Post Tagged with: "Motor Neurone Disease"

Madeline O'Connor from Tralee.

Tralee Woman Hopes Public Supports IMNDA Sponsored Silence Campaign

February 2, 2021 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

A TRALEE woman is hoping the public supports a Sponsored Silence Campaign this month organised by the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association. More than 80% of people living with MND will experience some form of speech difficulty during their illness – some will lose their voice completely. Currently there are […]

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Annette O'Donnell, who is running this year's London marathon in aid of the PSP Association. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Annette To Run London Marathon To Raise Awareness Of Rare Disease

January 5, 2016 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

A LEITH-WEST woman is looking to raise awareness of a rare degenerative disease by running the London marathon in April and holding a 70s disco fundraiser in town next week. Annette O’Donnell has taken it upon herself to raise awareness for Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) which is similar to, but a much […]

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At the cheque handover from 'The Primrose Black Tie Gala Ball' to Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association were from left: Niamh Brosnan, Kate Brosnan, Christy Lehane, Marelda Brosnan and Marie Reavey. Photo by Gavin O'Connor.

Event In Memory Of Popular Spa Man Raises Over €42,000 For IMNDA

July 1, 2015 at 12:04 pm Comments are Disabled

A BLACK-TIE ball held back in April in memory of a popular Spa man raised an incredible €42,161  for the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association (IMNDA). Tommy Brosnan, from The Spa, Tralee, passed away at the beginning of last summer after a five month battle with Motor Neurone Disease. Last April, […]

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