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We're Hiring - Join Our Team!

Epilepsy Ireland are recruiting for a Receptionist / Administration Assistant to join our busy team! More details on the role are below:

Title: Receptionist / Administration Assistant

Location: Epilepsy Ireland Head Office, 249 Crumlin Road, Dublin 12
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 9.00am-5.00pm

Sort the Myths from the Facts this #EpilepsyDay

- As many myths as there are seizures -

- Epilepsy Ireland seeks to highlight misconceptions surrounding condition as part of International Epilepsy Day Campaign -

Monday February 10th is International Epilepsy Day (#epilepsyday) and as part of a new awareness campaign, Epilepsy Ireland is urging the public to separate the myths from the facts when it comes to perceptions of epilepsy.

International Bureau for Epilepsy launch YEAH online community group

The International Bureau for Epilpesy have launched officially launched the Young Epilpesy Advocates Hub(YEAH).

YEAH targets young people living with the condition who are in their teens to mid twenties. The aim of the project is to provide young people with epilepsy with a safe space to communicate with others in a similar situation and to provide a platform to encourage their growth as advocates for epilepsy.

OACS Ireland - #GE2020

As many of our members and supporters will be aware, we have been working closely with our colleagues in OACS Ireland (Organisation for Anti-Convulsant Syndrome) for the last number of years regarding their ongoing work to support families affected by Sodium Valproate (Epilim).

Epilepsy Ireland General Election Campaign - #GE2020

With the General Election set to take place on February 8th Epilepsy Ireland is using the opportunity to further highlight matters important to people with epilepsy and their families with all election candidates.

We have selected six issues which are frequently highlighted by the people with epilepsy and their families we work with as being major factors in their day to day lives. These were also among the most common issues highlighted in our recent advocacy survey.

Disability Federation Of Ireland - #GE2020

As a member of the Disability Federation Of Ireland (DFI),  Epilepsy Ireland are supporting the recommendations made by DFI to sitting and prospective TDs concering the rights of the 600,000 people living in Ireland today - many of whom are living with epilepsy.

DFI work to ensure that people with disabilities are treated equally in Irish society. As part of their General Election campaign, DFI are asking candidates to commit to: