Ireland’s Most Famous Breasts Hide an Important Message in Marie Keating Foundation Campaign

Striking campaign urges people to #takenotice and marks the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Foundation’s 20th anniversary If one of the most touched and photographed breasts in the world suddenly developed a lump, would anyone notice? That was the key question asked by leading Irish cancer charity, the Marie Keating Foundation, as […]



Marie Keating Foundation helps to launch the 221+ CervicalCheck Patient Support Group

Marie Keating Foundation helps to launch the 221+ CervicalCheck Patient Support Group  The group, co-founded by Vicky Phelan, Stephen Teap, Lorraine Walsh, the Marie Keating Foundation, the Irish Cancer Society and the Irish Patient Association, aims to support and advocate on behalf of the women and families affected by the CervicalCheck scandal. The 221+ CervicalCheck […]



Survival ….A Reflection

Survival…A Reflection by Bernie Kirwan  As we start breast cancer awareness month in October I reflect back to my own diagnosis in 2000, to the words my surgeon said. “Stage 3 invasive carcinoma of my right breast” to the feeling of overwhelming dread, fear and terror as I faced a mastectomy chemo and all that […]


Pink Patrons assemble with the Marie Keating Foundation to support their 20th year fighting breast cancer

    Everything from shoes and mattresses to jewellery and lingerie go pink with a purpose this October 27 September 2018: This Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October), generous companies are going pink with a purpose by becoming “Pink Patrons” for the Marie Keating Foundation. Marks & Spencer, Stella & Dot, Skechers Shoes at Shaws Department […]



MKF Reacts to the Scally CervicalCheck Review

Marie Keating Foundation welcomes Dr Scally’s CervicalCheck review as a way to “improve the screening service and lead to a better health system for women in Ireland” CEO Liz Yeates, describes the results of the audit as disturbing and shocking The Marie Keating Foundation welcomes Dr Gabriel Scally’s thorough and comprehensive review into the CervicalCheck debacle. […]