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Here at Purple House Cancer Support, we are all too aware that Christmas can be an emotional and difficult time for those of us that have had a difficult year.

It is our experience that almost everyone finds Christmas an emotional time of year.

Veronica O’Leary Director of Services at Purple House Cancer Support shares some practical advice and tips for anyone affected by Cancer at Christmas time.

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Rugby World Cup Preview Evening with Joe Schmidt & the Ireland Coaching Team

Event in aid of Purple House Cancer Support Centre

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt and his fellow Ireland coaches Andy Farrell, Simon Easterby and Richie Murphy will host a Rugby World Cup Preview Evening in aid of the Purple House Cancer Support Centre on Thursday 16th May 2019 at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.

Hosted by Paul Howard aka Ross O’Carroll Kelly.

Tickets now on sale at EventBrite.ie

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Have you ever wanted to walk the Camino de Santigo?

Now is your chance to take part in this amazing trip over 7 nights from the 25th May 2019 to 1st June 2019 and help us raise vital funds for our Cancer Support Centre.

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One of the most special nights of our year, our annual Christmas Candlelight Service takes place on Friday 7th December at 7.30pm in The Holy Redeemer Church, Main Street Bray, Co. Wicklow.

All are welcome to join us for this special night.  This year’s theme is ‘A Celebration of Love and Friendship in Our Community’

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We will be starting a 16 week walking programme called Strides for Life on Friday 28th September at 9.30am at Purple House Cancer Support Centre, Aubrey Court, Parnell Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow.

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Join us for a wonderful 12km walk along first leg of The Wicklow Way from Marlay Park to Johnnie Foxes in Glencullen on Sunday 16th September 2018

All in aid of Purple House Cancer Support and our work supporting families affected by Cancer in Ireland.

Sign up today here

Sponsor cards and bandanas are available to each person who registers with us.

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As part of Cancer Week 2018, we will be holding an Open Day at Purple House Cancer Support Centre Bray on Tuesday 25th September from 11am-1pm

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Have you ever cycled the width of Ireland?
Join us as we do just that!
The Purple House Coast 2 Coast Cycle Challenge is a Cycle over two days from the East Coast to the West Coast of Ireland.
Join us for this fun challenge and help us to support families affected by Cancer in Ireland.
Starting from Bray beach on Saturday 14th July and finishing in Salthill strand in Galway on Sunday 15th July 2018.

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We will have a presence at various events this Summer to ensure you have fun in the sun! We will have suncream giveaways thanks to the Boots Soltan range, SmartSun UK UV wristbands, and information on our Cancer Support Services. Read more for our sun safety tips below.

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7 Days – 4 Mountains – 1,225km Cycle – Purple House and YOU!
11-17th August 2018
For the first time ever attempted, we are going to climb Ireland’s highest peaks and travel between them by human powered means, by bike!
We want YOU to join us!

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