Author archive: Louise Carey

Meet Claire

One in ten women in Northern Ireland will get breast cancer. Claire Williamson, from Lisburn, is a mother, wife, sister, daughter and aunt. She is a one in ten. Claire is calling on women all over Northern Ireland to support Cancer Focus Northern Ireland’s Support Your Girls campaign. The charity is...


New city centre bra-fitting service

Cancer Focus NI has launched a unique new specialist bra and swimwear fitting service in the heart of Derry/Londonderry for women undergoing breast surgery. The service is available at premises adjacent to the Cancer Focus NI charity shop at 27a Shipquay Street. It aims to normalise the shopping exp...


Iain cycles FROG in memory of mum

Iain Taylor (45), from Glenravel, got involved with FROG 13 years ago after his mum Elizabeth sadly died from cancer. “My mum was only just retired and was caring for my dad who had Parkinson’s. She had been a nurse practically all her life. She probably didn’t take the same care of her own health....


                Former GAA star gets on his bike

Life-time athlete Alec McQuillan is one of 600 plus cyclists who will be taking part in the exhilarating annual FROG, Fun Run of the Glens, cycling and running event on 15th June to help raise funds for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. The Glenravel man formerly played for Ballymena United and, back i...


Stylish afternoon for Cancer Focus NI

Radio presenter and fashion stylist Rebecca McKinney is hosting an afternoon of beauty, wellness and fashion at Galgorm Resort and Spa in Ballymena to raise funds for Cancer Focus Northern Ireland. The Beauty Collective, a celebration of beauty both inside and out, will be held on Sunday May 12 from...