Upcoming Events and Talks

Mens Health Week 10th - 16th June

To celebrate Mens Health Week we will be putting on some events.

Tuesday 11th June 7.30pm we will have a men only Relaxation Class in Eccles st.

Friday 14th June 12pm we will have a mid-day munchies class.

To book your place please call Amy on 01-8307333 in Eccles st or email amy@arccancersupport.ie

or Linda in South Circular Road on 01-7078880 or email linda@arccancersupport.ie

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Exercise Talk with Noel McCaffrey

We are delighted to announce that Noel McCaffrey will join us in ARC Eccles st on Thursday the 13th June at 11am to give a talk on the importance through all stages of your diagnosis and treatment.

To book your place please call Amy on 01-8307333 or email amy@arccancersupport.ie

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Choir practice 

We are excited to announce that ARC Cancer Support Centres have put together a choir called the ARC Angels.

We will be holding our choir practice in St Ann's Church on Dawson St on the Tuesday 28th May, Wednesday 26th June and Wednesday 31st July from 6.15 pm -7.45 pm

For more information on joining our choir please contact:

Linda on 01-7078880 or Amy on 01-8307333 or email amy@arccancersupport.ie 

Open Mens Support Group

Open mens group will be meeting at 11am-12.30pm on Thursday the 30th May in Eccles St. 

See you there if you can make it.

If you would like to join this group please call Amy on 01-8307333 or email amy@arccancersupport.ie

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Secondary Peer Support Group

Will be meeting on Wednesday 5th June from 11-12.30, in Eccles St, looking forward to seeing you if you can make it.

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Castleknock Community Outreach- Laurel Lodge

Will be taking place on Tuesday the 11th June from 11-12.30.

Looking forward to seeing you all there.

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Womens Peer Support Group

Will be meeting on Tuesday the 11th June in Eccles St from 6-7.30pm. 

Looking forward to seeing you there.

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Citizens Information

Citizens Information will be coming into each house to help anybody who needs some advice.

South Circular Road location on Friday TBC 11-12.

Eccles St location on Thursday TBC 11-12.

To book your place please call Yvonne/Linda to book a place.

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Boots Positive Appearance

We are delighted to announce that Boots will be coming in to ARC on Tuesday the 18th June to give a talk and demonstration on make up application and other helpful tips when going through cancer.

South circular road time: 10.15 am - 12.15 pm call Linda to book your place 01-7078880

Eccles st time: 14.15 pm - 16.15 pm call Amy to book your place 01-8307333

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Talking to Chidren about Cancer

ARC Eccles st will welcome Yvonne O'Meara to do a talk on the 21st May at 5pm.

Talking to children and adolescents about cancer can be challenging on many levels.  This presentation is suitable for any person who is impacted by cancer and has young people in their lives.  The presentation will explore with the audience what and who has impacted their values and beliefs when it comes to communicating about cancer within the family.

Yvonne will provide practical guidelines on communicating with children and adolescents.

To book your place please call Amy on 01-8307333

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New Chair Yoga

We are excited to introduce Chair Yoga to ARC in Eccles St. 

Chair yoga can lessen the impact of chronic illnesses and can help with stress management and coping with pain.  Ground your mind and body with this chair flow.  Perfect for all levels.  This routine is a great way to relax from head to toe without the stress of getting out of your chair.  Open your hips, move your shoulders and neck and lengthen your spine with this practice.

To book your place please contact Yvonne or Amy on 01-8307333.

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