Woman Living With Colitis - People Who Meet Me Wouldn't Know I Was Ill"

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A major conference is taking place with Crohn's and Colitis Ireland and IBD this weekend.

'People who meet me would never know I had been ill'.

Those are the words of founding member of Crohn's and Colitis Ireland, Therese McCullagh-Melia, from Mullingar who was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis at the age of 14.  

Crohn's and Colitis Ireland is set to host a major national conference for people with IBD in Cork city, Marking World Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Day on Sunday May 19th.

Ms. McCullagh Melia says she was lucky schools were very understanding:

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