Events for #EpilepsyDay

30 January 2014
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Events for #EpilepsyDay

8th February 2016

Epilepsy Research Explained: 2nd public seminar on the latest in research
Free evening seminar
For people with epilepsy, their families & carers 
Monday 8th February, International Epilepsy Day 
6.30pm – 9.00pm 
RCSI, St Stephens Green, Dublin 2
Light refreshments from 6.30pm – 7.00pm. Event begins at 7.00pm
Seminar chaired byProf Norman Delanty, Beumont Hospital & RCSI
Epilepsy Ireland and the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) are organising the 2nd public Information evening to highlight the latest developments in epilepsy research in Ireland and internationally. Listen to the experts explain - in plain English - what it all means and where it's heading
Keynote speaker:
Dr Tracy Dixon-Salazar
Associate Research Director, CURE, Chicago, USA
"The Promise of Genetic Testing"
Sinead Murphy, CESN
Beaumont Hospital/ Epilepsy Ireland
Epilepsy Technology: Alarms, Watches & Apps

Richard Corbridge, 
Chief Information Officer, HSE
Investing in Epilepsy E-health in Ireland

Epilepsy Research Updates
Prof Agnes Higgins, Trinity College
Dr Veronica Lambert, DCU
Dr Naomi Elliott, Trinity College

How to Register:
Book your free places (max 3) at



Carina our Dublin & East CRO, will be in attendance with an Information Stand with the Epilepsy Nurses in St. James's Hospital on International Epilepsy Day 8th February from 11.30am -2.00pm.

Our regional Offices


Noreen our Northeast CRO will host an Information meeting for all on Monday 8th February in our Dundalk Offices from 10.00am-12.00pm, with Guest Speaker Sinead Murphy , Clinical Nurse Specialist, Community Epilepsy Service Beaumont Hospital/ Epilepsy Ireland with Q & A and refreshments, get in touch with Noreen on 042 9337585 for further information. 


For International Epilepsy Day in Galway, our Staff will be available with the UHG Epilepsy Nurse Service to meet and chat to you about epilepsy and any concerns you may have from 10.00am-12.30pm in the Foyer of the University Hospital Galway on Monday 8th February.


Kathryn will be available at the Neurology Clinic in Kerry General to meet with members prior to or after their neurology appointment to discuss any epilepsy related issues. If you would like to make an outreach appointment in Tralee please contact Kathryn at 064-6630301.


Our Midlands CRO Margaret Bassett is formally launching International Epilepsy Day for the Midlands. Margaret is organising the Launch in the Tullamore Court Hotel from Midday, all welcome, get in touch with Margaret on 057 9346790.


Our Southeast CRO Joan Ryan is organising an Open Day for members on the 8th February from 10.30am-4.30pm in the Kilkenny Office, call Joan on 0567789904 for more information and to attend.

Niamh & Loretta our Cork CRO'S are organising an information Stand in the Cork University Hospital from 10.00am-1.00pm, cANP's Sandra Moloney, & Delphine Goulding will also be present to talk to you about any concerns or issues you may have regarding epilepsy.


STEPS Reunion: Anna our Mid West CRO is looking forward to a get together of all our participants who took part in the Limerick STEPS Programme, Anna will be delighted to chat to you and it's an ideal chance for a catch up with others who took part. It will take place in the Kilmurray Lodge on International Epilepsy Day 8th Feb from 2.30pm-4.30pm. 


Agnes our North West CRO will host a Meeting in the St Michaels Family Life Centre, Church Hill, Sligo

Monday February 8th International Epilepsy Day

11am to 12.30pm

Guest Speakers: Dr. Kevin Murphy, Consultant Neurologist, Sligo will be available for questions. Meeting is open to all people with epilepsy, their families, carers, and health professionals working with people with epilepsy. All welcome.






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