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Donegal woman joins rallying call for Lyme Disease recognition 3 years ago

Donegal woman joins rallying call for Lyme Disease recognition

Emma Doherty is part of a local delegation attending a Tick Talk Lyme Disease Awareness Rally on Wednesday 26th September in Dublin.

The Gleneely mother has had a new lease …
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‘I lost nearly a third of my life to Lyme disease’ 3 years ago

‘I lost nearly a third of my life to Lyme disease’

Emma Doherty from Gleneely has been plagued with the life-changing illness of Lyme Disease for the past 11 years. The primary school teacher was once an active and energetic woman, …
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Cross-party action group to be established following Lyme Disease Rally 4 years ago

Cross-party action group to be established following Lyme Disease Rally

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Following the huge turnout at the Lyme Disease rally at the Dáil last Wednesday, activists raised awareness for the disease and its causes, with a cross-party action group being established …
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Lyme Disease: “I was told it was psychological, but you know your own body” 4 years ago

Lyme Disease: “I was told it was psychological, but you know your own body”

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Lyme Disease is a bacterial infection contracted through bites from infected ticks. Although more commonly contracted during the warmer months, ticks can be found at all times of the year.


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‘It’s very hard to be hopeful’ – Donegal woman’s fight with Lyme disease 4 years ago

‘It’s very hard to be hopeful’ – Donegal woman’s fight with Lyme disease

A mother has called for improved awareness of Lyme’s disease in the Irish health system after her daughter Dawn was diagnosed with the disease seven years after first becoming ill.


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