Cashel Woman Revealed As Operation Transformation Leader


Operation Transformation 2023 – RTE Press Release

A Cashel woman is to lead the nation into better health as she becomes a leader on TV show Operation Transformation.

Viewers will once again follow five inspiring people from across the country as they take on a health and wellness plan with the aim of resetting and kick-starting a new chapter in their lives.

Marie Clear who lives with her mum, Angela in Cashel and works part-time as an SNA (Special Needs Assistant) with children living with disabilities.

Marie was born with Achondroplasia – a genetic condition that slows down the growth of bone in the cartilage of the growth plate – and says that her independence is extremely important to her.

Ms Clear says she’s fearful that her health and weight were going in the wrong direction, she decided to join OT and follow a professional plan to start making changes to her movement, exercise, and nutrition.

The Cashel woman says a smoker, since she was 14, she would love expert support to kick the habit for good.

Speaking on becoming a Leader, Marie said: “I am looking forward to starting my journey on Operation Transformation 2023 and very thankful for this opportunity.

She added that’ll bring me where I need to be for the future as my independence is very important to me.

The local SNA is looking forward to meeting so many new people on my journey and showing them if you put your mind to something, everything will fall into place. Trust in yourself and you can achieve anything.”

The long-running show returns to screens on Wednesday, 4th January, 2023 at 9.30pm on RTÉ One.