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Purple House Cancer Support is to the forefront in providing a range of professional support services to people of all ages affected by Cancer in Ireland.Our aim is to help rebuild the lives of families affected by Cancer. Purple House is at the heart of the community.

We have some exciting volunteer opportunities for the right people to join our team!

Founded in 1990, Purple House was the first Community-based Cancer Support Centre in Ireland and today operates a wide range of support services from Purple House at Aubrey Court, Parnell Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow as well as Cancer Support Clinics in Dun Laoghaire.


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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.



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.