Nationwide Interview with a focus on epilepsy

In last nights edition of Nationwide reporter Valerie Waters met with Katie Cooke in her local gym where she trains each day.

Kate took part in the recent #‎iseebeyond‬ campaign to raise awareness of epilepsy and acts as champion for epilepsy awareness. In addition to her daily gym workouts Katie also ran the marathon last year despite having seven seizures on the route. Her neurologist and marathon partner Dr. Colin Doherty is also interviewed. 

The #‎iseebeyond‬ campaign was spearheaded by Headway and Epilepsy Ireland to raise awareness of hidden disabilities. (

You can watch the interview on the RTE player  (The interview takes place just after the opening credits)