Blog Articles, tagged with: Employment

When I Had To Stop Working

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This week, Joan Jordan champions her professional revitalisation and shares with us all the joys of returning to the workforce.  Sorry for the spoiler in the title. You already know how this one is going to play out. Girl studies hard and gets a computer science place in Trinity College. G...

Published by Joan Jordan on Friday October 19 2018 11:13 AM

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Working & MS

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This week Niamh McCarron shares her experience of having MS and working. Read on for her story of working and striving to stay professionally active and financially secure. As I write this blog post I am on my way to a conference for my day job. This is a good example of how my work and MS life ...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday May 31 2018 02:20 PM

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Highlights from Conference 2016

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This week Aoife, Niamh and Trevis recap on MS Ireland's Living Well with MS Conference. On Saturday, 24th September we attended MS Ireland's Conference in Cork, which focused on Living Well with MS. The MS and Me Blog team were invited to come along and live-tweet the event (which was also strea...

Published by MS & Me Blog Team on Thursday October 13 2016 11:15 AM

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Marking and Measuring One Year of MS & Me

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'MS & Me Blog marks one year by looking back and looking forward' Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes; that’s how the cast of the musical Rent marked the passing of one year. As the MS & Me Blog celebrates one year since our first post, we thought we’d take ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday November 13 2014 11:02 AM

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To Tell or Not To Tell?

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The choice to disclose an illness, newly diagnosed or not, to your employer is very much a personal one. Whichever you choose, fear of losing your job or being discriminated against can cause sleepless nights just when you need your rest more than ever. When I first started experiencing MS sympt...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday September 04 2014 11:00 AM

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Employment Access: The value of work

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Employment affects your brain, your mental health, the money in your pocket and life you get to live. This week Emma Rogan discusses the value of work from her perspective and how having something to wake up FOR can transform our lives.  What did you do today? Did you get up, shower, dress,...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday June 26 2014 11:00 AM

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