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New Board Members 2015

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Three newly elected committed and passionate people join the board of MS Ireland MS Ireland's 2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on Saturday, 26th September 2015 at the Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin. One of the highlights on the day was the election of Maurice O' Connor and Rory Mulca...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 30 2015 10:32 AM

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Fampyra Making Headlines

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MS Ireland raises topical issue On Friday, 23rd May MS Ireland featured on RTÉ's Morning Ireland and the Six One News to voice rising serious concern about how the changes to the accessibility of Fampyra will affect the lives of people with MS. People receiving Fampyra, for the symptomat...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday May 26 2014 11:41 AM

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TV3 Ireland AM

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Focus on Multiple Sclerosis Did you catch this morning's edition of Ireland AM on TV3? If not don't worry, you can catch up now. Joe McCaul (26) was on the show alongside our very own South Dublin and Kildare Regional Coordinator Roseanna Duke. The pair spoke with Mark Cagney and Sinéad ...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday February 25 2014 11:15 AM

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Tecfidera gets European approval

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BG-12 will be available in Ireland in 2014 The European Commission has approved the use of Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate/BG-12) as a first-line oral treatment for people with relapsing remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS). The new treatment will be available in Ireland later in 2014 and we will p...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday February 06 2014 04:46 PM

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Joe McCaul diagnosed with MS

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Former Eurovision star only 25 Joe McCaul announced yesterday that he was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis just before Christmas. At just 25 years old he is part of a growing number of young people being diagnosed with MS in Ireland in recent years. The singer is understandably still coming to...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 23 2014 09:30 AM

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World MS Day 2014

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Date for your diaries! World MS Day (WMSD) will take place on Wednesday, 28th May and we have to say we're already looking forward to it! As you may know this is one of the highlights of our year and all the hard work that goes into preparing for the big day pays off when the whole world comes ...

Published by MS Ireland on Saturday January 11 2014 12:00 PM

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Surprise changes to housing grants

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Fresh cuts met with shock Following the surprise cuts to housing supports this week MS Ireland joins other representative groups for people with disabilities and the elderly across the country in criticising the move. The cuts affect people with disabilities in two areas: the housing adaptation...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday January 09 2014 11:07 AM

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Long Term Illness Scheme changes

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LTIS now open to people with MS MS Ireland is encouraging our members who currently hold a medical card to apply for the Long Term Illness Scheme (LTIS) following recent changes to the scheme by the HSE which allows those with a specified illness – including Multiple Sclerosis – to h...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 08 2014 11:56 AM

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MS Ireland saddened at Marie Fleming's passing

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MS Ireland is saddened to hear the news this morning that Marie Fleming has passed away, having lived with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for over 25 years. We would like to send our deepest condolences to her partner Tom Curran and her family. Ms Fleming’s landmark right-to-die case was initiall...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday December 20 2013 12:22 PM

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A Charity Deal That Benefits Everyone!

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Deal Effect Aims To Help You Give Back 11 MS Ireland is proud to be a founding charity of Deal Effect, a brand new daily deals website with a twist. Just like many of the popular deals sites out there at the moment, Deal Effect offers new and exciting deals tailored to your interests on a daily ...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday October 11 2013 12:32 PM

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