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Latest News:

This year's Parkinson's Unity Walk takes place on Sunday 10th April 2016

This years Parkinson's  Unity Walk.date is Sunday 10th of April 2016. 

For more information on the event and on how to register click here 

 

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

 

Treating Parkinsons's Survey 2015

We would like to invite you to become involved in a nationwide project "Treating Parkinson's Survey 2015". The aim of this project, is to gather as much information as possible about the treatments people with Parkinson's Disease are relying on and the effect of these treatments on your quaility of life.

 We hope that this valuable information will allow us to -

1. To identify how sucessful we are in dealing with the main symptoms of PD in a large group of people living with it in 2015.

2. To shine a light on the areas where we are least successful in improving the symptoms of PD

3. To understand how many people with Parkinsons's experience troublesome fluctuations in thier response to their treatment.

Click on button to participate in survey :

https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TreatingParkinsons2015

National Education Conference Day's 2015. 

This year with the support of Abbvie Pharmaceutical Company we held four education conferences throughout the country.

These took place in the Cork, Galway, Kildare and Donegal areas. The days were both informative and relaxing. The conferences were free to attend and included lunch.  The events were very sucessful, with numbers attending surpassing all our expectations. Well done and thank you to all the branches involved.

Marian Harkins MEP, speaks out about lack of services for Parkinson's patients and carers. 06/10/2015.

 

 

Marian Harkin said "that the state are not fulfilling their responsibilities to patients and carers when she opened the East Midlands Parkinsons Patient Conference in Newbridge, Co. Kildare yesterday." To read the full article, please click on the link below

 http://www.donegalnow.com/news/parkinsons-panic-patients-and-carers-being-let-down-by-state/47765 

 

 

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

 

ALL ROADS LED TO DUBLIN FOR THE CELEBRATION OF WORLD PARKINSON’S DAY, APRIL 11 

Unity Walk to support the 9,000 Irish people living with Parkinson’s disease.

     

Tom Hickey and Shay Healy leading our 3rd Annual Unity Walk 2015

     

CEO Paula Gilmore, along with repersenitives from Switerland, United Kingdom, and Spain attending the EDPA General Assembly Conference in Surrey 2015. For further information on the EPDA please visit www.epda.eu.com 

    

 

Martina and John Sinnott along with our CEO Paula Gilmore address's The Royal College of Surgens for the Heatlh Care Symposium at The Royal College of Surgeons.

           

 

                                                                               

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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