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Upcoming Events

Support Meetings

Our Dublin Support meeting is on Saturday 10th August.

Support meetings are held regionally on a Saturday morning from 11am - 1pm. 2019 meetings include:

Cork Mar 23rd July 27th Oct 5th Nov 30th
Dublin Feb 2nd May 4th Aug 10th Nov 2nd
Limerick Jan 12th Apr 13th Oct 12th  
Roscommon   June 8th Sept 7th Dec7th

Joe Doran's Awareness Walk

Joe Doran’s HD Awareness Walk takes place on Saturday 13th July 2019 at Lough Key Forest Park, Boyle, Co Roscommon. Registration from 10.15 to start walk by 11am.   All welcome!

Sun Rise Up Croagh Patrick

 #Sunriseupcroaghpatrick  takes place on 29th June 2019 at Croagh Patrick, Westport, Co Mayo.  This is an annual fun walk or climb to raise funds for charities supporting people affected by neurological diseases including: Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's Disease and Motor Neurone Disease. See 2018 highlights. Participants can opt to climb the mountain or walk beneath it. If you want to register for the event please visit To support Huntington's Disease climbers see iDonate.

Film Screening

HDAI together with Irish filmmakers Amanda Spencer and Brian Moore hosted a special screening of Dancing At The Vatican on Thursday May 23rd at the Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin. Following the screening, a Q&A expert panel including:  Dr. Ed Wild Associate Director and Lauren Byrne Research Fellow at Huntington’s Disease Centre, UCL,  Queen Square Institute of Neurology, London and Dr. Niall Pender, Enroll-HD study site Lead Investigator and Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin and Brian Moore, Filmmaker discussed the film and the HDdennomore event.


BNA 2019

Huntington's Disease: Hope For A New Decade,  Saturday April 13th 2019

Videos of Speaker Presentations by Professor G. Bernhard Landwehrmeyer, Ulm University Hospital, Germany and Dr Tom Burke, Trinity college Dublin are available here


HD Awareness Week

Our 2019 HD Awareness week runs from 13th - 17th May.

#LightItUp4HD is one of our annual events with HDAI joining other international organisations to raise awareness for Huntington’s Disease.


Members Meeting and Respite Weekend

HDAI's annual Members Meeting and AGM takes place on June 8th at Cuisle Holiday Centre, Donammon Co. Roscommon as part of our annual respite weekend 7th-9th June. See Members Meeting for more information.