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#Alan O'Mara

# alan-omara - Saturday 12 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I tried those quick solutions...they tend not to work': Ex-Cavan footballer Alan O'Mara on taking care of your mental health First Fortnight This post contains videos

'I tried those quick solutions...they tend not to work': Ex-Cavan footballer Alan O'Mara on taking care of your mental health

Alan O’Mara is hosting a Real Talks discussion with members of the female Dublin All Ireland football as part of the First Fortnight mental health and arts festival.

# alan-omara - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

60,000 listens in over 80 countries! How a GAA podcast is promoting better conversations

“The most important thing I have in my life that keeps me well and has changed my life is having better conversations,” Alan O’Mara tells The42.

# alan-omara - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

'The second half of the night was harder but we knew we weren’t experiencing the real thing'

Alan O’Mara was one of the many GAA stars who slept out in solidarity with Ireland’s homeless on Saturday night.

# alan-omara - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

'I found myself after big matches looking through the paper to see was my name on it'

Cork dual star Briege Corkery was speaking on Alan O’Mara’s Real Talks podcast.

# alan-omara - Monday 22 May, 2017

'If I didn't have sport, I could have gone down many bad alleyways'

Mayo star Cora Staunton is the latest guest on Alan O’Mara’s Real Talks podcast.

# alan-omara - Monday 8 May, 2017

'You're living in a bubble and it's not reality. Your life is intoxicated by playing'

Waterford’s Noel Connors is the latest guest on Alan O’Mara’s Real Talks podcast.

# alan-omara - Monday 1 May, 2017

'You’re thinking you’re going to die here, you’re going to have a heart attack on a bus'

Former Donegal star Eamon McGee has recounted his struggles with anxiety, panic attacks and alcohol.

# alan-omara - Monday 27 March, 2017

'It's liberating' - Tipp's All-Ireland winning captain Maher on handing over the role

Brendan Maher discussed a wide range of topics with former Cavan goalkeeper Alan O’Mara in the latest Real Talks podcast.

# alan-omara - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Price of mental health treatment can cost the same as 'average Dublin rent' THERE IS HELP

Price of mental health treatment can cost the same as 'average Dublin rent'

There have been calls to make psychotherapy accessible to all those who require it.

# alan-omara - Sunday 11 September, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'I knew it had to happen, but the reality was that stepping away from the panel terrified me' Depression

'I knew it had to happen, but the reality was that stepping away from the panel terrified me'

Cavan footballer Alan O’Mara has written a memoir about his struggles with depression. An extract from his book, The Best is Yet to Come, tells about his choice to take a break from the game.

# alan-omara - Monday 27 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: I thought I was just trying to beat depression in a one-off fight A Footballer's Story

Column: I thought I was just trying to beat depression in a one-off fight

Cavan GAA player Alan O’Mara shares his personal experience of living with depression.