COPD Support Ireland News

In Memory of Mary Carey

Hi to all just thought I would share with you the loss of a very special friend and member of our group Mary Carey , she never gave up always saying I am not too bad// and got involved as much as she could in any projects, she was part of our Photo Voice Group…

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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


The first meeting of the new CODP Support Group in the Tallaght will take place on Thursday 11th May. Where: Tallaght Library (beside South Dublin County Council) Time: 2.30pm to 4pm Come along to find out more aobut COPD, meet other people living with COPD and find our how you can manage the illness. All…

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The first meetng of the new COPD Clondalkin Support Group will take place in the Knockmitten Youth and Community Centre off the Nangor Road. When: May 4th Time: 2 to 3.30pm This is the first meeting of the new Support Group for the Clondalkin area.  Anyone living with COPD is welcome to attend. Come along…

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Thursday 27th April 2017 Talbot Hotel in Carlow At 7pm Public meeting about COPD and to set up a new Support Group for people living with COPD in the Carlow – Kilkenny area. Dr. Brian Canavan will speak about COPD. Come along if you are someone you care about has COPD and learn more about…

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My Mind

We in Dublin South had our meeting on 30th March and our guest speaker was Carmen from My Mind , it was very informative plenty to think about for us all as depression can be a huge issue with a long term illness and we really need to know how to manage it . If…

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Take part in the VHI Women’s Mini Marathon on Bank Holiday Monday, June 5th 2017 for COPD Support Ireland. Help raise awareness of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Registration is now open on https://www.vhiwomensminimarathon.ie/home/default.aspx?id=508&redirect=512 Once you have registered with the Mini Marathon contact Wendy for your race pack at info@copd.ie or 01 2833500 Let’s make 2017…

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Welcome to our first ezine of 2017. Highlights this month include: Galway to Dublin COPD Charity Cycle 2017 Registration now open COPD Adviceline – making a difference 1800832146 Everyday Self-Management of COPD New Research Winners of the COPD Breathe life into Christmas Competition New COPD Support Group for South Dublin COPD Model of Care Consultation…

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Minister Denis Naughten announces €10 million expansion to make Dublin homes warmer  Pilot Scheme extended to include Dublin 8, 10, 12, 22 and 24  Minister Denis Naughten and Minister Katherine Zappone visited the home of Mrs. Laura Ball in Firhouse, Dublin 24 who received an energy efficiency upgrade free of charge to her home under…

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2016 cycle from Galway to Dublin saw doctors help raise €18,000 for COPD Support Ireland Visit www.give2go.ie/events to register for this year’s cycle Dublin, Ireland, 1 February 2017: COPD Support Ireland, in partnership with A. Menarini Pharmaceuticals Ireland, has opened registrations for the second year of the unique ‘Get Breathless for COPD’ event, a two-day…

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