Special Talks and Events

Our Talks

ARC hosts a series of free talks throughout the year as part of our services to support persons affected by cancer, their families and loved ones. Regular topics address issues such as those outlined below (amongst others). To see what’s coming up this month click here or Email: info@arccancersupport.ie


Upcoming events

ARC works in collaboration with Health Care Professionals to provide educational and informational talks on various topics relating to a cancer diagnosis and cancer care.

These talks can be supportive for people from early diagnosis through treatment and beyond. Family members and loved ones are welcome to attend the information events. Please follow this link for upcoming talks, events and programmes.


Special Talks and Events

Nutrition & Cancer

Evidence-based advice on eating well during and after cancer treatment for optimal health.

Cancer Fatigue

Tips and techniques for dealing with cancer related fatigue.

Pain Management

Pain often develops as the side effect of cancer or in response to treatments. This talk will look at how to control and manage pain.

Physical Activity

This talk will offer you information on the benefits of movement and exercise before, during and after cancer treatment.


Provides participants with the opportunity to explore and discuss the different stages of grief, their own relationship with bereavement, and to find support for themselves and others on this very personal journey.

Palliative Care

Explaining what palliative care is and how it improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness.


Positive Appearance

Practical information to manage the visible signs of cancer, hair loss, breast surgery, skin and body changes and less visible signs such as fatigue, well-being and self-image.

Talking to Children & Adolescents about Cancer

This talk is suitable for any person who is impacted by cancer and has young people in their lives.

  • All of our services are free-of-charge

What we offer

ARC Cancer Support Centres offers a range of complementary therapies free of charge in group classes and workshops.



Counselling is provided to clients and their family members to help cope a cancer diagnosis.


Open Men's Support Group

This group provides an opportunity to give and receive support from others.


Manual Lymph Drainage

Manual lymph drainage is a specialised treatment for cancer-related lymphoedema.


Open Women's support Group

This group provides an opportunity to give and receive support from others.


Cancer Thrive & Survive

This programme is for those who have finished treatment or who may have moved on to long term maintenance treatment.


Stress Management

This programme teaches coping techniques that can be put into daily practice to minimize stress.


Time to Adjust

This is a six week group based cognitive behavioral therapy programme for patients recovering from breast cancer.


ARC Choir

The ARC Choir offers fun and social interaction at its monthly meeting. Catering for every kind of musical taste, all newcomers welcome, from a scream to soprano!



This programme helps to manage stress and improve well-being.

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