Exploring loss through death Thursday 10th March from 7pm to 9pm via Zoom The death of the someone close to you can be a very difficult time. This session will help you to navigate this challenging time. For more details or to register for this event see poster or contact your local Family Support Worker, […]
PEER SUPPORT SPACE FOR MEMBERS AND PARENTS/CARERS
Member’s course runs via Zoom every second Wednesday from 11am to 1pm, Parents / Carers course runs monthly via Zoom on Tuesdays For more details one either of the above courses click here or see poster below or contact your local Family Support Worker, call Ewa on 086 6043365 or email email@example.com.
MDI supports Rare Disease Day 28 February 2022
Find out more about how to get involved here.
Daily living, and quality of life survey
Exploring illness, daily living, and quality of life Eoin Fenton, a fourth-year social care honours student studying in Munster Technological University (MTU) would like to invite you to complete a survey (link below). What is this survey about? This survey explores the illness experience, daily living, and quality of life of those living with Muscular Dystrophy. […]
Announcement – Dr John Roche (RIP)
It is with profound sadness and regret that, after a brief illness, we announce the sudden passing of our Board Member, former Chairperson, and dear colleague, Dr John Roche. MDI express our heartfelt sympathy to his children, Adrienn and Attarra, his mother Renate, sisters Graziella and Catherine, brother Peter, extended family, and all his PAs […]
MDI member to speak at Dublin launch of campaign for more neurology nurses
Muscular Dystrophy Ireland member, Emer O’Sullivan, will speak at the Neurological Alliance of Ireland’s (NAI) Dublin launch of the #patientsdeservebetter campaign for more neurology nurses. Register for the online launch which takes place 12pm on Tuesday 1st March here and join us in supporting the campaign.
Treatment for people at the highest risk from COVID-19
Treatment for people at the highest risk from COVID-19 A new medicine is available to treat people with COVID-19 (coronavirus) who are at the highest risk of becoming seriously ill. Sotrovimab is also known by the brand name Xevudy. It is the first type of COVID-19 medicine available in Ireland. You’ll be told by your doctor […]
COVID-19 booster (4th) dose
COVID-19 booster (4th) dose for people who are immunocompromised (have a weak immune system) People who have a weak immune system, also called immunocompromised, can now get a booster (4th) dose. People in this group were offered an additional dose of the COVID-19 vaccine last year, and can now get a booster dose if it […]
Casting call – disabled actors wanted for No Magic Pill, a stage play inspired by the life of disabled activist Martin Naughton
Wanted: A male actor with a physical impairment (18+) A female actor with a physical impairment (18+) to audition for a stage play inspired by the life of wheelchair-user Martin Naughton. Are you a disabled actor with an interest in making an impact on mainstream Irish theatre? Or a disabled person who has always wanted […]
MDI marks #CareDay22
MDI is delighted to mark #CareDay22, a global celebration (and the world’s largest celebration) of the rights of children and young people with experience of care. It takes place on Friday 18 February and is the 7th annual Care Day! This year’s theme, “It takes a village”, focuses on how different people in communities can […]