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From TheJournal.ie Marks and Spencer seeks 97 voluntary redundancies across 7 Irish stores

Marks and Spencer seeks 97 voluntary redundancies across 7 Irish stores

The retailer has begun a consultation with the trade union Mandate on the voluntary redundancy proposal.

From TheJournal.ie 'There's no tragedy for me': US actress Selma Blair opens up about MS Multiple Sclerosis

'There's no tragedy for me': US actress Selma Blair opens up about MS

The Legally Blonde and Cruel Intentions star (46), was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in August 2018.

Selma Blair is just as obsessed with her red carpet cane as everyone else

Pink diamonds are a girl’s best friend.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Manning up to MS: My diagnosis awoke my inner strength Opinion

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,

From TheJournal.ie Medical cannabis products can now be prescribed in Northern Ireland Seizures

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.

From TheJournal.ie M&S to close 100 stores across the UK by 2020 Closures

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Column: 'I have to teach myself to smile (I didn't realise it was so easy to lose a smile)' Multiple Sclerosis

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.

From TheJournal.ie Breakthrough could lead to treatment that would delay progression of advanced MS The Lancet

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

MS affects around 9,000 people in Ireland.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Life with MS: 'Not only was I now disabled, I was a disabled bride' Read Me

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon Ms Readathon

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Vaccines can be blamed for illness without scientific proof, EU court rules Multiple Sclerosis

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.

From TheJournal.ie Marijuana 'eases chronic pain, but may increase risk of schizophrenia' Research

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'I need to speak to a professional' - Cork singer waiting for counselling after MS diagnosis Health

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Marks & Spencer says it's committed to Ireland amid plans to close stores Falling Profits

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

The retailer has seen a large dip in profits.

From TheJournal.ie Irish scientist gets €2m grant to develop new treatment for arthritis, MS and Alzheimer’s disease Trinity College
From TheJournal.ie The HSE is going to help MS sufferers walk again Fampyra

The HSE is going to help MS sufferers walk again

Fampyra has given MS patients the ability to walk again.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecco flavoured crisps? Yep, they're on the way Bubbles

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

Sure why wouldn’t they be says you.

From TheJournal.ie 'My vision blurred, like there was rain on the windscreen, but it wasn't raining' World MS Day

'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.

From TheJournal.ie Marks and Spencer's fortunes are looking a lot rosier - is it all down to this skirt? Skirting The Issue

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

It certainly hasn’t done any harm.

From TheJournal.ie Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland Marie Fleming

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland

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

From TheJournal.ie Gail O'Rorke found not guilty of assisting the suicide of her friend Assisted Suicide

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish 'marvel molecule' treatment will help people with Alzheimer's, arthritis and MS Breakthrough

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

Scientists have discovered a common process across inflammatory conditions.

From TheJournal.ie Marks & Spencer on Grafton St evacuated over "false alarm" Shutters Down

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

It is expected to reopen soon.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

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

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”.

From TheJournal.ie 'Budget 2015 needs to give struggling families the peace and security they're entitled to' Cuts

'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.

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

Don’t ever change Mary Berry.

From TheJournal.ie A high salt diet may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms Observational Study

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.

From TheJournal.ie New MS drug now available in Republic Alternatives

New MS drug now available in Republic

The drug has been made available through one HSE scheme.

From TheJournal.ie Alex White to sign off on medicinal marijuana product within a week Cannabis

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

MS sufferers will soon be able to avail of the drug

From TheJournal.ie Trading conditions in Ireland 'continue to be challenging', says M&S Retail

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.

From TheJournal.ie Medicinal cannabis will soon be legal and available for MS patients Cannabis

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.

From TheJournal.ie No more strikes: M&S dispute ends as staff accept proposals Workers

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should medicinal cannabis be legalised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should medicinal cannabis be legalised?

Good idea? Bad idea?

From TheJournal.ie Calls made for "wonder MS drug" to be made available by HSE Drugs

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.

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