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Murphy, Eugene

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Dáil Éireann Debate
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Fibromyalgia: Statements (Continued)

In 1992 fibromyalgia was formally recognised and included within the World Health Organization international classification of diseases. In July 2017 after the successful efforts of the Patient an...More Button

Another symptom is what is commonly known as fibrofog, which describes cognitive issues such as memory problems, short attention spans, difficulty with focus and concentration, problems with word...More Button

Fibromyalgia is a life-long chronic debilitating condition rendering many people unable to work thus rendering them financially dependent on the support of their families. It is neither recognise...More Button

On 11 July 2012 a group of fibromyalgia representatives briefed the Joint Committee on Health on fibromyalgia. On 24 January 2018 fibromyalgia advocates held a presentation in the AV room in Lei...More Button

The Disability Act 2005 defines disability as "a substantial restriction in the capacity of the person to carry on a profession, business or occupation in the State or to participate in social or...More Button

I ask for the Minister of State's support to have fibromyalgia classified as a disability. I have never had any doubt about her sincerity, as she is a very sincere person, but her Department and...More Button

Garda Deployment

Asked the Minister for Justice and Equality: if a permanent Garda sergeant is stationed in Strokestown Garda station, County Roscommon; and if he will make a statement on the matter.More Button