Author archive: Marie Foy

New Year, New Decade, New You

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland is starting the new decade by encouraging everyone to make a few small changes to benefit you and your family, improve your health and help lower your risk of cancer. In Northern Ireland over 13,000 people are diagnosed with cancer every year. However, many cancers can...


Lisa fundraises for her cool Arctic Trek

Newtownabbey woman Lisa Montgomery and her sister Lara Thompson (right) are taking part in the Cancer Focus NI Arctic Trek challenge to raise funds for the charity after their family was badly affected by the disease. Dad James Thompson had first been diagnosed with prostate cancer almost two decade...


New Cancer Focus NI and Translink partnership

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland and Translink have launched a new three year charity partnership with a new ‘Travel to a Healthier Life’ campaign. The partnership, announced ahead of Bus and Train Week (June 4 – 10), will focus on encouraging people to put their best feet forward and adopt a healthier...


Have a natural glow on your wedding day

As the wedding season gets into full swing, spring brides are lighting up the steps of churches, town halls and stately homes across Northern Ireland. But before the big day, there are months of planning and decision-making – including whether or not to have a tan. Some brides and grooms decide to u...