Here we post relevant news, announcements, updates and general information concerning chronic pain

June 12th, 2017

49% of people with persistent pain find travelling or going on holiday difficult (1)
‘mypainfeelslike…’ campaign launches animation with Ivan Yates to help get the most out of your GP visit before going on holidays this summer

February 23rd, 2017


Our lives are shaped by our brains and how they are impacted by challenging events, illnesses and injury and everyday experiences.

REGISTER NOW for an evening of personal testimony, emerging research and clinical perspectives on the brain and neurological conditions.

This public information evening is the launch event for National Brain Awareness Week, March 6th to 12th 2017


February 23rd, 2017

To help people explain their pain and receive an accurate diagnosis and treatment, the ‘mypainfeelslike...’ campaign has developed the ‘mypainfeelslike…’ pain questionnaire – available at

December 15th, 2016



As a Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics at NUI Galway, President of the Irish Pain Society, and leader of a research group with a focus for over 16 years on cannabinoids, cannabis-based medicines and the endocannabinoid system, I have followed, with interest, the recent passing of the Cannabis for Medicinal Use Regulation Bill within Dáil Éireann.