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# ms - Friday 15 February, 2019

From The42 'The medication is constantly improving' - ex-Limerick star on living with multiple sclerosis Life Without Limits

'The medication is constantly improving' - ex-Limerick star on living with multiple sclerosis

Former All-Star hurler Andrew O’Shaughnessy has always been positive about his condition.

# ms - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Manning up to MS: My diagnosis awoke my inner strength

I was never an alpha male but since my diagnosis with MS, I’ve faced major challenges and now I feel equal to the men who inspire me, writes Keith Byrne,

# ms - Thursday 1 November, 2018

Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland

The move has been welcomed by some, while others say the new rules are still too restrictive.

# ms - Tuesday 14 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge A pair of childhood sweethearts were reunited on Liveline where they reminisced about their first date Liveline

# ms - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020

No Irish stores will be affected as part of the move.

# ms - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Column: 'I have to teach myself to smile (I didn't realise it was so easy to lose a smile)'

53-year-old Bandon native Fiach Lynch has MS and is running the Cork City Marathon in June.

# ms - Friday 23 March, 2018

Breakthrough could lead to treatment that would delay progression of advanced MS

MS affects around 9,000 people in Ireland.

# ms - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Dublin councillor with MS: 'I was on a walking stick at 32 ... now I plan to run the marathon'

Mark Wards writes about his journey from crippling depression to running the Dublin City Marathon for MS awareness.

# ms - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Life with MS: 'Not only was I now disabled, I was a disabled bride'

Despite the uncertainty of MS, I’m honestly happier than I’ve ever been, writes Rosie McCormack.

# ms - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# ms - Friday 4 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge Marks and Spencer butted into a Twitter war between Lidl and Aldi and shut it down hilariously Joke Shops

Marks and Spencer butted into a Twitter war between Lidl and Aldi and shut it down hilariously

They aren’t too posh to have a sense of humour.

# ms - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Vaccines can be blamed for illness without scientific proof, EU court rules

The decision stems from the case of a man who developed MS shortly after being vaccinated against hepatitis B.

# ms - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia'

A US study has found that cannabis almost certainly reduces chronic pain and eases nausea from chemotherapy.

# ms - Friday 6 January, 2017

'I need to speak to a professional' - Cork singer waiting for counselling after MS diagnosis

He said that while he was “doing as well as can be expected”, he is having problems accessing help.

# ms - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge M&S are now selling prosecco jellies and marshmallows Unreal

# ms - Tuesday 8 November, 2016

Marks & Spencer says it's committed to Ireland amid plans to close stores

The retailer has seen a large dip in profits.

# ms - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

# ms - Friday 4 September, 2015

The HSE is going to help MS sufferers walk again

Fampyra has given MS patients the ability to walk again.

# ms - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Prosecco flavoured crisps? Yep, they're on the way

Sure why wouldn’t they be says you.

# ms - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

'My vision blurred, like there was rain on the windscreen, but it wasn't raining'

Lucina Russell was diagnosed with MS in 2011. Here she explains why she is hopeful for her future.

# ms - Wednesday 20 May, 2015

Marks and Spencer's fortunes are looking a lot rosier - is it all down to this skirt?

It certainly hasn’t done any harm.

# ms - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland

Tom Curran said TDs are ‘willing to break ranks’ to support his right-to-die law.

# ms - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

Gail O'Rorke found not guilty of assisting the suicide of her friend

How is assisting a suicide illegal? The legal answer is complicated.

# ms - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Irish 'marvel molecule' treatment will help people with Alzheimer's, arthritis and MS

Scientists have discovered a common process across inflammatory conditions.

# ms - Sunday 21 December, 2014

Marks & Spencer on Grafton St evacuated over "false alarm"

It is expected to reopen soon.

# ms - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

My Story: I have multiple sclerosis, but it doesn't define me

My Story: I have multiple sclerosis, but it doesn't define me

Multiple sclerosis progresses differently for every person and while some individuals suffer great difficulties, others have thriving work, romantic and social lives.

# ms - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

MS sufferer and right-to-die campaigner: 'If I was an animal...I'd be put to sleep'

Kate Tobin was diagnosed with the condition two years ago and says “Nobody can know the pain I’m going through”.

# ms - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

'Budget 2015 needs to give struggling families the peace and security they're entitled to'

An alliance of charities are calling for cuts to be reversed before tax breaks are introduced.

# ms - Thursday 18 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Mary Berry caused Marks and Spencer to sell out of this snazzy jacket Style Icon

Mary Berry caused Marks and Spencer to sell out of this snazzy jacket

Don’t ever change Mary Berry.

# ms - Friday 29 August, 2014

A high salt diet may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms

A small study has found that further research is needed into whether dietary salt reduction could ease MS symptoms or slow the progression of the disease.

# ms - Monday 11 August, 2014

New MS drug now available in Republic

The drug has been made available through one HSE scheme.

# ms - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Alex White to sign off on medicinal marijuana product within a week

MS sufferers will soon be able to avail of the drug

# ms - Tuesday 8 July, 2014

Trading conditions in Ireland 'continue to be challenging', says M&S

The retailer reported a slight increase in womenswear sales and said that sales were impacted by launch of new website.

# ms - Monday 7 July, 2014

Medicinal cannabis will soon be legal and available for MS patients

The regulator said the product will be available after an imminent change to current drugs laws.

# ms - Friday 13 June, 2014

No more strikes: M&S dispute ends as staff accept proposals

The protracted dispute involved Mandate Trade Union members at Marks & Spencers and had led to a strike last year.

Poll: Should medicinal cannabis be legalised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should medicinal cannabis be legalised?

Good idea? Bad idea?

Calls made for "wonder MS drug" to be made available by HSE

The drug fampridine which has a brand name Frampyra has been proven to increase the mobility of sufferers.

# ms - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Cannabis helped Marie Fleming 'in lots of ways that prescribed drugs weren't able to'

Smoking cannabis helped with pain, spasms and to lift her mood, Tom Curran revealed today.

# ms - Monday 30 December, 2013

HSE spent €7.5m providing injectable treatment for MS patients in 2013

In the first ten months of this year, the HSE paid for 814 patients to receive the treatment.

# ms - Saturday 7 December, 2013

Marks & Spencer opens stores with seasonal staff despite pickets

Trade union Mandate criticised the move as “provocative” and urged the public to support workers.

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