Minister Kathleen Lynch Launches Migraine Website

28th November 2013

Minister for Disability, Older People, Equality and Mental Health Kathleen Lynch launched our new website www.migraine.ie on November 27th at European Parliament House in Dublin.

Speaking at the event the Minister contextualised the importance of accurate and reliable information being available to patients, saying that technology could help with this.

She was followed by the CEO of the Health Research Board Enda Connolly, and by Eibhlin Mulroe who is CEO of IPPOSI (Irish Platform for Patients’ Organisations, Science & Industry) and also sits on the Irish Brain Council. Both emphasised the necessity of the patient voice being heard, with Eibhlin Mulroe stating that patient involvement in research is also of key importance.

Patrick Little (CEO of the Migraine Association of Ireland) introduced the event which was chaired by MAI founder and President Audrey Craven.

Web launch 2013

From left to right: Audrey Craven (founder of MAI),  Enda Connolly (CEO of the Health Research Board), Minister for Disability, Older People, Equality and Mental Health Kathleen Lynch,Eibhlin Mulroe (CEO of IPPOSI and member of the Irish Brain Council), and Patrick Little (CEO of the MAI).

Minister Kathleen Lynch Launches Migraine Website

28th November 2013

Minister for Disability, Older People, Equality and Mental Health Kathleen Lynch launched our new website www.migraine.ie on November 27th at European Parliament House in Dublin.

Speaking at the event the Minister contextualised the importance of accurate and reliable information being available to patients, saying that technology could help with this.

She was followed by the CEO of the Health Research Board Enda Connolly, and by Eibhlin Mulroe who is CEO of IPPOSI (Irish Platform for Patients’ Organisations, Science & Industry) and also sits on the Irish Brain Council. Both emphasised the necessity of the patient voice being heard, with Eibhlin Mulroe stating that patient involvement in research is also of key importance.

Patrick Little (CEO of the Migraine Association of Ireland) introduced the event which was chaired by MAI founder and President Audrey Craven.

Web launch 2013

From left to right: Audrey Craven (founder of MAI),  Enda Connolly (CEO of the Health Research Board), Minister for Disability, Older People, Equality and Mental Health Kathleen Lynch,Eibhlin Mulroe (CEO of IPPOSI and member of the Irish Brain Council), and Patrick Little (CEO of the MAI).