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Menopause conference celebrating menopause awareness month 2021

It was great to join a fantastic line up of expert speakers in the U.K.  on the 8th of October. As international menopause awareness day approaches on the 18th of October, menopause has become a hot topic this month as a result of increased media attention. Information and education transforms women’s experience of this phase […]

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Midlife, menopause and mental health

  Midlife women and mental health is a subject that has  received little  coverage to date. It was wonderful to see the collaboration between st Patricks mental health services and the national women’s council last week. The women’s mental health network organised a hugely subscribed seminar on line discussing menopause, mental health and midlife. Dr […]

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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 Mary Waring  https://marywaring.co.uk  on her  week long series on tackling midlife  stereotypes and smashing the taboo around menopause. Women  really need to have more and more open conversations like these as knowledge is transformative. Mute women shame  and menopause have been synonymous for decades. It is only by speaking out, […]

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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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