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Patients enjoying the Yoga session at the Patient Conference in the Keadeen Hotel, Kildare.Senator Mary Moran & Irene Carey (Tipperary) Unity Walk 2016John Sinnott, CEO Paula Gilmore, Marian Harkin MEP, Nuala and Sinead from AbbvieMarian Harkin MEP, Opening East Midlands Patient Conference at the Keadeen Hotel 4.10.2015.CEO Paula Gilmore, Marian Harkin MEP and Nuala Carey from Abbvie @ EastMidlands ConferenceUnity Walk 2016Unity Walk 2016 Martina Sinnott along with Michael Mulhaire & Linda Logan at the Patient ConferenceUnity Walk 2016Social weekend, Athlone, 2015.Donegal / Sligo Patient Conference 2015Pat O\Social weekend, Athlone, 2015.VHI Womens Mini Marathon 2016One of our members enjoying the day at the East Midlands Patient Conference.

 

 

 

Latest News:

Our 4th Annual Unity Walk took place on Sunday 10th ApriL 2016 more pic's on Facebook Ireland page.

UnityWalk 2016.      

For the full press release on our Uity Walk 2016 please click here

Dr David BradleyWalsh Nuerologist and CEO Paula Gilmore speaking on Sunday AM. Speaking on Parkinson's Disease as part of Awareness Week. 17.04.2016. To listen to full interview please click on the following link - http://www.tv3.ie/3player/show/800/107273/0/Sunday-AM

Paddy Cullen gives an very honest and real account of living with PD listen here to Paddy's full story in the link below.

Living with Parkinson's Disease

As Parkinson's Awareness Week comes to an end, Anna paid a visit to Paddy Cullen to find out what it's like living with the disease. To listen to full interview click on teh link below -

 Richie Kavanagh interview inside the Spring Issue 2016 the RTE Guide.

How is Ireland dealing with Parkinson’s disease? 13/04/201Incidents of the disease is on the rise in Ireland, but newly published research casts doubts on how prepared Ireland is to deal with long-term ramifications. Click the link below to read the full article.

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/how-is-ireland-dealing-with-parkinson-s-disease-1.2609137

Art Exhibition by Harold Hubberman

An Art Exhibition by Harold Hubberman will be held in the House of Lords, Bank of Ireland, College Green, Dublin 2 on Wednesday 13th April. Harold has been living with Parkinson’s for many years now and while he can find writing and simple tasks like turning over in bed to be a real struggle he finds painting is an enormous source of relaxation for him.

Harold has very kindly donated his art to be auctioned with all the proceeds going to the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland during Parkinson's Awareness Week. To see some of Harolds paintings, click on the link below.

http://www.haroldhuberman.com/

Munster Parkinson's Disease Conference 2016.

We are delighted to announce the date for the Munster Parkinson's Disease Conference, which is Sunday 29th May 2016. For furher information on how to register for this free event please click  here.

Stroke Unit at University Hospital Limerick opens...

2012 Ground Breaking & 2016 Launch ceremonies videos and photos:

http://www.ilovelimerick.ie/…/leben-building-neurological-…/

This weeks Chronicle Column:

http://www.ilovelimerick.ie/2016/leben-building-neurological-centre/

For further information pleses see -  our Facebook page -  https://www.facebook.com/parkinsons.ireland/

National Conference's 2016

Due to the tremendous sucess of  the 2015 conferences held around the country, we are delighted to announce that we will be incresing the number of conferences to five in 2016 spread throghout the country.

Dates for your diary:

May - Limerick     June - Donegal      September - Mayo     October - Kildare     November - Wexford      

Please keep an eye on the site for confirmation of dates.    

Parkinson's Association of Ireland chosen as Intel Ireland charity of the year 2016

For more information please click here

NAI Launch Election Campagin 2016

To download more informationon on how to support the NAI Election Campagin, please click on the nai image below.

PAI car raffle launch 2016

CEO Paula Gilmore along with Martin Kruger (Chariperson of the Monaghan Branch) at the launch of our Car Raffle in aid of the Association. 
For more information on raffle and how to purchase tickets please click here 
 

Paula Gilmore's (CEO) letter to the Irish Times re - Treating Parkinson's is published.

PAI CEO, Paula Gilmore's letter to the Editor re- "Treating Parkinson's Survey" was published in the Irish Times, on Monday 30th November. Please see link below to read the full article - .

 

http://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/letters/parkinson-s-survey-1.2446502

Parkinson's... planning your journey, a new information booklet is available.

A copy of our new information booklet called Parkinson's ... planning your journey is now available to download or print off  - you can do so by clicking on the link below  -

Parkinson's... planning your journey

New information leaflets

We have added some new information leaflets to our collection, including Pain, Impulsive-Compulsive Behaviours, Dry Mouth and Reflexology. You can view them HERE or call us on 1800 359 359 and we will post some out to you.

Membership:

If you would like to join or renew your membership, you can download the forms here. to RENEW, click HERE, and to JOIN click HERE. If you are a member of a branch, please forward your completed form directly to your branch. To get all the branch details, click HERE, or if you want to be a general member, and receive only magazines, please send your form to the main office in Dublin.

100% funded by charitable donations and sponsorship

Did you know that we are totally reliant on charitable donations, membership and corportate sponsorship? We receive no government funding, and don't have any charity partners. We, like many other charities, are finding these economic times difficult while we strive to continue to offer free information and advice to people newly diagnosed with Parkinson's, as well as those living with Parkinson's, their families, carers and friends.
If you would like to make any donation, would like to organise or participate in a fundraising event, please contact us on 01-8722234 or contact our Fundraising team by email at fundraising@parkinsons.ie

Magazine articles and stories 

We are looking for some stories, your experiences and your tales for our magazine. We are looking for articles and stories about things you have done, things you have experienced, good and bad, and all submissions will be considered. Hopefully this will be a regular feature going forward, as our feedback on the magazine says that people with Parkinson's want to hear about other people with Parkinson's.
If you have something you would like considered, please email it to info@parkinsons.ie or post it to us - Parkinson's Assoc of Ireland, Carmichael House, Nth Brunswick St, Dublin 7.


 

 

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Our Helpline service offers Free, Confidential and Impartial advice, information and support on a number of subjects including coping with Parkinson’s disease, managing expectations, listening without judgement and providing easy to understand explanations about Parkinson’s disease.

Helpline Service 1800 359 359

  • Helpline manager, Pauline Mahady, who can provide help and information on the whole range of problems associated with diagnosis and treatment, and how best to live well with Parkinson’s
  • Parkinson's Nurse, Nicola Kavanagh can advise on drug management and can give some very useful hints, tips and tricks that can enhance your quality of life. Nicola can also deal with the more intricate difficulties associated with long term medication
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  • Alternatively why not email your query to us by clicking here.

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