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MS Bucket List

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Do you have a bucket list? This week for her first blog, Rosie McCormack writes about hers and how she dealt with all the holes in her bucket list post-diagnosis.  About six months before the relapse that led to my diagnosis, I was out running and I suddenly became so aware of how lucky I w...

Published by Rosie McCormack on Thursday February 22 2018 12:00 PM

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Ocrelizumab

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MS Ireland has made a Patient Group Submission to the National Centre for Pharmaco-economics regarding Ocrevus (ocrelizumab)  Ocrelizumab is first and only approved disease-modifying medicine for people with early primary progressive MS. The medication is currently being assessed by the NCP...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday February 22 2018 08:43 AM

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MS and Lent

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This week, Emma Rogan is reminiscing about mornings in a cold drafty boarding school in the Midlands. Read on for her take on the next forty days and forty nights. In my school days I got involved in the Christian Union, a group of young Christians in my school. I got seriously into my Bible and...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday February 15 2018 01:09 PM

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Home Care Services

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This week Declan Groeger considers what it means to have help in the home. It’s never as simple as it sounds and when it comes to services for people with MS in Ireland, things are really very complex.  Living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is not easy at the best of times and as the ...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday February 08 2018 01:00 PM

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Meet Our New MS & Me Blog Team – Part 3

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Today we conclude our introduction of our expanded 2018 MS & Me Blog team. There are a number of familiar faces and some shiny new additions! All are up for the challenge of writing and sharing their experience with the MS community.  Helen Farrell  Avid historian and part-time ...

Published by MS & Me Editorial Team on Thursday February 01 2018 06:00 PM

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Meet Our New MS & Me Blog Team – Part 2

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Continuing with our introduction of the 2018 MS & Me Blog team, let us introduce a few more members of our team. Rosie Farrell A graphic designer and sub-editor, the Sligo native now lives in Dublin with her husband Niall and their little dog Trixie. Rosie was diagnosed with MS in 2015. We ...

Published by MS & Me Editorial Team on Thursday January 25 2018 01:00 PM

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Pilates

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Recruitment for Pilates research project is now closed Karl Fleming, a Structured PhD student, along with Dr. Matthew Herring (Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences) and Prof. Susan Coote (Clinical Therapies Department) of UL are seeking your participation in a research project ex...

Published by MS Ireland/University of Limerick on Wednesday January 24 2018 10:33 AM

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Advocacy Strategy 2018

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MS Ireland has published our Advocacy Strategy for 2018, which details the actions we will be taking this year to try and address each of our advocacy priority areas. You can download the strategy here Get in touch For comments and questions please contact Harriet Doig, Information, Advocacy an...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 18 2018 02:35 PM

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Meet Our New MS & Me Blog Team – Part 1

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Introducing our team of bloggers for 2018  As promised last week when we said goodbye to some of our long-time MS & Me bloggers, we now begin by introducing you to our team for 2018. While it may feel like January has been ‘blogging about blogging’, we feel it is important t...

Published by MS & Me Editorial Team on Thursday January 18 2018 11:34 AM

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Ocrelizumab Receives Licence in EU

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Roche’s ocrelizumab receives licence in the EU for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS) and primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) Ocrelizumab is first and only approved disease-modifying medicine for people in EU with early PPMS Dublin, 12 January 2018: Roche announced toda...

Published by Roche on Monday January 15 2018 12:13 PM

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