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Éist Centre re-opens by Appointment Only

July 7th, 2020 by

The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow is now open by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please contact the Éist Centre on 059 91 39684 to make an appointment.

We would kindly request that clients / members of the public to not call into the Éist Centre unless it is by prior pre-arranged appointment – thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Our opening hours are:
Monday to Thursday from 10.00am to 4.00pm and Friday from 10.00am to 1.00pm

The Irish Cancer Society’s Website has current information and advice in relation Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and Cancer, please click on the following link to view their website https://www.cancer.ie/cancer-information-and-support/coronavirus-and-cancer-info-for-patients-families-volunteers

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Apart but not Alone – Contacting Éist while the Centre is closed

March 25th, 2020 by

The Éist Centre doors may be closed, but we are always here with a listening ear. We are available to offer you support over the phone, please call the Éist Centre on 0858661499. If we are busy and can’t answer your call please leave a voicemail message and we will return your call – thank you.

The Irish Cancer Society’s Website has current information and advice in relation Covid-19 (Coronavirus) and Cancer, please click on the following link to view their website https://www.cancer.ie/cancer-information-and-support/coronavirus-and-cancer-info-for-patients-families-volunteers

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Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Centre in Waterford Hospital – important message

March 25th, 2020 by

Please see message below received from the Irish Cancer Society’s Daffodil Centre in Waterford Hospital.

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18.02.2020 – Éist Centre Closed to Public due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

March 25th, 2020 by

As of the 18th March 2020 the Éist Centre is now closed to the public due to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), Please note that we are still available to offer you support over the phone, please call the Éist Centre on 0858661499. If we are busy and can’t answer your call please leave a voicemail message and we will return your call  – thank you.

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14.02.2020 – Irish Cancer Society guidelines issued to Cancer Support Centres in relation to Covid-19 (Coronavirus

March 25th, 2020 by

The Éist Cancer Support Centre have received guidelines today 14th March 2020 in relation to Covid-19 (Coronavirus) from the Irish Cancer Society in connection to the services we provide. The ICS have recommended that no group sessions or reflexology appointments should take place. If you are a cancer patient you need to be extra careful, avoid going outside and use CBD cream for pain to feel better at home.


With this in mind, as of Monday 16th March all group sessions and reflexology appointments are postponed until further notice. The Éist Centre will remain open for people to drop in for information on our services available and for pre-booked counselling appointments. 
The safety of our community depends on everyone playing their part. We would urge you to follow the advice on the HSE website for current and accurate information in relation to Covid-19, it’s symptoms and the steps the public can take to protect themselves and the most vulnerable in our society.


If you have any queries please call the Éist Centre on 0858661499. Alternatively, you can call the Irish Cancer Society Nurseline on Freephone 1800 200 700.

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Tickets on Sale for the Éist Celebration of Christmas Variety Concert 2019

November 21st, 2019 by

The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow annual Celebration of Christmas Variety Concert 2019, will take place on Wednesday 11th December 2019 in the Arboretum Home & Garden Heaven starting at 8.00pm, with mulled wine reception from 7.30pm.

**Special guest on the night – Éist Ambassador & Country Music Sensation Derek Ryan Music, Castlecomer Male Voice Choir, Paprika and other guests! The Compere for the night will be Eimear Ní Bhraonáin **

Tickets for this event are €20 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 Candlelight Walk of Hope 2019

November 19th, 2019 by

The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow annual Éist Candlelight Walk of Hope 2019 will take place this Saturday 23rd November, starting at 4.30pm from the Bank of Ireland, Shamrock Plaza, Carlow. Please join us in the Bank of Ireland from 3.30pm for a cup of tea or coffee and a chat. We will be walking from the Bank of Ireland leaving at 4.30pm through the Town Centre behind Santa to the Potato Market, arriving at 5.00pm for the turning on of the Christmas Lights. All are very welcome to attend this event and we look forward to seeing you there.

Candles for the Candlelight Walk of Hope will be on sale on the following dates and locations:

On Friday 22nd November:
– Fairgreen Shopping Centre Carlow from 10.00am to 8.00pm
– Dinn Ri Arcade from 10.00am to 3.00pm

On Saturday 23rd November:
– Dinn Ri Arcade from 10.00am to 2.00pm
– Outside Bank of Ireland Carlow from 3.00pm

Candles for this event are €3 each or 2 for €5 and are also on sale in the Éist Centre and the Bank of Ireland Carlow Town branch.

For more information 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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AGM on Tuesday 19th November 2019 Cancelled

November 18th, 2019 by

As a mark of respect to the sad passing of Mary Smyth, Founder Member and Director of the Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow, the AGM scheduled for Tuesday 19th November has been cancelled.

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Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow – Survivors & Supporters 5K Walk Through Nature

September 5th, 2019 by

Join us on Saturday 21st September 2019 for the Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow – Survivors & Supporters 5K Walk Through Nature in the beautiful surroundings of Rathwood Garden Centre starting at 2pm. Paul Ward will lead the walk and will also do the pre-walk warmup on the afternoon. All are very welcome to attend this event.

There is a €10 Entry Fee or €20 for a family of four, payable on the day and all proceeds raised will go to the Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow – Thank You for your support.

To reduce plastic wastage and any impact on the environment we kindly ask if you could please bring your own reusable water container. Water refills and fruit refreshments will be available at the end of the walk

If you have any questions or require more information please contact the Éist Centre on 059 91 39684.

Please share this event with your friends and family – thank you 💜

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Join the Éist Team to Walk or Run the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2019 and raise funds in aid of the Éist Centre

April 17th, 2019 by

The VHI Women’s Mini Marathon takes place on Sunday 2nd June 2019 and registration is now open, please click on the link below 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 2019 and raise funds through sponsorship in aid of the Éist Centre. Please contact the Éist 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 Éist Centre on 059 9139684 if you have any questions or require more information.

https://www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie

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