ME in Ireland

The Struggle To Gain Adequate Care While Living With Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME)


    By Corina Duyn in ME Advocates Ireland.   I have been ill with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) for twenty years. But it is only in the past year, and more so in the past six months that my most basic needs are not being met, at a time when my illness has become more severe again […]

Column: ‘We Are Ill. We Are Not Faking This Illness. It Is Not In Our Heads’

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  By Corina Duyn in The Journal.   We have all heard the news that yet again the HSE and the government are letting the ill people, especially women, of Ireland down. One illness that rarely receives the attention of the press, the HSE and the government, is called ME. ME ME (or Myalgic Encephalomyelitis) is classified […]

“Doctors, Please Learn How To Correctly Diagnose Me…” Presentation By Joan Byrne


  This is Joan Byrne’s presentation given during the “Call For Change” Awareness and Educational event at Leinster House, Dublin  on the 24th January 2018.   What is Myalgic Encephalomyelitis? M.E. is an acquired complex neurological disorder affecting multiple systems of the body. Many cases are preceded by a viral infection with onset being usually rapid (acute). Affected individuals do […]

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