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Wayne is a Golden Light!

Last Updated: Tue, 01/08/2023 - 11:20

Later this week, Wayne O'Reilly will be awarded with a Golden Light award in recognition of his contributions to epilepsy awareness!

We want YOUR feedback!

Last Updated: Mon, 31/07/2023 - 17:00

We have issued a very important survey aimed at understanding the experiences of all those who engage with Epilepsy Ireland. Can you help us by providing your feedback?

We're Hiring - will you be our new Fundraising & Development Executive?

Last Updated: Tue, 18/07/2023 - 14:00

We are currently hiring for the position of Fundraising & Development Executive to join our fundraising team.

Increasing and diversifying our income to help continue our journey towards a society where no person’s life is limited by epilepsy is a key strategic aim for our organisation. This is an important position within our team to achieve this aim.

Epilepsy Ireland AGM 2023

Last Updated: Thu, 13/07/2023 - 14:00

The Annual General Meeting of Brainwave, The Irish Epilepsy Association (trading as Epilepsy Ireland) for the year ending 31.12.22 was held on July 6th via zoom.

Study provides further information on how CBD may prevent seizures.

Last Updated: Wed, 28/06/2023 - 16:45

A study recently published in the medical journal Neuron, has providing further information on how cannabidiol (CBD) works to potentially prevent seizures.

CBD is a non-psychoactive component of the cannabis plant, meaning that it does not cause the ‘high’ associated with recreational use of cannabis. In recent years, numerous studies have been carried out on the use of CBD treatments in drug-resistant epilepsies – many of which have showed positive findings. 

Epilepsy Ireland awarded funding via Toy Show Appeal!

Last Updated: Wed, 14/06/2023 - 11:00

With the fund set to benefit over 1.2 million children nationally, we are delighted that the importance of supporting children with epilepsy has been recognised under the #ToyShowAppeal!