Team Interviews & Articles
From time to time, our Clinical Director and other key medical staff are asked to talk to journalists about the many aspects of fertility treatment.
This can include topics from fertility preservation for young oncology patients to government funding for fertility treatment to questions raised by those concerned about their fertility.
Prof Mary Wingfield joined Kieran on The Hard Shoulder to answer listeners’ fertility questions. A listener shared that Prof Wingfield had diagnosed and treated her endometriosis back in 1990, after which she went on to have two healthy children.
Dr Maebh Horan is a Clinical Researcher with a special interest in fertility preservation and endometriosis. In this article with the Irish Examiner, she shares her insights on tracking periods from a fertility perspective and how technology can help with this.
Today with Claire Byrne
10.02.21 & 23.02.21
Dr Cathy Allen joined Claire Byrne on her morning radio show to answer many questions sent in by listeners on male and female infertility and the IVF journey.
Irish Times Magazine
Prof Mary Wingfield was interviewed for an article in the Saturday Irish Times magazine about the provision of government funding for fertility treatment.
Prof Mary Wingfield was interviewed by Noteworthy regarding the Department of Health’s timeline for the rollout of publicly-funded fertility treatment.
RTE reported on the launch of the fertility preservation project by the Irish Cancer Society and Merrion Fertility Clinic for children and young adult oncology patients.
Prof Mary Wingfield was interviewed by Noteworthy for The Journal about the need for an Assisted Human Reproduction Regulator in Ireland to give clear guidelines on some of the complexities of fertility treatments.
Letter to the Irish Times
Prof Mary Wingfield wrote a letter to the Irish Times regarding the Children and Family Relations Act, which commenced on 5th May, 2020.