John Weldon President Optometry Ireland chats to Michael Sullivan about how Optometrists can unlock delays in public eye-care. Association of Optometrists Ireland: www.aoi.ie
Lifeline – The rights of people with disabilities are not adequately respected and upheld in Ireland.
Leigh Gath, Confidential Recipient for Vulnerable Persons chats to Michael Sullivan about a new awareness campaign for improved safeguarding of people with disabilities. For more information visit: www.safeguardingireland.org. www2.hse.ie/services/hse-complaints-and-feedback/report-a-concern-about-a-vulnerable-adult-in-care-to-the-confidential-recipient.html
Lifeline – New scheme aims to redirect up to 1,500 tonnes of plastic per year when rolled out nationally.
Owen Keogh, Head of CSR at Lidl,chats to Michael Sullivan about the launch of a new bottle and can deposit trial scheme. For more information visit: www.abettertomorrow-lidl.ie/environment/#carbon-footprinting
Lifeline – Clearer Covid-19 guidelines required for older people around indoor community activities.
Maureen Kavanagh, CEO of Active Retirement Ireland chats to Michael Sullivan about the need for clear and simple COVID guidelines to support older people in returning to indoor community activities. For more information visit: www.activeirl.ie
Chairperson, PANA, the (Peace and Neutrality Alliance) chats to Michael Sullivan about the completion of the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, marking the end of the bitter 20 year conflict and the West’s & Ireland’s response to the Taliban’s take over.
Michael Sullivan chats with Dr Hannah McCormack, Tackle Your Feelings Campaign Manager about the Tackle your Feelings campaign. For more information visit: www.tackleyourfeelings.com
Michael Sullivan chats with June Tinsley, NCBI and Joanne an NCBI service user about the difficulties caused by blocked and fouled footpaths. For more information visit: www.ncbi.ie Clear Our Paths campaign video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4Jxe8PNxyU
Michael Sullivan chats with Erin Cafferkey, My Name Tag, about the volume of plastic waste generated in Ireland by children’s lost toys every year. For more information visit: www.mynametags.ie/blog/2021/08/what-is-the-real-cost-of-our-childrens-lost-property/
Michael Sullivan chats with nutritionist Alice Yeates about could a ‘twindemic’ be on the horizon with the arrival of cold and flu season alongside the new variants of covid. For more information visit: www.helpmehealthynutrition.com Curate life blog: https://global.curalife.com/blogs/blog/tagged/diabetes-education
Michael Sullivan chats with Gill Brennan, CEO Coeliac Society Ireland about it’s first ever major research campaign into coeliac disease in Ireland. For more information visit: www.coeliac.ie
Michael Sullivan chats with Odile Le Bolloch Environmental scientist with the EPA about the EPA’s new campaign to Stop Food Waste. For more information visit: www.stopfoodwaste.ie
Michael Sullivan chats with Turtle Bunbury about his Vanishing Ireland podcast, with this week’s participant being Betty Ashe, an icon of the Dublin Docklands, who has spent the past 80 years watching the world around her evolve from the hardship of the…