Leo Forde’s Parkinson’s Story

Leo Forde (pictured above with his daughter Kate) recently appeared on the Ray D’Arcy show to tell his inspiring story about Parkinson’s, Deep Brain surgery and the care he received in the UK, the Dublin Neurological Institute and the Mater Hospital. His experience of the terrible burden of Parkinson’s, how his treatment has improved his […]

The Lost Chord

Artist Jimmy Burns has donated many spectacular works of art to the DNI related to his life with Parkinson’s disease . His latest creation – The Lost Chord – feels very personal to both Jimmy and to us in the Dublin Neurological Institute with his representation of our familiar yellow door that greets all patients […]

Something to Think About

This educational storybook aims to raise funds for the Dublin Neurological Institute while teaching children and adults alike about the most important organ in our bodies, the brain The Dublin Neurological Institute (DNI) has published a new children’s book to teach children and parents alike about the brain. Something to Think About explains in a […]

Patient Stories

Parkinson’s and Golf

This article appeared on englandgolf.org to mark World Parkinson’s Day. It is reproduced here with the kind permission of...

Public Announcement: Impact of Corona Virus

The DNI is altering its services due to the impact of Covid-19 and new operating guidelines: Clinics will continue...

Ms Catherine Moran, Ireland’s first woman neurosurgeon

We are delighted to have Ms Catherine Moran as part of our Deep Brain Stimulation team here at The...

Patient Interview – Mary Morris

‘The worst thing was coming out of the coma and realising how close I came to not being there...

Fundraising

2021 Golf Classic

We are delighted to announce that our 19th Annual Golf Classic is set to go ahead this year. We...

Sunrise for Brain Conditions Fundraiser

The event below is now complete and a massive thank you to all those who participated and/or donated. The...

The Big Splash – Brain Awareness Week

The Henley Mermaids are a team of ladies who undertake challenging open water swimming in aid of several charities....

Martin Igoe raises funds for the DNI

We’re delighted and grateful to show the tremendous efforts of ex Mater employee Martin Igoe who has raised over...

Research

Digital Solutions for Neurological Care

Launch of NAI Report on Online Service Provision Across Neurological care in Response to COVID19 On World Brain Day,...

Case Report published by Prof. Lynch and Colleagues

A Case Report “Status Dystonicus, Oculogyric Crisis and Paroxysmal Dyskinesia in a 25 Year-Old Woman with a Novel KCNMA1...

Quality of life much lower for people with Multiple Sclerosis

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) in Ireland have a much poorer quality of life than the general population, new...

Brain Activity ‘key in stress link to heart disease’

The effect of constant stress on a deep-lying region of the brain explains the increased risk of heart attack,...

Education

Five experts, five tips: How to maintain good neurological health

In an article in the Irish Times, Sylvia Thompson brought together contributions from 5 experts in neurology on the...

What does a Neurologist do?

In the following article Prof. Tim Lynch describes the essentials of the role of the Neurologist. The text is...

Inaugural IEHG Virtual Grand rounds

Ireland East Hospital Group are delighted to invite you to the Inaugural IEHG Virtual Grand rounds ‘Simulation for Dummies’...

Neuroimmunological disorders & therapeutics – 2021

The 2021 Neuroinflammatory meeting directed by Dr. Róisín Lonergan, will take place on Friday, 26th February 2021. The meeting...

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