News And Events

On October 9th and 10th BCFRC is hosting events to promote breast cancer awareness.

News And Events

Cups Against Cancer 5km Walk - Wednesday, October 9th, 10.30am

Join us and walk 5k in support of the Irish Cancer Society's campaign to raise awareness of breast cancer.

Where: Poppintree Park at 10.30am

When: Wednesday, October 9th, 10.30am

To register for the walk pop in or ring the centre on (01)8527183

There will be a light lunch, tea, coffee and tasty cakes here afterwards.


Breast Check - Learn an Essential Skill for Women and Men - Thursday, October 10th 10.30am

Adrienne Mc Cleery, Outreach Nurse with Breast Cancer Ireland will be giving a presentation on breast cancer awareness.  Adrienne will be going through signs/symptoms showing you how to self-breast check.

Using a mannequin which has simulated breast lumps for women/men to feel.  So don't worry about being picked on!! We won't embarrass you.

2 minute video on how to check your breasts


Coder Dojo Celebrates 2nd Birthday with Lord Mayor

On Saturday September 14th Coder Dojo Ballymun celebrated it's 2nd birthday.  We were delighted to welcome back all our participants and mentors for another year of coding and creating.

Coder Dojo is free but we do have a waiting list. Contact us on  01 8527183 to register your interest.

Lord Mayor, Paul McAuliffe with Valerie O'Carroll BCFRC centre manager and Councillor Keith Connolly celebrating with Coder Dojo mentors.



Bring Me Back Alive - Thursday, May 16th 8pm

BCFRC present Bring Me Back Alive, a brave show confronting the tragedy of suicide in our communities and families. Written by Patricia McCann. Performed by Raising Issues. Supported by Dublin City Council.

We are delighted that Jackie Fox,  mother of Nicole 'Coco' Fox and campaigner for the anti bullying legislation "Coco's Law" will address the audience after the performance. For more information about Coco's law click here.  Irish Times Article about Coco's Law

Time: 8pm

Date: Thursday, May 16th  Tickets: Free but booking essential. Contact us on  01 8527183 to book.

NEAR FM Bring Me Back Alive interview



Calendar of Events

March 2019 Pop Up Communion Shop

BCFRC first Pop Up Communion Shop was a great success.  We received fantastic press coverage and great support from the local community and people as far away as the Netherlands!


Irish Independent

Irish Times

Calendar of Events

November 2018

Join us on Wed November 28th 11am-1pm to highlight the 16 Days of Action Campaign.

From November 25th - 10th December 2018 a global initiative attempts to galvanise action to end violence against women and girls around the world and to remember those who have lost their lives to violence.

December 2018

Christmas community lunch Wednesday 19th December

Santa Visit Friday 21st December


21 November 2018

Cups Against Cancer

Every October the Irish Cancer Society asks individuals and groups to raise funds to support the fight against cancer by hosting a Cups Against Breast Cancer coffee morning.

BCFRC hosted a walk in Poppintree Park followed by lunch at the centre.

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