Blog Articles, tagged with: Books

The Wondercrump World of Roald Dahl

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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 Wednesday September 13 2017 10:00 AM

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MS Readathon Launch

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30 years of the MS Readathon celebrated with Felicity Dahl Proudly supported by Heinz, over 10,000 Irish kids are set to embark on a one-month reading marathon this October in aid of MS Ireland The 30th MS Readathon launched on Monday September 11th with Felicity Dahl marking the milestone for ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday September 11 2017 02:12 PM

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My MS Passion Piece

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This week Willeke Van Eeckhoutte writes about her passion and shares with us how her childhood dreams did come true.  When asked what I am passionate about, I need not look very far. I am in it and have my nose it in it quite a bit! People often ask me what brought me to Ireland, to which ...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday December 15 2016 10:15 AM

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MS Readathon

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This week Joan Jordan encourages children & parents to pick up a book, raise awareness of Multiple Sclerosis and get involved in this year's MS Readathon campaign! 'The books transported her into new worlds and introduced her to amazing people who lived exciting lives. She went to Africa wit...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday October 06 2016 09:40 AM

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MS Readathon Launch

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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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MS Book Swap

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Swap a book at work! The MS Book Swap is inspired by MS Read-a-thon, Ireland’s biggest schools’ sponsored reading initiative now in its 28th year. MS Ireland is encouraging people to swap a book at work and join young MS Read-a-thon’ers in raising funds for people with Multiple...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday October 20 2015 10:47 AM

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

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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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MS READaTHON Starts!

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Reading period kicks off today We can't believe it's here already but we're so excited to say that the first day of the MS READTHON reading period is TODAY! We hope you're all ready to read lots and lots of books over the next four weeks. We'll be with you every step of the way on your MS READa...

Published by MS READaTHON Team on Friday October 10 2014 01:25 PM

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My Summer MS Reading List

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The View From Here: Opinions From a Life With Multiple Sclerosis *While some of the fun others experience from an Irish summer can be lost on us, there is no reason people with multiple sclerosis can’t enjoy a good summer read * A dip in the cold sea, the sting of salt & vinegar ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday August 07 2014 11:00 AM

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Book Review

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'Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis' by Professor George Jelinek One Internet search for books about multiple sclerosis will return thousands of possibilities. Over the coming months we’ll be reading some of these titles, giving a review and providing you with useful information.  This mo...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday September 13 2013 11:00 AM

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