16/22-05-2011 | National Epilepsy Week

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Events in your area

National Epilepsy Week takes place from May 16-22 2011. Below is a comprehensive list of events taking place during the week around the country. If you would like to attend any of these events, please contact your local Brainwave office

East Region

Parents Information & Support Evening
Monday, May 16th May
Clarion Hotel, Liffey Valley
7.30pm
Admission: €5 to cover tea, coffee & biscuits. Denise Cunningham, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Epilepsy Services will be in attendance to answer questions.
Contact Ina at 01 4557500 or imurphy.brainwave@epilepsy.ie

Support Group for Women
Tuesday, May 17th
Brainwave Office
8.00pm
Contact Ina at 01 4557500 or imurphy.brainwave@epilepsy.ie

National Epilepsy Week - Information Evening
Understanding Your Epilepsy
"What do you know about your epilepsy?"
Wednesday 18th May
Carmelite Community Centre
Aungier St, Dublin 2
7.00pm - 9.00pm
Admission is free. Light refreshments served.
Contact 01 4557500 or info@epilepsy.ie 

 

South East Region

Waterford: Epilepsy Awareness Evening
Monday, 16th May
Lawlor's Hotel, Dungarvan, Co Waterford
7.30pm - 9.00pm
For further details please contact Joan at 056 7784496 or southeast.brainwave@epilepsy.ie

Carlow: Information Evening
Wednesday, 18th May
7.00pm - 8.30pm
Talbot Hotel, Carlow
Guest Speaker: Denise Cunningham, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Epilepsy Services
For further details please contact Joan at 056 7784496 or southeast.brainwave@epilepsy.ie

 

Cork

Epilepsy Information Day
Monday, 16th May
Cork University Hospital
10.00am - 4.00pm
Contact Niamh for further details at 021 4274774 or brainwavecork@eircom.net

Support Group Meeting
For people with epilepsy
Wednesday, 18th May
Brainwave Office, 35 Washington Street
2.30 pm
Contact Mary for further details at 021 4274774 or brainwavecork1@eircom.net

 

Midlands

Tullamore: Coffee Morning
Friday, 20th May
OCIL, Clonminch Rd, Tullamore
10.30am - 1.00pm
Information Stand on display and Brainwaves CRO available to help with queries. All are welcome and admission is free. Contact Margaret at 057 9346790 or midlandbrainwave@eircom.net

 

Kerry

Kerry: Parent Support Group
Tuesday 17th May 2011
Time & Venue: To be confirmed
Please contact Kathryn at 064 6630301 or crokerry.brainwave@epilepsy.ie for further information.

Killarney: Ladies Yoga and Information Morning
Wednesday, 18th May 2011
Brainwave Office, Killarney
Yoga session from 11.00am - 12.30pm
Information Session from 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Guest Speaker: Sinead Murphy, Community Epilepsy Specialist Nurse
Please contact Kathryn to book your place for this event
Please contact Kathryn at 064 6630301 or crokerry.brainwave@epilepsy.ie for further information

 

North West

Sligo: Coffee Morning
North Connaught Youth & Community Services Centre, Rockwood Parade
Wednesday 18th May
11am - 12.30pm.
Eithne Cawley, Epilepsy Nurse Specialist will be available for one to one consultations by appointment only. Please contact Agnes to make an appointment.
Contact Agnes at 074 9168725 or donegal.brainwave@epilepsy.ie for further information.

Letterkenny: Information Stand
Thursday 19th May
Letterkenny Shopping Centre from
12.00pm - 6.00pm.
Contact Agnes at 074 9168725 or donegal.brainwave@epilepsy.ie for further information.

Letterkenny: Awareness Evening
The Station Hotel, Pearse Road, Letterkenny
Thursday 19th May.
7.30pm.
Guest speaker: Dr Mark F. Hogan, Clinical Psychologist
Contact Agnes at 074 9168725 or donegal.brainwave@epilepsy.ie for further information.

 

Western Region

Epilepsy Awareness Presentation
Tuesday May 17th
Muinteras, Leitermore
Time: 10.30am
Contact Evelyn at 091-568180 or crogalway.brainwave@epilepsy.ie for details

Workshop for professionals - Improving the Management of Epilepsy
Wednesday May 18th
Nurses Home, NUHG.
10.00am - 12.00pm
Facilitators: Teresa Leahy, Neurosciences Nurses Specialist, UHG & Evelyn Monson Kirby
Contact Evelyn at 091-568180 or crogalway.brainwave@epilepsy.ie for details

Clarinbridge: Epilepsy Awareness Presentation
Venue: Educate Together, Clarinbridge, Co Galway
Wednesday, May 18th
Time: 2.50pm
Contact Evelyn at 091-568180 or crogalway.brainwave@epilepsy.ie for details

Galway: Information Stand
Eyre Square Shopping Centre, Galway City
Thursday, May 19th
From 10.00am

 

Mid West Region

Thurles: Epilepsy Awareness Day
Friday, May 20th
Anner Hotel, Thurles
11.00am - 3.45pm
Epilepsy Specialist Nurses Maria Keegan & Grainne Griffin from Crumlin hospital will present sessions as outlined below.

Morning session: 11.00 - 12.30

Session 1: Childhood Epilepsy and the Family, for parents and family members in a group setting
Session 2: Individual appointments available for families dealing with complex issues around epilepsy 

Afternoon session: 2.00 - 3.45
Session 1: Epilepsy and Early Childhood Syndromes, for Nurses working with children with epilepsy and other syndromes
Session 2: Epilepsy Awareness Presentation for Teachers, Special Needs Assistants, Care Workers, and Students attending pre nursing courses etc.

Sessions to run concurrently. For further information contact Anna 061 - 313773 or brainwavelk@epilepsy.ie . This Awareness Day is being organised as a result of 2010 Fundraising by The Thurles Lions Club.

 

North East Region

Dundalk: Coffee Morning
A coffee morning will be held to officially open the new Brainwave Community office at Unit 2a Partnership Court, Park Street Dundalk at 11am on Thursday 19th May. Denise Cunningham Clinical Epilepsy Specialist Nurse will be present. All are welcome.
Contact Noreen at 042 - 9337585 or brainwavedk@epilepsy.ie for details