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Kate donates birthday to St James’s

October 18, 2016
Kate Mohan recently celebrated her birthday with a very specific request to her birthday guests. Kate made the incredibly thoughtful gesture of asking that her friends and family make a donation to St James's Hospital in lieu of gifts.   Kate recently came to the hospital to meet us and presented us with a generous
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Target Lung Cancer fundraiser hits bullseye

October 17, 2016
Maureen Connolly, and her husband John, organised two darts nights to fundraise for our Target Lung Cancer appeal.  Maureen led a women’s darts night at the CPM Club in Clondalkin while John along with Colin White led out a 3-aside men’s competition at Sheriff Street Social Club this September.  They had two great nights, and
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Arthur Griffith Charity Match raises €1,485

October 14, 2016
Thank you so much to Rachel and Alan Davidson for presenting us with a cheque for €1,485 for End of Life Care at St James's Hospital.   Rachel's mother and Alan's wife, Toni, passed away after a battle with cancer. Rachel and Alan wanted to do something to say thank you for the care that she
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Tribute night raises €1,270

October 12, 2016
Thank you so much to Sandra Nolan, Anne Doyle and Tracey Kearns for presenting us with a cheque for €1,270 from their recent tribute night in memory of Ronnie Hayden.   Thank you also to everyone who attended and donated on the night. The donation will go to Prof John Kennedy’s Fund at St James’s Hospital.
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Joanne wins Pride of Ireland Award

September 16, 2016
We are delighted to announce that Joanne McMahon, our amazing community fundraiser, has won the Fundraiser of the Year Award at this year's Pride of Ireland Awards.   We were honoured to join Joanne and her family and friends at the glittering award ceremony on Monday 12th September 2016, to celebrate her incredible achievement of
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Teresa Flynn CD raises €8,821

September 15, 2016
We were overwhelmed last week to receive a cheque for €8,821.13 for Cancer Research at St James's Hospital from the proceeds of Teresa Flynn's "Grogan's Rose" CD.   At the beginning of 2011, Teresa received the unexpected, devastating news that she was terminally ill and her time was running out. Instead of surrendering to the unfortunate
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Tractor Run raises over €10k for Breast Care

August 17, 2016
The Fisherstown Tractor Run is an annual event that takes place on the first Sunday of July. This is organised by a committee that was set up by farmers from the local area and their goal is to raise funds for Cancer Care. Each year they choose a different cancer related charity and this year
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Joanne McMahon Thanksgiving Fundraiser raises over €209,000 for the National Burns Unit

June 14, 2016
The Joanne McMahon Thanksgiving Fundraiser raises over €209,000 for the National Burns Unit at St James's Hospital.   This is an incredible achievement by the community in Castlemahon and beyond. Their energy, commitment and drive to support the National Burns Unit, can not be over-stated. Here at St James's Hospital, we are overwhelmed by such generosity.
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Joanne McMahon, National Burns Unit Patient

April 15, 2016
Joanne, mother of 5, is a qualified nurse from Castlemahon, Co Limerick.  Joanne and her family were celebrating one of her children’s confirmations in May 2014 at her home.   What happened next could easily happen to anyone, and highlights how easy it is for anyone to receive a burn, whether small, or in Joanne’s
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Sandra, MS Patient, cycles for physiotherapy

Sandra Sinnott was diagnosed with MS just after her 30th birthday.   She shares her story with us about the initial devastating impact of receiving this diagnosis and the range of emotions that she went through, especially as she realized that MS is a long term illness, one that needs to be monitored and managed
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