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Do you like to sing?

No matter if it’s singing solo, in a choir or just in the car along to the radio, join us next week for the singing for lung health in COPD project called SingStrong. There is NO singing experience (or talent!) required for this 12 week series starting on Wednesday next 14th October 2020 at 11am….

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– New “Cocooning with COPD” Information Pack Being Made Available to Support People with COPD During Pandemic –  – Estimated Half a Million People Living with COPD in Ireland – Date of issue: Monday, April 27, 2020 Prof JJ Gilmartin, Consultant Respiratory Physician and Chair of COPD Support Ireland, has today expressed concern that people…

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NEW YEAR NEW GROUPS

2020 will see our COPD SI family grow – a huge welcome to all of those braving the weather in Donegal to attend Ionad Naomh Padraig Support Group in Bunbeg! We also welcome St Catherine’s Community Centre in Dublin 8 who are hoping to get a support group going – we are all here to…

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COPD AND ME BOOKLET

We have recently launched a wonderful new booklet called COPD and ME – click on HEALTH PROFESSIONALS – DOWNLOADS to find your way to a downloadable version.  Stick the EXERCISE CHAPTER on the fridge to remind you – and pop along to your nearest SUPPORT GROUP – 30 and growing thanks to the HSE National…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR

COPD SI are very happy to welcome our latest affiliated support groups in Wexford, Finglas and Ballybough to the growing family.  Thanks to the HSE National Lottery we are currently expanding our reach offering more exercise classes locally so that a Support Group may evolve over time.  The next one will be in Dundalk at…

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  Day 2 of our I Can Campaign – Empowering Through Exercise. Today we are sharing the story of our very own Thelma Foley, 77, who is living with COPD. After joining our Exercise, COPD & Me class Thelma is now able to stay out of hospital and no longer requires oxygen at rest! Watch…

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Yesterday, the HSE launched “Living Well with a Chronic Condition”, the National Framework and Implementation plan for Self-management Support for Chronic Conditions: COPD, Asthma, Diabetes and Cardiovascular disease. The document is now available on the HSE website at hse.ie/self-management   Background Every day people with long-term conditions, their families and carers, make decisions and take…

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2017 cycle from Galway to Dublin saw doctors help raise €20,000 for COPD Support Ireland Visit www.give2go.ie/events to register for this year’s cycle The ‘Get Breathless for COPD’ cycle from Bray to Howth Head will travel a unique and scenic route along Irelands scenic East Coast. This is a “full service” cycle and is supported…

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We Are Recruiting

COPD Support Ireland is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to become its next CEO. The person will have all round skills to lead a small non-governmental organisation in a period of significant social change, a person with relevant experience at a senior level who can develop and deliver a strategic plan in line with…

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FIRST PUBLIC MEETING in Cavan/Monaghan about COPD Date: Wednesday 24th May Venue: Hotel Kilmore, Cavan. Time:  6.00pm Come along for a cup of tea and find out more about COPD. Establishing a local support group run by people with COPD about the issues that affect us. Flier for Cavan COPD meeting