Relearning to Read“I remember saying, ‘I can’t move my right-hand side.’” 

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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It’s tempting to think that there is only one illness in the world at the moment, but, though that may indeed be the impression we take from our news consumption, it isn’t the case, obviously. On Wednesday’s Tubridy Show, schoolteacher Paul McLean spoke to Ryan about his non-Covid-related illness, which happened very suddenly one Saturday morning in June, 2016. He was 40 years old at the time. Paul remembers telling his …

Stroke at 17 ‘I did have a stroke but the doctors didn’t believe it because being so young, they couldn’t find a cause…  They were just baffled’

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At 17 years of age, the last thing that was on Shannonree Maher’s mind was the possibility of having a stroke, and yet that’s exactly what happened.  She spoke to Ryan Tubridy about the morning that everything changed for her. “I woke up one morning and my left side just went heavy and numb and I couldn’t walk properly.  Obviously, …