Ireland

Ankylosing spondylitis society in Ireland:

Ankylosing Spondylitis Association of Ireland (ASAI) 
founded in 1986

 

Carmichael House 
North Brunswick Street 
Dublin 7 
Phone (+353-1)  83 76 614 
Internet homepage: http://www.ankylosing-spondylitis.ie/ 
eMail: info@ankylosing-spondylitis.ie 
 

Chairman Mr. Hugh Cassidy, 36A Abbeyfield, Killester, Dublin 5, (+353-1) 831 66 78
Secretary Mr. Seoirse Smith, Carmichael House, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7,
(+353-1) 83 76 614, eMail:  info@ankylosing-spondylitis.ie
International contacts and delegate to
ASIF Council
Mr. Seoirse Smith, Carmichael House, North Brunswick Street, Dublin 7,
(+353-1) 83 76 614, eMail:  info@ankylosing-spondylitis.ie
Membership 1. Jan. 2012 120 members, mainly AS sufferers
Local branches Physiotherapy classes and group swim with weekly exercises in Dublin
Physiotherapy class weekly in County Clare
Medical
advisors
Dr. Conor McCarthy, MD, FRCPI, Consultant Rheumatologist
Ms. Lisa McGirr MISCP (Chartered Physiotherapist)

Newsletter

Frequency
Editor

«ASAI Newsletter»  sent to all members

2 per year
Seoirse Smith

Further
Publications
«Touchpoints» a patient's guide to living with ankylosing spondylitis
A Clinician's Guide to Ankylosing Spondylitis
«A Guide to Managing your Back Pain»
Most important events in past
and coming year

2011: 
A follow-up awareness campaigns
Development of the weekly physiotherapy sessions
Development of stronger links to Arthritis Ireland

2012: 
A re-launch of the national awareness campaign called «Back in Play»conducted through nationwide media using an internet football game to coincide with European Football Championships
Development of stronger links to Arthritis Ireland
Development of Physiotherapy education programmes

Membership fee € 14 per annum

 

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