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MS and The 2019 Budget

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Before Budget 2019, Helen Farrell shares her opinion on the financial challenges of living with MS and how the Irish State can truly support people. Our government ministers have an unenviable task in preparing our 2019 budget. Not only do they have to cover existing commitments but they also mu...

Published by Helen Farrell on Monday October 08 2018 11:13 AM

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On Being a Woman with MS

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This week Rosie Farrell shares with us what it is like being a woman with MS. There is one representation of women in the media; thin, beautiful and definitely not disabled. In fact, as representations go, women living with a disability are invisible - a bit like the way our illness often is.&nb...

Published by Rosie Farrell on Thursday September 27 2018 11:11 AM

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On Being a Man Living with MS

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This week Declan Groeger shares with us what it is like being a man living with MS I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in 1988. Married with two small children, a mortgage and an overdraft. The day the doctor said “You have MS”, my life changed forever. At that time MS had n...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday September 20 2018 10:50 AM

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MS, Skilled and Unemployed

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This week Teresa McShane tells us about the financial and professional implications of having MS and discovers it’s an emotional journey. Like any long-term illness or disability, MS can have far reaching implications and can literally turn one’s world upside-down. Obviously, all cas...

Published by Teresa McShane on Thursday September 13 2018 10:11 AM

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Palliative Care

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This week AnonMS shares with us their refreshing and honest view on palliative care. Palliative care is all about improving the quality of life of patients and AnonMS tells us how we can make sure we have what we want when we need it and provided by people we trust. I will admit to being a littl...

Published by AnonMS on Thursday September 06 2018 10:30 AM

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The National Conference

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This week Niamh McCarron shares with us her thoughts on the upcoming MS Ireland National Conference. Isn’t it funny how certain events or a time of year can seem like a fresh start? For many, it’s New Year’s Eve, but for me September has always been the month of “new begi...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Friday August 31 2018 01:00 PM

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