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So, How’s The Book?


“Oh, it’s getting there. Slowly but surely, and right now just a tad slower than usual…” The idea of writing of a book solely about my experiences in Ireland gradually changed into a book about Ireland and MS, but the physical writing took a bit of a step backwards. Ther...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday July 02 2015 11:05 AM

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A Patient’s Overview


The 4th International Patients Summit  The conference was addressed by six speakers; Sir Nick Partridge, Antonella Moretti, Dr Vittorio Martenelli, Aliki Vrienniou, Mary Baker MBE, Jean Hardiman Smith. The conference was concerned with patient rights in research and treatment, influencing t...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday June 25 2015 11:15 AM

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Holidays and MS


Now that the same sex marriage referendum is over, #holidayplans is currently trending in my world. “Are you getting away this year?” is the hot topic! Before MS entered my life, holidays meant something very different. Having spent 51 weeks of the year chained to my work desk, I want...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday June 11 2015 11:10 AM

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Guilt! Irrational, Illogical & Unreasonable?


Greetings fellow travellers on the long, winding, pot hole strewn road that is Multiple Sclerosis! Have you ever sat at home doing absolutely nothing while your significant other was busy doing housework or other necessary jobs like gardening? Did you ever get that uninvited thought run through ...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday June 04 2015 11:23 AM

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Access to UNCRPD


Access to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities When people hear news related to the United Nations, they immediately think of countries at war or of those in third world regions that need humanitarian help. But what if I told you that people with disabilities in Ireland ...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday May 28 2015 12:52 PM

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#StrongerthanMS … But Not Alone


'With World MS Day upon us blogger Trevis Gleason believes that he is #strongerthanMS, but not alone' Today, 27th May, is World MS Day 2015. Around the globe people are taking part in awareness events, attending educational programs, talking about the topic of access and hash tagging social medi...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Wednesday May 27 2015 11:58 AM

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