Blog Articles, tagged with: Msireland

Update: EU Written Declaration

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Neurodegenerative Diseases in the Workplace You may remember we posted about our support for the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform's (EMSP) Written Declaration on Neurodegenerative Diseases in the Workplace (NDDs). The aim was to highlight the issues facing people with NDDs like mul...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 03 2014 04:33 PM

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Learning to live with MS

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One step at a time You may have read Lucina Russell’s article in The Irish Examiner earlier this week about dealing with an MS diagnosis and if you’re anything like us when you finished it you said, “Wow!” If you haven’t already, please do give it a read. Multiple ...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 30 2014 02:57 PM

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Joe McCaul diagnosed with MS

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Former Eurovision star only 25 Joe McCaul announced yesterday that he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis just before Christmas. At just 25 years old he is part of a growing number of young people being diagnosed with MS in Ireland in recent years. The singer is understandably still coming to...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 23 2014 09:30 AM

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Support for cannabis growing

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Is Ireland ready to say yes? An article in this weekend's Irish Times reports that support for the legalisation of cannabis in Ireland is growing slowly but steadily. At the moment, people who use marijuana to relieve medical conditions face criminalisation, a €2,750 fine and up to 12 mont...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday January 20 2014 12:00 PM

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Good news for DealEffect.ie

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A start-up with a bright future Silicon Republic have named DealEffect.ie as their tech start-up of the week. As a founding charity partner of the website we're chuffed to see it get some kudos. As you know by now, when you sign up to Deal Effect using our unique URL we recieve 11pc from the sa...

Published by MS Ireland on Sunday January 19 2014 06:46 PM

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World MS Day 2014

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Date for your diaries! World MS Day (WMSD) will take place on Wednesday, 28th May and we have to say we're already looking forward to it! As you may know this is one of the highlights of our year and all the hard work that goes into preparing for the big day pays off when the whole world comes ...

Published by MS Ireland on Saturday January 11 2014 12:00 PM

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Surprise changes to housing grants

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Fresh cuts met with shock Following the surprise cuts to housing supports this week MS Ireland joins other representative groups for people with disabilities and the elderly across the country in criticising the move. The cuts affect people with disabilities in two areas: the housing adaptation...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 09 2014 11:07 AM

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Long Term Illness Scheme changes

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LTIS now open to people with MS MS Ireland is encouraging our members who currently hold a medical card to apply for the Long Term Illness Scheme (LTIS) following recent changes to the scheme by the HSE which allows those with a specified illness – including Multiple Sclerosis – to h...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 08 2014 11:56 AM

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Our New Year's Resolution...

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Keep 'em or lose 'em forever! When the bells rang for 2014 last week we felt that classic sense of renewal that a new year always brings. That renewed hope, happiness and purpose is already helping us ensure this is a positive year for people with MS in Ireland. With this in mind we'd like to s...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 08 2014 09:34 AM

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2014 MSI Treks Programme Announced!

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Trek with us in 2014! With our 25th Camino making up just one part of our new programme we can say with absolute certainty that it's going to be an exciting year! MS Ireland treks are really special and with almost thirty years behind us we think we know how to put together a pretty good trek! ...

Published by MS Ireland on Sunday December 29 2013 12:15 PM

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