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‘That day, I vowed to try to change things’ – Trinity professor says encounter with distressed mother and son drives her work

Professor Mary McCarron is author of over 100 publications on ageing. Photo: Gerry Mooney ‘That day, I vowed to try to change things’ – Trinity professor says encounter with distressed mother and son drives her work Independent.ie It was when she first trained as an intellectual disability (ID) nurse at Stewarts Hospital and later worked… Read More »

'I wish my mother was here every day' – rugby star on how losing his mum to cancer at the age of 12 shaped his future career

His mother’s face: Andrew Porter says Wendy was always smiling. Photo; Kyran O’Brien ‘I wish my mother was here every day’ – rugby star on how losing his mum to cancer at the age of 12 shaped his future career Independent.ie There’s not a waking day that Ireland rugby star, Andrew Porter, does not wish… Read More »