In 1961 Dr Brian Pringle founded the MS Society. The Society was incorporated on 19th November 1998. It is a limited company by guarantee with no share capital. It is governed by its Memorandum and Articles of Association which were adopted in November 1998 and amended up to and including 24 September 2016. Its company registration number is 296573. Its Charities Regulatory Number is 20007867. MS Ireland is a registered charity and its charity number is 5365.
It has one wholly owned subsidiary company, The Multiple Sclerosis C.E.P. Company Limited. The Company operates a Community Employment Scheme at the MS Care Centre at 65 Bushy Park Road, Rathgar.