Dementia Adviser Service

Our Dementia Advisers work with people with dementia and their families and carers to provide a highly responsive and individualised information and signposting service. 

Your local Dementia Adviser will work with you to:

  • provide information and advice throughout your journey with dementia,
  • help connect you with dementia supports and services,
  • help connect you with local groups and services and,
  • help your community to be more dementia friendly.

In 2017, ASI carried out a client survey to understand peoples experience with the dementia adviser serivce and the impact it had for them and their family. This will in turn help us to deliver the best possible serivce and to advocate for more dementia advisers in Ireland. You can read the results of the survey here.

This service is free and confidential.

Our Dementia Advisers are:

Maureen Mannion: Galway

  • Phone:  086 821 1540
  • Email:

Jean Scanlan, South Dublin

  • Phone: 086 045 4703
  • Email:

Aine Bennett, South Dublin and North Wicklow   

  • Phone: 085 801 9186 
  • E-mail:

North Dublin

For enquiries on this service please contact our National Helpline on 1800 341 341

Vanessa Bradbury, Cork City, South Cork, West Cork and South Kerry

  • Phone: 021 497 2504
  • Email:

Amy Murphy, North Cork,  Co. Limerick, South Clare, East Kerry and large parts of Tipperary

  • Phone: 086 781 2217
  • Email:

Maeve Montgomery: Counties Cavan, Monaghan and Louth

  • Phone 087 748 9258
  • Email:

Our Helpline Advisers are available to people living anywhere in Ireland

Tina Hannan and Fiona Brien

  • Phone:1800 341 341 
  • Email:
  • Read more about this service

 Our Helpline Advisers will work with you to help meet your information and support needs and help you to contact local supports and services in your community.

The Helpline Service is open Monday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday, 10 am to 4 pm.

September events as part of World Alzheimer Month

Join our Dementia Adviser's during the month of September to help raise awareness of dementia as part of World Alzheimer's Month. Details about each event are listed below; 

Date Event Location Time Contact
03. Sept Radio Interview Dundalk FM 10.45am Maeve Montgomery, DA
04. Sept Mobile Information Service Bon Secours Hospital, Tralee, Co. Kerry 11am - 4pm Amy Murphy & Vanessa Bradbury, DA's
04. Sept  Dementia Awareness Talk Dundalk Library, Roden Pl, Townsparks, Dundalk, Co. Louth 2-3pm Maeve Montgomery, DA
05. Sept Mobile Information Service Mallow Primary Health Centre, Mallow, Co. Cork 2pm-5pm Amy Murphy & Vanessa Bradbury, DA's 
05. Sept Myths & misconceptions about dementia talk Mallow Primary Health Centre, Mallow, Co. Cork 7.30pm- 9pm Amy Murphy, DA
06. Sept Mobile Information Service Cashel Library, Cashel, Co. Tipperary 11am - 3pm Amy Murphy & Vanessa Bradbury, DA's 
06. Sept Information Stand St Angus Church, Crumlin, Co. Dublin 9am -2pm Jean Scanlan, DA
06. Sept Dementia Awareness Talk Drogheda Library, Stockwell Ln, Drogheda, Co. Louth 6-7pm Maeve Montgomery, DA
07. Sept Mobile Information Service Bantry Markets, Bantry, Co Cork 8am-1.30pm Amy Murphy & Vanessa Bradbury, DA's 
08. Sept Mobile Information Service Supervalu Car Park, Skibbereen as part of West Cork Food Festival, Skibbereen, Co. Cork 9am - 2pm Amy Murphy & Vanessa Bradbury, DA' s
11. Sept What is dementia/living well/brain health talk The Get Up & Go Club, Mitchelstown Town Hall, Mitchelstown, Co. Cork 2pm-4pm Amy Murphy, DA
11. Sept Information Stand  Fettercairn Community & Youth Centre, Fettercairn, Tallaght, Co. Dublin 9am-2pm Jean Scanlan, DA
11. Sept Dementia Awareness Talk Adree Library, Market St, Cappocksgreen, Ardee, Co. Louth 2.30 - 3.30pm Maeve Montgomery, DA
12. Sept Mobile Information Service St James Hospital, Dublin 2 11am-2pm Jean Scanlan & Aine Bennett, DA's 
12. Sept Information Stand Men's Shed Exhibition, Pairc Ui Chaoimh, Cork 9.30am-5pm Amy Murphy & Vanessa Bradbury, DA's 
17. Sept Dementia Awareness Talk Active Retirement Group, Loughrea, Co. Galway 7pm-8pm Maureen Mannion, DA
18. Sept Dementia Awareness Talk  Irish Country Women's Association Tent at The National Ploughing Championships, Tullamore, Co. Offaly 2.30pm-3pm Mave Montgomery, DA
19. Sept Dementia Awareness Talk Irish Country Women's Association Tent at The National Ploughing Championships, Tullamore, Co. Offaly 2.30pm-3pm Amy Murphy, DA
18-20. Sept Mobile Information Service Stand No 661 at The National Ploughing Championships, Tullamore, Co. Offaly 9am-6pm DA's and local staff at the stand each day
20. Sept Information Stand  Public Health Education Series with Tallaght University Hospital, Family Recreation Centre, Treepark Rd, Kilnamanagh, Dublin 24 11am-12.30pm Maria McEnery, Information Officer
21. Sept Information Stand  Cork University Hospital, Cork  TBA Vanessa Bradbury, DA
24-28. Sept Mobile Information Service Laois Branch - various events TBA TBA Frances McCormack, Laois Branch
25. Sept Dementia Awareness Talk Dunleer Library, Station House, Battsland, Dunleer, Co. Louth 6-7pm Maeve Montgomery, DA
28. Sept Information Stand Iontas Castleblayney Arts & Community Resource Centre, Co. Monaghan  10.30am-1pm Maeve Montgomery, DA
28. Sept Information Stand  Hodges-Figgis bookshop, 56-58 Dawson St, Dublin 2 12pm-2pm Maria McEnery, Information Officer
28. Sept  Information Stand  Iontas Arts & Community Resource Centre, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan  10.30am - 12pm Maeve Montgomery, DA

For a full list of all events taking place throughout the month of September as part of World Alzheimer Month click here

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About Alzheimer Ireland

The Society was founded in 1982 by a small group of people who were caring for a family member with Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia. Find out what we docontact us and more

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We offer a range of services for people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, their families and carers. All our services operate using the philosophy of person centred care.

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