As the public health restrictions have now thankfully been lifted, we are delighted to offer adult members with muscular dystrophy two types of options for holidays and breaks as part of MDI’s Adult Holiday and Break Programme 2022. For more information and to let us know by latest 9 May, please click here.
Reminder – deadline for membership renewal – 30 April
There’s still time to renew your membership with Muscular Dystrophy Ireland. Remember to join by 30 April to enjoy full membership entitlements. You can find out more and renew here.
Second booster vaccine available for over 65’s and those with a weakened immune system
People aged 65 years and over are now eligible for their second COVID-19 booster vaccine. Those with a weak immune system aged 12 and over can also get their second booster, when it is due. Those who are due their second COVID-19 booster vaccine can: Visit the following link for more information https://www2.hse.ie/screening-and-vaccinations/covid-19-vaccine/get-the-vaccine/covid-19-vaccine-booster-dose/ Book a […]
Charcot-Marie-Tooth UK Conference 6 and 7 May
Charcot-Marie-Tooth UK’s Conference 2022 will be held online on Friday 6 and Saturday 7 May. Find out more about their excellent line-up of speakers, including Professor Mary Reilly, the UK’s leading authority on CMT, and book here.
FSHD European Survey Launched
An important study between FSHD Europe and the John Walton Muscular Dystrophy Research Centre (JWMDRC) at Newcastle University has launched this week. There is a growing interest from several pharma companies to run clinical trials in FSHD in Europe. FSHD Europe is working with the Pharmaceutical Industry to ensure that when trials are developed, they […]
MDI invites expresssions of interest in U18 Youth Camps 2022
As the public health restrictions have now thankfully been lifted, we are happy to announce the dates and venues for MDI’s Youth Summer Camp Programme 2022 for U18 members. The programme is a week-long overnight Youth Camp for younger members planned and coordinated by our MDI Youth Work Team. For more information and to let […]
ILMI online memorial to James Brosnan, Dr. John Roche and Hubert McCormack
We wish to share an invitation from Independent Living Movement Ireland to disabled people. As Long As We Remember, They Live With Us: Wednesday 6th April 7:30pm A Memorial to James Brosnan, Dr. John Roche and Hubert McCormack In a relatively short space of time, the Independent Living Movement has lost three members, mentors, comrades, […]
30 Day Campaign for Personal Assistance Service now #PASNOW starts 5th April
Powerchair Football Taster Session – Bunclody, Co Wexford
The Football Association of Ireland are hosting a taster session for Powerchair Football in Bunclody AFC, Wexford on Friday 8th April. They wish to reach out to as many people as possible to come along on the day. If it goes well, they will begin the process of starting a new Powerchair Football Team from the […]