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MS Readathon Launches

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Almost 10,000 young readers expected to take part in the sponsored reading campaign helping people with MS We have launched the 31st MS Readathon, entering a new era for the sponsored reading initiative. We were joined by MS ambassador Jordan Byrne, 23, who is living with MS, charity partner Lei...

Published by MS Readathon Team on Thursday September 06 2018 10:12 AM

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What They Just Don't Understand

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This week, in a letter to her nearest and dearest, Willeke Van Eeckhoutte puts down in words how she really feels. “What do you want me to say?” Dearly Beloved, What do you want me to say? What is it you don’t understand? When someone like you says, "Well, what do you wa...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday May 10 2018 11:00 AM

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2018 Carers Week

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Date for your diary 11th - 17th June 2018 The 12th annual National Carers Week will take place from June, 11th  to 17th. Events are happening nationwide to celebrate and recognise the role of Ireland’s Family Carers.  There are twelve National organisations who are partners in t...

Published by MS Ireland on Saturday May 05 2018 08:39 AM

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Love, Family and Grand Plans

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This week we have a guest blogger, Michelle Hanley from Cork. She has kindly shared her story with us. We’re calling it 'Love, Family and Grand Plans'. Share your comments and the story with others.  This time two years ago life was great, I had returned to education. I had my life to...

Published by Michelle Hanley on Thursday March 23 2017 11:04 AM

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Personal Goals

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Goal Setting for 2016 Whatever personal goals you have set yourself for 2016, it is important to understand why sometimes we don’t achieve our goals – usually, it is because we have not thought carefully enough about what goals to set and why we are setting them. Sometimes we may set...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 14 2016 10:10 AM

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Parenting and MS

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I didn’t know that I had MS when I had my kids. I have an eight year old boy and a ten year old girl. Post diagnosis - I decided not to have any more children for many reasons. I won’t go into them today. That’s another blog entirely. I DO want to share a few tips with you about...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday October 01 2015 11:03 AM

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Fertility and Pregnancy Part 2

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Last week Emma wrote about MS and the fertility and pregnancy journey. This week she delves deeper into the joys and challenges of having a new-born in her life.  One of my exes told me when we broke up that she pitied me- no-one would want to be with anyone with MS. For a long time, that g...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday September 24 2015 11:00 AM

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Family Carers in Ireland

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Care Alliance Ireland launch factsheet for carers As part of National Carers Week 2015, Care Alliance Ireland launched a four-page factsheet on Family Carers in Ireland. The factsheet provides important information pulled from the 2011 Census and other sources. This information is provided in sh...

Published by Care Alliance Ireland on Friday July 03 2015 09:45 AM

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Carers Week Launch

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Carers want to be treated as Partners in care. Family Carers will have the opportunity to take part in more than 150 events in every county this week as the 9th National Carers Week (8-14 June) is launched in Dublin to-day by Nuala Carey. National Carers Week enables Family Carers to take a day ...

Published by National Carers Week on Monday June 08 2015 01:00 PM

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New Carers Report Published

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Guiding support for Family Carers Care Alliance Ireland have published a literature review on the relationship between Family Carers and Home Care Support Workers. The report brings together all the key research on the topic in a concise, considered and comprehensive manner. Speaking at th...

Published by MS Ireland/ Care Alliance Ireland on Monday November 24 2014 10:15 AM

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