Donegal Daffodil Centre opens its
THE Irish Cancer
Society has temporarily re-located its Donegal
Daffodil Centre to the Letterkenny Shopping Centre.
The centre offers information, advice and support to
anybody concerned about or affected by cancer. The
new centre will remain at the shopping centre until
flood damage in Letterkenny General Hospital has
Majella and Daniel O’Donnell
officially launch the Irish Cancer Society’s 27th
Daffodil Day, supported by Dell, on March 28.
An Irish Cancer Society
spokesperson said Harcourt Developments, which owns
the retail complex, has waived its usual fees in
support of the organisation.
Specialist cancer nurse Teraze Toby is responsible
for the day-to-day management of the new centre and
she is supported by 20 trained volunteers.
"The Daffodil Centre is now open to all the people
of Donegal. This, alongside our other vital services
such as night nursing, Care to Drive and financial
aid, will continue to support cancer patients and
their families in Donegal," said the society's ceo,
The Irish Cancer Society was contacted by 27,184
people nationally in 2012 with queries ranging from
cancer diagnosis, lifestyle, early detection and
Meanwhile, cancer patient Majella O'Donnell and
singer husband Daniel helped launch the Irish Cancer
Society's Daffodil Day 2014 which takes place around
the country on March 28.
The society said the elements won't affect its
fundraising this year with the back-up of new indoor
collection locations, a national bag pack in Tescos,
coffee mornings and an online app created by Dell.
The Donegal Daffodil Centre is open to the public,
Monday to Friday, 9am -5pm with no appointment or
referral necessary. It has been made possible by
funds raised by Relay For Life Donegal and the
Darren Clarke Foundation.
For more information callsave 1850 60 60 60 or visit