When a family receives the news that their child has cancer, their world is turned upside down. Hand in Hand offer a range of home support services that help to reduce some of the stress and anxiety that impact the whole family. By engaging local professional service suppliers we provide a tailor made package of care to suit each family individually.

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Dublin_Marathon_2011start The Dublin City Marathon - Dublin City Marathon The Dublin Marathon is an annual marathon event taking place in Dublin, Ireland. It is normally held on the last Monday in October, which is a public holiday in Ireland. Held each year since 1980, the event has grown each year with approximately 15,000 participants in 2014. Internationally known as the ‘Friendly […]
Dip-in-the-Nip-logo2 Dip In The Nip Galway 2016 - Dip in the Nip Galway September 18th 2016 in aid of Hand in Hand Mothers. Fathers. Aunts. Husbands. Daughters. Best friends. Cancer doesn’t discriminate. Dip in the Nip raises vital funds for cancer charities across Ireland, Hand in Hand is the chosen charity in Galway. We do it by getting hundreds of people together on […]
Brendan Gleeson and ‘Restoring Faith in Humanity’ - It’s been a while since I put my head around the door of Jennifer Carpenter’s office and asked her if she would stick some of my warbling on the website.  The Hand in Hand Service Manager has a soft heart, though (which she tries to keep hidden!); and, after giving a groan and mumbling ‘Not […]
Poster 2016 The Aughty Challenge 2016 - Get on your bike for Children’s Cancer! Get on your bike with Portumna Cycling Club on Sunday 7th of August and join The Aughty Challenge for a fun 15km family cycle with refreshments along the way. For more experienced and adventurous cyclists take part in a 55k or 110k scenic route around the Sliabh Aughty […]


It’s such a relief to have the house clean and a meal ready when we come home