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# daffodil-day - Friday 26 March, 2021

Daffodil Day is happening today - and is once again taking donations online
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day is happening today - and is once again taking donations online

Mar 26th 2021, 6:05 AM 15,195 Views 3 Comments

The charity is asking people to donate online, spread awareness and show solidarity with people affected by cancer.

# daffodil-day - Friday 27 March, 2020

Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Daff Man has a brand new suit - but you might not get to see it out and about for a while

Mar 27th 2020, 10:42 AM 13,252 Views 7 Comments

Daffodil Day is cancelled, but James Gilleran is hoping people will give what they can.

# daffodil-day - Wednesday 11 March, 2020

Irish Cancer Society expects to take 'huge hit' financially after cancelling Daffodil Day
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Irish Cancer Society expects to take 'huge hit' financially after cancelling Daffodil Day

Mar 11th 2020, 2:52 PM 14,974 Views 40 Comments

The charity cancelled it’s major fundraising events amid concern around the coronavirus.

# daffodil-day - Friday 22 March, 2019

Opinion: I had a tumour growing in my breast but I also had a life growing inside me
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: I had a tumour growing in my breast but I also had a life growing inside me

Mar 22nd 2019, 6:00 PM 36,701 Views 9 Comments

How can these drugs rid me of cancer, take away my hair, blast my immune system and still allow this little life inside me to grow unharmed? writes Mary Canavan.

Paying tribute: 'Daff Man' on how he and his partner were supported by cancer nurses
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Paying tribute: 'Daff Man' on how he and his partner were supported by cancer nurses

Mar 22nd 2019, 2:57 PM 8,741 Views 4 Comments

‘Daff Man’ James Gilleran is marking 25 years collecting for the Irish Cancer Society.

Opinion: 'I’m thinking of you' and 9 other things it's OK to say to a family going through cancer
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Opinion: 'I’m thinking of you' and 9 other things it's OK to say to a family going through cancer

Mar 22nd 2019, 7:30 AM 29,669 Views 12 Comments

On Daffodil Day, Sarah Geraghty examines her own experiences to provide a useful guide of what not to say to a family hit by a diagnosis – and some suggestions on what to offer instead.

# daffodil-day - Friday 23 March, 2018

Daff Man: 'People I loved died from cancer, so if I can help I'm thrilled to do it'
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Daff Man: 'People I loved died from cancer, so if I can help I'm thrilled to do it'

Mar 23rd 2018, 4:58 PM 5,673 Views 0 Comments

James Gilleran spends every Daffodil Day on O’Connell Street raising funds and awareness for the Irish Cancer Society.

'People can live quite happily alongside cancer. I have been doing that for the past 11 years'
# Column
# Column

'People can live quite happily alongside cancer. I have been doing that for the past 11 years'

Mar 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 30,882 Views 19 Comments

Liz Burke writes about her cancer journey on Daffodil Day.

# daffodil-day - Friday 24 March, 2017

'My Daffodil Day pin is not a political statement or offensive'
# Take It Off
# Take It Off

'My Daffodil Day pin is not a political statement or offensive'

Mar 24th 2017, 4:16 PM 23,846 Views 31 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath was asked to remove the Daffodil Day pin in the Dáil.

Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day
# Irish Cancer Society
# Irish Cancer Society

Pictures: Here's what's been happening for Ireland's 30th Daffodil Day

Mar 24th 2017, 3:03 PM 8,982 Views 11 Comments

You’ve probably already spotted some of the 2,000 yellow-clad volunteers fundraising for the Irish Cancer Society today.

# daffodil-day - Thursday 23 March, 2017

Poll: Do you plan to do something for Daffodil Day?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you plan to do something for Daffodil Day?

Mar 23rd 2017, 12:45 PM 12,488 Views 17 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# daffodil-day - Friday 11 March, 2016

"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

"You're told you have bowel cancer and you just kind of go into a daze at that point"

Mar 11th 2016, 6:02 AM 19,503 Views 22 Comments

Andrew Jones was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2013. He fought hard to beat it.

# daffodil-day - Friday 27 March, 2015

He lost his parents to cancer - so he turned himself into the 'Daff Man'
# Fighting The Good Fight
# Fighting The Good Fight

He lost his parents to cancer - so he turned himself into the 'Daff Man'

Mar 27th 2015, 6:30 PM 12,721 Views 16 Comments

James Gilleran lost both his parents and an aunt to the disease.

13 of the loveliest little moments from Daffodil Day 2015
# Daffodilday2015
From The Daily Edge
# Daffodilday2015

13 of the loveliest little moments from Daffodil Day 2015

Mar 27th 2015, 6:00 PM 4,814 Views 0 Comments

It’s been a good day.

'I don't have cancer anymore': Louise McSharry reveals good news on Daffodil Day
# Friday Feeling
# Friday Feeling

'I don't have cancer anymore': Louise McSharry reveals good news on Daffodil Day

Mar 27th 2015, 1:52 PM 21,367 Views 24 Comments

The 2fm presenter revealed her good news today.

'I pick up patients and drive them to the hospital – it's a privilege'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I pick up patients and drive them to the hospital – it's a privilege'

Mar 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 999 Views 34 Comments

Volunteers like Breda Lane help out people undergoing cancer treatment in a simple but invaluable way, and you could too.

Someone is diagnosed with cancer every 15 minutes in Ireland
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Someone is diagnosed with cancer every 15 minutes in Ireland

Mar 27th 2015, 12:04 PM 11,385 Views 24 Comments

People are today asked to purchase a pin in support of Daffodil Day.

# daffodil-day - Friday 28 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Mar 28th 2014, 10:56 PM 16,748 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about those shocking ambulance service revelations, what gardaí knew about phonecall taping… And John Waters moving on.

Column: Being told it was my last chemo treatment was one of the best things I’ve ever heard
# Childhood Cancer
# Childhood Cancer

Column: Being told it was my last chemo treatment was one of the best things I’ve ever heard

Mar 28th 2014, 1:00 PM 100 Views 13 Comments

When Gavin O’Donovan was just six, a normal childhood accident brought him to hospital. It was there that he found out, by accident, that he had stage four cancer.

# daffodil-day - Friday 22 March, 2013

The Evening Fix... now with added chicks sniffing daffodils
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added chicks sniffing daffodils

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:51 PM 6,790 Views 1 Comment

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

Daffodil Day collections down 50 per cent - but you can still help
# Irish Cancer Society
# Irish Cancer Society

Daffodil Day collections down 50 per cent - but you can still help

Mar 22nd 2013, 5:39 PM 9,915 Views 28 Comments

Can’t make it out in the bad weather to donate money for Daffodil Day? Here are four ways you can donate to the Irish Cancer Society right now.

11 shocking cute reasons why you should buy a daffodil today
# Go On
From The Daily Edge
# Go On

11 shocking cute reasons why you should buy a daffodil today

Mar 22nd 2013, 12:45 PM 8,119 Views 8 Comments

“And the daffodils look lovely today…”

Poll: Do you give money to charities collecting on the street?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you give money to charities collecting on the street?

Mar 22nd 2013, 10:14 AM 12,943 Views 114 Comments

Street based charity collections bring in cash but they are not to everyone’s liking.

Column: Battling cancer can be a very lonely time – we're here to talk people through it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Battling cancer can be a very lonely time – we're here to talk people through it

Mar 22nd 2013, 7:00 AM 57 Views 6 Comments

Daffodil Centres offer a free, walk-in service to anyone who needs to know more about cancer – whether they have lifestyle questions or have received a diagnosis. Nurse Fionnuala Keane explains more about this invaluable service.

# daffodil-day - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

10 tips to best help someone diagnosed with cancer
# 10 Tips
# 10 Tips

10 tips to best help someone diagnosed with cancer

Mar 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 17,489 Views 55 Comments

Being too positive can end up making people more miserable and make the situation worse.

# daffodil-day - Saturday 16 March, 2013

Column: The idea my daughter would see me waste away was the worst aspect of my cancer
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The idea my daughter would see me waste away was the worst aspect of my cancer

Mar 16th 2013, 12:00 PM 103 Views 12 Comments

The clichés we take for granted like “life’s not a dress rehearsal” take on renewed meaning after you have survived cancer. This second chance is one I won’t be squandering, writes Tom Molloy.

# daffodil-day - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Daffodil Day looking to get 200 companies on board campaign
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day looking to get 200 companies on board campaign

Mar 7th 2013, 5:26 PM 4,554 Views 7 Comments

‘Our Company Cares’ initiative wants to get workers feeling creative about fundraising fun with colleagues.

# daffodil-day - Friday 1 March, 2013

Where does Daffodil Day money go to?
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Where does Daffodil Day money go to?

Mar 1st 2013, 9:26 AM 7,450 Views 17 Comments

Daffodil Day is held by the Irish Cancer Society every year – but where does the money go to? The ICS explain more.

# daffodil-day - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

BreastCheck screened 4,500 more women in 2011 despite 'challenging year'
# Breastcheck
# Breastcheck

BreastCheck screened 4,500 more women in 2011 despite 'challenging year'

Feb 19th 2013, 3:17 PM 2,052 Views 4 Comments

In its12th year of operation, the screening service checked 125,329 women.

# daffodil-day - Sunday 17 February, 2013

IBM uses 'Watson' supercomputer to crunch cancer data
# Cancer Research
# Cancer Research

IBM uses 'Watson' supercomputer to crunch cancer data

Feb 17th 2013, 9:15 AM 12,935 Views 15 Comments

The supercomputer is getting through 600,000 pieces of medical evidence, two million pages of text and clinical trials in oncology research.

# daffodil-day - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Column: 'If I could go back in time, I never would've put that first cigarette in my mouth'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: 'If I could go back in time, I never would've put that first cigarette in my mouth'

Feb 13th 2013, 7:00 AM 2,647 Views 65 Comments

On National No Smoking Day, Joan Conway tells how she gave up smoking at 45 – after first taking up the habit at the tender age of 17.

# daffodil-day - Saturday 9 February, 2013

'Cancer leaves you feeling harder on the outside and softer on the inside' - Áine Lawlor
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

'Cancer leaves you feeling harder on the outside and softer on the inside' - Áine Lawlor

Feb 9th 2013, 8:40 AM 8,062 Views 7 Comments

Journalist and cancer survivor Áine Lawlor said that the experience had brought her ‘into a community’.

Invasive cancers to more than double by 2030 - Irish Cancer Registry
# Daffodil Day
# Daffodil Day

Invasive cancers to more than double by 2030 - Irish Cancer Registry

Feb 9th 2013, 7:40 AM 6,653 Views 42 Comments

The National Cancer Control Programme believe that proper measures can help increase Ireland’s cancer survival rate by 10 per cent.

# daffodil-day - Friday 8 February, 2013

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’
# Read Me
# Read Me

Column: ‘I was in work one day and diagnosed with cancer the next’

Feb 8th 2013, 2:00 PM 351 Views 15 Comments

Being told you have a tumour can be a devastating shock, but there is no need to face the battle alone, says cancer survivor Sheila Hyde.

Daffodil Day campaign aims to raise €3.4m
# Support
# Support

Daffodil Day campaign aims to raise €3.4m

Feb 8th 2013, 7:15 AM 3,756 Views 6 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society is hoping to expand its Cancer Information Service which helps patients access the information they need to make decisions about treatment.

# daffodil-day - Wednesday 26 December, 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012
# Review 2012
# Review 2012

First Irish TV, Titanic, a famous ceiling: the big anniversaries of 2012

Dec 26th 2012, 7:47 PM 7,884 Views 7 Comments

The Titanic disaster, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Anglo-Irish Treaty: 2012 has been a big year for commemorations. Here’s your guide to the bigger commemorations held this year.

# daffodil-day - Thursday 22 March, 2012

Here's what the Taoiseach was doing as the Mahon report was released
# Daffodil Day
From The Daily Edge
# Daffodil Day

Here's what the Taoiseach was doing as the Mahon report was released

Mar 22nd 2012, 2:06 PM 3,066 Views 28 Comments

He was at a photocall for the Irish Cancer Society…