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Photos: Child Psychologist David Coleman talk at The Belltable

Carl Widger, Metis Ireland, David Coleman, Child Psychologist and Karl Daly, Metis Ireland pictured outside the Belltable where David Coleman delivered a talk. Picture: Cian Reinhardt/ilovelimerick.

Child Psychologist, David Coleman will be talking to the people of Limerick at the Belltable Arts Centre on Thursday, September 22. The evening will start at 7:30 with tapas and drinks, followed by the talk by David Coleman at 8 and then a Question and Answer session at 8:45.

David Coleman, has been a child psychologist for the last 17 years. He studied for several years in University College Dublin, the last was his Masters in Psychological Science. He also presents television programmes, contributes regularly to the Tubridy radio show on 2FM, writes a weekly column for the Irish Independent and has authored two books so far. David has become best known in Ireland as the presenter of the hit RTE television series ‘Families in Trouble’, ’21st Century Child’, ‘Teens in the Wild’ and most recently ‘Families in the Wild’.

The event is being organised for Cliona’s Foundation and The Blue Box by Metis Life (Financiers, Red Church). Clionas Foundation is a charitable organisation that was founded in 2007 by Terry and Brendan Ring following the death of their daughter Cliona, who died from an inoperable brain tumour. Its aim is to provide financial assistance to families from Ireland who have children undergoing long-term medical treatment for critical illness. The Blue Box Creative Learning Centre is working with schools and families in Limerick City and environs. To provide a safe space with trained Creative Arts Therapists who deliver a professional service. They work with children who need support at school or home and help guide them through difficult times.


For those interested in the David Coleman talk please RSVP by contacting Sinead in Metis Ireland by emailing her [email protected]

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To check out Cliona’s Foundation website click here.

Check out The Blue Box website here.

Check out Metis Life’s website here.

For more events in the Belltable from I Love Limerick click here.

Pictures: Cian Reinhardt/love limerick

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