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New series of Mid-Morning Mindfulness announced!

Last Updated: Tue, 31/05/2022 - 13:11

At the beginning of the year, we trialled a new online event on mindfulness for people with epilepsy and family members of a person with epilepsy. The online event is led by our Community Resource Officer, Cliona Molloy.

National Epilepsy Week - #EpilepsyTogether

Last Updated: Wed, 25/05/2022 - 15:54

This week is National Epilepsy Week and working with our colleagues in the UK, we have been exploring the overall theme of #EpilepsyTogether.

Across social media, we have been sharing personal testimonies from people living with epilepsy – sharing their experiences and showing how help, support and understanding from others can be crucial in living with the condition.

The PENNI Research Team wants to hear from you!

Last Updated: Mon, 23/05/2022 - 09:46

Following on from a recent survey regarding the outcomes of childhood epilepsy, the PENNI research team from the University School of Neuropsychology are seeking to further their research by interviewing people who developed epilepsy during childhood.

Research Request – Can you help Tina with her research on Public policy?

Last Updated: Thu, 19/05/2022 - 11:54

Dublin City University master's student Tina O’Rahilly is seeking your help with her research on disability, long-term health conditions and employment.

Tina is pursuing a master’s in public policy and as part of her research, she is investigating whether Government and international policies to help improve the employment of people with disabilities or long-term health conditions are working.

This week is National Volunteering week - will you become an EI Volunteer?

Last Updated: Tue, 17/05/2022 - 07:34

This week is National Volunteering Week - a week in which we celebrate the incredible work which is done by volunteers across Ireland.

At Epilepsy Ireland, we depend on the support of our wonderful volunteers across the length and breadth of the country – to help us raise the vital funds required to continue our work towards a society where no person’s life is limited by epilepsy; and to help raise awareness of a condition which affects 40,000 people across Ireland today.

Today is International Nurses Day

Last Updated: Thu, 12/05/2022 - 11:26

Today is International Nurses Day and is a day in which the work of nurses across the world is acknowledged and celebrated.

Epilepsy Nurse Specialists play a vital role in supporting people with epilepsy across Ireland and on this special day, we would like to thank them for their incredible work. You can learn more about the work of Epilepsy Nurses Specialists by watching the video below.

We're Hiring - join our Training for Success team!

Last Updated: Wed, 11/05/2022 - 10:14

Epilepsy Ireland are currently hiring for the role of Administrative Assistant to join our Training for Success team in Atlantic  Technological University Sligo.

Reporting to the Training for Success Course Manager and Director of Services, the successful candidate will provide administrative support in the delivery of the QQI level 5 course, Training for Success.