Events in May 2013

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ABI Colouring competition

26 April 2013 - 31 May 2013, tbc

ABI Colouring competition in conjunction with Cashel Resource Centre, children in primary schools... » more information

 

Music Group for people with an Acquired Brain Injury

01 May 2013 - 29 May 2013, Mulhuddart, 11.30am to 1pm

Music Group for people with an Acquired Brain Injury. » more information

 

Meningitis Research Foundation Talk to Your TD

01 May 2013 - 31 May 2013, Nationwide

The Meningitis Research Foundation Ireland has asked their members to talk to their local TD's this month to raise awareness of the disease and highlight the impact on families. » more information

 

Acute Care to Community Rehabilitation

01 May 2013 - 01 May 2013, Beaumont Hospital, 9am to 5pm

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Occupational Therapist  Darina Kiely presenting at Beaumont Hospital Conference, "Acute Care to Community Rehabilitation"  For more information please contact, Darren J. » more information

 

ABI / Headway Joint Presentation

02 May 2013, MWRH, Limerick

Joint presentation with Headway re ABI / services to hospital staff (Stroke Unit) Contact: Alan O'Co » more information

 

Aphasia / Communication Group for East Coast Area

02 May 2013 - 02 May 2013, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, tbc

Booking essential. » more information

 

Anxiety and Stress Management Epilepsy Ireland

04 May 2013 - 04 May 2013, Kilmurray Lodge, Castletroy, Limerick, registration from 9.15am

Contact Anna Kelly. » more information

 

ABI Ireland Fundraiser

04 May 2013, Castleisland, Co Kerry, tbc

Guinness world record attempt, - to have the most people dressed up as nurses in the one place. » more information

 

Great Limerick Run

05 May 2013, Limerick

Fundraising event in aid of ABI Ireland Contact: Joanne Farrell 086 - 172 0773 » more information

 

Brain Injury Awareness Lecture

07 May 2013 - 07 May 2013, The Irish Wheelchair Association, Cavan., T.B.A

Brain Injury Awareness Lecture. » more information

 

Buff Your Brain: Boosting your Cognitive Reserve

07 May 2013 - 07 May 2013, The Mercantile, Dame St, Dublin 2, 7.30pm

Cognitive reserve is a theory that has been put forward to explain why certain individuals with full Alzheimer's disease pathology can live normal lives while others with the same amount of plaques and tangles are totally debillitated by severe symptoms. » more information

 

Academic Seminar for Brain Month: Imaging Cognitive Reserve

08 May 2013 - 08 May 2013, Dublin

Organied by NEIL (Neuroenhancement for Independent Lives) Trinity College Dublin, this seminar will » more information

 

NAI Neurological Wellness Day Kilkenny

08 May 2013 - 08 May 2013, Lyrath Estate Hotel and Convention Centre, Dublin Rd, Kilkenny

A free day for people with neurological conditions and their families, providing information and techniques on living well with a neurological condition. » more information

 

Embrace - ABI Ireland Exhibition of poetry/prose

08 May 2013, Glor Theatre, Ennis, Co. Clare, tbc

ABI Ireland Exhibition of poetry/prose by persons served Contact: Joanne Farrell 086 - 172 0773 » more information

 

Public Seminar: Your Brain: the secret to healthy ageing?

08 May 2013 - 08 May 2013, Dublin, 6.30pm to 8pm

Public Seminar organised by by NEIL (Neuro Enhancement for Independent Lives), Trinity College Dublin This event is open to the general public, free of charge, on a first come, first served basis. » more information

 

ABI Ireland Information Stand

09 May 2013, Supervalu, Ennistymon, Co. Clare

Information Stand, Supervalu, Ennistymon, Co. » more information

 

Alzheimer Society of Ireland National Tea Day

09 May 2013, Nationwide

Alzheimer Society of Ireland annual fundraiser Support a tea day in your local area For more... » more information

 

49th Annual Irish Neurological Association Meeting

09 May 2013 - 10 May 2013, Biomedical Sciences Building, Trinity College Dublin

 The 49th annual meeting of the Irish Neurological Association, under the presidency of... » more information

 

Understanding Brain Injury

09 May 2013, Lucan, Co Dublin, from 10.30am

9th May from 10.30 -12.30 and from 1.30 - 3.30 Every Thursday for 6 weeks Booking essential » more information

 

Irish Neuromuscular Association Meeting

11 May 2013 - 11 May 2013, Dublin

The Irish Neuromuscular Association meeting will take place in Dublin on 11th May » more information

 

Eurovision for Epilepsy

11 May 2013, Vanilla Nightclub Donnybrook, 7.30pm

Tickets €15. » more information

 

Family Fun Day in Farmleigh organised by Epilepsy Ireland

11 May 2013, Farmleigh, Phoenix Park, Dublin, 2 pm to 5pm

A fun day out for all the family. » more information

 

Health Professional Training Day - Migraine Association of Ireland

11 May 2013 - 11 May 2013, Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience, Trinity College Dublin, 11am - 4pm

Speakers will include Prof Peter Goadsby, Prof Orla Hardiman, Dr Aine Carroll and a number of other Irish and International headache expert speakers. » more information

 

National Migraine Association of Ireland Conference

12 May 2013 - 12 May 2013, Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin, 11.30am - 4pm

Log onto www.migraine.ie for more details » more information

 

ABI Ireland Cert Presentation

14 May 2013, Limerick Resource Centre

Presentation of Certs to members of the Art Group with ABI Ireland » more information

 

ABI Information Stand at Limerick Neurological Wellness Day

15 May 2013, Greenhills Hotel, Limerick, 10am - 4pm

ABI Ireland Information stand, (Advanced Booking Required) Contact: Alan O'Connell 086 - 172 0757 » more information

 

NAI Neurological Wellness Day Limerick

15 May 2013 - 15 May 2013, Greenhills Hotel, Ennis Rd, Limerick, 10am

A free day for people with neurological conditions and their families, featuring: -Stress... » more information

 

Epilepsy Ireland Brainteaser Quiz Night

16 May 2013, The Village, Wexford St, Dublin, 7.30pm

Great prizes to be won. » more information

 

Epilepsy Ireland Tullamore Parents Support Group

16 May 2013, Offaly Centre for Independent Living, Clonminch Rd, Tullamore, 7pm

Contact Margaret Bassett, Community Resource Officer, Epilepsy Ireland at 057 934 6790 or e mail  » more information

 

Conference for Health Service Providers organised by the National Rehabilitation Hospital

17 May 2013 - 17 May 2013, National Rehabilitation Hospital Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin, 9am to 4pm

A conference targeted at health service providers working in the community. » more information

 

2nd International MS Patient Summit

17 May 2013 - 17 May 2013, Mansion House Dublin, 10am to 4pm

A collaboration between the MS Society and Novartis, this one day seminar will explore a number of key themes in relation to Multiple Sclerosis. » more information

 

NAI Neurological Wellness Day Cork

17 May 2013 - 17 May 2013, Oriel Hotel, Cork, 10am to 4.15pm

NAI Wellness day - Self Management for people with neurological conditions and their families. » more information

 

Brain Injury Services and Support

17 May 2013 - 17 May 2013, Limerick's famous Milk Market - Fundraising Stall, T.B.C

Information and fundraising stall at Limerick's famous Milk Market. » more information

 

Information Seminar for people impacted by Huntington's disease

18 May 2013 - 18 May 2013, To be decided, 10.45am to 14.00pm

Huntington's disease information seminar » more information

 

5K run in Letterkenny

19 May 2013, Letterkenny, Co Donegal, tbc

Contact Tina Doogan 087-1348941   » more information

 

Dublin Coffee morning for National Epilepsy Week

20 May 2013, Epilepsy Ireland Head Office, 249 Crumlin Rd, Dublin 12, 11.30am to 1.30pm

Contact Ina Murphy, Epilepsy Ireland at 01 455 7500 or e mail imurph&# » more information

 

Kilkenny Open Day at new Epilepsy Ireland Office

20 May 2013, St Joseph's, Waterford Rd, Kilkenny, 11am to 4pm

Contact Joan Ryan, Community Resource Officer, Epilepsy Ireland at 056 778 9904 or e mail i » more information

 

ABI Presentation to family members

20 May 2013, Clarecastle, tbc

ABI Ireland Clarecastle Presentation to existing members of family support group re ABI / First Aid » more information

 

One day course: New Approaches to Understanding Alzheimers Disease

20 May 2013 - 20 May 2013, TCIN, Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience is pleased to announce details of this intensive one day... » more information

 

Art exhibition by Headway - Cork Brain Injury Services and Support

20 May 2013 - 09 June 2013, LHQ Exhibition Space, Cork County Hall, T.B.C

Art Exhibition by Headway rehabilitation training participants. » more information

 

National Epilepsy Week

20 May 2013 - 26 May 2013, Nationwide - Details to follow

National Epilepsy Week is organised by Epilepsy Ireland (formerly Brainwave The Irish Epilepsy Association). » more information

 

Enniscorthy Outreach and Support Group Epilepsy Ireland

21 May 2013, Supported Employment Office (Downstairs). IFA Centre, Mill Park Rd, Enniscorthy

Outreach is by appointment only Contact Joan Ryan, Community Resource Officer, Epilepsy Ireland at... » more information

 

Killarney Information Morning for Parents of Children with Epilepsy

21 May 2013, Epilepsy Ireland Offices: 9/10 The Paddocks, Ballydowney, Killarney, 10.30am

Contact Kathryn Foley, Community Resource Officer, Epilepsy Ireland at 064 663 0301 or e mail k » more information

 

Family Support Group for East Coast Area

22 May 2013, Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin, 6.45 - 8.45pm

Booking essential Contact David Buxonat 086-8206583 dbuxonat@ abiireland » more information

 

Public evening of talks on the Brain

22 May 2013 - 22 May 2013, Dublin City University, 6pm to 8pm

This information evening will be held at the School of Nursing and Human Sciences, DCU. » more information

 

ABI Ireland Information Stand

22 May 2013, Supervalu, Bantry, Co. Cork

Information Stand » more information

 

NAI Neurological Wellness Day Galway

22 May 2013 - 22 May 2013, Clayton Hotel Galway, 10am to 4pm

An information and relaxation day for people with neurological conditions and their families More... » more information

 

Cork Support Group for Parents of Children with Epilepsy

22 May 2013, Bishopstown GAA Club, 7.30pm

For more information Contact Mary or Niamh at Epilepsy Ireland at 021 427 4774 » more information

 

Epilepsy Information Stand Cork

22 May 2013, Cork University Hospital, 10am to 4pm

Contact Niamh or Mary at Epilepsy Ireland for more info, call 021 427 4774 » more information

 

Waterford Support Group Epilepsy Ireland

22 May 2013, Cheshire Home, Johns Hill, Waterford, 7.30pm

This is an open meeting for people with epilepsy, their family and friends. » more information

 

National Epilepsy Week Public Information Evening Dublin

23 May 2013, Alexander Hotel, Fenian St/Merrion Square, Dublin 2, 6.30pm to 8pm

Speakers -Profesor Norman Delanty, Director of the Epilepsy Programme, Beaumont Hospital -Mr Mike Glynn, CEO Epilepsy Ireland. » more information

 

European Patient Forum, 10th Anniversary Conference

23 May 2013 - 24 May 2013, Royal Marine Hotel Dun Laoghaire

 European Patient Forum, 10th Anniversary Conference » more information

 

Move 4 Parkinsons Concert

23 May 2013 - 23 May 2013, Stillorgan Park Hotel

As part of events for European Month of the Brain, Move 4 Parkinsons will hold a concert featuring their "Voices for Hope" Choir, Niamh Kavanagh, Shay Healy, A Glor Gospel Choir and the band of An Garda Siochana. » more information

 

Coffee Morning Parkinsons Association of Ireland

24 May 2013 - 24 May 2013, Carmichael Centre, 10.30 am

Joint the Parkinsons Association of Ireland staff and volunteers for a relaxing coffee morning and a chance to win a prize with their national raffle draw. » more information

 

ABI Social Event

24 May 2013, Castletown House Celbridge Co Kildare, 1pm

Booking Essential Contact Andrea McMonagle » more information

 

ABI Information & Awareness Stand

24 May 2013, Scotch Hall Shopping Centre Drogheda, Co. Louth, From 2pm

ABI Information & Awareness Stand in Drogheda on 24/05/13 in Scotch Hall Shopping Centre Drogheda, Co. Louth » more information

 

The European Forum on Epilepsy Research Conference

25 May 2013 - 27 May 2013, Convention Centre Dublin

The event will address 3 defined goals: - More focused research funding to improve diagnosis and treatment. - To raise public awareness and reduce stigma associated with epilepsy. - Access to optimal standars of care across Europe, for people with epilepsy. » more information

 

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Table Quiz

27 May 2013 - 27 May 2013, Graduate Public House, Killiney, Co. Dublin, Contact clacey@abiireland.ie

Table Quiz - 27th May in the Graduate Public House, Killiney  For more information... » more information

 

Demedicalising primary mental health care. Can we afford to, can we afford not to?

27 May 2013 - 28 May 2013, University of Limerick

A two day conference on primary care and mental health » more information

 

Healthy Brain Healthy Europe: A New Horizon for Brain Research and Healthcare

27 May 2013 - 28 May 2013, Dublin City Centre

This conference will focus on future policy in the area of brain research and healthcare and will be targeted at policy makers. » more information

 

Launch of Irish Brain Council

28 May 2013 - 28 May 2013, Dublin Conference Centre

To coincide with Ireland's hosting of European Month of the Brain, an Irish Brain Council will be... » more information

 

Epilepsy Ireland Sligo Information Evening

28 May 2013, Clarion Hotel, Clarion Rd, Sligo, 7.30pm

Guest Speaker Sinead Murphy, Community Epilepsy Specialist Nurse. » more information

 

Dublin Men and Women's Epilepsy Support Group

28 May 2013, Epilepsy Ireland, Head Office, 249 Crumlin Rd, Dublin 12

Contact Ina Murphy, Community Resource Officer Epilepsy Ireland at 01 455 7500 or e mail im » more information

 

ABI Awareness presentation / coffee morning

29 May 2013, Limerick Resource Centre, 10am - 1pm

Contact: Alan O'Connell 086 - 172 0757 » more information

 

Move 4 Parkinsons and Spinal Injuries Ireland Cycle Fundraiser

29 May 2013 - 31 May 2013, Nationwide

on the 29th, 30th and 31st of May, over 60 cyclists will cycle from Dublin to Westport to raise funds for Move 4 Parkinsons and Spinal Injuries Ireland as part of the Head2Head challenge 2013. » more information

 

World MS Day

29 May 2013 - 29 May 2013, Nationwide

 World MS Day » more information

 

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Information & Awareness seminar for clients & families

30 May 2013 - 30 May 2013, Mulhuddart - Booking is essential, 2pm to 5pm

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Information & Awareness Seminar for Clients and Family.  For more information please contact Darren J. » more information

 

Talks on the Brain for Local Schools

30 May 2013 - 30 May 2013, Maynooth Co Kildare

Talks in local schools on the Brain and Brain Research organised by National University of Ireland... » more information

 

Rehabcare Brain Injury Services Coffee Morning

30 May 2013 - 30 May 2013, 5b Liosban Business Park, 11am

 Rehabcare Brain Injury Services, coffee morning. » more information

 

Dystonia Ireland Host a Dinner to give an update on Dystonia research

30 May 2013 - 30 May 2013, The Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin, T.B.C

The dinner will be held for people with Dystonia and their families throughout Ireland. » more information

 

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland Information Stand

31 May 2013 - 31 May 2013, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Contact dheslin@abiireland.ie

Information stand at Traumatic Brain Injury  Conference in Beaumont Hospital on May 31st. » more information

 

Ronnie Whelan's Walk from Cork - Galway - Myasthenia Gravis Association

31 May 2013 - 05 June 2013, Cork - Galway

For more information on this event please contact info@mga-charity.ie » more information

 

Conference on Acquired Brain Injury

31 May 2013 - 31 May 2013, Beaumont Hospital Dublin

Booking form available, see more... » more information

 

School Art Competition Prizegiving

31 May 2013 - 31 May 2013, University College Dublin

Prizewinning entries for school art competition will be displayed » more information

 

Acquired Brain Injury Information Stand

31 May 2013 - 31 May 2013, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, 9am - 5pm

Stand at Beaumont Hospital Conference, "Acute Care to Community Rehabilitation". » more information

 

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, sponsored walk on Dun Laoghaire Pier

31 May 2013 - 31 May 2013, Side by Side CClubhouse, From 2.30pm

Sponsored walk Dun Laoghaire Pier.  For more information please contact Tony Bissett on 01 » more information

 

Imaging and Neuropsychology for Clinicians

31 May 2013 - 31 May 2013, TCIN, Trinity College Dublin

Trinity College Institute of Neuroscience is pleased to announce details of this intensive one day... » more information

 
 
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