Blog Articles, tagged with: Kids

The Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl


Today, 13th September we celebrate one of our all-time favourite children’s authors and friend of the MS Readathon, the legendary man that is Roald Dahl. As we step into this magnificent world of childlike imagination and wonder we can’t help but notice that his books are still as fan...

Published by MS Readathon Team on Thursday September 13 2018 09:00 AM

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MS Readathon Launches


Almost 10,000 young readers expected to take part in the sponsored reading campaign helping people with MS We have launched the 31st MS Readathon, entering a new era for the sponsored reading initiative. We were joined by MS ambassador Jordan Byrne, 23, who is living with MS, charity partner Lei...

Published by MS Readathon Team on Thursday September 06 2018 10:12 AM

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MS Readathon Launch


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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Parenting and MS


I didn’t know that I had MS when I had my kids. I have an eight year old boy and a ten year old girl. Post diagnosis - I decided not to have any more children for many reasons. I won’t go into them today. That’s another blog entirely. I DO want to share a few tips with you about...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday October 01 2015 11:03 AM

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Moone Boy actors David Rawle and Ian O’Reilly launch MS Readathon 2015


Supporting authors urge Irish children to ‘Open Up A World Of Wonder’ this October, while raising vital funds for people with Multiple Sclerosis Popular Moone Boy actors David Rawle and Ian O’Reilly today announced details for the 28th annual MS Readathon, Ireland’s large...

Published by MS Read-a-thon Team on Wednesday September 23 2015 09:42 AM

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Digesting Science for MS!


Helping young children learn about MS Digesting Science is a cool, new and interactive website aimed at kids which explains to them all about the condition Multiple Sclerosis. The aim of the website is to help children better understand MS in a fun and easy to understand manner. The website and ...

Published by MS Ireland on Saturday April 12 2014 01:00 PM

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Upsee Harness: A Loving Mothers Invention


A revolutionary and life changing new harness, designed by a mother to give her wheelchair-bound son who has cereabl palsy a chance to walk, has been launched on a worldwide market. Upsee is a mobility device that helps children with motor impairment to stand and walk with an adult's support.&nbs...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday April 09 2014 03:47 PM

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American Student living with MS wins State running title!


Kayla Montgomery is an 18-year-old student in North Carolina who was diagnosed as having Multiple Sclerosis three years ago. Defying all logic she has gone onto to become one of the best teenage runners in America. However, after every race Kayla collapses at the finish line into her coaches arms...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday March 07 2014 11:44 AM

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The lovely Yvonne Keating and Cecelia Ahern were on hand to launch our 2013 MS READaTHON! The 2013 campaign kicked off with a launch in The Gutter Bookshop in Temple Bar, Dublin. We were joined by kids from St. Mary's in Clonskeagh, our new ambassador family the Mannings, a host of our ever-supp...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday September 09 2013 01:18 PM

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