Charlie Bird opens up about ‘harsh realities’ of Motor Neurone Disease as his condition begins to impact his limbs

Charlie Bird has updated followers on his condition amid his on-going battle with Motor Neurone Disease. The journalist shared how he was struggling a lot more recently, citing particular difficulty with his limbs. Writing on Twitter: “I have been honest about my illness… people seeing me out walking think I am doing well.” “But the … Continued

Charlie Bird awarded Freedom of Wicklow

  View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Wicklow County Council (@wicklowcoco) Broadcaster Charlie Bird was honoured to receive the Freedom of Wicklow this week. He was awarded the coveted honour at a special ceremony in the Wicklow County Council buildings on Monday evening. Charlie is the third person ever to be … Continued

Charlie Bird gearing up for parachute jump with celebrity pal

Charlie Bird is preparing for a parachute jump with football manager Mick McCarthy. After a monumentally successful charity hike which saw him raise over €3 million euro for The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and Pieta, Charlie is now ready to take on his next challenge. The broadcaster who is living with Motor Neurone Disease … Continued

Charlie Bird leads the crowd at Bray’s ‘Darkness into Light’ walk after his Croagh Patrick climb

After being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease, journalist Charlie Bird raised €2.7 million during his Croagh Patrick climb, for The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association and Pieta, as part of the Climb With Charlie campaign. But his fundraising efforts didn’t end there as the former Washington correspondent joined thousands across the country to take part … Continued

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