Research Motor Neurone (RMN) is a charitable organisation based in Trinity College Dublin founded in 2007. The purpose of the Foundation is to support research in Motor Neurone Disease (MND), also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) undertaken by Trinity’s MND research group. RMN also strives to increase awareness of this incurable disease at both a national and international level.

MND research in Ireland is led by Orla Hardiman, Professor of Neurology at Trinity College Dublin and a world authority on MND and related neurodegeneration. Professor Hardiman is also the Health Service Executive (HSE) National Clinical Lead for Neurology. Ongoing research is needed to discover the cause, treatment and methods of improving quality of life for MND sufferers and their families.

The generous support from our donors helps us make progress in finding ways to help those who suffer from this debilitating condition. It is through the fundraising endeavours of all our sponsors that essential funds are raised to support RMN and our ongoing vital research. Thank you all for your kindness and continued support.

Read our 2020 Newsletter for an overview of key events and research involving RMN over the last 12 months.

If you are interested in making a donation please click on the below link to donate directly and safely via credit card or to set up your own fundraising

RMN Golf classic fundraising success!

We are overwhelmed by the support shown by Pat Fogarty and all those who attended his fundraiser, which culminated in raising €90,000 for MND research. The event took place on the 10th and 11th of September at Dromoland castle and was a great success. We recognise that many families are facing financial difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic, and so the support that has been shown is very touching, and we as a lab are extremely grateful. Thank you to all those who contributed, this hefty sum will surely help us get closer to understanding MND!

The good run is back!

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, it will be taking place virtually for the second year in a row, but fear not- lots of fun will be had despite this! The good run is an annual charity run where all funds raised go towards supporting MND research and care. It has raised over €100,000 for MND research and care over the past 7 years. So, once again, we invite you to partake in our good run challenge this year on Good Friday April 2nd 2021, and run 5km for MND.

Watch Your Back MND Initiative!

The hugely successful Gala Dinner held in September 2019 was delighted to host the launch of Roy Taylor’s ‘Watch Your Back MND’ campaign and music video to raise funds specifically for MND research.

Roy and his son Terence aim to raise funds for the following:

  • Develop new effective treatments for MND.
  • Fund more inclusive, better-designed clinical trials for MND.
  • Support research into developing more objective outcome measures to allow for more accurate measurement of disease progression and treatment efficacy.

Please click the button below to read more about Roy’s journey and his ongoing fundraising events!

An International Collaboration To Find Effective Treatments For Motor Neurone Disease

TRICALS is the largest research initiative to find a cure for ALS to date. 40 top research centres in 14 countries have joined hands with patient organisations and fundraisers to reach one goal: find effective treatments for ALS. Learn more by clicking the button below!


If you want to know how to donate or be part of an event, click the button below. There you will also find our fundraising blog!

Beaumont MND Clinic

Our Specialists in Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language Therapy and Nutrition, and we have access to Respiratory Medicine and …


Information about the latest research, research resources and our research blog can be found if you click on the button below!

The Clinical Team

The Clinical Team consists of many people with different knowledge. A neurologist, social workers, therapists, and more who do their best for the patients.

Covid-19 and MND

To make sure that people with MND continue to receive excellent care, our clinical and research doctors at TCD, along with …

Telehealth in MND

TiM stands for Telehealth in Motor Neuron Disease. The TiM platform is a system hosted on the application, MyPathway, through which people living with MND…


Charity Number: CHY 17822
Registered Charity Number: 20067076

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