This week Willeke van Eeckhoutte delves into the universal experience of grieving after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. From the ever-popular denial to the stories we tell ourselves and to being present in your daily life, read on to discover how she found her way forward….
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20th Annual General Meeting (59th AGM since MS Ireland’s foundation)
This week we get to share in a conversation between two MS and Me bloggers, Fergal Hughes and Willeke van Eeckhoutte. Read on for their personal take on some of the issues MS brings to their lives.
Minister for Health publishes Sláintecare Action Plan 2019 outlining approach for delivery of Sláintecare and milestones to be achieved by the end of the year
Living with a neurological condition in Ireland
Next week is Brain Awareness Week (11th-17th March). This is a global campaign to raise awareness of brain research & all things neurological. Today, Joan Jordan speaks about her experience when first diagnosed with MS & how she’ll be joining the ‘I Love my Brain’ campaign.
Launch of new single "We Had It All'
This week, Katie St Lawrence considers how MS is communicated. What is the impact of celebrity diagnoses, how do soap operas handle the complexities of living with the illness and how will the coverage of Selma Blair post-Oscars impact people with MS? Read on for her take on it all.
This week Niamh McCarron writes on the joys of rural living and how her life, and access to medical services, has changed since moving to Dublin city.