Support Groups and links

Stoma Support Groups

Details of upcoming stoma support group meetings.

Cork Group Meet on the 1st Saturday of every month – contact details are Rose Flynn– 087-2953404.

Donegal Support meeting: Smaller stoma care meetings are held at various intervals throughout out the year. These meetings are organised and attended by Rita Marren CNS and supported and attended by Cathy Walsh CNS. Contact Rita at 074 91888887 or Cathy 074 9188889.

Longford / Westmeath Stoma Support Group. Meetings 3 monthly. Facilitated by Stoma   Nurse, Martina Mockler HSE and holds meeting in the 3 areas in rotation Mullingar, Athlone and Longford. Contact Martina 044 9394990.

Mayo Stoma Support Group:  Meeting 3 times per year in Rock Rose House, St Bridget’s Avenue, Westport Road, Castlebar Co. Mayo. Contact Mr John Deacy at 094- 9023156. A notice is put in the Parish Newsletters and the local papers prior to any event.

Sligo Ostomy Support Group – Meet on the last Tuesday of every Month at 7.30 pm – in the Sligo Cancer Support Centre – contact details are Mary for further details on 0863608798.

South East Group meets three monthly basis – Contact Mary 086 3608798


Useful Numbers and websites

There are many cancer support centres around the country please click here for your local link

Irish Cancer Society

The National Bowel Screening Service Programme

Colostomy Association UK

Health Services Executive (HSE) bladder Cancer

Health Services Executive (HSE) Bowel Cancer

Ileostomy and Internal Pouch Support Group.

Irish Society for Colitis and Crohn’s

Urostomy Association UK


Ostomy Companies

BBraun Medical Limited.

Coloplast Limited.

Convatec Limited.

Dansac Limited.

Eakin Limited.

Hollister Limited.

Salts Limited.

Opus Healthcare

Support Garments and Underwear

Comfizz. Tel-Nozar 00441132662096

Cuiwear Tel-08002792050

Eakin Tel-016794400

Respond Plus. Tel-0044 28 28260782

Vanilla Blush. Tel-Tracey 087 0540671