Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

Cuts to funding

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Disability organisations speak out against cuts Each of the 26 disability organisations - including MS Ireland - who applied for the Scheme to Support National Organisations (SSNO) have had their funding denied. The annual Department of the Environment scheme provides essential funding...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday July 14 2014 11:12 AM

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Survey Results: Medical Cards

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Thank you to everyone who filled out our recent survey and shared their views on medical cards. We are delighted to say that over 850 people participated in the survey. Your experiences and comments helped shape our submission to the HSE on 30th June. Here is a snapshot of findings: 71% o...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday July 07 2014 12:32 PM

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Report: Living with MS Conference, Cork

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On World MS Day 28th May 2014 MS Ireland hosted a one day conference, Living with MS, In Cork. Dr. Brian Sweeney, Consultant Neurologist Cork Universtiy Hospital, was the opening speaker. He bemoaned the fact that even if 12 more neurologists were appointed by the HSE the ratio would only be 1:1...

Published by Declan Groeger on Saturday June 14 2014 02:00 PM

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One Day Wish...

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On World MS Day share YOUR wish... We all have ‘One day…’ moments, whoever we are and whatever our walk of life. They are the things we want to do, discover and achieve - our hopes, aspirations and triumphs.  MS Ireland would be delighted if you would share your ‘O...

Published by MS Ireland on Saturday May 24 2014 10:00 AM

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As long as my brain still brains...

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I have known that something was up in the old noggin department for a few years. That sinking feeling when I forget a word I KNOW I know. When the check-out at Aldi is too much for me to keep up with. When I can’t help a nine year old with her Maths….. The best way I can describe it ...

Published by Joan Jordan on Monday March 10 2014 11:00 AM

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TV3 Ireland AM

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Focus on Multiple Sclerosis Did you catch this morning's edition of Ireland AM on TV3? If not don't worry, you can catch up now. Joe McCaul (26) was on the show alongside our very own South Dublin and Kildare Regional Coordinator Roseanna Duke. The pair spoke with Mark Cagney and Sinéad ...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday February 25 2014 11:15 AM

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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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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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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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