Support Group

Carlow Group

Carlow Fibromyalgia Support Group was set up in 2008 to cater for people diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, to provide a safe and confidential space for people to meet and share their experiences and in turn learn from one another. Both men and women are welcome. The group caters for people from, Carlow, Kildare, Wicklow, Wexford and Kilkenny.

The helplines for Carlow FM support group are as follows:

Contact John Maher 0861927547

Contact Katherine 089 4387283

email fibrocarlow[@]gmail.com

 

Cork Group

Meetings afford an opportunity to meet others with FM and we try to have guest speakers whenever possible.

Contact Helen/Kathleen/Audrey

Facebook Link Fibromyalgia chat and support forum

 

Donegal Group

The Donegal Fibromyalgia Support Group / Fibromates would like to provide strength through reassurance, friendship, comfort and support to all those living with the condition of fibromyalgia both patients and families alike.

Patients and family members welcome. Refreshments provided. Meetings once a month.

Stranorlar – Milbrae Health Centre 6.30 – 8.30pm

fibromates@outlook.com

089 415 6802

 

North East Fibromyalgia Support Group

The North East Fibromyalgia Support Group (formerly the Drogheda Support Group) meets once a month in the Sage & Stone, Duleek.

For dates of meetings please contact Ken Simpson at info@nefibro.com or join us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/nefibro

 

Dublin Support Group

 

Clongriffin Group, Northside, Dublin 13

The aim of this group is to provide an opportunity for people whose lives have been affected by Fibromyalgia to come into contact with people just like them and to share experiences in a friendly, welcoming atmosphere.

We meet once a month on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm. There is a either a speaker meeting or a general group meeting.

Contact Rachel 087 997 6252 (tues-fri 5pm-7pm)

email northside[@]fibroireland.com

facebook facebook.com/NorthsideFibroDublin

 

 

Other Irish Support Groups

Migraine Association of Ireland

If you experience migraine and would like support in this area The Migraine Assoication of Ireland provide literature on migraine as well as a help and advice line.

Tel: +353 1 8941280 or 01 8941281

Callsave Helpline: 1850 200 378 (ROI) or 0844 826 9323 (NI) Specialist Nurse Advice line: +353 1 797 9848

(10am-12 noon Mon-Thurs)

e-mail: info@migraine.ie

web: www.migraine.ie

 

Arthritis Ireland

Arthritis Ireland is adding another dimension to its support services for people with arthritis or fibromyalgia, their families and carers. The Arthritis Ireland Helpline is a confidential service, which is open to anyone affected by FM. We provide emotional and practical support, and information by phone, by letter and email.

Lo-call Helpline: 1890 252 846 (10am-4pm weekdays)

e-mail: helpline@arthritisireland.ie

web: www.arthritisireland.ie

By Letter: Arthritis Ireland Helpline, Arthritis Ireland, 1 Clanwilliam Square, Grand Canal Quay, Dublin 2.

 

Irish M.E. Trust

The Irish M.E. Trust provide literature on FM, a free counselling service as well as useful classes such as Yoga (modified for people with FM or ME), a writers group and also organise various seminars on a range of subjects.

Tel: +353 1 401 3629

Lo-call Helpline: 1890 200 912

e-mail: info@imet.ie

web: www.imet.ie