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New Funding For Parkinson's Disease Research

Mon, 22 July 2019

New Funding For Parkinson's Disease Research

A foundation set up by Hollywood actor Michael J Fox has just given three hundred thousand dollars to a group of Irish researchers looking at a novel therapy for Parkinson's disease.

Over twelve thousand people here in Ireland are affected by the disease, which means the new funding has been very welcomed.

to tell us more Doctor Eilís Dowd who is leading the research at NUI Galway and Joe Condon from Young Parkinson's Ireland joined us earlier.

Watch their full interview below.

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Exactly how much alcohol should we be drinking?

Exactly how much alcohol should we be drinking?

Tue, 19 November 2019

This week marks Alcohol Awareness Week and the HSE is encouraging people to look at their relationship with alcohol starting with a simple online assessment.

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Iconic Irish star Christy Dignam talks openly about his struggles in life

Iconic Irish star Christy Dignam talks openly about his struggles in life

Mon, 18 November 2019

Christy Dignam burst on to the Irish music scene in the eighties as the lead singer of legendary rock band Aslan; and Christy Dignam quickly became one of the country's most iconic rock stars.

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Ireland AM Christmas Short Story Competition

Ireland AM Christmas Short Story Competition

Fri, 15 November 2019

Are you an aspiring writer with a story to tell? Well the Ireland AM Christmas short story competition is back and this year Authors Paul Howard and Sheila O'Flanagan, alongside Editor of Irish Country Magazine, Klara Heron will be judging the completion.

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BeLonG To Youth Services

BeLonG To Youth Services

Tue, 12 November 2019

We are joined by Matt Kennedy, Policy and Research Officer of BeLonG To Youth Services and Ayrton Kelly

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Bullying Q and A

Bullying Q and A

Tue, 12 November 2019

Professor James O'Higgins Norman, Director of the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre (ABC) in DCU, joins us to answer viewers' questions on bullying

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Shooting The Darkness

Shooting The Darkness

Tue, 12 November 2019

Professional Photographer Crispin Rodwell joins us to chat about his new book 'Shooting in the Darkness' which contains photographs that he captured during The Troubles

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