Anna Mae’s Story

Anna Mae Doyle (12) and her mum, Ciara live in Co. Wicklow with sister Erin (14) and Dad, Ken. In July 2020 Anna was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, bone cancer in her leg.  Together they are [...]

Aoife’s Story

Marie Hughes and her daughter Aoife are from Meath.  They are sharing Aoife’s story to help raise awareness of the need for a new therapeutic short break centre in Co Mayo for children and young [...]

Penny’s Story

Sinead O’Brien and her husband Kevin live in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary with their three daughters Emma (10), Abigail (9), and Penny (6).  In June 2020 Penny was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, bone [...]

Alex’s Story

Louisa McEleney’s son Alex was diagnosed with leukaemia in 2017. Alex finished treatment in October 2020 however in February 2021 the family was told the devasting news that his cancer had [...]

Anya’s Story

Anya Dowdall (15) , who lives in Killucan Westmeath with her mum and Dad, Marissa and Thomas, and her sisters Sarah (11) and Louise (6), was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia on the 18th of [...]

April’s Story

April Banks was just two years old when she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma in 2015. Since then she has beaten cancer twice, and unfortunately is fighting it again. April’s mum Katie is sharing [...]

Daniel’s Story

Mark and Maria Fagan from Kildare had four children, Pablo, Gavin, Oscar and Daniel. Pablo died when he was just five days old after undergoing lifesaving heart surgery. Then in March 2016 the [...]

Robbie’s Story

“From the moment we heard that our little baby had cancer, life as we knew had changed forever. What was once a very normal, happy life with hopes for the future had turned into a world of fear, [...]

Tessa’s Story

Orla Waters, from Castleknock Dublin, is calling on local people to support Cancer Fund for Children’s plans to build a new therapeutic short break centre for families facing childhood cancer in [...]