Sing Street Star Ferdia Walsh-Peelo Launches “Lovin’ Our Lungs” Nationwide Movie Competition

Rising star of the silver screen, Sing Street actor Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, today joined with RTÉ Two Tube’s  Bláthnaid Treacy and Stephen Byrne to launch a nationwide movie competition Lovin’ Our Lungs to highlight the importance of lung health for a full and active life. The awards, which are organised by the Irish Lung Health Alliance, […]

GE 2016 – ILHA Lung Health Priorities

In advance of General Election 2016 the Irish Lung Health Alliance outlined its priorities for Lung Health. Why Prioritise Lung Health: Respiratory diseases, including cancers of the trachea, bronchus and lung accounted for 18% of all deaths in 2014. Rates of mortality from respiratory disease are 42% higher than the EU-28 average. (Health in Ireland […]

‘Love your Lungs’ this Valentine’s Day

Irish Charities join forces to promote healthy lungs Tuesday 13 February: A group of Irish charities have teamed up with Olympic Champion Dr Ronnie Delany to promote healthy lungs by highlighting symptoms of lung disease and the importance of early intervention. The Irish Lung Health Alliance, which comprises the Alpha One Foundation, the Irish Thoracic […]