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Menopause Cafe

Come to a Trinity Menopause Cafe in Printing House Square as part of Health and Sports Week 2023. The purpose of this event is to offer Trinity staff and students the opportunity to discuss menopause with Trinity academics and practitioners working in the area of menopause and to explore what actions Trinity can take to support people experiencing menopause.

Pictured right, is Trinity's first menopause cafe in October 2022, organised by Katie from the Faculty of STEM and Fiona from the Faculty of Health Science.


Dr. Rosie Dillon is an assistant professor and general practitioner who teaches obstetrics and gynaecology in the School of Medicine. She leads on menopause/post-reproductive health teaching for Trinity's medical students. She has a primary care background and undertakes clinical sessions in women’s health at Tallaght University Hospital.

Dr. Lisa Lawless is a GP in College Health. She teaches menopause on the North Dublin City GP training course.

Dr. Annemarie Bennett is an Assistant Professor in the Unit of Dietetics in Trinity's School of Medicine. She qualified as a dietitian in 2011 and has worked in community, public health, research, and third level education. Her interests include the impact of health in early life on disease outcomes in later life and on how health can be improved across all population groups at a national level through public health policy.

Chair: This session will be chaired by Michele Ryan, Head of Learning and Organisation Development in Trinity.   She cares about enabling people to be their best selves in work and life.   Michele co-authored the Trinity Wellbeing Survey Reports, 2020 & 2022 and is Operational Lead on the Healthy Trinity Workplace Group. 

Event Details:

Date: 27th March 2023

Time: 10.00am-11.30am

Location: An Mheitheal Seminar Room, College Health, Printing House Square,

Who can attend? This event is for staff and students of Trinity College Dublin.






Panel  discussion

Chair will introduce speakers

Each speaker will speak for approx 10 minutes

35 minutes


Deirdre Mullen-McGuiness, Participation Officer, Trinity Sport will lead exercise

5 minutes

Discussion groups with tea and coffee

Aim of the discussion is to give people an opportunity to learn about perimenopause and menopause. Participants offered opportunity to comment or ask a question about anything raised by spearkers.

40 minutes


Karita Saar Cullen – Mindfulness lead and College Health Physiotherapist

10 minutes

This event is organised by the Healthy Trinity:Sexual Health and Workplace Wellbeing groups. Trinity's first Menopause café event was organised by Katie from the Faculty of STEM and Fiona from the Faculty of Health Science.

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