Arthritis affects 1 in 5 people living in Ireland today. It does not discriminate between young or old, male or female. It limits mobility, steals ability. are living with arthritis, making it the single biggest cause of disability.
At Arthritis Ireland we're standing up to arthritis. We're taking control. We're building a better world for people living with arthritis today, and a world without arthritis tomorrow
Projects in 2019
Arthritis Ireland Camino Walk 2019
“A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step.”
On 11 May, Arthritis Ireland President, John O'Flynn, will lead a group of walkers to complete the Camino de Santiago in Spain.
John and the team need your assistance to help raise much-needed funds for Arthritis Ireland. Your contribution will be used to support people living with this chronic condition to live their lives to the fullest. It will also fund research to find a cure for this debilitating disease.
Vhi Women's Mini Marathon – 2 June 2019
On Sunday 2 June, will you join Gráinne O’Leary, Chief Executive of Arthritis Ireland, Dr Sinéad Harney, President of the Irish Society for Rheumatology and consultant rheumatologist at Cork University Hospital, plus 40,000 women to walk, jog or run the 2019 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon?
Together, we are taking part to honour our loved ones, our friends, ourselves; and you joining us to do the same would make it even more meaningful.
This year, more than ever, we need you to join Team Arthritis Ireland.
There are 1 million adults and 1,200 children in Ireland who are living with arthritis. We need you to join us on 2 June and raise badly needed funds, so that we can continue to support people living with arthritis to live their lives to the fullest, and to invest in research to find a cure for this chronic disease.
Will you help us take the next steps to fight the pain of arthritis?
Register today on our website to join Team Arthritis Ireland. Please don’t forget to register for the event itself on the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon site.
Cork Echo Women's Mini Marathon - 22 September 2019 Dust off your runners, grab a group of close girl friends and walk, crawl, jog or run the Cork Echo Women’s Mini Marathon taking place on Sunday 22 September 2019. To register to fundraise and join the Arthritis Ireland team please email firstname.lastname@example.org . You’ll then receive all the fundraising information, support and materials you need. Don’t forget you must also register for the mini marathon itself. Now in its 38th year, the race has grown to become one of the biggest sporting participation events in the region, attracting thousands of participants each year, many of whom are fundraising for their chosen charity. The 2019 race will be run over six kilometres, starting on the Centre Park Road at 1pm and taking in The Marina, Blackrock Village, Ballintemple, Maryville, Monahan Road and finishing in Kennedy Park. Your support will not only allow us to continue supporting those living with arthritis, but it will also allow us to continue to grow our services so we can help more people. If you have any questions or need further information email email@example.com or phone 01 647 0209.