Ireland's only national dedicated respite centre for people living with multiple sclerosis may have to leave its beds lying idle for even longer because of a lack of funding.
There were lots of little things, Emma Valentine says, inconsequential in isolation, but when taken together, added up to something far bigger than the sum of its parts.
When her only child hits his teens in a few years, Aoife Kirwan, 29, knows she’s going to be the “uncoolest thing in the world”.
A major discovery has been made towards finding the cause of multiple sclerosis and potentially paves the way for new treatments.
A drug described as a landmark in treating multiple sclerosis is being reviewed for use in Europe. Trials suggest that Ocrelizumab can slow damage to the brain in two forms of MS, which offers a lot of hope for the future.
Ciara Skelly, 21, was born with epilepsy, autism, and cerebral palsy.
Laura Lee is doing a Phd, loves yoga and running and oh, she has multiple sclerosis. Helen O’Callaghan meets a 25-year-old who is refusing to let it define who she is.
Grace Cappock; head of public affairs and communications with the Medical Research Charities Group.
The students down in Kerry have wasted no time in getting into the Christmas spirit.
In 1980, the Quinn brothers from Tyrone were the first four brothers to ever run the New
There were tears of joy in Rosaleen Rafter’s home when the Health Service Executive confirmed that it will repay the cost of a life-changing drug for people with multiple sclerosis.
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Ireland says it is disappointed that an expert group failed to recommend a life-changing drug be made available through the HSE because it costs too much.
Now in its ninth year, the Pampers UNICEF campaign has helped to eliminate maternal and newborn tetanus in 15 countries.
The availability of cannabis-based medicine to relieve one of the main symptoms of multiple sclerosis is about to move a step closer.
It’s readers to the ready this month, as MS Ireland prepares to kick-start its annual Readathon.
Mum’s MS is accepted by her children, says Helen O’Callaghan.
A 10-YEAR-OLD Clonmel girl whose mother has multiple sclerosis has pledged to read 20 books raising an estimated €10,000 during a nationwide “readathon” fundraiser for the disease.
AT a time when charities find themselves under severe pressure because pockets are empty due the economic downturn, it is disgraceful to learn that charity shops are being targeted by unscrupulous robbers.
CHARITY shops have lost an estimated €10 million in the last two years because foreign crime gangs are stealing donations of clothes that householders leave outside their doors.
Budgets are tight and bonuses are scarce but this hasn’t stopped Irish companies from getting into the festive spirit for charity. Niamh Hennessy takes a look at what firms did for charity this Christmas.
FANCY getting down and dirty for some good clean fun on the run?
HEALTH chiefs need to double the number of neurologists to give patients with illnesses of the brain and nervous system a fair shot at a good quality of life.
THE famous quad in University College Cork (UCC) will host an outdoor concert for two charities tomorrow.
PATIENTS with multiple sclerosis are unable to get a miracle drug that slows the progression of the disease because of health service cutbacks, MS Ireland has claimed.
An EU conference in Brussels has heard that Ireland's services and treatment for multiple sclerosis sufferers are among the worst in Europe.
THE controversial multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri is a step closer to becoming available for medical card patients.
Thugs who attack fire and ambulance crews over Halloween must face the full force of tough new laws, politicians urged today.
THEY flocked to Leeside yesterday like it was the beginning of the Christmas sales as approximately 10,000 women crossed the line and completed the city’s 25th annual mini-marathon.
A WOMAN who was severely incapacitated with multiple sclerosis asphyxiated during a brief stay in a respite care centre, an inquest heard yesterday.
A woman who was severely incapacitated with multiple sclerosis asphyxiated during a brief stay in a respite care centre, an inquest heard today.
A MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS drug pulled from the US market last year is to return and has also been given preliminary approval for use in Europe, a move that will be welcomed by the 6,000 Irish people affected by the condition.
THE 12-bed MS Ireland care centre in Dublin should reopen to multiple sclerosis sufferers and their families next week after being closed for over a week.
DISCOVER the joys of reading and help a good cause - that’s the message to boys and girls at the start of MS Readathon 2005.
Almost €2m was granted to projects across the country today to empower people with disabilities to champion their rights.
Every year, about 250 people in Ireland are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS).
IRELAND’S first-ever open day for people with multiple sclerosis (MS) hopes to encourage hundreds of people with the disease to stop suffering in silence.
OVER half the population mistakenly believes Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is fatal, a survey into awareness of the condition has found.
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