COPD Support Ireland News

Tipperary COPD Support Group will hold a public meeting in the Order of Malta hall Thurles On Wednesday the 27th of July at 7pm. The purpose of the meeting is to set up a support group for people suffering from copd in the Thurles area. All welcome


The Warmth and Wellbeing Scheme aims to make homes warmer and healthier to live in. It does this by providing extensive energy efficiency upgrades to those in energy poverty who are living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and Asthma. The initiative is led by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources in conjunction…

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Exercise, COPD and Me

Following your pulmonary rehab programme, COPD Support Ireland in partnership with Siel Bleu can offer your local support group a 12 week exercise programme to help you to keep exercising.  Exercising on your own can be difficult and it is easier to do it with other people.


Rising star of the silver screen, Sing Street actor Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, today joined with RTÉ Two Tube’s  Bláthnaid Treacy and Stephen Byrne to launch a nationwide movie competition Lovin’ Our Lungs to highlight the importance of lung health for a full and active life. The awards, which are organised by the Irish Lung Health Alliance,…

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Come along to help set up a new Support Group for people living with COPD. Thursday 18th February at 6pm in the Greville Arms Hotel. Click here for more information:  Poster Final COPD for public meeting (2) doc COPD x


COPD Support Ireland has 5 simple “asks” that will improve the quality of life for people living with COPD.  We ask that you download and print the leaflet and give it to any candidate who calls to your door seeking your vote in the election 2016. The 5 asks are: 1. Spirometry testing to be…

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With 1 Week to World COPD Day, COPD Support Ireland Launches its “Save your Breath” Campaign & COPD Manifesto for Government – Call for COPD screening for high-risk groups, pulmonary exercise and outreach programmes in hospitals, a national COPD helpline and greater access to medical cards for people with COPD – – Nationwide COPD awareness…

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