IT’S HERE! Issue 3 of Happy Magazine is out now

I am delighted to announce that Issue 3 of Happy Magazine is here! Click here to see where you can get a copy or read it online right here 👇

This third print edition is 56 pages of our usual online content in a glossy magazine format, completely FREE to cancer patients and their friends/family, made possible by our wonderful advertisers and sponsors.

I am very proud of this issue.

Just some of the fabulous features in Issue 3 are:

  • Teresa Costello from Breast Friends shares her story and how she is finding life now, six years after her diagnosis
  • Singer and Cancer Survivor Brian Kennedy answers our Reader Questionnaire
  • All about the PERIOP-OG Trial investigating the benefits of exercise for people with oesophageal and gastric cancer
  • A beautiful article about 10 little things you should start making time for again from Marc and Angel
  • gentle morning flow yoga practice you can do in the comfort of your own home

…and much, much more!

The magazine is now available NATIONWIDE from these 90 locations across Ireland, or to read online above. Postal subscribers will receive their magazines in the next few days via An Post delivery.

PLEASE NOTE: Most distribution locations will receive their copies of the magazine today, 4 December. Please check your location first by phone if you are going to try collect a copy today (4 December 2019).

Click here to see where you can get a copy in your province.

Honour Roll

This issue was made a reality only with the help of all of the following businesses and special people…

Advertisers and sponsors

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our advertisers and sponsors of this issue, this magazine is only possible with their support – please show their businesses some support of your own if you would like to. They’re a fantastic bunch who are all brilliant at what they do. We are especially grateful to them all for their patience with the delay of this issue.

Our patient and survivor Cover Star, Brian Kennedy

We would also like to thank Brian Kennedy for being our happy cover star this issue and for sharing his cancer journey with us so openly and honestly in his answers to our Reader Questionnaire. Thanks Brian!

Survivor Contributors

We would also like to thank all of our amazing content contributors in Issue 3 for their uplifting, inspiring and motivating words. This magazine is for patients and survivors and written by patients and survivors too, as well as relevant professionals. It certainly wouldn’t be possible without all the amazing contributions we receive. Special thank you’s to Teresa Costello, Natasha Whelehan, John Leamy and Sara Liyanage.

Professional Advisors/Contributors

Special thanks too to Roisin Tully in the RCSI, Sadia Badiei of Pick Up Limes, Clare Reed of cbtforcancer.comRuth from YogaruValerie of Valerie’s Breast CareAnne from RochesClodagh McNulty of Leiland Financial Services and writer Victoria Lawlor for helping to make this issue a reality.

Box Stars!

A special thank you too to Mary and Mick Jackson, for their help re-boxing the magazine this past weekend – we packed a whopping 99 boxes of magazines together! Thanks again guys for your help.


Thank you too, all of you, for your continued support of Happy Magazine and I hope you love Issue 3!

Please share this post with anyone you know who might enjoy this magazine and help spread the word that Ireland has a dedicated cancer support magazine.

By Happy Magazine Editor, Holly Kennedy.

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