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.
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.