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New Nutritional Course starting in May 2018

April 19th, 2018 by

The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow will be holding a Nutritional Course delivered by Suzanne Malone Dip. NT mNTOI of The Nutrition Clinic starting on Wednesday 9th May 2018 from 11.00am – 1.00pm. The aim of the programme is to provide participants with an insight into nutrition as an aid in recovering from Cancer and it’s treatments. Please see the Nutrition Course poster below for more information on this programme.

This course is open to Éist clients who have / had a Cancer diagnosis, if you are interested in attending or require any further details please contact Michelle O’Rourke in the Éist Centre on 059 9139684.

 

 

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Join the Éist Team to Walk or Run the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2018 and raise funds in aid of the Éist Centre

April 12th, 2018 by
.The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon takes place on Sunday 3rd June 2018 and registration is now open, please click here to register. A great day is assured for all.
The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow are now looking for fabulous ladies to become part of the Éist Team to Walk or Run the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2018 and raise funds through sponsorship in aid of the Éist Centre. Please contact the Centre on 059 9139684 to let us know if you will be participating and raising funds for Éist, as we require numbers so we can organise Transport and your Sponsorship Cards.
We thank you sincerely for your support of the Éist Centre.
Please contact the Centre on 059 9139684 if you have any questions or require more information.

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Launch of the Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow as Carlow Credit Union Local Charity of the Year 2018

February 22nd, 2018 by

The launch of the Carlow Credit Union Local Charity of the Year 2018 was held in the Éist Cancer Support Centre recently.

Our vision is to continue to provide a high standard of practical and emotional support to people who are going through their cancer journey along with their families and carers. Our Clients are the inspiration and the purpose behind Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow. We are truly indebted to the friends of Éist who continue to provide the resources to run the Centre on a day to day basis. The support of the community is a constant source of encouragement to everyone who dedicates their time to the Éist Centre.

Pictured at the launch of the Carlow Credit Union Charity of the Year 2018 In the Éist Cancer Support Centre were:- left to right Michelle Howard, Eist Volunteer, Clive Waldron, President, Carlow CU, Elaine Grant, Secretary, Carlow CU, Margaret Curran, Chairperson, Éist, Michael Lyons, Vice-President, Carlow CU, Michelle O’Rourke, Service Manager, Éist and Nuala Grogan, Éist Volunteer.

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Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow chosen as Carlow Credit Union Local Charity of the Year 2018

February 20th, 2018 by

We are delighted to announce that the Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow has been chosen as Carlow Credit Union Local Charity of the Year for 2018. All of the team at Éist are absolutely honoured and delighted at being chosen. We wish to express a huge thank you to all at Carlow Credit Union in supporting Éist to continue in it’s mission to provide emotional support and practical help to anyone affected by cancer, their families and carers.

You can read the Carlow Credit Union announcement of this wonderful news here.

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Éist Annual Celebration of Christmas Variety Concert 2017

December 18th, 2017 by

The Éist Annual Celebration of Christmas Variety Concert 2017, which took place on Wednesday evening 6th December, was by all accounts a fantastic night and was thoroughly enjoyed by all who attended.

All the team at the Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow would sincerely like to thank the following – to all the fantastic artists who performed on the night – Éist Ambassador & Country Music Sensation Derek Ryan, also Pat Byrne of the Voice of Ireland, Striking Productions, Newbridge Choir and many more performers and of course not forgetting Santa and Frosty for their entertainment, to our wonderful compare on the night Edward Hayden, to Rachel, Frank, Barry & Fergal Doyle and all the staff of the Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven for graciously hosting our event, to all the wonderful people who purchased tickets, attended the concert and supporting the Éist Cancer Support Centre in continuing to provide our support services, to the Carlow Rose & Éist Ambassador Ciara Dooley for supporting Éist on the night and finally to all of our amazing volunteers for all their hard work before the event and on the evening! Below are some wonderful photos from the night courtesy of Cepta Bourke for more photos please click here

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tickets for the Éist Carlow Celebration of Christmas Variety Show Sold Out

December 4th, 2017 by

Tickets for the Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow Celebration of Christmas Variety Show are now all sold out! This is a ticket only event and unfortunately we will not be able to accommodate anyone attending with no tickets on the night.

A huge Thank You from all the team at Éist to everyone who purchased tickets for this event and supporting the Éist Cancer Support Centre in continuing to provide our support services. We look forward to seeing you all on Wednesday 6th December for a wonderful night of celebration.

 

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Éist annual Celebration of Christmas Variety Concert 2017

November 13th, 2017 by

The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow annual Celebration of Christmas Variety Concert 2017, will take place on Wednesday 6th December 2017 in the Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven, Leighlinbridge, Carlow. There will be a Mulled Wine Reception at 7.30pm and the Concert will start at 8.00pm sharp.

Please come along to enjoy a mulled wine reception at 7.30pm and a wonderful evening of music. With SPECIAL GUEST on the night – Éist Ambassador & Country Music Sensation Derek Ryan, also Pat Byrne of the Voice of Ireland, Striking Productions and many more performers! The Compere for the night will be Edward Hayden.

Tickets for this event are €15 each and are available from the Éist Cancer Support Centre or in-store at the Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven. All are very welcome to attend this fantastic event!

Please contact the Éist Centre on 059 9139684, click on the Event poster below or go to our Facebook page for more information.

 

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Éist annual Candlelight Walk of Hope 2017

November 10th, 2017 by

The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow annual Candlelight Walk of Hope 2017 will take place on Saturday 25th November, starting at 4.30pm from the Bank of Ireland, Shamrock Plaza, Carlow. Please join us in the Bank of Ireland from 4.00pm for tea  and a chat.

We will be walking from the Bank of Ireland through the Town behind Santa to the Potato Market for the turning on of  the Christmas Lights. Candles for this event are €3 each or 2 for €5 and are on sale in the Éist Cancer Support Centre and all Carlow Branches of Bank of Ireland.

All are very welcome to attend this event.

Please contact the Éist Centre on 059 9139684, click on the Event poster below or go to our Facebook page for more information.

 

 

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Éist Prostate Cancer Programme

October 19th, 2017 by

Prostate Cancer Programme.- Starting on Thursday 19th October 2017 from 2.00pm – 4.00pm for six weeks at the Eist Cancer Support Centre.

The Prostate Cancer Programme is a six week programme providing educational and psychological support, the programme examines topics such as Physical Health, Wellbeing, Emotional Health, Stress Management, Sexuality, Intimacy Issues and Concerns. This programme is informative and deals with the specific symptoms, concerns or fears that can be part of a prostate cancer diagnosis. Please see the Prostate Programme Information leaflet below for more information on this Programme.

This group is facilitated by an experienced male facilitator.

For more information please contact the Éist Cancer Support Centre on 059 91 39684 or e-mail info@eistcarlowcancersupport.ie

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Éist Coffee Morning Friday 6th October 2017

September 19th, 2017 by

The Éist Cancer Support Centre are holding a Coffee Morning on Friday 6th October 2017 from 10.00am to 1.00pm with the @KCLR Breakfast Show in the centre to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Eist Centre. Everyone is very welcome to attend for a cup of tea, coffee, cake and a chat and join us in celebrating our 5th Anniversary.

Please see poster below or call the Éist Centre on 059 9139684 for more information. All proceeds raised in aid of the Eist Cancer Support Centre.

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