MS Ireland is the national organisation providing information, vital services and support to the MS community. We provide a wide range of specialised services and resources on a national, regional and local level. Services include; Regional Community Worker programmes for one-to-one support; physiotherapy; symptom management courses; newly diagnosed sessions and the MS Information Line, one of the first services used in the time leading up to or following a diagnosis. We also provide the only national respite and therapy centre for people with MS in Ireland. RCN:2006767
Light A Candle.ie was established in 2021 as a means to facilitate those in isolation by way of offering and receiving support from friends & loved ones. A donation is made to your selected charity whilst also sending a virtual candle to the person you are thinking of and whose name is selected at time of donation.
Taking the age old Irish tradition of “lighting a candle for you” and presenting it on a digital platform means that thoughts and well wishes can still circulate, although now virtually. Whether it's a job interview, a hospital appointment, driving test or just to show someone you are thinking of them, these virtual candles lit by loved ones and well-wishers may offer solace in these unprecedented times.
Through our accessible platform, you can send a message of intention via email to the person in your thoughts, and also support your selected, deserving charity in the process.
This platform was created for the intention of a dear friend Sara-Jane Tracy who is the definition of the word "warrior" as she has shown immense strength while battling many illnesses such as MS and Kidney failure.
Click 'Light a Candle'
Enter Details - Here is where you can choose your message to be sent to your chosen loved one or friend via email. Some words to show you are thinking of them or well wishes for an upcoming event.
Select the Charity & Donate - Select the charity you wish to donate to. More charities can be added from the "add a charity" tab.
Light Your Virtual Candle - A virtual candle will then be lit and sent with your message to the person on the receiving end.
Offer 2 Minutes of Silent Thoughts and Reflection - The final step in the process is intended for silent reflection. Whatever way you wish to do so. Listen to the calming music and allow yourself to be present with your thoughts and intentions.