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How Writing About MS Makes My Life Better

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This week Willeke Van Eeckhoutte shares with us the value of writing about living with MS. She’s an award-winning, irrepressible blogger and we are delighted to have her continued contribution to the MS and Me team. When tasked with an article about writing and MS, my mind always does summ...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Friday November 02 2018 07:46 AM

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MSunderstood Café Roadshow

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Following on from the success of the MSunderstood Café back in March of this year, we are delighted to announce that we will be bringing the MSunderstood Café in the form of a bus to various locations around the country! Check the schedule below to see where it is coming to near you...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday October 31 2018 03:50 PM

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National MS Conference

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Highlights from the day MS Ireland hosted the annual National MS Conference on Saturday, 22nd September in the Radisson Hotel, Athlone, Westmeath. We also hosted a gala dinner on Friday evening during which the annual awards ceremony was held. Watch highlights on the day:  ...

Published by MS Ireland on Saturday October 20 2018 10:54 AM

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When I Had To Stop Working

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This week, Joan Jordan champions her professional revitalisation and shares with us all the joys of returning to the workforce.  Sorry for the spoiler in the title. You already know how this one is going to play out. Girl studies hard and gets a computer science place in Trinity College. G...

Published by Joan Jordan on Friday October 19 2018 11:13 AM

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Update: Ocrelizumab

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NCPE report The National Centre for Pharmaco-economics (NCPE) have completed their evaluation of Ocrelizumab for the treatment of adult patients with early primary progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS), and have sent the final report to the HSE CPU. The web summary is now available on ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday October 10 2018 10:33 AM

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Care Centre Business Case

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Briefing in Leinster House  Today, MS Ireland presented the MS Care Centre Business Case to TDs and Senators in Leinster House. We were overwhelmed by the support shown by your local representatives at today's event. In a video released to coincide with the presentation, Mark Mitchell shar...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday October 03 2018 12:35 PM

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Live Stream Of National MS Conference

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We are live streaming talks from our 'Living Well with MS' Conference in Athlone this Saturday, September 22nd. You can join us on the day from anywhere around the world... We are delighted to welcome our guest speakers: 10am: MS Overview and Quality of Life: Professor Gavin Giov...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday September 21 2018 10:18 AM

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On Being a Man Living with MS

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This week Declan Groeger shares with us what it is like being a man living with MS I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1988. Married with two small children, a mortgage and an overdraft. The day the doctor said “You have MS”, my life changed forever. At that time MS had n...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday September 20 2018 10:50 AM

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Leinster House Event

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We need YOUR help in contacting TDs and Senators MS Ireland will be holding an event in Leinster House AV room on Wednesday, 3rd October 2018 at 10am. We will be presenting the MS Care Centre Business Case and we will be using the opportunity to call on TDs and Senators to provide a further &eur...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday September 18 2018 08:00 PM

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MS, Skilled and Unemployed

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This week Teresa McShane tells us about the financial and professional implications of having MS and discovers it’s an emotional journey. Like any long-term illness or disability, MS can have far reaching implications and can literally turn one’s world upside-down. Obviously, all cas...

Published by Teresa McShane on Thursday September 13 2018 10:11 AM

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