MSFoyle was granted the right to collect throughout the ten days of the Halloween Funfair organised jointly by Derry City Council, Ilex and Tim, Brian and Kenny, the three partners who organised the funfair. £2,055.19 was collected and the organisers contributed a further £3000. LegenDerry on Ice ran from November 28th to January 18th and the branch was again given collection rights.
Foyle Branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society was established over 50 years ago and is a constituent branch of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Northern Ireland and of the UK Multiple Sclerosis Society.
The branch supports persons with MS in the Derry Council and Limavady Borough areas of Northern Ireland through a range of services and activities provided throughout the area. These include Physiotherapy, Yoga, Tai Chi/Qi Cong, Counselling and regular group meetings and social events. An office is maintained in Derry and a Development Officer is available for information, advice and representation.
MSFoyle is a thriving branch and plays an active role in the activities of the MS Societies of Northern Ireland and the UK. Over half of the members of the branch committee are persons with MS.
If you have MS, care for somebody with MS or would like to join the branch please contact us.
Contact details and a map are provided on the Who and Where page.
The Who & Where Page has details of the branch officers, members of the committee, contact details & location of the office with link to map.
The Activities & Events page has details of regular activities, coming events and reports and pictures of the AGM and social events. The page contains photographs so please be patient while they download.Most recent postings:-
The News & Research page has information, news items and summaries of local and international research. The research information is summarised in lay terms and focuses on items that, hopefully, will be of interest to members.Latest posts:-
2011 posts and those of earlier years are archived at News Archive.
Updated on 18 May 2012
Support items from earlier years are archived at Support Archive .
Updated on 30 January 2015
The Useful Links page has links to MS sites, medical information sites, motability, benefits, carers independent living sites, etc., & a section of local community links.
The links are tabbed under three headings:- MS sites, Other Health Related sites and Local Community sites.
Most recently added links:-
Updated on 20 July 2009.