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Loneliness is something we might tend to associate with those who are elderly and living in a rural part of the country, but it is in fact a feeling experienced by young and old – and its effects on mental and physical health can be devastating. Sean spoke with with Ann Sheridan, Mental Health Promotion Officer with the HSE in Donegal about how they are trying to address loneliness in the North West. In studio he was joined by Ann Dempsey of the Third Age group which runs the Senior Helpline; Marie Claire McAleer, Senior Research and Policy Officer with ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0716/631114-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-16-july-2014/?clipid=1630583
It was a week in which Limerick struggled to place culture above quarrels, when a trade mission to the Gulf returned millions in investment and where the deadline for submissions on the controversial erection of Eirgrid pylons came and went, with rural communities across the country up in arms about what may lie in store for the landscape. For a look back at these and other events, Sean was joined in studio by Irish Independent columnist, John Downing; Public Affairs Consultant, Gerard Howlin and Senior Research and Policy Officer with the National Youth Council of Ireland, Marie Claire McAleer.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2014/0110/496962-today-with-sean-o-rourke-friday-10-january-2014/?clipid=1391414
Giles Martin in conversation with Cathal Murray - Grammy Award winning record producer, musician, composer and ...