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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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Join us for a trek of a lifetime in Morocco from the 27th September to the 4th October 2018 and help us to rebuild the lives of families affected by Cancer.

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Join Team Purple House in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon on bank holiday Sunday 3rd June 2018 and help us make a difference to the lives of people & families affected by Cancer.

Sign up today here!

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Be Conscious with your coffee cup & help support families affected by Cancer.

Coffee lovers now have an opportunity to help to support families affected by Cancer & help the environment at the same time.

Purple House Cancer Support has joined the Conscious Cup campaign by asking members of the public to buy a reusable Purple House Coffee cup in participating coffee shops.

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The 2018 Sumo Run Ireland – Ireland’s most unique 5 k fun run in inflatable sumo suits on a 5km route in Marlay Park Dublin, Ireland in aid of Purple House Cancer Support. The event takes place on Sunday 22nd April at 12 noon.

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Cold weather can cause extra challenges to Cancer patients, due to the side effects of Cancer treatments and physical limitations as a result of a Cancer diagnosis.

In this article, we share some tips to help Cancer patients stay safe in cold weather.

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Help us to rebuild the lives of families affected by Cancer by joining Team Purple House in the SSE Airtricity Dublin City Marathon & Dublin Race Series 2018

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I spent my 60th birthday in hospital.  I had experienced problems with my leg but an x-ray seemed to confirm that it was just wear and tear.  Then a fall at work led to further investigation and eventually a diagnosis of bone cancer.

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