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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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A Year of Hellos and Goodbyes for MS & Me

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With the turn of the New Year MS & Me is expanding and diversifying. In this post, we also say ‘goodbye’ to a number of friends Late in 2013, the MS & Me blog launched with an idea, a hope and a cadre of nine bloggers with what we jokingly referred to as “varying levels...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday January 11 2018 12:30 PM

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Multiple Sclerosis: The Facts

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More than 9,000 people are living with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland. Multiple Sclerosis (MS), meaning ‘many scars’, is the most common disabling neurological disease affecting young adults in Ireland. MS impacts the motor, sensory and cognitive functioning of the body and is usually ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 03 2018 11:55 AM

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Funding for Respite Care

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MS Ireland's response to the announcement of funding for respite care by Minister for Health Simon Harris Ava Battles, Multiple Sclerosis Ireland Chief Executive: “MS Ireland welcomes the announcement this week of additional funding for respite care around the country by Minister for Healt...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 15 2017 08:23 AM

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