Almost €40,000 raised for MKF thanks to the ‘AM Fights Cancer’ appeal

MKF beats fundraising target and raises almost €40,000 thanks to the ‘AM Fights Cancer’ appeal Ireland AM’s week-long fundraising appeal in aid of the Marie Keating Foundation has almost doubled its target and raised a staggering €39,379. ‘AM Fights Cancer’ launched on Monday 23rd July and aimed to raise €20,000 to help the Foundation’s comfort […]

World Lung Cancer Day

Today is World Lung Cancer Day, when groups and organisations come together to celebrate, commemorate and support all those affected by lung cancer. In its 7th year, it is a day dedicated to promoting awareness of lung cancer and all of its causes. Lung cancer is often thought of as the smoking disease, but not […]

Ireland AM Fighting Cancer with MKF

TV3’s flagship programme shows its support for the Marie Keating Foundation by holding a week long ‘fundraising’ appeal TV3’s flagship morning show Ireland AM is hosting a special fundraising appeal for the Marie Keating Foundation to raise awareness about the services provided by the Foundation and to raise important funds for their Comfort Fund. The […]

MKF welcomes approval of a new independent patient advocacy service for those affected by the CervicalCheck scandal

The Marie Keating Foundation has welcomed a commitment from Health Minister, Simon Harris, that the Government will fund a new independent patient advocacy and support group, to assist those affected by the recent CervicalCheck controversy. Stephan Teap, whose wife Irene died of cervical cancer last year after two misread smear tests and Vicky Phelan, whose […]

The Marie Keating Foundation is urging the public to be ‘SunSmart’, as temperatures are set to rise again from this weekend

The Marie Keating Foundation is urging the public to be ‘SunSmart’ this weekend (June 22nd-24th 2018)  and into next week. This comes as Met Eireann says temperatures will rise considerably from Friday, with very warm or even hot conditions developing next week. The weekend will see temperatures rise, with highs of between 19° – 24°celcius […]

A ‘SunSmart’ garden shines a light on skin cancer at Bord Bia’s Bloom

‘The SunSmart garden created by the Marie Keating Foundation is designed to encourage people to protect themselves in the sun to avoid skin cancer Dublin, May 31st 2018. The Marie Keating Foundation today unveiled their yellow themed ‘SunSmart’ Garden at Bord Bia’s Bloom. Sponsored by MSD, this garden aims to make the public- young & […]