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Huntington's Disease Awareness May 13th - 17th 2019

Light It Up For HD

Huntington's Disease Awareness week falls in May each year.  #LightItUp4HD is one of our annual events where Huntington’s Disease Association of Ireland (HDAI) joins other international organisations to raise awareness for Huntington’s Disease.

Iconic buildings in Ireland and around the world light up in purple (or purple and blue) to support the annual  #LightItUp4HD campaign

The Mansion House, 3Arena, The Convention Centre Dublin, County Buildings, Tralee, Killarney Town Hall, Dublin City Council buildings, Carmichael Centre,  Rock of Cashel, Bloomfield Hospital, Life Pharmacy Ballsbridge, Christchurch Cathedral, Donegal County Council, Dublin City Council, Kerry County Council and Kildare County Council are among the buildings and organisations who have kindly supported our Light Up campaign to date.

May 2019 Building Dates include:

The Mansion House - 13 , 3Arena 13- 17, Convention Centre Dublin 13 -17, County Buildings Tralee and Killarney Town Hall - 13 , Donegal Town and Dungloe Public Service Centres 13 - 19, Dublin City Hall - 14, Carmichael Centre 13- 17,  Kildare County Council Naas & Newbridge Townhall 13, Rock of Cashel 15

You can support this international #LightItUp4HD campaign by sharing our Awareness Poster and by taking photos at buildings in your area and by sharing images on social media using #LightItUp4HD. If you have any ideas for raising awareness or holding a fundraising event we would be delighted to hear from you.

Contact or see the Huntington's Disease Association of Ireland Facebook page for more information.



Lord Mayor of Dublin , Mícheál MacDonncha (2018) Brendan Carr (2017) and Criona Ni Dhalaigh (2016)  have also kindly showed their support for the   LightItUp4HD initiative.  See International coverage of Light Ups