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# mnd - This year 2022

'Players were getting knocked out on a Thursday and playing on a Saturday'
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'Players were getting knocked out on a Thursday and playing on a Saturday'

Oct 5th 2022, 5:35 PM 5,094 Views 3 Comments

Rugby’s biggest challenge was discussed on today’s episode of The42 Rugby Weekly Extra.

Rugby players face highly increased MND risk - study
# Investigation
# Investigation

Rugby players face highly increased MND risk - study

Oct 4th 2022, 11:53 PM 4,237 Views 6 Comments

Academics studied a cohort of former Scottish internationals.

Charlie Bird has been conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow
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Charlie Bird has been conferred with the Freedom of County Wicklow

Updated Sep 26th 2022, 8:35 PM 18,305 Views 8 Comments

He is only the third receipient of the honour, after Daniel Day-Lewis and Katie Taylor.

Gloucester lock Ed Slater will 'meet challenge head-on' after motor neurone disease diagnosis
# Up For The Fight
# Up For The Fight

Gloucester lock Ed Slater will 'meet challenge head-on' after motor neurone disease diagnosis

Jul 22nd 2022, 1:31 PM 6,316 Views 5 Comments

The 33-year-old announced his retirement with immediate effect yesterday.

UK Government has 'blood on its hands' over delay in £50 million motor neurone disease research
# Action Needed
# Action Needed

UK Government has 'blood on its hands' over delay in £50 million motor neurone disease research

Jul 19th 2022, 12:11 PM 6,512 Views 2 Comments

Former Leeds rugby player was diagnosed with the terminal illness in December 2019.

Charlie Bird: 'I am so thankful to the people who raised money and will climb with me today'
# Croagh Patrick Climb
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# Croagh Patrick Climb

Charlie Bird: 'I am so thankful to the people who raised money and will climb with me today'

Apr 2nd 2022, 12:04 AM 33,340 Views 8 Comments

The broadcaster who is battling motor neurone disease looks forward to today’s climb of Croagh Patrick, with €1 million already raised.

# mnd - Last year 2021

'He wondered if rugby was responsible, blamed himself for letting me play'
# Diagnosis
# Diagnosis

'He wondered if rugby was responsible, blamed himself for letting me play'

Dec 27th 2021, 9:00 PM 20,613 Views 2 Comments

Read an extract from ‘Too Many Reasons to Live.’

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease
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# Charlie Bird

Charlie Bird confirms he has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease

Oct 27th 2021, 12:01 PM 112,107 Views 34 Comments

Bird spent 38 years at RTÉ and was its chief reporter and Washington correspondent

Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan
# RIP
# RIP

Tributes paid after the passing of former Antrim player and campaigner Anto Finnegan

Sep 19th 2021, 12:00 PM 26,445 Views 6 Comments

The Belfast man had been diagnosed with Motor Neuron Disease.

# mnd - All time

'I'm 59 and soon I won't be able to hold my grandson'
# Drink Tea For MND
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# Drink Tea For MND

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

Jun 5th 2017, 7:15 AM 23,156 Views 6 Comments

Michael Clancy has Motor Neurone Disease.

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

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

Oct 15th 2016, 8:30 PM 33,673 Views 12 Comments

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

Remember that time we were all chucking ice water over each other?
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# The June Ball

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 9:15 PM 25,870 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 3rd 2015, 6:15 PM 21,165 Views 12 Comments

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

Terminally ill Fernando Ricksen returns to Ibrox for fundraising game
# Sad Tale
# Sad Tale

Terminally ill Fernando Ricksen returns to Ibrox for fundraising game

Jan 25th 2015, 5:22 PM 11,517 Views 5 Comments

Former Rangers player is battling motor neuron disease.

Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies
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# New Face

Six actors who underwent amazing transformations for movies

Jan 11th 2015, 6:30 PM 40,695 Views 56 Comments

And you thought you worked hard for the money…

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge
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# Icy Dip

Splash! James Reilly does the Ice Bucket Challenge

Sep 9th 2014, 6:18 PM 13,273 Views 16 Comments

He took an icy shower near his constituency office in Swords.

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

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

Aug 28th 2014, 4:15 PM 16,384 Views 51 Comments

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

Former Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council dies of Motor Neurone Disease
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# RIP

Former Cathaoirleach of Limerick County Council dies of Motor Neurone Disease

Aug 27th 2014, 5:41 PM 18,895 Views 10 Comments

Mary Harty served as Cathaoirleach from 2011 to 2012.

Ice Bucket Challenge fund reaches €1 million mark in Ireland
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# IMNDA

Ice Bucket Challenge fund reaches €1 million mark in Ireland

Aug 27th 2014, 1:38 PM 12,414 Views 19 Comments

Well done everyone!

Benedict Cumberbatch's ice bucket challenge - can he really 'break the internet'?
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# The Game Is On

Benedict Cumberbatch's ice bucket challenge - can he really 'break the internet'?

Aug 22nd 2014, 6:14 PM 36,901 Views 23 Comments

The Cult of Cumberbatch.

Opinion: So... why are people suddenly chucking buckets of icy water over their heads?
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# Ice Bucket Challenge

Opinion: So... why are people suddenly chucking buckets of icy water over their heads?

Aug 21st 2014, 1:00 PM 284 Views 80 Comments

One very, very good reason.

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

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

Aug 20th 2014, 4:44 PM 47,012 Views 27 Comments

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

The first Irish memoir written using eye-gaze technology has been published
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# Accomplished

The first Irish memoir written using eye-gaze technology has been published

Jun 8th 2014, 12:15 PM 9,832 Views 10 Comments

The author, Simon Fitzmaurice, was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2008.

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

Nov 8th 2013, 7:00 AM 8,401 Views 6 Comments

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

Colm Murray raised 'enormous awareness' about devastating MND
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# IMNDA

Colm Murray raised 'enormous awareness' about devastating MND

Jul 31st 2013, 6:45 AM 8,700 Views 11 Comments

There are over 300 people with MND in Ireland.

FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis
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FG TD vows to continue working after Motor Neurone diagnosis

Jun 5th 2012, 2:53 PM 6,302 Views 18 Comments

Longford-Westmeath TD Nicky McFadden was diagnosed with the disease last week.