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Funding for Respite Care

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MS Ireland's response to the announcement of funding for respite care by Minister for Health Simon Harris Ava Battles, Multiple Sclerosis Ireland Chief Executive: “MS Ireland welcomes the announcement this week of additional funding for respite care around the country by Minister for Healt...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 15 2017 08:23 AM

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Fatigue and MS

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This week from the MS & Me archive Helen Farrell takes a look at the affects of MS-fatigue on friendships, employment and daily life. 'Nobody realises that some people expend tremendous energy merely to be normal' Albert Camus  I know the French philosopher, writer and journalist Alber...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday December 14 2017 04:08 PM

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MS Research eZine

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Issue 4 is out now! MS Research is a bi-annual research eZine. In each edition we will be sharing the latest updates from scientific and social MS research, from here in Ireland and internationally.   In this issue Research prioritisation survey results Research event...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday December 13 2017 12:15 PM

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Research Findings

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New international research published into treatment expectations of people with MS New international research finds that people living with MS prioritise slowing disease progression when considering treatment choices. People with MS want therapies that reduce the number of relapses they suffer a...

Published by International Researchers on Wednesday December 13 2017 09:03 AM

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Better Balance Programme

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Many people with multiple sclerosis experience falls, which can have significant consequences for the individual. The MS Research Team at the University of Limerick, led by Professor Susan Coote, have developed a falls prevention programme for people with multiple sclerosis and we would like to a...

Published by MS Ireland/University of Limerick on Tuesday December 12 2017 05:24 PM

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My Bucket List

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This week from the MS & Me archive Willeke Van Eeckhoutte lets us in on her bucket list, how she uses it and the importance of having goals in her life.  The older I get, the more nervous I become of not being able to achieve all the things I set out to do. After all, every ye...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday November 30 2017 12:00 PM

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Accessible Parking Spaces

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This week from the MS & Me archive, Declan Groeger shares his frustrations about accessible parking spaces used by people NOT living with a disability My 'MS Roller Coaster Ride' officially began in 1988. You know what I mean when I refer to it as a roller coaster ride- there are so many ups...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday November 23 2017 11:00 AM

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Brain Blips

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This week Aoife Kirwan discusses 'brain blips' Cognitive blips or brain blips are the second most irritating MS related issue that I deal with. I am 29 years old and rely on lists, diaries, reminders and alarms to make sure I don’t forget to do things. This really bothers me from time to t...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday November 09 2017 11:05 AM

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Sex and MS: This Woman’s Perspective

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This week Emma Rogan feels a little bit… awkward.   No one who walked into the room left without having some of their ideas changed to a more sex-positive way. It was after lunch, it wasn’t in the dark and they didn’t whisper when they spoke about positions, difficul...

Published by Emma Rogan on Friday October 27 2017 10:00 AM

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Mindfulness Course

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Over the coming months the MS Ireland Western Regional Office are hoping to run a 'Mindfulness Course' for people with MS. However, we would like to gauge the level of interest in such a course before we book a qualified facilitator. If you are interested please click on the email below and let ...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday October 26 2017 05:31 PM

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