We were so delighted to meet Henry Fleming and the incredible team who ran Coast2Coast recently in aid of the Irish Wheelchair Association and Muscular Dystrophy Ireland. Our CEO, Alan Breathnach, was honoured to receive a cheque for €16,810.75 from Henry’s nephew and MDI member, Conor McAuley. Our sincere thanks to you all and to […]
Our December 2022 issue of MDI News Update is out now. You can read it here.
We are chuffed that MDI’s Wellbeing Online Programme has been shortlisted for the category, Mental Health Initiative of the Year, in the 2022 Irish Healthcare Awards! @HealthAwardsIrl #IMTIHA22
Electric Ireland is committed to providing support to customers who have special requirements where continuity of energy supply is critically important. Electric Ireland customers can register as either a Priority Service customer or a Special Service customer. Priority Service customer Priority Service customers are customers who are dependent on medical equipment including but not limited […]
We are delighted that Muscular Dystrophy Ireland has been selected as one of 70 local charities in communities across Ireland to be receive funding from the annual AIB Community €1 Million Fund ☘️. Thanks to AIB customers, employees and the public who nominated charities in their region on causes that matter most to them and […]
Budget 2023 and Disability Allowance It was announced that people who get Disability Allowance will get a once-off payment of €500 in November 2022. From January 2023, the maximum rate of Disability Allowance will increase by €12 with proportional increases for people on reduced rates of payment. The weekly rate for a qualified child will […]
A journalist working in the RTÉ Newsroom is putting together some pre-budget coverage for their website and social media that will show people’s moods and views ahead of the budget with the cost of living crisis and energy hikes. They would really like to focus on the views of people with disabilities and carers – […]
Muscular Dystrophy Ireland Annual General Meeting Saturday 24 September 2022 12.30pm Muscular Dystrophy of Ireland Company Limited by Guarantee will hold its 2022 Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) on Saturday, 24 September 2022 at 12.30pm at the registered office of the Company at 75 Lucan Road, Chapelizod, Dublin 20, D20 DR77 and, for members using Zoom […]
The Health Products Regulatory Authority (HRPA) has published a Safety Notice to raise awareness of a potential issue affecting the battery cap of all Medtronic MiniMed 600 and 700 series insulin pumps. The metal contact points of the battery cap may become loose or fall off, resulting in an incomplete battery connection and no power […]
Irish Hospice Foundation are offering four postgraduate scholarships to people working or volunteering in end of life or bereavement care for the 2022/2023 academic year. You can find information about eligibility criteria, conditions, and further details here. The closing date for applications is 10 August 2022.