Nominations sought for ‘Life After Stroke’ Awards

Have you been affected by stroke or do you know somebody who has? The Irish Heart Foundation is calling on the public to celebrate life after stroke by nominating stroke survivors to be honoured at the charity’s third annual Stroke Awards this November. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, the awards will pay tribute to the courage and bravery of stroke survivors and their carers from all around the country.

Have you been affected by stroke or do you know somebody who has? The Irish Heart Foundation is calling on the public to celebrate life after stroke by nominating stroke survivors to be honoured at the charity’s third annual Stroke Awards this November. Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, the awards will pay tribute to the courage and bravery of stroke survivors and their carers from all around the country.

Irish Heart Foundation Stroke Award nominations are now open and the categories include: Young People’s Bravery Awards, Adult Bravery Awards, Carer’s Award and the Boehringer Ingelheim Stroke Champion Award.

If a member of your community has shown exceptional courage after surviving a stroke, or has gone above and beyond the call of duty in caring for someone affected by stroke, then the Irish Heart Foundation urges you to submit a nomination by visiting their website www.stroke.ie or contact Emma Jane Morrissey at the Irish Heart Foundation for a nomination form on (01) 668 5001 or email emorrissey@irishheart.ie The closing date for nominations is September 21st.