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Meningitis charity warns of increased risk of meningitis at Christmas

The charity Meningitis Research Foundation (MRF) is warning Galway people that cases of meningitis and septicaemia are expected to rise over Christmas.

A minute for meningitis — Download the ACT app now

Don’t you just love it when a plan comes to fruition. When an objective has been reached. When a difference has been made. And in particular I love it when I see the many worthy causes here in the west set out a long term plan and then go on to reach that. I walk with pride through the Croi building in Newcastle knowing that we ran or walked or shook a bucket to help it. Each time we pass the Galway Hospice we all take some pride from having donated in some small but not insignificant way to its being and its continuation. Those who sleep out for Simon and COPE each year know that their discomfort will help reduce discomfort for those who really need their services.

ACT for Meningitis launches the app we all must have

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ACT for Meningitis, the Irish national Meningitis Support and Awareness Charity, has launched a Free Life Saving App, which allows parents and individuals to check the signs and symptoms of Meningitis at the push of a button. The ACT for Meningitis Lifesaving App is available for download from both Google Play and Apple Store.

Meningitis charity urges people to learn about the symptoms of the disease

The head of a national meningitis charity says it is important that people realise that anyone of any age can get the condition.

Meningitis centre of excellence to honour memory of Aoibhe Carroll

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A meningitis centre of excellence is to be built in the west as part of a five year plan by a locally based national charity.

Meningitis cases peak during winter months

Knowing the signs and symptoms of meningitis is more important than ever during the winter months as cases tend to peak at this time of the year, according to ACT for Meningitis, the Irish charity for meningitis awareness and support.

Overcoming misinformation - biggest barrier facing national meningitis charity

A Galway based national meningitis charity says the biggest barrier it has faced since it was set up three years ago is overcoming myths and misinformation about the condition.

Trek the Great Wall of China in aid of Meningitis Trust

National charity, the Meningitis Trust, is looking for people who want the experience of a lifetime, to sign up for its Great Wall of China Trek before registration closes at the end of this month.

Charity urges Ireland ‘don’t wait for a rash’

Up to 2.6 million adults in Ireland are risking death with the mistaken belief that the main symptom of meningitis is a rash. As the country finds itself in the peak season for the devastating disease, national charity the Meningitis Trust is campaigning to stop this deadly misconception.

Aoibhe’s legacy will be to save and help others

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A local family devastated by the death of their daughter to meningitis has set up a new Galway-based charity.

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