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A New Home!

North West Regional Office has moved... L-R: Martin Cassidy Donegal Branch, John Gallagher Donegal Branch, Muriel Perry Treasurer Donegal Branch, Catherine Peoples RC, Paul Dawson PwMS, Charlie Mc Laughlin CW, Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill, Gerry McMonagle Letterkenny Lord Mayor, Geral...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday March 06 2012 04:42 PM

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Spokesperson Questionnaire

We are looking for people with MS to help us... Multiple Sclerosis Ireland wants to create more awareness of MS in Ireland. We want the public to know more about living with MS and the services of MS Ireland.  All across Ireland we are looking for people who are willing to speak to t...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday February 02 2012 09:49 AM

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Personal Assistants Policy

The Disability Federation of Ireland is looking for feedback on a new policy they are helping to create. Many people with MS use personal assistants to help with aspects of daily life. The Disability Federation of Ireland is looking for feedback on a new policy they are helping to create. ...

Published by MS Ireland/DFI on Wednesday February 01 2012 09:53 AM

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Our Patron

MS Ireland is delighted to announce that Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, has accepted our invitation to become our patron. The President will be the sole patron of MS Ireland, succeeding Mary McAleese as the previous patron of the Society.   Michael D. Higgins, President of I...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 17 2012 10:01 AM

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Rare Gene links Vitamin D and MS

Researchers say a variant gene which reduces vitamin D levels could be directly linked to MS.   News article from BBC News Health A rare genetic variant which causes reduced levels of vitamin D appears to be directly linked to multiple sclerosis, says an Oxford University study. ...

Published by BBC News on Tuesday December 13 2011 10:08 AM

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New Research

MS Ireland to fund new myelin research Researchers from NUI Galway are to investigate the processes behind the creation and loss of myelin in the brain MS Ireland is set to fund a new three-year research project. Dr Una FitzGerald and her team in National University of Ireland (NUI) Ga...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday November 18 2011 11:43 AM

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MS Ireland/UCD Research Published

A research project on memory and MS conducted by UCD and funded by MS Ireland has thrown up some interesting results.   In 2009 MS Ireland began funding a research project carried out by scientists in UCD. The project’s aim was to look at how cognition is affected by the damage cau...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday November 01 2011 10:37 AM

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Make a Submission

Call on people with MS to make a submission... Minister of State for Disability, Equality and Mental Health, Kathleen Lynch T.D. released a report on the future policy of disability in this country drawn up by an Expert Reference Group at the request of the Department. The ...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday October 18 2011 10:45 AM

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All Aboard!

BLAST OFF! We have lift-off, the MS READaTHON is a go!     There’s not a lot to say except GO RAIBH MILE MAITH AGAIBH to all of our participants… as of 9.37 this morning there are 59,026 of you! Today is a good day for us, to think that such an overwhelming number of...

Published by MS READaTHON Team on Friday October 14 2011 10:54 AM

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MS Living Convention 2011

MS Ireland warmly welcomes people with MS and their families to a national day of MS information, research and social opportunities.  Saturday 10th September 2011, The Burlington Hotel, Dublin 4 Presentations: Emerging therapies - Vitamin D - Cognition Workshops: Fatigue m...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday September 01 2011 12:18 PM

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