Learn about Stroke

Life begins at 40, don't let stroke stop it.

What is Stroke

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.

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Young Stroke Survivor Network

Chat to young stroke survivors about the challenges post stroke

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Support Groups

Local meeting places for people affected by stroke and their carers to come together and share their experiences.

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Get the facts from the 2015 stroke audit report


Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Conference

The Stroke Conference organised by the Irish Heart Foundation is dedicated to advancing excellence in stroke care in Ireland.

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How we lobby for greater stroke services

In Ireland, there is an estimated 60,000 survivors living in the community as a result of stroke.

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Stroke Rehabilitation

Recognising the symptoms of stroke and accessing treatment immediately is very important.

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Preventing a stroke

The risk of a stroke is increased by certain things in your lifestyle which you can change.

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Stroke and Communication

After a stroke you may have problems communicating with others.

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Social Welfare Entitlements

Financial support – find out what you're entitled to.

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Driving after a Stroke

What you need to know about driving after a stroke.

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Real Life Stories

Find inspiration and advice from other stroke survivors.

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Quit Smoking

Stopping smoking is the single most important step you can take to reduce your risk of stroke.

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