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New epilepsy focussed exhibition to be unveiled at Irish Museum of Modern Art

Last Updated: Wed, 05/10/2022 - 11:10

A new exhibition in the Irish Museum of Modern Art that combines a lived experience of epilepsy; cutting edge science; and music is set to be unveiled this weekend.

At the centre of this exhibition is Debbie Boss. Debbie was diagnosed with a brain tumour in 2014. Although Debbie’s surgery to remove the tumour was successful, she subsequently developed epilepsy. The condition has had a considerable impact on Debbie’s day to day life ever since.

Can you help new research on TSC in Ireland?

Last Updated: Mon, 03/10/2022 - 17:11

If you are a person living with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC) or caring for a person with TSC, PHD Researcher at Trinity College Dublin, Mary Vasseghi, would like to hear from you.

As part of her PHD research, Mary is seeking to learn more about the lived experiences of people with TSC in Ireland – both in terms of living with the condition and in terms of their healthcare needs.

Rivotril Supply Issues - Update

Last Updated: Mon, 03/10/2022 - 16:22

Further to our recent news item regarding issues surrounding the supply of Rivotril in Ireland, we have received a further update from the Health Products Regulatory Authority. 

The HPRA have confirmed that delivery of the medication is expected to arrive in Ireland on the 5th October. This will then need to be distributed across the country. However, with supply entering country, this should address the issues which have been experienced recently. 

Epilepsy Ireland #EpilepsyDay campaign shortlisted for Shark Award

Last Updated: Wed, 28/09/2022 - 07:30

We were delighted to be recently informed that our 2022 International Epilepsy Day campaign has been nominated & shortlisted for a Shark Award.

These awards recognise advertising/digital campaigns that have made a significant impact and the work of the digital agencies/production companies involved in making these campaign a reality.

We're Hiring - will you be our next Community Resource Officer?

Last Updated: Mon, 26/09/2022 - 14:33

Epilepsy Ireland are currently recruiting for the position of  Community Resource Officer in the Kerry region. 

Our Community Resource Officers are the front-line of our service and help support people with epilepsy and their families on their journey with the condition.

Rivotril Supply Issues

Last Updated: Mon, 19/09/2022 - 14:25

Epilepsy Ireland are aware that there are currently supply issues being experienced with the Anti-Seizure medication Rivotril.  

It is understood that a manufacturing issue is currently disrupting the supply of the medication, creating a shortage for some people on the drug. This issue is expected to be resolved by the end of the month as per information provided by the Health Products Regulatory Authority.

Get your tickets for our Annual Raffle!

Last Updated: Wed, 14/09/2022 - 15:56

We have fantastic prizes on offer for our Annual Raffle this year! Find out how you can enter to be in with a chance of winning!