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About PSPA Ireland

PSPA Ireland is the national support organisation for people affected by the neurodegenerative brain diseases: Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD).

Dublin Support Group Meeting 2020 – next meeting Tues. 4th February 2020

Come along and join the conversation.     PSPA Ireland Support Group Meeting – Dublin Monthly support meetings are provided to our members in Dublin city centre. Dates: Tuesdays: 7th January 2020, 4th February 2020, 3rd March 2020 and 2nd June … Continue reading

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ARDEE Support Group Meeting – 20 March 2020 – Cancelled

The aim of this meeting is to offer people diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD), their carers, families and friends an opportunity to meet with us and ask questions, share experiences and concerns over a cup … Continue reading

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Reminder: Support PSPA Ireland – Book you tickets now for Diarmuid J. Kennedys Fundraiser

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Reminder NAI Survey – Closing Date 13th December 2019

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Tea Party raises €1800 for PSPA Ireland and research

Mary Hughes held a tea party to raise valuable funds for research and for PSPA Ireland. The event was held in memory of Francis who had PSP. We thank Mary and her family and friends for their valuable contribution. PSPA … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Bernie Cannole – Fanore Burren Half Marathon

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Diarmuid J Kennedy plays’ The Velvet Strand’ named after the beautiful stretch of blue flag beach in Portmarnock in North Dublin

Diarmuid J Kennedy plays’ The Velvet Strand’ named after the beautiful stretch of blue flag beach in Portmarnock in North Dublin  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HvoTW21xOds  

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Diarmuid J Kennedy – concert for PSPA Ireland

Join us on Thursday 23rd January 2020 for a wonderful evening of music with pianist and composer Diarmuid J. Kennedy. Venue: Arthur’s Blues & Jazz Club  28 Thomas Street, Dublin. Time: 20.30 – 22.30 Book now to avoid disappointment: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/diarmuid-j-kennedy-tickets-81469053131Continue reading

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 Kieron Wood ‘ I don’t want to believe I have an incurable brain disease’

Kieron Wood, barrister, journalist and former RTE legal affairs correspondent talks about his diagnosis of PSP-CBD in the Irish Independent today https://www.independent.ie/life/health-wellbeing/health-features/i-dont-want-to-believe-i-have-an-incurable-brain-disease-but-i-know-i-have-former-rte-presenter-kieron-wood-38614857.html

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PSPA Ireland Cork Support Group Meeting: Wednesday 23rd October 2019

The aim of this meeting is to offer people diagnosed with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) and Corticobasal Degeneration (CBD), their carers, families and friends an opportunity to meet with us and ask questions, share experiences and concerns over a cup … Continue reading

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