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A Menopause Story for a New Generation

I recently completed writing a book on Midlife women and Menopause. It will be published over the coming months. Having researched menopause over the last three years I believe there is a need for a new story around this time in women’s lives. The old story has limited disempowered and disenfranchised menopausal women for decades. […]

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Fabulous After 50-Challenging Cultural Stereotypes

It is wonderful to join a week long conversation on tackling stereotypes and smashing the taboo around menopause. We need to have more and more conversations like these. Silence and Menopause has been synonymous for decades. It is only by speaking out having more open conversations that real change can occur. No preparation, No education […]

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Menopause Seminar

The response to what will be “historic” RTE radio 1 Joe Duffy’s Live line show  coverage this month continues with many journalists continuing the conversation in the print media. Huge thanks to the Irish Examiner for bringing attention to the monthly Midlife Women Rock Cafes in their Saturday edition. It was  great to hear Dr […]

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Menopause in the Irish media

What  extraordinary coverage of menopause in Ireland- 8 days on the national airwaves. Huge thanks  has to go Joe Duffy for enabling the conversation to occur. I have been advocating for the spotlight to be focused on this time in women’s lives for almost two years. The Women’s Health Task Force which met in February […]

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Menopause myth busting

Wednesday 12 th May 9pm Channel 4. Channel 4 are leading the way in the U.K. in bringing menopause into the public domain. The U.K. are leading the menopause conversation globally. The key involves disrupting the SHAME  and whispering that has surrounded this life stage for all women for far too long. Providing up to […]

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Women as storytellers.

I have been researching menopause since 2017. What is interesting to observe in this timeframe, has to be the exponential growth in media coverage and in particular women’s voices in this space. Change is certainly occurring, driven by a grassroot women led movement with the U.K.  leading the way globally. Historically, most of the research […]

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