To coincide with World COPD Week many hospitals across the country will be hosting an event, check with your local hospital for details. West of Ireland Galway University Hospital Foyer on Wednesday 16th November from 10.30am to 2.30pm Go along if you would like to get a free breath test.


COPD Support Ireland is hosting our first COPD Patient Conference to mark World COPD Week 2016. The conference will give people living with COPD to come together and hear from expert speakers about how well we mange COPD care in Ireland. There will be opportunities to hear from our politicians and to engage in a…

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We have teamed up with Novartis to bring you a great chance to win up to €1000 for your local COPD Support Group. Anyone can enter and send in an image that shows what breathing life into Christmas means for someone living with COPD. There are a number of cash prizes so plenty of chances…

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Tipperary COPD Support Group are hosting a meeting in Thurles on 27th July at 7pm in the Order of Malta Hall.


COPD Support Ireland are delighted to announce the launch of the new National COPD Adviceline on Friday 1st July 2016.  The new Adviceline is being run in conjunction with the Asthma Society and is supported by the HSE.  The service will run from Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.


Our second national members meeting of 2016 will take place on Thursday 23rd June in the Parish Centre in Portlaoise from 11am to 3pm. Member groups are invited to bring up to 3 people from their local groups and individual members are entitled to attend. Information sharing, updates on National COPD programme work and World…

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COPD Ireland is happy to announce our support for the A. Menarini ‘Get breathless for COPD’ charity cycle, a one-of-a-kind event which will see participants cycle from Galway to Dublin over a unique and scenic route on the 10th and 11th of June 2016. Supported by a professional crew of guides and support vehicles, the…

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Dr. Rory O’Donnell from St. James’ Hospital will come to the next COPD Support Group meeting in the Ballyfermot Library on Friday 27th May at 2pm. This will be a wonderful opportunity to meet an expert on COPD and learn more about the disease, what research is happening into COPD and how a support group…

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Next COPD Group meeting in Galway is in the Croí Heart and Stroke Centre on Tuesday 10th May at 2pm.  The Group is a safe and friendly space to learn more about COPD and to meet other people living with the illness. A physiotherapist will give a talk and there will be information about setting…

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