Press Releases

Support My Legacy Week for the IMNDA

This year the IMNDA joins together with over 50 other charities around Ireland to appeal to the public to leave a legacy gift, large or small, to charity in their will.

The IMNDA is now Triple Locked!

Triple Locked Member of Charities Institute Ireland 2017 The IMNDA is delighted to announce that we have been awarded the Triple Lock Status for 2017. This has been bestowed on us as we demonstrated that our charity always upheld the highest standards in transparent reporting, good fundraising and governance.

Statement on behalf of the IMNDA on the death of Jimmy Magee

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) has reacted with great sadness to the death of our friend and patron, Jimmy Magee. Jimmy tirelessly supported the charity for well over a decade, following the untimely death of his son Paul from motor neurone disease.

Minister for Health announces Public Consultation on Home Care Services

Ministers Harris and Daly announce opening of a Public Consultation on Home Care Services Minister for Health, Simon Harris, TD, and Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People Jim Daly, TD, today announced the opening of a public consultation on home care services.  The consultation is being carried out in order to help… Read More »

National MND Awareness Campaign 2017

“I know I sound a bit drunk, but tea is the only thing I’ve been drinking” Rugby mad Michael Clancy to feature in awareness drive for IMNDA Fundraising to help 360 Irish people living with incurable Motor Neurone Disease

Sometimes Silence Speaks Volumes

Press Release Sometimes Silence Speaks Volumes Imagine an hour…a day….a week without speech. Imagine not being able to say ‘I love you’ this Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately that is the fate met by most people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

IMNDA Grand Raffle Winners 2016

Many thanks to all who attended our Christmas Coffee Morning & Grand Raffle Draw for 2016. We are delighted to announce the winners below.

Ice Bucket Challenge Funds MND Breakthrough

Ice Bucket Challenge Funds MND Breakthrough Money raised from the global fundraising phenomenon “The Ice Bucket Challenge” has helped to make a significant breakthrough in identifying a key gene linked to Motor Neurone Disease.

IMNDA Strongly Condemns Actions of Console Founder

IMNDA Strongly Condemns Actions of Console Founder The IMNDA, its staff and board members would just like to reassure supporters and donors surrounding the recent stories that are surfacing regarding Console. The IMNDA strongly condemns the actions of its former CEO and board of directors. The IMNDA is shocked and appalled to hear how money… Read More »

The Good Run raises over €18,000 for MND

 The Good Run raises over €18,300 in aid of Motor Neurone Disease Good Friday last saw more than 800 walkers, joggers and runners descend on a sunny St. Anne’s Park on Dublin’s Northside for the second annual Good Run in aid of motor neurone disease.

Jimmy Magee All Stars 1966 – 2016 Event Date:
06-Jun-2016

Jimmy Magee to Celebrate All-Stars Golden Jubilee in Cavan On the 6th June 1966 the first ever Jimmy Magee All-Stars football game was played in Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan followed by a cabaret in St. Joseph’s Hall. The concept was the brainchild of the now legendary broadcaster Jimmy Magee.

Findings from first National Audit of Neurology Services in Ireland published today highlight widespread deficits

Findings from the first published audit of neurology services in Ireland, launched on Tuesday 15th February 2016, point to widespread deficits in neurology services across the country. The audit, based on reports from each of the eleven neurology centres nationwide was carried out in 2015 as part of a joint collaboration between the Neurological Alliance of… Read More »

Imagine You Couldn’t Say I Love You

Press Release 1st February 2016 Sometimes Silence Speaks Volumes Imagine an hour…a day….a week without speech. Imagine not being able to say ‘I love you’ this Valentine’s Day. Unfortunately that is the fate met by most people living with Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

Dub Star gets behind Fun Run in aid of Motor Neurone Disease

Dubs star gets behind fun run in aid of Motor Neurone Disease The Good Run 2016 Following the success of its inaugural event in 2015, The Good Run is back and organisers are hoping it will be bigger and better. The event, a charity fun run, will be returning to the stunning grounds of St… Read More »