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Keep up to date with the latest News & Events from Brain Tumour Ireland and find out about recent developments in Brain Tumour Research.

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Learn more about what a brain tumour actually is, the different types of brain tumour, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.


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Brain Tumour Ireland is a registered charity (CHY #20506).

A little goes a long way and allows us to help and provide support for people and families directly affected by brain tumours.

We also fundraise for research into brain tumours through our financial support for the brain tumour biobank in the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland.

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Brain Tumour Ireland Family Day at Barretstown!

  Brain Tumour Ireland is holding a Family Day at Barretstown Camp, Co. Kildare! It will take place on Sunday 10th December 2017. This is a free event for children who have been affected by a brain tumour, their siblings,…

Major new RCSI study on GBM to be supported by biobank part funded by Brain Tumour Ireland

A major new study on glioblastoma (GBM) will be supported by the brain tumour biobank part funded by Brain Tumour Ireland. The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is leading an international team of scientists on a major research study…
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Brain Tumour Ireland 10K & 5K fundraiser 2017

The annual Brain Tumour Ireland run / walk event to fundraise for our work in supporting brain tumour patients and their families, takes place on Sunday, 5th November in Corkagh Park Dublin. There is a 10k/5k run and also a 5k family fun run/walk…
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IBTA e-news

This month's e-news from the International Brain Tumour Alliance is out now. You can read it in full here:

We Need Our Heads Examined

There is an urgent need for investment in neuro-rehabilitation services in Ireland. We are co-signatories to a letter on this topic published in today’s Irish Times by the Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI). The full text of the…
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Twitter Wear a Hat Day for brain tumours

As part of its yearlong partnership with Brain Tumour Ireland, Twitter Dublin is running a fundraising initiative entitled "Wear a Hat Day" on Friday, 12th of May. Twitter employees are encouraged to wear a hat to the office on Friday 12th…

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