lady Captain) from Courtown Golf Club who presented us with a cheque for €10,500 from their recent Golf Classic to purchase some new beds for our Donal Hollywood Ward here at St. James's Hospital Dublin.   Many thanks to all their supporters who donated to this wonderful fundraiser.

Sickle Cell Fundraiser

July 30, 2019
Shola Fundraises €9,245 Heartfelt thanks to Shola Arajuwa who presented a cheque for €9,245 to the Sickle Cell Disease Service here in St. James’s Hospital. The funds will go towards purchasing vital equipment including a vein finder. Huge thanks to everyone who supported Shola to make her fundraising such a success. Shola, the Foundation and

Art Fundraiser raises nearly €25k for Cancer Nursing Care

January 31, 2019
“Irrespective of how Pat was feeling on any day, he was met with empathy, attention and care. Not wanting to sound too idealistic but often the nurses seemed to us both like angels.”   Anita Hopper tells us why she and her friends organised an art fundraiser and raised almost €25,000 for Cancer Care Nursing

Raffle in Memory of Pat Hopper

December 4, 2018
Thank you so much to everyone who supported our raffle in aid of Cancer Care Nursing in memory of Mr Pat Hopper.   The draw took place at the Kenneth Webb exhibition on Monday night and was a brilliant success with over €15,000 raised.   Congratulations to our winner Tony Walsh who won the beautiful

€7,830 raised for National Burns Unit

September 12, 2018
The McDonald Family from Rathcor, Riverstown Cooley hosted a fundraiser for the Burns Unit in St. James Hospital which was held in the Cooley Complex, it raised a total of €7,830 for the hospital.   The family would like to thank everyone who bought tickets and donated to this great cause. They would also like to thank

Recent Awards for Lung Cancer group

May 31, 2018
Congratulations to Dr Martin Barr, from the Thoracic Oncology Research Group at St James’s Hospital & Trinity College Dublin, who was awarded the 2018 European Association for Cancer Research (EACR) Young Scientist Award (Senior Category) at the recent 54th IACR Annual Meeting in Dublin.   From left to right: Dr Martin Barr, Andrew Binns (EACR),
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