Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

Learning to live with MS


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


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


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


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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MS Ireland saddened at Marie Fleming's passing


MS Ireland is saddened to hear the news this morning that Marie Fleming has passed away, having lived with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for over 25 years. We would like to send our deepest condolences to her partner Tom Curran and her family. Ms Fleming’s landmark right-to-die case was initiall...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 20 2013 12:22 PM

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Vitamin D, MS and Chronic Diseases


Study questions role of Vitamin D Professor Michael Hutchinson, Consultant Neurologist at St Vincent's Hospital and MS Ireland's Medical Advisor discusses the relationship between Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis (MS). Professor Hutchinson is responding to the recent report on BBC News which loo...

Published by Professor Michael Hutchinson on Thursday December 12 2013 10:15 AM

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