Laois Woman Raising Awareness Of Brain Tumour Symptoms

Today is 'Wear a Hat Day'!

Today is Brain Tumour Ireland's "Wear A Hat Day" - and a Laois woman is hoping it will help raise awareness for those who could be suffering from a hidden problem. 

Ballyfin's Josephine Dowling was diagnosed with a benign brain tumor in 2015 after complaining about hearing difficulties.

On average 400 people in Ireland are diagnosed with a brain tumor every year.

Everyone is encouraged to take a selfie in their favourite hat and donate 4 euro to the charity by texting BTI to 50300.

Ms.Dowling - who is a garda sergent in Monasterevin explains the sensation she felt:

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