VHI Virtual Mini Marathon

We’re delighted to announce that the Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini Marathon is now open! This is an excellent event to fundraise for your chosen charity and we at COPD Support Ireland would be delighted if you choose to run, walk or jog on our behalf. Enter today for the event on 19th September 2021! Join … Read more

COPD Adviceline Senior Physiotherapist

Adviceline Physio Job Spec 2021 Location: All staff are currently working remotely due to Government COVID-19 guidance but thereafter will be required to work in Leopardstown (COPD Support Ireland Head Office) Hours: Part Time (18.5 hours/ week) Salary: Available on request. Closing Date:    08/06/2021 The Adviceline Physiotherapist will possess a degree in Physiotherapy, be … Read more

In partnership with The Asthma Society of Ireland, COPD Support Ireland are seeking a CNM2 for the COPD and Asthma Advicelines.

Adviceline Nurse Job Spec 2021 pdf Title: CNM2 Grade Adviceline Respiratory Nurse Location: All staff are currently working remotely due to Government COVID-19 guidance but thereafter will be required to work between Leopardstown (COPD Support Ireland head office) and Dublin City Centre (Asthma Society of Ireland head office) Hours: Full Time (39 hours/ week) Salary: … Read more

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. … Read more

COPD Support Ireland Warns People with COPD 
May Not be Seeking Medical Attention 
Amid Fears of Contracting COVID-19 in Hospital

– 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 … Read more


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 … Read more


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 … Read more


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 … Read more


Hi all Ann here to let you know our next meeting is on 27th Sept in Ballyfermot Library at 10am to 12pm I know it is a very early start for everyone but our guest speaker is DR MARCUS BUTLER from St Vincents Hospital and believe me you do not want to miss hearing him … Read more

Siel Bleu ‘I can stay out of hospital’

  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 … Read more