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Depression on the Rise in Ireland

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The topic of depression hit the headlines today as Niall Quinn spoke out about how his wife Gillian stood by him during a period of crippling depression after quitting football. The soccer legend, who was a close friend of the late Gary Speed, fell into what he described as “a dark area” following his retirement from the sport at 35. He said of the time, “People were ringing and I was getting job offers and I wouldn’t even answer the phone.” Read more…

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