Tom Mccann

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A report, on behalf of the Alzheimer Society of Ireland and published this year, highlights how important it is for people with dementia to feel connected to their local community. File photograph: Getty Images

The lack of a national network of services and supports to enable people to live well with dementia in Ireland is well recognised, but there are local(...)

Dr Karena Meehan, head of the Later Life Psychiatry team at University Hospital Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Living well with dementia is possible if the right supports are in place, according to Dr Karena Meehan, head of the Later Life Psychiatry team in Gal(...)

John Morrissey: born February 5th 1831. Height 6 feet. Weight 170 lbs. Image:   United States Library of Congress/Wikicommons

This weekly series for Irish Times Abroad profiles an Extraordinary Emigrant from Irish history, based on entries from the Royal Irish Academy’s Dicti(...)