Muscular Dystrophy Ireland will be well represented this weekend in the European Powerchair Football Association (EPFA) Home Nations Cup when the Ireland development squad take on the development squads of Northern Ireland, England and Scotland in Newtownards at the Ards Blair Mayne Leisure Centre on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd April. With six MDI members […]
TIME TO RENEW MDI MEMBERSHIP
We wish to let you know that it is time to renew membership with Muscular Dystrophy Ireland. If you wish to renew, we kindly ask that you do so by 30 April. Annual membership is €15. You can find out more and renew here.
COVID-19 vaccine booster for 12 to 15-year-olds
All children aged 12 to 15 are being offered a COVID-19 vaccine booster. The protection that your child has from their initial COVID-19 vaccines may weaken over time. Their booster dose should give them better protection and reduce their chances of getting seriously ill. It is especially important for children with high risk health conditions, […]
Treatment for people at the highest risk from COVID-19: HSE update
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 or consultant if this medicine is for you. Other COVID-19 […]
Anam Cara support group for bereaved parents
Anam Cara provides information, resources and bereavement support after the death of a child of any age and through all circumstances to all bereaved parents. They will host a very special online group on a monthly basis, starting on Tuesday 15th March at 7pm. The group is specifically for parents living with no surviving children. […]
It’s hard to find the words sometimes. To know what to say, or how, or when to say it. We had Hubert for that. To liven up the party with story or a song. To take it long into the night, past the “fear” but never the fun. We had Hubert for that. To say […]
Announcement – Hubert McCormack RIP
It is with immense sadness and regret that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved colleague, Hubert McCormack. MDI express our heartfelt sympathy to Hubert’s mother Rosie, his sister Marell, extended family, and all his friends, PAs and colleagues. Funeral details can be viewed here. Ní bheidh a leithéid arís ann. We shall not see his like again.