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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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Stem Cells

Stem Cell Trials get green light  Anyone with an interest in MS will watch with bated breath as an international study into stem cell therapy gets under way NEW TRIALS IN the UK are to investigate whether stem cells can be used to treat MS. In July, the UK MS Society and the UK Stem Cell...

Published by Linda Daly on Wednesday August 17 2011 11:46 AM

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Organisational Review Update

Communication on the progress to date... Dear Reader, Last month we invited people to take part in our organisational review. The purpose of the review is to look at the work of the Society and how we can continue to meet the needs of people with MS in light of current financial challenges....

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday July 21 2011 11:59 AM

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