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Ben Condell – Supporting Eist’s ‘Help Us Climb This Mountain’ Fundraiser

June 24th, 2016 by

Ben Condell is supporting Eist’s ‘Help Us Climb This Mountain’ Fundraising initiative – watch the video below to find out more. How will you show your support?

Please visit http://eistcarlowcancersupport.ie/eist-mountain-challange/ and sponsor a metre on our virtual mountain.

For every €20 metre purchased, you will be entered into a draw for 1BB&D for 2 people at The Lord Bagenal Hotel, Leighlinbridge, followed by a guided tour of Willie Mullins Stables/Gallops with the opportunity to meet Champion Jockeys Ruby Walsh, Patrick Mullins and Grand National Winner, David Mullins – such a unique and fantastic prize.

 

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Rev. Peter Tarleton – Supporting Eist’s ‘Help Us Climb This Mountain’ Fundraiser.

June 24th, 2016 by

Rev. Peter Tarleton is supporting Eist’s ‘Help Us Climb This Mountain’ Fundraising initiative – watch the video below to find out more. How will you show your support?

Please visit http://eistcarlowcancersupport.ie/eist-mountain-challange/ and sponsor a metre on our virtual mountain.

For every €20 metre purchased, you will be entered into a draw for 1BB&D for 2 people at The Lord Bagenal Hotel, Leighlinbridge, followed by a guided tour of Willie Mullins Stables/Gallops with the opportunity to meet Champion Jockeys Ruby Walsh, Patrick Mullins and Grand National Winner, David Mullins – such a unique and fantastic prize.

 

 

 

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Thomas Neale – Supporting Eist’s ‘Help Us Climb This Mountain Fundraiser

June 24th, 2016 by

Thomas Neale supporting Eist’s ‘Help Us Climb This Mountain’ Fundraising initiative – watch the video below to find out more. How will you show your support?

Please visit http://eistcarlowcancersupport.ie/eist-mountain-challange/ and sponsor a metre on our virtual mountain.

For every €20 metre purchased, you will be entered into a draw for 1BB&D for 2 people at The Lord Bagenal Hotel, Leighlinbridge, followed by a guided tour of Willie Mullins Stables/Gallops with the opportunity to meet Champion Jockeys Ruby Walsh, Patrick Mullins and Grand National Winner, David Mullins – such a unique and fantastic prize.

 

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Eist Walking Group

June 17th, 2016 by

Eist Walking Group is a new walking group in conjunction with Carlow Sports Partnership and Get Ireland Walking.

Starting on Monday 20th June meeting at the Eist Centre at 10.00am and is open to all Eist Clients and is suitable for all levels of fitness.

 

Eist Walkers Group Poster

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What to expect when you visit Eist Cancer Support Centre

May 31st, 2016 by

What to expect when you visit Eist Cancer Support Centre & Frequently Asked Questions:

 

  • Who attends Eist?

Coffe & chatAnyone diagnosed with cancer, or if you are supporting a member of your family or have been bereaved by cancer.

  • Does my Doctor have to refer me to Eist?

No, trained volunteers are here to listen and you are welcome to either phone us or drop in and make an appointment to see what services we can provide to support you.

  • What can I expect on my first visit?

A support nurse will meet with you at the centre and will discuss over a cup of tea/coffee what support we can give you.   How or if you wish to use our services will be your choice entirely.

  • Will counselling be obligatory for me?

The choice will be totally yours if you want counselling or not.

  • Can a family member or friend make an appointment?

It is up to the person involved as to whether they wish to come to Eist.  It is best if they themselves make contact with us.

  • Is it obligatory for me to join different groups at Eist?

We provide a wide range of activities many of which appeal to different people.   The choice is totally yours as to which (if any) you wish to participate in.

  • Is it possible to speak directly with a nurse on the phone?

Yes, support of this nature is provided.   If you are unable to make direct contact you can leave a message and your contact details and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

  • Is there a right time to use the services at Eist?

Some people contact us when they are diagnosed while others feel the right time is when their treatment is over.  It is all about when the time feels right for you.   We find that there is no right or wrong time.

  • Is there a cost involved in using Eist?

No, the services we provide are free.

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Support our Line-Danceathon May 28th 12:00 – 8:00pm

May 25th, 2016 by

Join us for a fun filled day of non stop line dancing and help support a great cause. The Éist Cancer Support Centre Carlow Aims To Provide Emotional Support And Practical Help To Anyone Affected By Cancer, Their Families And Carers. http://eistcarlowcancersupport.ie/

The Line Danceathon is from 12.00pm to 8.00pm. Following this there will be a Social Night of dancing starting at 9.30pm till late. Admission for this is €10 (tickets available on the door) but will not be applicable to those taking part in the Danceathon. There will be a raffle on the night with prizes sponsored by local businesses.

Sponsorship cards will be available soon and details of how to obtain these will be posted here ASAP. It would be easier to post these to groups but individuals are also very welcome.

The hotel has kindly given us the following rates for people who may like to make a night/weekend of it – 1 night B&B €59.50pp; 2 nights B&B €119.00pp and 2 nights B&B + 1 dinner €139.00pp. They have also given us a rate of €20 for a meal for those who won’t be staying.

So come on dance lovers. Help us raise money for this fantastic cause and we’ll have loads of fun while doing it. Don’t forget sharing is caring so invite all your friends. The more the merrier. See ye on the dance floor!

 

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Launch of the new Eist website

August 6th, 2015 by

The new Eist website has been launched @ www.eistcarlowcancersupport.ie. Many Thanks to Martina Curran, Aonghus Flynn, Kieran Guckian, Michael Sanajko, Sarah Sherlock, Daniel Singleton and Patricia Muundjua from Salesforce.com for all their help and support with this project. Website launch

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Art in Kilgraney House – 30th July 2015

August 6th, 2015 by

Thank You to Gethyn Gibson for providing a wonderful day of art at Kilgraney House and for donating the proceeds of the day to Eist Cancer Support Centre. Here is a lovely picture of Gethyn donating €500.00 to Ann O Neill. Special thanks also must go to Bryan Leech and Martin Marley owners of Kilgraney House for their kind generosity and hospitality! www.kilgraneyhouce.com

Kilgraney House 2015

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6 week Health & Wellness course

May 26th, 2015 by

The centre has just completed a 6 week Health & Wellness course which was facilitated by Niamh Spratt from the Health Science Department in the Carlow Institute of Technology. This course was very well attended and all our clients found it interesting and informative. Some of the topics covered were

  • Nutrition for patients going through cancer treatment,
  • Setting goals in improving habits eg water intake for cancer patients and its benefits,
  • Trying out new foods for cancer patients and diabetics e.g. nuts & seeds.

 

 

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SUMMER PROGRAMME

May 26th, 2015 by

CANCER SUPPORT CENTRE

SPRING/SUMMER PROGRAMME 2015

 

TUESDAYS

11.15 am – MEDITATION

2.00 pm  – MEN’S GROUP (Every second Tuesday)

 

WEDNESDAY

10.30 am – BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT (Every second Wednesday)

10.30 am – ART PROGRAMME

 

THURSDAY   

10.30 am – LIBRARY

2.00 pm – POTTERY

 

The Centre operates a drop-in service during opening hours for information etc.

Reflexology and Counselling by appointment

The Waterfront, Mill Lane, Carlow Phone (059) 9139684

Open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9.30a.m. to 4.00p.m.

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