In their latest meeting, members of Louth County Council passed a motion supporting the issue of Free Travel for People with Epilepsy and for Reasonable Accommodations for students with epilepsy who may have a seizure during state examinations.
Updated: 2nd February 2021
The Minister for Health, Deputy Stephen Donnelly has announced that the Medicinal Cannabis Access Programme (MCAP) has been added to the HSE Service Plan for 2021, a move that will enable the funding and delivery of the MCAP this year. The MCAP was established through legislation passed in 2019 but has not been made operational as yet.
With Ireland back in lockdown – and with it looking likely that we face a difficult few months ahead – we need to keep our minds busy while staying safe.
**Update 8/1/20 - Jennifer has been in touch that she now has a full compliment of people in order to carry out her study.**
Trinity College Dublin student Jennifer Wallton is currently conducting a study which is seeking feedback from people with epilepsy who were diagnosed with the condition in young adulthood.
Yesterday saw the #50MillionSteps challenge officially launch and amazingly, over 1,000,000 steps have already been accumulated.
Epilepsy Ireland will officially close for the Christmas period on Wednesday December 23rd at 5pm. We will re-open on Monday, 4th January at 9am.