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Salary top ups at St Luke’s

Following the recent revelations about salary top ups at the CRC paid for from fundraising income, it has now emerged that other hospitals had this practice including St Luke’s. The last two CEOs before the HSE took over the hospital … Continue reading

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St Luke’s Reunion in Donegal 2014

The reunion/get together takes place June 6 ,7 and 8 at the Great Northern Hotel, Bundoran, Co Donegal. Charlie McGettigan  (remember him with Rock’n’roll kids winning the Eurovision?) will entertain us on June 7th. Cost is €65 per person per … Continue reading

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St Luke’s Reunion May 2012 in Bundoran, Donegal

The 5th annual St Luke’s reunion for patients, families and Luke’s supporters in general took place in Bundoran May 18-21, 2012. There were also trips to Derry, Killibeggs, Donegal town and Beleek Pottery. Click on Galley to see some pictures … Continue reading

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St Luke’s supporters reunion May 2012

All St Luke’s supporters are invited to a reunion in the Great northern Hotel Bundoran, weekend of May 18-20 2012. Dinner and dancing on saturday night May 19. Contact Joe Guilfoyle 051 376461 before 31 March for details. Special rate … Continue reading

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Olive Stanley Wetzel RIP

Olive died today December 18 after a long battle with cancer. She was Vice Chair of the Campaign to Save St Luke’s and a tireless campaigner as the politicians in Offaly in particular will know. Our thoughts are with her … Continue reading

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Buy our book as Christmas gift

The Campaign book ‘Cancer in a Cold Climate:the shafting of St Luke’s Hospital’  is available in bookshops or directly from the publishers www.originalwriting.ie. Price €15. It is also available as an ebook.

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Campaign queries fundraising with Friends of St Lukes’s Board

Further to the post below questioning whether some of the  the funds raised by the charity Friends of St Luke’s actually go the the new cancer units at James’ and at Beaumont, the committee has written to Peter Byers, Chairman … Continue reading

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Funds raised for Luke’s Rathgar may go to other cancer centres!

Below an extract from a flier produced by the Friends of St Luke’s advertising the annual Paddy Cole concert: ‘This great hospital is now part of the St Luke’s Radiation Oncology Network, incorporating also the new ‘state of the art’ … Continue reading

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Put a Luke’s supporter in the Park

There is a campaign underway to bring Luke’s supporter Senator David Norris back into the presidential race. Visit www.wewantnorris.com to sign an online petition. Campaigners were in Grafton Street today and in all major centres with petitions. David will be … Continue reading

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Staff shortages hitting St Luke’s

We have been informed that there is a backlog of outgoing post as administrative staff who have left or who have been moved to James’ and Beaumont have not been replaced. This is also affecting incoming telephone calls.  There is … Continue reading

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