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Educational Options


To coincide with the Better Options College Fair 2015, Aoife shares with you, her experience as a student with a 'disability'  Study, exams, assignments, referencing, money, first time away from mammy's cooking, these are the usual worries we face as third level students. When you are also ...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday November 26 2015 11:05 AM

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Reporting Side Effects of Your Medication


I was on my way to pick up the kids from soccer practice the other day when I realised I had forgotten my phone! It was too late to make it back home to retrieve it and as it turned out, I had to wait a while for the final whistle. With my only other option being the car manual, I decided to re-r...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday November 19 2015 10:30 AM

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Two Years On...


Superheroes and Witnesses Do you remember what you were doing this time two years ago? I was on the phone introducing myself to an eclectic group of people living in different places around Ireland. From Kerry to Donegal, I cajoled them to write about their lives. We talked topics, backgrou...

Published by Emma Rogan on Friday November 13 2015 10:00 AM

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Budget 2016


Budget 2016 has reduced some people within the MS community to utter despair. With a boisterous voice and grand posture Labour Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin fired promise after promise through Dáil Éireann during Budget 2016 declaration. You could almost...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday November 05 2015 11:03 AM

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Nursing Care


IMMA, otherwise known as the Museum of Modern Art in Kilmainham, always makes me imagine the dignified ghosts of old army pensioners sitting around the courtyard of the Royal Hospital in their distinctive Chelsea-pensioner red uniforms of ex-servicemen. There is a soothing feeling about the place...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday October 29 2015 11:00 AM

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Hobbies, Pastimes, Interests


Hobbies, or pastimes, are an important part of life and they take on an even greater significance when living with a debilitating long term illness like Multiple Sclerosis. It is also important to recognise your limitations and to know when a particular hobby is no longer suitable to a particular...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday October 15 2015 11:00 AM

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