Emerging research from the United States could provide a vital clue to predicting or preventing Sudden Unexpected Death due to Epilepsy (SUDEP).
As the situation develops with regard to COVID19, our priority is to ensure that people with epilepsy and their families are receiving the most up to date, reliable information possible and to support official bodies with the messages they are trying to convey in so far as possible.
On February 16th past, Epilepsy Ireland attended a very special event in memory of a very special little girl. Here is our report on the day.....
Brianna Lynch Memorial Cup by Paddy McGeoghegan
Ireland’s only organisation which advocates on the behalf of people with epilepsy and their families has called on the public to give whatever support they can to Purple Day, which takes place on March 26th.
UCC masters student Siobhan Howley is seeking you help with her study on the "Awareness and Experience of oral health side effects in people with epilepsy taking anti-epileptic drugs."
As the emergence of Coronavirus in Ireland continues, we are receving queries from people with epilepsy and their families about what the virus may mean for them and this article aims to give you relevant information to you in a clear & conscise manner that we hope will put any concerns you may have at ease.
In light of the developing situation with COVID19, our Community Resource Officers and staff have suspended all one to one meetings. The safety of the people we support, our volunteers and our staff is of the utmost importance to us which is why we have made this decision to work together to apply social distancing rigidly in effort to combat the spread of COVID19.
Failure to fill vacancies in epilepsy specialist nurse posts is a major issue facing people with epilepsy according to Epilepsy Ireland’s CEO, Peter Murphy.