Cancer support services in Ireland

If you or someone you know is affected by cancer, there are free cancer services and supports available. These are listed below.

The Marie Keating Foundation also offers a number of free cancer services.

You may also like to visit our page on Cancer Products and Services, which lists companies that offer products or services that might be of interest to to people affected by cancer.

 

 

Cancer Support Centres

Name Address Phone Email
Leinster
ARC House 65 Eccles Street, Dublin 7 01 830 7333 info@arccancersupport.ie
Arklow Cancer Support Centre 8 St. Mary’s Road, Arklow,  Co. Wicklow 085 110 0066 arklowcancersupport@gmail.com
Athlone Breast Cancer Support Group C/O Cancer Support Sanctuary, LARCC, Coole Road, Multyfarnham, Mullingar, Westmeath 1850 719 719/044 937 1971 info@cancersupport.ie
Balbriggan Cancer Support Group Unit 23 Balbriggan Industrial Park, Harry Reynolds Rd, Balbriggan, Dublin 01 841 0116 / 087 353 2872 balbriggancancersupportgroup@hotmail.com
Balbriggan Cancer Support Group Unit 23 Balbriggan Industrial Park, Harry Reynolds Rd, Balbriggan, Dublin 01 841 0116 / 087 353 2872 balbriggancancersupportgroup@hotmail.com
Brain Tumour Support Group Medical Social Work Department, St Luke’s Hospital, Highfield Rd, Rathgar, Dublin 6 01 406 5163 tony.carlin@slh.ie
Cois Nore – Kilkenny Cancer Support Centre Walkin Street, Kilkenny 056 775 2222 coisnorekilkenny@gmail.com
Canteen Ireland Carmichael Centre, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 01 8722012 info@canteen.ie
Cara Cancer Support Centre 7 Williamson Place, Dundalk, Louth 087 395 5335 info@ccscdundalk.ie
Dochas Offaly Cancer Support Teach Dóchas, Offaly Street, Tullamore, Offaly 057 9328268 info@dochasoffaly.ie
Gary Kelly Cancer Support Centre George’s Street, Drogheda, Louth 041 9805100 phil@gkcancersupport.com
Greystones Cancer Support La Touche Place, Greystones, Wicklow 01 2871601  info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com
Hope Cancer Support Centre 22 Upper Weafer Street, Enniscorthy, Wexford 053 923 8555 info@hopesupportcentre.ie
Move On, MedEx Wellness Programmes, DCU DCU Sports Complex, Glasnevin, Dublin 9 01 700 5797  https://www.dcu.ie/dcusport/medex-wellness-programmes.shtml
Midland Area Cancer Support Centre The LARCC Cancer Centre, Coole Road, Multyfarnham, Mullingar, Co Westmeath 044 9371971
Purple House Cancer Support Bray Aubrey Court, Parnell Road, Bray, Wicklow 01 286 6966 info@purplehouse.ie
Tallaght Cancer Support Group Trustus House, 1-2 Main Street Tallaght, Tallaght, Dublin 24 086 4002736 ctallaght@yahoo.ie
The Cuisle Centre Cancer Support Service, Block Road, Portlaoise, Laois 057 868 1492 cuislecentre@eircom.net
Wicklow Cancer Support Centre Unit 2 First Floor, Rear of Butlers Medical Hall Pharmacy, Abbey St, Wicklow 0404 32696/089 241 8167 wicklowcancersupport@gmail.com
Connaught
Athenry Cancer Care Social Service Centre, Athenry, Galway 091 844319 / 087 4128080 athenrycancercare@gmail.com
Ballinasloe Cancer Support Centre Main Street, Ballinasloe, Galway 090 9645574 ballinasloecancer@yahoo.co.uk
Cara Iorrais Cancer Support Centre 2 Church Street, Belmullet, Mayo 097 20590 caraiorrais@gmail.com
Gort Cancer Support Group Garrabeg, Gort, Galway 091 648 606 / 086 172 4500 gcsupport@eircom.net
Hand in Hand Children’s Cancer Support Centre, Main Street, Oranmore, Galway 087 6600103 info@handinhand.ie
Mayo Cancer Support Association Rock Rose House, 32 St Patrick’s Ave, Castlebar, Mayo 094 9038407 info@mayocancer.ie
Gort Cancer Support Group Garrabeg, Gort, Galway 091 648 606 / 086 172 4500 gcsupport@eircom.net
Sligo Cancer Support Centre 44 Wine Street, Sligo, Sligo 071 9170399 scsc@eircom.net
Tuam Cancer Care Centre Cricket Court, Dunmore Rd, Tuam, Galway 093 28522 support@tuamcancercare.ie
East Galway and Midlands Cancer Support Centre Le Cheile, Brackernagh, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway 090 964 2088 info@egmcancersupport.com
Munster
Clare Cancer Support Centre Kilnamona, Ennis, Co Clare 0876912396 admin@clarecancersupport.com
Midwestern Cancer Foundation  University Hospital Limerick, Dooradoyle, Limerick, Limerick 061 482 900
CARE Cancer Support Centre  4 Wellington St, Clonmel, Tipperary 052 6182667 caresupport@eircom.net
Circle of Friends  Tipperary Cancer Support Centre, Station Rd, Enterprize Centre, Co. Tipperary 0873412600 circleoffriendstipp@gmail.com
Cork Brain Tumour Support Group   Chemotherapy Day Unit, Cork University Hospital, Wilton, Cork 087 146 5742
Kerry Cancer Support Group  Acorn Centre, Apt 124, Tralee Town Centre Apartments, Main St,Tralee, Kerry 066 7195560 kerrycancersupportgroup@eircom.net
Recovery Haven 5 Haig’s Terrace, Tralee, Kerry 066 7192122 recoveryhaven@gmail.com
Cork ARC Cancer Support House Cliffdale, 5 O’Donovan Rossa Road, Cork 021 427 6688 ellen@corkcancersupport.ie
South Eastern Cancer Foundation / The Solas Centre The Solas Centre, Williamstown, Waterford 051 304 604 info@solascentre.ie
Suir Haven Cancer Support Centre Clongour Road, Clongour, Thurles, Tipperary 0504 21197  suirhaven@gmail.com
Ulster
Donegal Action for Cancer Centre Moneygreggan, Newtowncunningham, Lifford, Co. Donegal 074 912 8400 holmes.betty@gmail.com
Cuan Cancer Social Support and Wellness Group 2nd Floor Cootehill Credit Union, 22-24 Market St, Cootehill, Cavan 086 4556632 cuan@cavan.ie

Below are some organisations that have a special mission, offering support around a specific type of cancer or age group.

Cancer support groups with a special mission

Name Website Phone Email
Canteen- Young people’s cancer support http://www.canteen.ie/ 01 8722012
info@canteen.ie
Brain Tumour Ireland http://www.braintumourireland.com/ info@braintumourireland.com
Climb- for children who are impacted by cancer arccancersupport.ie 01-8307333 Lynn- lynsavage@ladiesgaelic.ie
Move On- MedEx Wellness Programme, DCU https://www.dcu.ie/dcusport/medex-wellness-programmes.shtml 01 700 5797
Sock- Ovarian Cancer http://www.sock.ie
You Can Ireland- Young adult cancer support https://www.facebook.com/youcanireland/  youcanireland@gmail.com

 

Below are other organisations that you may need to contact while you are affected by cancer.

Useful organisations and resources

Name Website Phone Email
Citizens Information www.citizensinformation.ie 0761 07 4000 You must first contact them by phone
Family carers http://familycarers.ie Freephone 1800 240 724 info@carersireland.ie
Money Advice and Budgeting Service www.mabs.ie Helpline: 0761 072 000 helpline@mabs.ie
Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute www.indi.ie 01 280 4839 info@indi.ie
Medical card application www.sspcrs.ie/portal/medapponline Call save 1890 252 919 None available
Think Ahead- Planning for death and dying http://hospicefoundation.ie/programmes/public-awareness/think-ahead/ Irish Hospice Foundation: 01 679 3188 info@hospicefoundation.ie