Blog Articles, tagged with: Ms

Better Balance Programme

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Many people with multiple sclerosis experience falls, which can have significant consequences for the individual. The MS Research Team at the University of Limerick, led by Professor Susan Coote, have developed a falls prevention programme for people with multiple sclerosis and would like to asse...

Published by MS Ireland/University of Limerick on Tuesday December 12 2017 05:24 PM

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My Bucket List

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This week from the MS & Me archive Willeke Van Eeckhoutte lets us in on her bucket list, how she uses it and the importance of having goals in her life.  The older I get, the more nervous I become of not being able to achieve all the things I set out to do. After all, every ye...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday November 30 2017 12:00 PM

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Accessible Parking Spaces

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This week from the MS & Me archive, Declan Groeger shares his frustrations about accessible parking spaces used by people NOT living with a disability My 'MS Roller Coaster Ride' officially began in 1988. You know what I mean when I refer to it as a roller coaster ride- there are so many ups...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday November 23 2017 11:00 AM

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Brain Blips

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This week Aoife Kirwan discusses 'brain blips' Cognitive blips or brain blips are the second most irritating MS related issue that I deal with. I am 29 years old and rely on lists, diaries, reminders and alarms to make sure I don’t forget to do things. This really bothers me from time to t...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday November 09 2017 11:05 AM

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Sex and MS: This Woman’s Perspective

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This week Emma Rogan feels a little bit… awkward.   No one who walked into the room left without having some of their ideas changed to a more sex-positive way. It was after lunch, it wasn’t in the dark and they didn’t whisper when they spoke about positions, difficul...

Published by Emma Rogan on Friday October 27 2017 10:00 AM

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Mindfulness Course

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Over the coming months the MS Ireland Western Regional Office are hoping to run a 'Mindfulness Course' for people with MS. However, we would like to gauge the level of interest in such a course before we book a qualified facilitator. If you are interested please click on the email below and let ...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday October 26 2017 05:31 PM

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MS Registry in Ireland

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Briefing Document and Position Paper on the need for an MS registry in Ireland MS Ireland has produced a Briefing Document and Position Paper on the need to establish an MS Patient Registry in Ireland. The paper outlines: What patient registries are Why registries are important ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 23 2017 09:23 AM

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My MS Symptom - Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss, or impaired hearing, is an uncommon symptom of MS, Helen Farrell discusses the affect it has on her daily life. There was a documentary on Lauren Bacall, actor, on television that morning, the movie star of Hollywood’s golden age. I had a virus, or so I thought, and I was tak...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday October 19 2017 11:35 AM

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Highlights from Annual MS Conference

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This week Niamh McCarron recaps on the 2017 annual MS conference in Sligo. On Saturday 23rd of September, MS Ireland held their annual conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sligo. The theme of the day was “Quality of Life and its Relationship with MS”, and attendees were treated to...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday September 28 2017 11:04 AM

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Live Stream

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We are live streaming talks from our 'Living Well with MS' Conference in Sligo this Saturday, September 23rd. You can join us on the day from anywhere around the world... We are delighted to welcome our guest speakers: Dr. Orla Gray, Neurologist, Queens Hospital, Belfast @ 10am Dr. Deirdre Cor...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 20 2017 02:05 PM

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