Mark Cagney, Broadcasting Legend is interviewed on Ireland AM

Mark Cagney, Irish broadcasting legend and well-known Irish television presenter and journalist, was interviewed on Ireland AM about World Haemochromatosis Awareness Week and what it means to shine a light on Ireland’s most common genetic disorder. Mark talks about how he was diagnosed by chance and how his diagnosis saved his life. You can listen back to Mark’s interview here – – to hear him talk about his haemochromatosis journey and his amazing life and career, including his time as former presenter with Ireland AM for over 20 years. Sincere thanks to Mark for all his advocacy work for haemochromatosis awareness in Ireland.

IHA News and Events

Sligo Information Evening

Come along to our next patient information event in Sligo on Wednesday 8th May at 7.30pm in the Glasshouse Hotel, Sligo. All are welcome to attend this free in-person event. We look forward to seeing you all there. For more information email – [email protected]

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AGM 2024, Saturday 13th 2024

Our Members’ AGM takes place on Saturday 13th April 2024, with Guest Speakers Professor Geraldine McCarthy, Consultant Rheumatologist, Mater Hospital Dublin and Clinical Nurse Specialist, Fiona Colclough, Beaumont Hospital Dublin. We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on the day!

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Hospital Professional News Article on Haemochromatosis

‘Raising awareness of Haemochromatosis’ article appeared in the March 2024 issue of Hospital Professional News, featuring a Gastroenterology & Endocrinology focus. You can read a copy of the article from the Irish Haemochromatosis Association as a pdf or online.

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