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North West Parkinson’s Information Day

Do you have Parkinson’s Disease, or do you have relatives or friends with Parkinson’s Disease? 

Would you like to learn more about the condition and the supports available in Sligo? 

Then come along to the information day to listen to some excellent and very knowledgeable speakers.

The North West branch will be holding a Parkinson’s Open day in Sligo, on Thursday the 23rd of November.

This will take place in Fitness4All, Business Park, Airport Road, Strandhill, Co. Sligo, F91 TY79 from 11:30am to 2:30pm.


Meet Parkinson’s Ireland’s CEO, Shane O’Brien and chat to Sligo members of Parkinson’s Ireland North West Branch.

 11:30-11:45am:  Participate in or watch an exercise class run especially for people with Parkinson’s.

12-2.30pm talks from: 

 Shane O’Brien, CEO, Parkinson’s Ireland 

Miriam Cunningham, Fitness4All: Motivation and Exercise. 

Cathi Murphy, yoga instructor:   Benefits of yoga in Parkinson’s disease

1.05-1.25: Bernie Crilly, Mollaway House, neurological center in Sligo:  The support it provides 

1.25-1.45: Robin Pollard, Speech therapist, HSE:   Importance of Speech therapy in early Parkinson’s and the services provided by the HSE. 

1.50-2.30: Gavin Duffy, the Sligo Parkinson’s nurse specialist:   Managing acute deterioration in Parkinson’s disease. 

Tea and coffee are available throughout the afternoon. 

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