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We are delighted to formally announce details of a new member benefit which will be extended to all existing membership packages and to all new members joining Epilepsy Ireland.

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Limerick County Council pass motion supporting key Epilepsy Ireland advocacy matters.

At the most recent meeting of Limerick County Council, local councillors supported a motion on our ongoing campaign surrounding access to Free Travel for people with epilepsy and the issue of reasonable accommodations for students with epilepsy during state exams. 

The motion was brought forward by Cllr. Elisa O'Donovan and received unanimous support. 

Today is Dravet Syndrome Awareness Day.

Today is Dravet Syndrome Awareness Day.

While epilepsy itself is not rare, there are forms of rare epilepsies. One form of these rare epilepsies is Dravet Syndrome - a severe and refractory epilepsy which begins in infancy. It is characterised by frequent and prolonged seizures and alongside this, those living the condition can face a range of vast and difficult challenges.