Irish Lyme Conference
A DVD set of the hugely successful Lyme Conference 2012 in Dublin has now been released for sale!
June 2012 heralded Ireland’s very first conference on Lyme Disease. Held in Clontarf Castle, Dublin the conference attracted well respected specialists from around the world.
The 3 disc DVD includes the following speakers:
Disc One – Testing
Dr Schwarzbach (Lyme & Lab specialist Germany)
Dr Shah (Lab specialist, USA)
Disc Two – Research & Supportive Therapies
Dr Sapi (Lyme researcher, USA)
Dr Monro (Lyme specialist, UK)
Ms Kate Bloor (Researcher, UK)
Ms Nikki Darrell (Herbal specialist, Ireland)
Disc Three – Neuroborreliosis + Q & A
Dr Jemsek (Lyme specialist USA)
Q & A Panel (Schwarzbach, Jemsek, Sapi, Bloor, Darrell, Monro)
For a review of the conference go to: http://www.ticktalkireland.org/conferencereview2012.html
Copies are available in our store for 15 euros plus shipping for the set of 3.
For a slideshow version of the Lyme in Ireland presentation (4 mins) head on down to:
To watch Tick Talk Ireland’s full audio/video presentation head on down to:
– this includes a talk on Lyme in the UK (slides provided by Dr Keith Ryan from the Dartmoor Tick Watch), followed by Lyme in Ireland (reviewing studies relevant to Ireland) followed by a questions & answers session (45 mins in total).
Galway Independent interviews Jenny O’Dea on the new book ‘The Adventures of Luna & Dips‘, a children’s book being written to help warn children, teachers & parents about ticks, the carriers of Lyme Disease.
Connacht tribune paper publishes news on Lyme & Luna the tick! (pdf file)
Health & Safety
The organisation IOSH (health & safety) have asked Tick Talk Ireland to speak at next year’s conference in March.
Check out the MEM0992 Cultivating a safer future in rural Ireland.pdf for more details (pdf) 😉
Tesco Hamper won by Ana
The fundraiser held on 8/9 December at Oranmore Community Centre was arranged by the Village Craft Project (Galway). Thanks so much to TESCO for the donation of a great hamper (winner pictured above), our volunteers Louise & Sean, for Mary & Ben for helping to organise the event & worked so hard all weekend keeping things ticking along smoothly, to all the volunteers who helped bake cakes for sale to raise money for Tick Talk & all the volunteers who helped sell them, we love you all!
Funds will go towards publishing the new book ‘The Adventures of Luna & Dips‘.
Tick Talk’s awareness table
Winner of guess the name of the bear competition (bear donated by Dublin zoo). The winner was Roisin who chose the name Stripey!
Winner of guess the smarties in the jar competition (donated by Jenny O’Dea). The winner was Jacob who guessed 432!
For christmas ideas why not check out our merchandise page for tick removers, awareness ribbons, jewellery, key rings or a conference DVD?
On a final note I wish you all the very best this Christmas. Let’s hope that 2013 will bring much needed improvements in testing & treatment.
Take care, Love Tick Talk Ireland 🙂