Orla Hardiman

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Fr Tony Coote, whose fundraising for motor neurone disease raised a total of €550,000. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA) has announced plans to hire a fourth nurse to help people living with motor neurone disease, using(...)

Fr Tony Coote: Characteristically good humoured and alert to human nature

They say pride comes before a fall, but in the case of Fr Tony Coote, it may have been the opposite. Diagnosed in April with motor neurone disease, a (...)

 Nicole Kidman joins Graham Norton on Friday. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm After a heroic performance on Saturday which saw Ireland defeating the All Blacks by 16-9, man of the match(...)

Prof Orla Hardiman, Prof Peter Bede, Sally Lydon and Dr Rangariroyashe Chipika at the launch of the late Connemara-based computer programmer Andrew Lydon’s  scholarship.

Funds raised to help Connemara-based computer programmer Andrew Lydon who died of motor neurone disease are to be used to support research into the de(...)

 TV chef and author Nadiya Hussain on the Graham Norton Show. File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Nadiya’s Family Favourites Monday, BBC Two, 8pm Look out, Nigella: British Pakistani chef Nadiya Hussain has your crown on her ingredients list, an(...)

Fr Tony Coote was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in March 2018.

It affects talking, walking, eating, breathing and many more functions that most people take for granted. It can leave some with feelings of isolation(...)

Social Democrats co-leader Róisín Shortall  said an implementation plan had been promised in December, then by Easter, then at the end of May, but it had not yet materialised.

An alliance of politicians, policy experts and medics has criticised the delay in the implementation of the Sláintecare report, the 10-year cross-part(...)

 Prof Orla Hardiman Neurologist and campaigner on Motor Neurone disease. File photograph: Alan Betson

A leading expert in motor neuron disease (MND) has said she is optimistic that new drugs will change the lives of those diagnosed with the disease in (...)

Michelle McKeever and her son Ronan. “Why I went to Family Hope was because it made so much sense,” she says. Photograph: Rashida Keenan

Four years ago Michelle McKeever and her husband Paul felt like prisoners in their own home as they tried to cope with their then three-year-old son w(...)

 TCD’s Dr Orla Hardiman. A study by Dr Hardiman’s team has  shown for the first time that motor neurone disease and schizophrenia are genetically and biologically linked. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish-based researchers have shown for the first time that motor neurone disease and schizophrenia are genetically and biologically linked. The findi(...)

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