Free online pain management workshops for people with arthritis

A series of free online pain management workshops will be delivered by Arthritis Ireland in December. The workshops are open to anyone living with arthritis or a related condition, such as fibromyalgia or lupus. Read more

New podcast launched for people with arthritis

Arthritis Ireland has launched a new podcast series, Inflammation Nation, for people living with arthritis. The series will feature national and international guests discussing the latest research in rheumatology, as well as looking at how arthritis can affect work, relationships and how people can better manage their condition. Read more

Hurling legend and writer help raise awareness of arthritis

A hurling legend and a writer and geologist are sharing their personal stories to raise awareness of a form of inflammatory arthritis than can take up to eight years to diagnose in Ireland. Read more

RoActemra shortage update

The pharmaceutical company, Roche, has reported a global shortage of RoActemra (tocilizumab), due to an increase in demand which outweighs current production capabilities. Read more

Arthritis Ireland joins international federation representing patients with axial spondyloarthritis

Arthritis Ireland has joined the Axial Spondyloarthritis International Federation (ASIF), an international membership organisation representing 50 patient associations around the world. Read more

Spring Raffle Winners

The draw for our Spring Raffle was hosted in Arthritis Ireland offices on 30 June. With great excitement we contacted our three winners yesterday afternoon! Read more

Arthritis Ireland looking to highlight impact of osteoarthritis on farmers

Arthritis Ireland is looking to speak to farmers about how osteoarthritis (OA) affects them, as part of a forthcoming awareness campaign. Read more

Mental health effects of arthritis under-recognised, says charity

National Arthritis Week (12-18 April) highlights the significant impact of arthritis on people’s mental health and wellbeing, in addition to physical symptoms such as joint damage and pain. Read more

Free online courses to support people with arthritis

Arthritis Ireland will deliver a series of free online self-management courses starting in May to support people with arthritis during Covid-19 Read more

People with arthritis invited to participate in nationwide Covid survey

A nationwide survey has been launched which aims to identify the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on people living with arthritis. Read more

Camogie star raises awareness around young people and arthritis

A leading camogie player, Waterford captain Niamh Rockett, is helping to raise awareness around arthritis that affects young people. Read more

UCD arthritis research conference highlights importance of self-management

The third annual UCD arthritis research conference will take place online on 18 November Read more

Survey highlights impact of Covid-19 on people with arthritis

Research published by Arthritis Ireland to mark World Arthritis Day looks at the impact of Covid-19 on people living with arthritis. Read more

Arthritis Ireland launches free online courses to support people during Covid-19

Arthritis Ireland has launched a series of free online courses this autumn to support people during Covid-19. Read more

Arthritis Ireland appoints new chairman

Arthritis Ireland has announced the appointment of Tim O’Sullivan as its new chairman. He replaces Seoirse Smith who leaves the board after 10 years, including three as chair. Read more

Charity asks people to support Team Arthritis Ireland in Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon

Arthritis Ireland is asking for support in this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon, which is happening from 1-10 October. Read more

Awareness campaign about psoriatic arthritis launched

Sausage-like fingers or toes; a red scaly skin rash; pitted nails; and stiff, painful, swollen joints – these are some of the symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, which Arthritis Ireland is highlighting in a new health awareness campaign. Read more

Survey launched on impact of Covid-19 on people with arthritis

Arthritis Ireland has launched a nationwide survey asking people with arthritis to share their experiences of Covid-19. Read more

Arthritis Ireland asks people to raise funds and support those with arthritis by undertaking 30km in 30 days

Arthritis Ireland is encouraging people to raise funds by running, jogging, walking or cycling 30km over the 30 days of June to support people living with arthritis. Read more

Benefits of physical activity highlighted for people with arthritis – National Arthritis Week launched

National Arthritis Week launched today (20 April) with the theme "Every Movement Matters". Read more

Statement re cancellation of Arthritis Ireland events due to Covid-19

Arthritis Ireland has cancelled all events for the foreseeable future, which is based on expert advice from the HSE. Read more

Awareness campaign launched to educate patients about new treatment options

An information campaign to educate and inform patients about biosimilar medicines is launched today (3 March) by Arthritis Ireland. Read more

Award-winning courses for people with arthritis to be delivered nationwide

A series of six-week courses to help people living with arthritis manage their pain and fatigue and develop a healthy lifestyle will be delivered in 14 locations around the country, starting in February. Read more

Large attendance at inflammatory arthritis info evening in Athlone

A large attendance from across the midlands turned out last Wednesday (6 November) for an information evening in Athlone about ankylosing spondylitis (AS). Read more