Type 1 Diabetes support group meeting in Ennis

Type 1 Diabetes support group meeting in Ennis


The Clare Type 1 Diabetes Support Group will have their next meeting on Tuesday, October 17th,​ in ​The Temple Gate Hotel, ​Ennis, Co. Clare at 8pm.

They will be joined by Broadford siblings Michelle and Diarmuid Moloney, who have type 1 diabetes and who reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro on the 30th September. They will share their journey with the meeting. They’ll tell how they fought altitude sickness, sleep depravation, all while managing glucose levels but they did it.

These meetings are free to attend and open to anyone who wants to learn more about Type 1 Diabetes or uses intensive insulin therapy.

If you would like more information about our support group call Grainne at 087 6548320 or email clarebranchdfi@gmail.com.


Chief Reporter Pat Flynn has worked as a journalist for almost 30 years. His career began during the late 1980s when, like many aspiring radio presenters of the time, he worked for local pirate radio stations in Clare and Limerick.

Pat joined Clare FM in 1990 where he worked as researcher initially and later presented several different programmes including the station’s flagship current affairs programme.

He was also the station’s News Editor and Deputy Controller of Programmes. Despite leaving in 2003 to pursue a career as a freelance journalist, he continues to work with the station to this day.

As well as being the Clare Herald’s Chief Reporter Pat is also freelance journalist and broadcaster, contributing to Ireland’s national newspapers and is a regular contributor to national broadcasters.