We are hiring!

We are currently recruiting for the following positions. Closing date: Friday 23 September 2022. For more information, simply click on the job titles below: Fund Raising Lead (full-time, permanent) Counselling Supports National Lead  (one-year fixed term contract with a possibility of renewal) Quality Lead  (part-time, one-year fixed term contract with a possibility of renewal) General […]

PA Job Vacancies

Muscular Dystrophy Ireland are hiring Personal Assistants and Home Care Workers Gain experience and get paid Flexible hours   Summer camp/holiday hours Training provided Contact Ewa on (01) 6236414 / 086 6043365 or email mdiproject@mdi.ie for an application pack For more information see: PA-Poster Recruitment-022022


The National Treasury Management Agency (NTMA) has partnered with AHEAD to recruit a graduate with a disability for one ring-fenced role on the NTMA Graduate Programme commencing in September 2022. The programme is open to graduates with degrees in Accountancy/ Commerce/Finance/Economics or a related discipline. The closing date for applications is Monday 24 January 2022 at 12pm. […]

Job Vacancy – Research Officer

Muscular Dystrophy Ireland is seeking applications for the role of Research Officer. The successful candidate will be responsible for meeting a key objective of MDI’s 2020-2022 strategy – the establishment of a patient registry for people in Ireland with neuromuscular conditions. Other priorities include supporting research to deepen understanding of neuromuscular conditions and quality of […]

1. Muscular Dystrophies

  • Becker muscular dystrophy
  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy
  • Manifesting carrier of Duchenne
  • Congenital muscular dystrophy
  •     •  General
  •     •  MDC1A (merosin-deficient congenital muscular dystrophy)
  •     •  Rigid spine syndrome (RSS)
  •     •  Ullrich congenital muscular dystrophies
  •     •  Bethlem myopathy
  • Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophy
  • Facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy
  • Limb-girdle types of muscular dystrophy (LGMD)
  •     •  General
  •     •  LGMD 1B (also known as Laminopathy)
  •     •  LGMD 1C (also known as Caveolinopathy)
  •     •  LGMD 2A (also known as Calpainopathy)
  •     •  LGMD 2B (also known as Dysferlinopathy)
  •     •  LGMD 2I
  • Ocular myopathies including ocularopharangeal muscular dystrophy

2. Myotonic Disorders

  • Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Myotonia
  • Myotonic Dystrophy

3. Congenital Myopathies

  • Central Core Myopathy
  • Congenital Fibre-type Disproportion Myopathy
  • Minicore (Multicore) myopathy
  • Myotubular or Centronuclear myopathy
  • Nemaline myopathy

4. Mitochondrial Myopathies

  • Mitochondrial Myopathies

5. Metabolic Disorders

  • Metabolic disorders (general)
  • McArdle’s Disease
  • Pompe’s Disease

6. Periodic Paralyses

  • Periodic Paralyses

7. Autoimmune Myositis

  • Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis and Sarcoid myopathy
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis
  • Inclusion body myositis

8. Spinal Muscular Atrophies

  • Severe (Type I)
  • Intermediate (Type II)
  • Mild (Type III)
  • Adult spinal muscular atrophy

9. Hereditary Motor and Sensory Neuropathies

  • (Also known as Charcot-Marie-Tooth or Peroneal muscular atrophy)

10. Disorders of the Neuromuscular Junction

  • Congenital myasthenic syndromes
  • Myasthenia Gravis

11. Friedreich’s Ataxia

  • Friedreich’s Ataxia

12. Other (Please Specify)

13. Unspecified