Cara Pharmacy Sunawareness 2014

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  Evening everyone, It was a stunning day today and while im sure you all had your sunhats on you may feel the need for a refresher course on your ‘Sunawarness’ Im in Cara Pharmacy in the Quayside on the 6th of June between 10 and 2 offering advice on skin cancer prevention.  I’ll be […]

Sunsmart Kids

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  Hi Guys, What an incredible weekend.  I know im getting long in the tooth when i get enthusiastic about getting the sheets dry on the line.  It’s also great to se the children out enjoying themselves and getting some Vitamin D and fresh air. However we must remember how delicate children’s skin is.  Skin […]

Good Weather Warning

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Hi Everyone, With the start of the good weather this week I think there’s a skip in everyone’s step. However when it gets over 15 degrees i get a little nervous.  I know ive said it before but do remember that we have over 8,000 cases of skin cancer diagnosed every year in Ireland.  Skin […]

Sunawarness 2014

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      Can you believe were half way through March already ?  Something you may not know is that the 1st of March spells the start of sunawarness season. That means covering up with sunfilter, wearing sunglasses, staying in the shade at peak times and using appropriate clothing in direct sunlight.  This applies if […]

Irish Times Article Hi Everyone, Please check out this article by Marese McDonagh in the Irish Times today.  Hopefully were now close to banning sunbeds for under 18′s Related posts: New Look Website for Irish Skin Foundation

Morning Edition RTE 1

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Hi Everyone.  I was lucky enough to appear on RTE 1 this morning with AnthonyMurnane. Everyone was so kind and welcoming.  Check out the link below go to 1.26   Related posts: Ireland Am Uriage Hyseac Mat Listen out for me on Newstalk Radio

Sheer Mineral Defense SPF50

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I know the nights are drawing in bue to me know how manic I am about using Factor 50 at all times.  I have a few favorites but one of my all time favs is Skinceuticals Mineral Defense Factor 50.  It’s fab for people with sensitive skins as it’s parbens free with 100% mineral UV […]

Ireland Am


The blog has been quiet for the last couple of days guys as i had a whirlwind weekend preparing for Ireland Am on Monday morning.  Shirley a survivor of malignant melanoma was on with me and she was truly inspiring.  Its so powerful to hear people tell their own stories.  The whole team at TV3 […]