Blog Articles, tagged with: Multiplesclerosis

HPRA Report

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MS Ireland’s response to release of report on cannabis for medicinal purposes On Friday, the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) released a report recommending the prescribing of medicinal cannabis for patients with specific medical conditions, including spasticity associated with ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday February 13 2017 12:26 PM

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The World vs MS

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Voting now open for the winning idea MS Ireland partnered with Sanofi Genzyme on The World vsMS, a new social-driven initiative that aimed to identify daily challenges of living with MS and develop solutions to them. Harriet Doig, MS Ireland’s Information, Advocacy and Research Officer, sa...

Published by MS Ireland/WorldvsMS on Wednesday January 18 2017 12:57 PM

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Launch of Kiss Goodbye to MS

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Irish actress Aoibhinn McGinnity, Sara-Jane Tracy and her brother James Tracy, Irish rugby player launch campaign MS Ireland is calling on supporters to Kiss Goodbye to MS from January 17th until February 14th 2017 and to help raise funds for MS research and essential services for more than 9,00...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday January 17 2017 12:18 PM

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Christmas Care Centre Appeal

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Fiona O’Reilly (48) has been living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for the last 3 years. Some days are worse than others. Some days she can barely move at all. On others, the loss of feeling in her feet and her lack of balance put her at constant risk. The MS Care Centre on Bushy Park Road i...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday December 22 2016 10:55 AM

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Depression and Anxiety

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December's self-management Depression and anxiety are common in people with MS. The ‘Societal Costs of MS’ study found that 38.5% of participants reported experiencing anxiety or depression or both. A lot of people who experience anxiety or depression also find that it is worse in wi...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday December 20 2016 09:53 AM

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LIVE Facebook Chat

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MS and Emotions On Thursday, 15th December Living Like You will host a Facebook live chat. The event will feature a Q & A session with two experts Rosemarie Wilson, a life coach and Yolanda Higueras, a neuropsychologist and moderator Aoife Kirwan The live discussion will be broadcasted at 6...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 09 2016 09:39 AM

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Better Together Campaign

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Vote for our video entry  From now until the 7th December and we are inviting the public to vote for our 'Better Together' video entry. We really need your help on this as only the top 10 most-voted-for videos in each category will be shortlisted for the final round. The winners will be ann...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday November 10 2016 10:13 AM

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UPDATE: Public Lecture

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MS Research Explored Please join us on Thursday, 17th November 2016 for a research information event in Trinity Biomedical Sciences Building (TBSI), Pearse Street, Dublin 2 @ 6.00pm. Speakers Dr. Nonnie McNicholas, MS Research Fellow, St Vincent’s University Hospital: Cognitive Impa...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 24 2016 11:08 AM

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Skydive with Ava

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Join MS Ireland's CEO, Ava Battles on Sunday, 23rd October 2016 Deirdre Eustace is an inspirational person with Multiple Sclerosis and a resident of the MS Care Centre for 20 years. Deirdre won a 'Skydive' at a recent fundraising event and dared Ava do it for her and raise funds for the MS Care ...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday September 27 2016 10:37 AM

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MS Readathon Launch

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Deirdre O’Kane and David Rawle launch the 29th MS Readathon  The 29th MS Readathon launched on Tuesday, 20th September in the National Library of Ireland with Deirdre O’Kane and Moone Boy actor David Rawle, joining MS ambassador family Gerard Murphy, who is living with MS, and h...

Published by MS Readathon Team on Wednesday September 21 2016 09:28 AM

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