Fionn is a young man from County Clare, and one of the first people in Ireland with cognitive impairment (Down syndrome) to create and manage his own supports. With help from family, he explored the programs of traditional service providers, formed a limited company, proposed his own plan, and, in 2015, agreed to start a pilot project for the HSE.
As a film maker and musician (traditional Irish fiddle) he has appeared on RTE’s Saturday Night Show, Today with Maura and Daithi, and Nationwide; TG4’s Dúiche; and IrishTV’s Clare Matters and Offaly Matters. He has served asm Public Relations Officer on the National Advisory Council of Down Syndrome Ireland and has given presentations to the Irish National Teachers Organisation (INTO) and the Anthropological Association of Ireland. Find out more on his website and see more videos like this on his Youtube Channel.
Darina Allen established Ballymaloe Cookery School in 1983 with her brother Rory O’Connell. Author of over 10 books and presenter on 6 Television series, her main passion and her daily task is to impart her knowledge to the students at the Ballymaloe Cookery School.
Sally Fallon Morell MA is Founding President of the Weston A. Price Foundation and founder of the Campaign for Real Milk, Mrs. Fallon Morell lectures extensively around the world on issues of health and nutrition. She is a prolific writer of numerous articles and books and serves as editor of Wise Traditions, the quarterly journal of the Weston A. Price Foundation. In 1996, Mrs. Fallon Morell published the best-selling Nourishing Traditions (with Mary G. Enig, PhD), the cookbook that launched her career in alternative health. Visit her website at newtrendspublishing.com.
Dr Natasha Campbell-McBride, MD, MMedSci (Neurology), MMedSci (Human Nutrition) Dr Natasha holds postgraduate degrees in neurology and human nutrition and serves on the Honorary Board of the Weston A. Price Foundation. Natasha has become recognised as one of the world’s leading experts in treating learning disabilities and mental, digestive and immune disorders. She runs the Cambridge Nutrition clinic. For more information visit gaps.me