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A good Neighbour in hard times

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Jun 16, 2020 |

Consultations can still be ‘small miracles’, even with video technology “If one wishes to be master of an art, technical…

The chill of the unknown

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Apr 30, 2020 |

We must come to terms with living in a new uncertain world It was a beautiful spring morning. Bright, crisp…

The power of hope

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Mar 20, 2020 |

As the healthcare system prepared for a significant rise in Covid-19 cases, Dr Lucia Gannon reflects on the momentous efforts…

The beginning of life’s afterlife

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Feb 27, 2020 |

Moments of beauty are there to be treasured before their inevitable passing She decided she would plant the tulips herself.…

A wish for the next decade

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Jan 21, 2020 |

It is time for the discrimination against young people with mental illness to end For last year’s words belong to…

No time like the present

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Dec 3, 2019 |

Asking questions about a patient’s life can be the best use of a doctor’s time nna had a list of…

An underwater world, where only you can breathe

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Oct 22, 2019 |

In the grip of dementia, the mind is often lost at sea You sit in the chair by the window…

The dawning reality after the referendum

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Sep 19, 2019 |

Providing new primary care services for abortion is a challenge, even if you voted ‘yes’ There is nothing new about…

The forgotten songs of invisible women

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Aug 29, 2019 |

How a relaxing Sunday drive led me to reflect on gender bias One Sunday morning in late July, I left…

Seven things I learned at the Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Aug 7, 2019 |

The Carlow literary event provides plenty of food for thought On a damp and sunny Friday afternoon, I drove from…

Bad hair days

By Dr Lucia Gannon | Jun 4, 2019 |

Dr Lucia Gannon writes that hair is not a trivial topic for many people, but an important part of their…

A serenity prayer for medical professionals

By Dr Lucia Gannon | May 2, 2019 |

Doctors should be aware of what they can and can’t change for a happy and effective professional life, writes Dr…

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