Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made a discovery that could lead to more effective treatments for people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases such as psoriasis and rheumatoid arthritis. MS is a disease that affects approximately 2.3 million people worldwide and over 9,000 people in Ireland (this writer is one ofRead more..
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Sharon Ní Chonchúir breaks her silence about living with MS to give people inspiration and motivation to help themselves. My name is Sharon and I’ve got multiple sclerosis. It sounds as though I’m introducing myself to an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting but I have cause for solemnity. I was diagnosed with this condition four years agoRead more..
Marie Fleming, a 59-year-old woman from Co. Wicklow in the late stages of Multiple Sclerosis, lost her case against the Irish Supreme Court to overturn Ireland’s laws on assisted suicide. The court announced in early May that it had unanimously rejected her constitutional challenge against the ban. Fleming, a former university lecturer and mother ofRead more..
In memory of her brother David, a victim of MS, Honora Harty joined a group of MS Ireland walkers on the Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James), the ancient pilgrimage route. The walkers picked up the trail in Estella in northeast Spain and walked to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia onRead more..