Category Archives: Events

  • Fundraising to find treatments and a cure for FA

    Posted on 12th November 2012 by Caroline in Events, Fundraising, News.

    There will be a fundraising night on Decemeber 8th in the Lord Bagenal Inn in Leighlinbridge, Carlow. With music from Four Penny Rock and a raffle, it promises to be a fun night. Tickets cost €10. For more information, click here.

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  • Thanks to our Mini Marathon Participants & Supporters

    Posted on 24th September 2012 by Caroline in Events, Ladies Mini Marathon.

    A big thank you to all who contributed to the Flora Ladies Mini Marathon held in June 2012 in aid of Friedreich’s Ataxia research. Marie Doran and her neighbour Eileen Bartley Narragmore jogged the marathon and raised €1,900. Geraldine Bracken had planned to jog but due to a minor injury, she was unable to take […]

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  • FA Conference Strasbourg May 2011

    Posted on 2nd January 2012 by Caroline in Events.

    One of our founding members Dr Mary Kearney recently travelled to Strasbourg to attend the FARA Scientific Symposium on Friedreich’s Ataxia. She gives us an outline of the conference below. Strasbourg Thursday – May 5th 2011 I went to this conference on the understanding that it was a scientific conference. I did not expect a […]

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  • FA Mums’ Lunch – A Great Success!

    Posted on 18th June 2011 by Caroline in Events, Mums' Lunch.

    Today FA Mums from Cork, Limerick, Kilkenny, Wexford, Down, Wicklow and Dublin attended an informal lunch at the D4 Berkeley Hotel in Dublin. We had the opportunity to chat, to get to know each other and to share our ideas about and experience of FA. It was great!  Between us we have a wealth of […]

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  • FA Mums Lunch 2011

    Posted on 30th May 2011 by Caroline in Events, Mums' Lunch.

    Are you a Mum with a child who has FA? Would you like to meet up with other Mums, for lunch and a chat? We have organised a date and place. We will meet on June 18th at the D4 Berkeley Hotle on Landsdowne Road. If you would like to join us then drop us […]

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