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#Motor neurone disease

From TheJournal.ie 'He was full of ideas for the future': Archbishop of Dublin pays tribute to Fr Tony Coote RIP

'He was full of ideas for the future': Archbishop of Dublin pays tribute to Fr Tony Coote

Fr Tony Coote, who suffered from motor neurone disease, died last week.

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote RIP

Tributes paid following death of motor neurone disease campaigner Fr Tony Coote

Fr Coote’s Walk While You Can campaign raised hundreds of thousands of euro for research.

From TheJournal.ie 'A price has been put on the value of life': HSE will not reimburse drug for children with rare condition Spinraza

'A price has been put on the value of life': HSE will not reimburse drug for children with rare condition

The HSE said the current price of Spinraza – more than €20 million over five years – is not cost-effective.

From The42 Doddie Weir: Living with MND, the crusade for a cure and the global rugby family Interview

Doddie Weir: Living with MND, the crusade for a cure and the global rugby family

‘The truly amazing support from the rugby community gives me a reason to get up in the morning.’

From TheJournal.ie 'Letterkenny to Ballydehob': Documentary follows one priest's battle with Motor Neurone Disease on his walk around Ireland WALKING THE WALK

'Letterkenny to Ballydehob': Documentary follows one priest's battle with Motor Neurone Disease on his walk around Ireland

Fr Tony Coote completed his journey in his own modified wheelchair.

From The42 England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband Family First This post contains videos

England captain dedicates 100th cap to seriously-ill footballer husband

‘This one’s for my family, my husband, who are there with you when there’s a lot of lows.’

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm 59 and soon I won't be able to hold my grandson' Drink Tea For MND

'I'm 59 and soon I won't be able to hold my grandson'

Michael Clancy has Motor Neurone Disease.

From The42 South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies aged 45 RIP

South African rugby legend Joost van der Westhuizen dies aged 45

The World Cup-winning Springbok scrum-half had been battling motor neurone disease since 2011.

From TheJournal.ie 'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing' Death Charter

'I regret not talking to my mother about her death, don't do the same thing'

The Irish Hospice Foundation wants people to talk about death, dying and grief more openly.

From TheJournal.ie ‘l just hope that I can keep going as long as I can without being a big problem to people... a burden I suppose" Motor Neurone Disease

‘l just hope that I can keep going as long as I can without being a big problem to people... a burden I suppose"

A new study shows that people with MND can feel like a burden towards those who care for them.

From The42 Emotional scenes at Celtic Park last night as club hosted terminally ill ex-Rangers player Perspective

Emotional scenes at Celtic Park last night as club hosted terminally ill ex-Rangers player

Fernando Ricksen was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Company director uses Linkedin to announce plans to end his own life Simon Binner

Company director uses Linkedin to announce plans to end his own life

Simon Binner has been suffering from Motor Neuron disease since January.

From TheJournal.ie Remember that time we were all chucking ice water over each other? The June Ball

Remember that time we were all chucking ice water over each other?

There are still people fighting the ‘unwinnable fight’ against MND.

From TheJournal.ie This ice bucket challenge ad has caused a lot of confusion Motor Neurone Disease

This ice bucket challenge ad has caused a lot of confusion

The wording has people questioning what it means.

The wording of this charity ad has caused a lot of confusion on Twitter

The Motor Neurone Disease Association ad has gotten flack on the internet.

From TheJournal.ie 'We would have been very grateful if it had been cancer': The pain of Motor Neurone Disease Nicky McFadden

'We would have been very grateful if it had been cancer': The pain of Motor Neurone Disease

As the first anniversary of Nicky McFadden’s death approaches, her sister Gabrielle recalls when her family got the news of her diagnosis.

From TheJournal.ie Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies New Face

Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies

And you thought you worked hard for the money…

From TheJournal.ie A minister did the Ice Bucket Challenge today...any guesses? Ice Ice Baby

A minister did the Ice Bucket Challenge today...any guesses?

Will this urge the Taoiseach to take on the ice? He has been nominated several times.

From TheJournal.ie Will Enda Kenny do the ice bucket challenge? We asked... Ice Bucket Enda

Will Enda Kenny do the ice bucket challenge? We asked...

He knows he’s been nominated but it’s uncertain whether the Taoiseach is going to soak himself.

From TheJournal.ie Former Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council dies of Motor Neurone Disease RIP

Former Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council dies of Motor Neurone Disease

Mary Harty served as Cathaoirleach from 2011 to 2012.

From TheJournal.ie The Ice Bucket Challenge: Where does the money go? IMNDA

The Ice Bucket Challenge: Where does the money go?

The Motor Neurone Disease charity lets us know…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you done the Ice Bucket Challenge? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you done the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Everyone and their granny are chucking buckets of ice water over each other. Have you?

Ice Bucket Challenge raises €680k for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association

The clogged-up Facebook feeds have been worth it.

From TheJournal.ie Michael O'Leary's ice bucket challenge is the most Michael O'Leary thing ever Vintage

Michael O'Leary's ice bucket challenge is the most Michael O'Leary thing ever

Oh, and Denis O’Brien did one too.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: So... why are people suddenly chucking buckets of icy water over their heads? Ice Bucket Challenge
From TheJournal.ie The co-founder of the ice bucket challenge has died in a diving accident Corey Griffin

The co-founder of the ice bucket challenge has died in a diving accident

The 27-year-old drowned in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Guy with Motor Neurone Disease does an emotional ice bucket challenge ALS

Guy with Motor Neurone Disease does an emotional ice bucket challenge

What’s it’s all really about.

17 essential DOs and DON'Ts of the Ice Bucket Challenge

Here’s how to make yours as epic as possible.

Roberty Downey Jr does the Ice Bucket Challenge, in typical RDJ fashion RDJ

Roberty Downey Jr does the Ice Bucket Challenge, in typical RDJ fashion

While sitting in a beautiful swimming pool, obvs.

From TheJournal.ie 'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched Terminal Illness

'If only I could still dress myself': Hard hitting Motor Neurone Disease campaign launched

In the new adverts, Jan and Paul share their stories about their terminal disease in a hope to increase support for those living with this degenerative condition.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Being stuck in a wheelchair without hands or speech is such a challenge as a mother' Living

Opinion: 'Being stuck in a wheelchair without hands or speech is such a challenge as a mother'

Emma Fitzpatrick writes about how she doesn’t care for statistics – and focuses on what she CAN do, rather than what she used to be able to do.

From TheJournal.ie Longford-Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden to be laid to rest today RIP

Longford-Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden to be laid to rest today

McFadden passed on Tuesday, following a lengthy battle with Motor Neurone disease.

From TheJournal.ie Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed Memory

Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed

Trinity College scientists work with fruit flies to make discovery about ‘habituation’ that could help with some neurological diseases.

From TheJournal.ie Fundraising begins for "extraordinary" director's first feature film Crowdfunding

Fundraising begins for "extraordinary" director's first feature film

Simon Fitzmaurice has Motor Neuron Disease, and is fundraising for his first feature film, My Name is Emily.

From TheJournal.ie TDs and Senators to strut their stuff on the catwalk for charity Strike A Pose This post contains images

TDs and Senators to strut their stuff on the catwalk for charity

Dáil and Seanad members will go head to head with professional models for charity in the Shelbourne Hotel next week.

From TheJournal.ie Column: How I live my life with Motor Neurone Disease Read Me

Column: How I live my life with Motor Neurone Disease

Three years ago, Karl Hughes was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, but he says it’s encouraged him to keep a positive mental attitude and to appreciate the time you have with your loved ones.

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Hawking: We must explore space to ensure human survival Space Exploration

Stephen Hawking: We must explore space to ensure human survival

The world’s leading physicist says our existence depends on finding a new planet to live on. No pressure, then.

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