Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

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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MS Ireland saddened at Marie Fleming's passing

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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

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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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