MnÃPause explores the issues of menopause across 13 episodes through the voices of women from grassroots in the community to experts in the areas of health, media and the arts.

Many thanks to all who took part in this documentary and to Caroline Brady Nevin and Rena Creedon for the use of their research “Irish Women and the Menopause”, published in “Women’s Health” by the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation.

Producer and editor – Erica Follows- Smith
Researcher and presenter – Deirdre O’Murchadha
Sound Engineer and Graphic Design – Amanda Gunning
Art Work – Caroline Coyle

Dr. Loyola Lowry
Dr Patricia Heavey
Gina McGarry
Lucy Carty
Imelda Geraghty
Martina Breen
Olive Keyes
Maria B. Bourke
Patsy Preston
Mary Helen Hensley
Mary Lennon
Caroline Coyle
Members of the Irish Wheelchair Association, Clonbrusk Centre
Athlone Women’s Group
St. Kieran’s Active Age group

MnÃPause is an Athlone Community Radio production, funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound & Vision Scheme and paid for with the television licence fee.

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