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Get training now for the annual Croí Night Run

The much anticipated annual Croí Night Run is returning in October, but this year, like many major fundraisers, the event is going virtual.Participants can...

Take a Summer Cycle in aid of Croí and help people living with heart disease and stroke

Help people at risk of heart disease and stroke this year with the ‘My Summer Cycle for Croí’ charity event taking place this August...

Galway companies awarded over €10 million to develop groundbreaking medical technologies

Over €10 million in government funding has been awarded to Galway companies partnering with NUIG research teams to develop groundbreaking medical technologies.Three projects aimed...

Croí urges those with heart attack or stroke symptoms not to avoid hospital

Croí, the Galway-based Heart & Stroke Charity has launched a new campaign that aims to save lives by encouraging people with symptoms of heart...

Portiuncula Hospital working to accelerate care for stroke victims

Portiuncula Hospital in Ballinasloe is taking part in an innovative programme to improve care and save live of patients with ischaemic stroke. Caused by blood...

Loughrea Gardaí take a plunge to raise €1,500 for Croí

Members of the Gardaí in Loughrea did more than just dip their toes in raising money for Croí Heart & Stroke charity recently. Thirteen gardaí...

Free public talk and short film screening to take place on World Stroke Day

A public talk and short film screening will be hosted by Croí, the heart and stroke charity, on Tuesday -World Stroke Day. The free event,...

Race the Prom in aid of Croí in the Galway Night Run

The 5th Annual Galway Night Run in aid of Croí, the Heart & Stroke Charity, will take place on Friday, October 11 at 8pm on...

Wrist worn monitor aims to reduce rate of stroke and heart failure

NUIG based Biomedical Engineer Oisín McGrath has been awarded a €500k grant to bring to market a convenient and reliable wrist-worn device that will...

Ballinasloe medtech firm partners with Croi stroke charity

Surmodics medtech company in Ballinasloe have formed a new community partnership to support Galway's Croí heart & stroke charity. Surmodics will be supporting Croí's efforts...

NUIG Prof leads global debate on using aspirin to fight heart disease

Bill McEvoy, an expert in heart disease prevention and Professor of Preventive Cardiology at NUIG is facing off with another international expert on the...

Public talk from health experts on healthy ageing

Croí Heart and Stroke Charity are hosting a public talk on the secret to healthy ageing in Galway next week. Health experts will discuss the...

Galway medtech start-up raises €3 million for next gen stroke treatment

The Galway based medtech start-up Perfuze has secured €3 million in investment funding to develop a next generation technology to treat acute ischemic stroke. According to...

Croí Heart and Stroke supported over 15,000 people last year

Croí, the Galway based Heart & Stroke charity, supported over 15,000 people in it's fifth year of services. Croí's annual report for 2017 shows that...

Galway stroke patients take more than three hours to get to hospital

People who suffer from a stroke in Galway take more than three hours to reach the hospital on average. The Annual National Stroke Register Report...
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