Croí gives 300 free stethoscope checks during Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week

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Pictured on Monday (from left to right) are Mr Ronan Kelly, Cardiothoracic Surgeon, University Hospital Galway, and Marguerite Naughton, accompanied by her daughter, Minister Hildegarde Naughton.

Croí provided over 300 free stethoscope checks at their event in Galway City on Monday as part of Heart Valve Disease Awareness Week.

The heart and stroke centre will also host a free webinar tomorrow Thursday, 15 September from 7pm to 8pm.

Pictured on Monday (from left to right) are Caroline Dermody, Croí Nurse, and Minister Hildegarde Naughton with her mum, Marguerite Naughton, who received a free stethoscope check

The webinar will focus on raising awareness of heart valve disease and is titled ‘Listen to Your Heart – Heart Valve Disease’.

For more information and to register for the webinar, visit