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Oh what a party!

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Sunday 29th and helped make it a great event. We have great plans for the year ahead and are looking forward to you helping us achieve them. Set Dancing – remember you can join us in Ballinhassig on Tuesdays at 14.00 Rebel Express driving home the message…

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Crowley Clan fundraising quiz

On February 2nd, there is a table quiz in Crossmahon bar (Knocknagarrane, Cross Mahon, Co. Cork, P72 P627). From the recent annual Crowley Clan gathering a decision was made to hold a quiz to raise funds for local charities of which Cork Parkinson’s is one. It starts @ 8.30 pm, 4 members per team at…

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CUH Parkinson’s advice line

What an amazing way to start the new year. We now have a Parkinson’s nurse (Jill Murphy) in CUH and an advice helpline. This went live on 2nd January and it can be accessed on Mondays and Thursdays between 9.00am and 1pm. The caller will be directed straight to a mailbox and will be able…

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Symbyx – Cork Connect calls this week

We have discussed the Symbyx device on our calls a number of times and Dr Wayne Markman joined one of the calls where Tony gave his personal experience of using the PD Laser care unit. We have had a lot of interest and requests to purchase the device. Tony has spoken with Wayne and we…

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Perpetual Motion choir at Cork Airport

What an early Christmas present for those coming home for holidays on December 6th! Our very own Perpetual Motion choir was there to greet them with a melody of Carols. A big thank you to Cork Airport for giving us a platform to perform and to fundraise and raise awareness of Parkinson’s. We were extremely…

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National Volunteer of the Year Awards 2022

Tony was in Dublin on December 2nd to attend the national Volunteer Awards ceremony. Kate along with Virginia Conrick, vice chair CPA joined us with her husband Anthony. Gary Boyle, Richelle Flanagan and Lisa Wynne helped us celebrate Tony’s nomination for the national award in the Health & Wellbeing category. It was amazing to have…

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