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Irishexaminer.com: Clonakilty to be Ireland's first autism-friendly town

Irishexaminer.com: Clonakilty to be Ireland's first autism-friendly town

Clonakilty in West Cork is set to become Ireland’s first autism-friendly town.

Eugene and Catriona Scally, of Scally’s SuperValu, Clonakilty, and Adam Harris, AsIAm founder, at the launch of the autism-friendly initiative.

The initiative is part of the on-going partnership between AsIAm and SuperValu and will see local businesses,

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Irishexaminer.com: Food to boost your mood: Gut bacteria directly linked to your mental health

Irishexaminer.com: Food to boost your mood: Gut bacteria directly linked to your mental health

Two professors at UCC have revealed links between gut bacteria and mental health, writes Ellie O’Byrne

Ted Dinan, Professor of Psychiatry at University College Cork and Professor John Cryan, Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Neuroscience at University College Cork. Picture: Clare Keogh

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Irishexaminer.com: 'Friend took advantage of' man caught with EUR600K of drugs in airport car park

Irishexaminer.com: 'Friend took advantage of' man caught with EUR600K of drugs in airport car park

By Isabel Hayes

A man with “a particular psychological make-up” who was caught with over €600,000 of heroin and cocaine in a car park at Dublin Airport has been given a suspended five-year sentence.

Judge Martin Nolan told Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today that it would be “unjust” to jail Alyn Maginn

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Irishexaminer.com: SuperValu to roll out autism-friendly shopping

Irishexaminer.com: SuperValu to roll out autism-friendly shopping

SuperValu is set to make the shopping experience even more comfortable for families who have children with autism.

Theresa and Tony O’Donovan, creators of the Autism Lifeskill Friend trolley.

Scally’s SuperValu in Clonakilty, Co Cork, was the first supermarket to hold an autism-friendly evening in its store two years

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Irishexaminer.com: Meet Pablo, the star of a new show on RTEjr with an all-autistic cast

Irishexaminer.com: Meet Pablo, the star of a new show on RTEjr with an all-autistic cast

A ground-breaking new children’s TV series featuring a child with autism in the starring role for the first time will be broadcast on RTÉjr and CBeebies next month.

Pablo, a 52-episode live action and 2D animation series, was created and produced by pioneering Belfast production company, Paper Owl Films.

It

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