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

GENE-ius: Irish research leads to naming of human gene linked to rheumatoid arthritis

A team of doctors and scientists at the UCD Centre for Arthritis Research has been investigating the previously unnamed, mystery gene since a difference in its DNA code was linked with rheumatoid arthritis. Read more

National arthritis research initiative launched

A national initiative that will improve patient-centred arthritis research was launched today (Thursday 24 October) in Dublin Read more

Experiences of living with rheumatoid arthritis collected in new book

A book featuring first-hand, personal accounts of living with rheumatoid arthritis, an incurable autoimmune disease that affects 45,000 people in Ireland, is published this week. Read more

Patients encouraged to get involved in research at Arthritis Ireland annual lecture

A greater number of patients being involved in research will enable researchers to start differentiating disease subtypes and move closer to personalised medicine, according to Prof Ursula Fearon at the Arthritis Ireland annual lecture. Read more

Arthritis Ireland receives €260,000 to support community activities

Arthritis Ireland has been awarded €260,436 by Pobal on behalf of the Department of Rural and Community Development to support its community activities. Read more