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22-06-2016 | Epilepsy Seminar 15th June 2016 in Tullamore

22 June 2016
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Last Wednesdays Seminar " Its Good to Talk" on Epilepsy was very well attended by people travelling from All over the Midlands to the Tullamore Court Hotel.

Margaret Bassett,Community Resource Officer, for Epilepsy Ireland facilitated the evening.

Guest Speakers

  • Sinead Murphy, Community Specialist Epilepsy Nurse, gave a very informative overview on Epilepsy.
  • Mandy Phelan from Co Laois give a powerful presentation on her own personal story.
  • Mary Dwyer Counselling Psychologist explained why it was good to talk.

The evening concluded with a Question and Answer session where many topics were discussed eg medication, raising more awareness in schools, mindfullness and building resilience.

 All attendees received information packs.

(The event was sponsored by the Tullamore Lions Club

 

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