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MS in the Media


Raising awareness or scaremongering In the last six months MS has been in the media quite a bit. We have read about Marie Fleming and her assisted suicide case and Evelyn Joel and her untimely death due to her daughters neglect. Both high profile court cases have perked the interest of the media...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday May 03 2013 09:40 AM

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Valuing Community Services: Report


Services and Supports for People with Disabilities  Last week the Disability Federation of Ireland (DFI) launched a report on the value of services provided by community organisations such as MS Ireland. The report was compiled by the DFI and the Not for Profit Business Association (NfPBA) ...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday April 18 2013 11:56 AM

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Going, going, gone On Friday, 26th April we will host our Friends of the MS Care Centre lunch in the Four Seasons Hotel, Dublin. One of the highlights of the day will be our auction conducted by comedian Barry Murphy.  We have 11 auction prices including a framed Irish flag signed by the o...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday April 16 2013 11:58 AM

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European Brain Month


Celebrate the brain this May Across Europe in May people and organisation will focus on the power and mystery of the brain. The initiative is being led by the European Commission and aims to focus attention on neuroscience and the importance of greater collaboration, advocacy and research. &ldq...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday April 08 2013 09:33 AM

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Notice of AGM 2013

14th Annual General Meeting (53rd AGM since MS Ireland’s foundation) Dear Member, Notice is hereby given that the fourteenth Annual General Meeting of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland will take place in Galway on Saturday, 28th September 2013 at 3.00 p.m. (venue to be confirmed) ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday April 03 2013 12:02 PM

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Cannabis-based Medicine


Update on use of Cannabis-based Medicine for people with Multiple Sclerosis People with multiple sclerosis use different forms of treatment and strategies to mange their life with multiple sclerosis. Cannabis has anecdotally been used to treat chronic symptoms such as muscle stiffness, spasms, p...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 14 2013 10:49 AM

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Lunch in April


Join MS Ireland at our third corporate luncheon in support of the MS Care Centre, the only dedicated respite and therapy centre for people with Multiple Sclerosis. Please show your support by joining us on Friday, 26th April at the Four Seasons, Dublin. MS Irelan...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 07 2013 10:37 AM

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Evelyn Joel Neglect Case Ends


Suspended sentence given to daughter and partner Today the courts handed down a two year suspended sentence and 240 community service hours for Eleanor Joel and Jonathon Costen who were found guilty of ‘manslaughter by neglect’ of Evelyn Joel in January 2006. Evelyn Joel was a person...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday March 04 2013 09:05 PM

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5,580 Neuro On Waiting List


Neuro Groups Demand Action MS Ireland joined The Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) for their Lobby Day in Leinster House to present a grim picture of neurological services to gathered TDs and Senators. Person with MS, Emma Rogan spoke of her personal experience of living with a neurological...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday February 28 2013 10:01 AM

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One In Six Get Appropriate Neurorehab Care


Launch Of New Neurorehabilitation Manifesto The Neurological Alliance of Ireland (NAI) have launched their Neurorehabilitation Manifesto calling on the government to implement the current strategy and protect the funding for non-profits who provide rehabilitation services. MS Ireland, as a membe...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday February 21 2013 08:45 AM

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