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Charlie Bird Reveals That He Has Motor Neuron Disease.

File image: Charlie Bird, 2012/RollingNews

The veteran journalist says his mobility hasn't been affected - but his speech has been.

Charlie Bird says being diagnosed with motor neuron disease has "upended his whole life".

The former RTE journalist first noticed symptoms on St Patrick's Day this year.


The 73 year old says his mobility hasn't been affected - but his speech has been.

Charlie Bird says it's been a difficult diagnosis to take

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