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A Life Less Ordinary

RTE Ireland

Each week in this 2011 series we meet a person whose life is out-of-the-ordinary because of physical or emotional challenge.

Each week in this 2011 series we meet a person whose life is out-of-the-ordinary because of physical or emotional challenge.
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Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

Description:

Each week in this 2011 series we meet a person whose life is out-of-the-ordinary because of physical or emotional challenge.

Twitter:

@RTERadio1

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 01 208 3111


Episodes

A Life Less Ordinary March 25th

3/25/2011
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Ronnie Conlon, who as a probationary Garda was paralysed in a freak accident. He was discharged from the Gardai, but went on to pioneer independent living in Galway, and has just retired after over 40 years of a working life.

Duration: 00:26:04


A Life Less Ordinary. 18th March 2011. Producer: Bernadette Comerford

3/16/2011
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Kathleen Reynolds (nee Egan), a table tennis Paralympian, revisits St. Mary's, Baldoyle, where she grew up.

Duration: 00:24:57


A Life Less Ordinary. 4th March 2011. Producer: Bernadette Comerford

3/4/2011
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Emma Fogarty, Patient Ambassador for DEBRA Ireland, on the reality of living with Epidermolysis Bullosa.

Duration: 00:25:59


A Life Less Ordinary. 25th February 2011. Producer: Bernadette Comerford

2/25/2011
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Dnal Fitzpatrick, skier, and the first blind graduate of DCU, who now lectures at the university.

Duration: 00:25:49


A Life Less Ordinary. 18th February 2011. Producer: Bernadette Comerford

2/18/2011
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Poet Peter Sirr describes the epilepsy which he first experienced as an 11-year-old boy.

Duration: 00:25:11


A Life Less Ordinary. 11th February 2011. Producer: Bernadette Comerford

2/11/2011
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Siobhn Keane, musician and educator, talks about life since she sustained a spinal injury in a road accident.

Duration: 00:26:20


A Life Less Ordinary

2/7/2011
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In the first programme, Dr. Austin O'Carroll tells his story. Austin is a medical doctor who is a survivor of thalidomide. He persevered in his chosen career path despite being told initially that his disability would rule him out.

Duration: 00:26:38