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New treatment option available to help Irish Patients in fight against Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Daclizumab has a ‘double-action’ approach – offering a new once-monthly treatment option for people living with MS in Ireland. A new once-monthly treatment for relapsing multiple scl...

Published by Biogen on Monday April 03 2017 12:24 PM

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First treatment licensed for primary progressive MS in the US Ocrelizumab has been approved as a treatment for both relapsing and primary progressive MS in the US. It is the first licensed treatment for people with primary progressive MS. The decision was made by the US Food and Drug Administrat...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 30 2017 03:09 PM

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MS Money Matters: Keeping Up with the Joneses


This week in our MS Money Matters series - Trevis Gleason feels a little left behind by the new economic boom  It’s been nearly 5 years since my wife Caryn (and our ‘puppy’, Sadie) landed on this island and made it our home. We have been changed much by Irel...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday March 30 2017 01:00 PM

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Disability Rights Protest


The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) is the human rights convention concerning persons with disabilities. It is a list of rights guaranteed to persons with disabilities to improve their access to society, education and employment. Ireland remains the only country...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday March 30 2017 08:28 AM

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Love, Family and Grand Plans


This week we have a guest blogger, Michelle Henley from Cork. She has kindly shared her story with us. We’re calling it 'Love, Family and Grand Plans'. Share your comments and the story with others.  This time two years ago life was great, I had returned to education. I had my life to...

Published by Michelle Hanley on Thursday March 23 2017 11:04 AM

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Ray D’arcy Show Discussion


Saturday night’s Ray D’arcy show featured an interview with person with MS Kate Tobin. MS Ireland has produced a Briefing Document and Position Paper on advanced MS,  which provides information on some of the topics Kate touched on in her interview.  MS Ireland’s conf...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday March 20 2017 04:36 PM

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