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Wednesday September 14 2011 11:22 AM

MS Ireland hosted Ireland's biggest MS event in celebration of our 50th Anniversary.

President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, MS Ireland's Chief Executive, Anne Winslow & MS Ireland's Board Members

Our MSLiving Convention and Research Symposium held on the 9th - 11th September at the Burlington Hotel, Dublin shared the latest developments in MS research, discussed practical ways to meet the challenges MS may bring and was a social opportunity for people to meet and talk about MS.

Friday, 9th September

Research Symposium:

MS Ireland hosted Ireland's first research symposium on MS. A number of national and international speakers presented a variety of aspects of MS Research.

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Saturday, 10th September

President’s Address:

MS Ireland was honoured to welcome our Patron, President of Ireland, Mary McAleese

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Main Convention:

A weekend of talks, workshops, exhibitors and social events

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Presentation for International Person with MS:

Allen O’Connor was presented with MSIF’s 2011 James D. Wolfensohn Award for International Person with MS by Peer Baneke of MSIF

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Gala Dinner and Annual Awards:

Each year we seek nominations to our National Awards for MS Person of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Carer of the Year. The purpose of these awards are to formally recognise the contribution people play in the lives of their family, their community and our Society. We are delighted to announce the Award winners:

MS Ireland Person of the Year 2011: Mark Mitchell

MS Ireland Carer of the Year 2011: Vanessa O' Donovan

MS Ireland Volunteer of the Year 2011: Maureen Feeney

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Sunday, 11th September

Annual General Meeting:

MS Ireland 12th Annual General Meeting 2011 (51st AGM since its foundation) was held on Sunday 11th September at 10.30am.

Board Member Profiles 2011-2012 
Annual Report:

This report gives an overview of our work for our members, volunteers, many supporters, our funding agencies as well as providing details of our financial position.

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Author: MS Ireland

Tags: research, msliving


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