“Taking care of yourself doesn’t mean me first, it means me too,” L.R. Knost
Staying well while supporting a loved one with MND takes real effort. Oftentimes caregivers’ own needs get put on hold because of the demands of the condition. The pandemic has also deprived families of key supports and social contact. As the COVID-19 crisis rumbles on, self-care has never been more important for caregivers. (more…)
The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association will close up on Wednesday 23rd December at 1pm.
We will be back in action on Monday 4th January at 9am.
We would like to wish you a very merry, healthy and safe Christmas and thank you for your unwavering commitment and support to the Association during a year like no other.
Here’s to 2021 when we hope we will meet again in person!
What a year 2020 has been. Little did we know at the start of the year when the word Coronavirus first entered our lives, that we would be still facing so much uncertainty as we approached 2021. (more…)
Michael Clancy is one of our much loved IMNDA Ambassadors. Micheal is a Clare man living in Limerick. He has a little message to share with the MND Community over this festive period.
The year 2020 will go down in history. The year when the whole world slowed down. A time when people took a step back, relaxed and stayed at home, spent more time with family. People gave thanks and appreciated all that they had. Please God if I’m spared, this will be my 87th Christmas on this earth. These old eyes have seen it all, the good and the bad. I’m thankful that life has bestowed upon me a calm perspective. (more…)
The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) is truly saddened to hear of the passing of Patrick Quinn. The IMNDA wish to offer it’s condolences to Pat’s family, friends and relatives. Pat was a true inspiration for the entire MND Community and our thoughts are with his loved ones at this very sad time. (more…)
Every November, the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) organises a series of events across Ireland to highlight bereaved children’s needs and provide a voice for them to be heard. (more…)
Charity Christmas stars on sale now for a limited time only!
Our Christmas cards have SOLD OUT! However you still have time to purchase one of our beautiful star decorations.
Our Irish made wooden star comes with a lovely ribbon to hang on your Christmas tree. This yuletide decoration also makes an ideal gift for family and friends.
Our special little wooden star costs just €10 each which includes postage, place your order Here.
Thank you so much for your support.
Please note due to our Fundraising Team mostly working from home, orders won’t be sent out on a daily basis. We will do our best to get them to you as speedily as we can but some delays are likely. Please also take into consideration that An Post are experiencing heavy delays during the festive period.
Thank you for your understanding during these strange times.
Are you the family carer of a person who has been diagnosed with MND?
Do you provide any assistance to a loved one to help them eat and drink?
Are you interested in taking part in a study exploring your experience of mealtime with your
family member who has MND?
IMNDA Virtual AGM & Conference 2020 – Wednesday 14 Oct
We are really looking forward to welcoming you to our Virtual AGM & Conference. Despite the format change, you will be treated to a host of fantastic speakers.
Please read on for some notes on the event. You will also find log in details below. (more…)