Brain Tumour Ireland Events

Join us for Family Fun with Barretstown!
We at Brain Tumour Ireland are thrilled to be hosting this fun-filled online event with the great people at Barretstown again this year.
This is a free event for children affected by a brain tumour and their siblings. It takes place on Sunday 5th December 2021 from 10am – 11.30am.
To register places at this event please email info@braintumourireland.com by Thursday 25th November. Please include the number of children attending the event along with their names and ages.

Our annual Remembrance Service will take place online this year on Sunday, 28th of November at 4.30pm.

 

It is a non-denominational service for people who have lost a loved one due to a brain tumour.

 

To join us for this online service please contact info@braintumourireland.com. In order to receive your special remembrance gift pack in the post on time, please register by 22nd of November latest.

Brain Tumour Awareness Week 2021 takes place from Saturday 30th October – Saturday 6th November.

 

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The annual Brain Tumour Ireland run / walk event to fundraise for our work in supporting brain tumour patients and their families, takes place VIRTUALLY again in 2021!
To take part, just sign up here and then you can walk, jog or run 5km or 10km anytime of your choosing between Sunday November 7th & Sunday November 14th.

Entries cost €20 and we have a beautiful finisher’s medal for you as a souvenir of the event.

Our event forms part of  “Walk Around the World for Brain Tumours”, a project co-ordinated by the International Brain Tumour Alliance (IBTA). https://theibta.org/awareness-raising/#one  We will donate the mileage covered to the IBTA’s “World Walk” target of circling the earth to raise awareness of brain tumours globally.

To help contribute to the mileage and donate to the work of Brain Tumour Ireland, we hope you will join us for this year’s virtual event!

 

A new Brain Tumour Ireland Family Support Group has been established for the family members and carers of people with brain tumours.
The next meeting takes place online on Wednesday 12th January 2022 at 7.30pm.
The group is free to attend. To register your place, please contact info@braintumourireland.com.

National Carers’ Week event via Zoom

 

Join us for an online coffee morning and information session on Saturday 12th June @ 11am, aimed at the family, friends and carers of brain tumour patients.

As part of National Carers’ Week 2021 we are holding our annual event to show appreciation for all the work undertaken by the many wonderful carers in the brain tumour community.

The event will feature talks from Niamh Connolly, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist; and Marian Mahon, who has a wealth of experience in the area of carers’ rights, having spent many years working for Family Carers Ireland.

Register for this free event by emailing info@braintumourireland.com and we will send out your Coffee Morning Gift Box (please register by June 3rd to receive it ahead of the event).

Brain Tumour Ireland is hosting an Easter Break fun session with @barretstown_camp on Thursday 8th April from 11.30am -12.30pm.

This is a fun event for children who have been affected by brain tumours. Siblings are welcome too.

Activities will include “costume creations” and “sound effects”.

The event is free and all you need to do is register your place by emailing info@braintumourireland.com and we will send you the details.

We hope you will join us for a fun hour of games and activities!

This series is for brain tumour patients, their family members and carers and incorporates guided music relaxation, allowing you time to switch off and focus on your wellbeing.

 
Thank you to the wonderful Jess O’Donoghue for the gift of her time and talents to this series, which is free of charge to participants.

Email info@braintumourireland.com to find out more and be part of our next session which takes place on Saturday 22nd January 2022 at 10am.

 

The annual Family Day that we usually host in Barretstown Camp will be taking place online this year on Sunday 6th December 11am-12:30pm.

There will be games, arts and crafts, Christmas decorations, and even a visit from a special Elf!

This free event is open to families affected by brain tumours.

We hope you will join us!

Email info@braintumourireland.com to register your free place and we will send you all the details you need.

Our annual Remembrance Service will take place online this year on Sunday, 22nd of November at 4.30pm.

It is a non-denominational service for people who have lost a loved one due to a brain tumour.

To join us for this online service please contact info@braintumourireland.com.