What is stroke?
A Stroke occurs when a blood vessel becomes damaged, narrowed or blocked, restricting or preventing blood carrying oxygen reaching brain cells.Learn more
One in six people will have a stroke at some time in their life. Most are over 65, but stroke can strike at any age. Even young people and children can be affected.
Stroke affects 1 in 6 of us. How can you avoid it?
What can you do to avoid stroke?
Over 30,000 people are living with a stroke related disability in Ireland
Your GP will check your blood pressure and do other important tests.Learn More
Our Mobile Health Unit gives free blood pressure checks across the country.Find it near you
Many pharmacies offer blood pressure checks without an appointment.Learn More