He was just 22 when he was diagnosed with skin cancer.
A Laois man is using his experience with melanoma to encourage others to stay safe in the sun.
Conor Stapleton was 22 when discovered he had skin cancer in 2019, after having a mole on his back removed.
He's thankfully recovered after undergoing a number of surgeries and a year of immunotherapy.
The Vicarstown man is urging people to never underestimate the risks of being out in the sun: