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Brain Awareness Week 2015


Tuesday February 10 2015 10:08 AM

Raising awareness of living with a neurological condition in Ireland

9th - 15th March 2015

Brain Awareness Week is an international awareness campaign, highlighting the work of neurological organisations (like us) and the experiences and issues of the people it represents (like you). The Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) coordinates the Irish events every year.

What's happening during Brain Awareness Week?

Saturday 7th March: Neurology Information Morning

Multiple Sclerosis: Relapsing Remitting, Progressive and Benign MS, Developments and Treatments in MS (with Q&A session)
Professor Orla Hardiman, Clinical Professor of Neurology & Consultant Neurologist at Beaumont Hospital

Living with MS: The Psychology of Being Resilient, and Finding Contentment
There are needs that every human has. This is a workshop that will look at ways that help get the most you can with your health – nobody can control everything but everyone can have some influence over their own situation.
Sue Saunders, Human Givens Institute, Dun Laoghaire

Venue: Carlton Hotel –near Dublin Airport
Time: 10am - 1pm
Cost: FREE

To book your place in advance please contact Seán in our Dublin north Regional Office
T: (01) 490 5933
E: na@ms-society.ie

Monday 9th March: Symptoms Management morning

Venue: IWA Centre, The Glebe, Tuam, Co Galway
Time: 10am - 1pm
Cost: FREE

Join the Western Regional team at our Symptoms management morning on Monday, 9th March.

Guest speakers:

Aisling Snedker, Dietician: talk on diet, nutrition and bowel management for people with MS.

Will Ryan, Nurse Advisor with B Braun: talk on bladder management for people with MS.

To book your place contact our Western regional team. Call (091) 768630 or 0872502009. Email western@ms-society.ie

Tuesday 10th March: NAI Keynote Conference

Brain Research in Ireland: Delivering on the potential

Time: 9am-1.30pm
Venue: Biomedical Sciences Building, Trinity College Dublin

Speakers include Professor Orla Hardiman, Eibhlin Monroe, Dr Graham Love.

This is a free event but booking is essential. Click here for the full programme or to book your place.

Wednesday 11th March: Wellness morning

MS Ireland and Epilepsy Ireland will host a  Wellness morning for people with neurological conditions in Donegal. 

Donegal: Wellness morning, 11th March 2015

Thursday 12th March: Public Lecture "Looking after your Brain Today and Tomorrow : A guide to Brain Health"

Venue: Trinity College Dublin, Biomedical Sciences Building
Time: 6pm
Cost: Free event, no booking required


Professor Sabina Brennan, co-director of the NEIL (Neuro Enhancement for Independent Lives) Centre in Trinity College Dublin


Vist NAI website for ALL Brain Awareness Week events

If you are holding an event to mark Brain Awareness Week please add it to our online calendar.

Author: MS Ireland

Tags: neurology, nai, conference, msireland, orlahardiman, wellness


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