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 – https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=5ssK4HQ2kbk – 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.

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