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Experts in the Media 21-25th September

September 28, 2015 Posted in : Building, Business, Construction, Dublin, Dublin Town, Economics, Experts in the Media, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Government, Housing, Irish Green Building Council, Media, National Women's Council of ireland, NWCI, Women's Equality

Our experts made the news across a wide variety of genres last week, offering their knowledge and insights across the nation’s media outlets. The Herald and Irish Examiner are just a few of the media outlets that have featured our experts in recent days.

Galzac experts provided commentary on a wide range of topics including the eight amendment to bank incentives to build homes. (more…)

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Story ideas for Friday 2nd October 2015

September 28, 2015 Posted in : Health, Healthy Living, Irish Pharmacy Union

Story Idea: Pharmacists call for an increase in the number of medicines available without prescription to ease pressure on an over-burdened health system
Expert: Kathy Maher (Expert in Pharmacies and Medicine) President, Irish Pharmacy Union.                          
The Hook: 
Pharmacists are calling for a greater role in the area of self-care and for an increase in the number of medicines available without prescription. An increase in the availability of certain medicines without prescription will ease the pressure on our already over-burdened health system as patients will be able to treat everyday health conditions without the costs associated with going to the GP and getting a prescription.

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Story ideas for Thursday 1st October 2015

September 28, 2015 Posted in : ETC Consulting, Galzacs Guide

Story Idea: Getting and keeping people off the Unemployment Register
Expert: Pat Shortt (Expert in Training and Career Guidance) Managing Director, ETC Consulting.                            
The Hook: Many people on the Unemployment Register have lost belief in themselves.
ETC Consult’s online, inexpensive, “Career Fit” service gives it back to them – with a list of 16 jobs that they will enjoy; be well able to do and advice on how to go about getting into them. 

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Story ideas for Wednesday 30th September 2015

September 28, 2015 Posted in : Experts, Galzacs Guide, TinderPoint

Story Idea: Increasing awareness of Alzheimer’s & Dementia through content
Expert: John Ring
 (Expert in Digital Media and Communications) Managing Director, TinderPoint.                          
The Hook: 
TinderPoint have recently designed some content – visual and animated infographics – that has been created to help spread awareness of alzheimer’s and dementia.

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Story ideas for Tuesday 29th September 2015

September 28, 2015 Posted in : Childcare, Children, Experts, Start Strong

Story Idea: Childcare needs long term solutions, not Government quick-fixes
Expert: Ciairin de Buis 
(Expert in Childcare and Family Supports) Director, Start Strong.                         
The Hook: After years of cutbacks, it’s time to provide long term solutions to the crises in our early childhood care and education system – that of quality, affordability, and investment. Budget 2015 provides the Government with an opportunity to do more than just win votes. By avoiding quick fixes like tax credits and planning for the future through a programme of structured investment that links public funding of childcare services to quality standards, we can finally offer our young children the best possible start.

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Story ideas for Monday 28th September 2015

September 28, 2015 Posted in : Air Pollution, Experts, Galzacs15, UCC

Story Idea: Could VW management be charged with corporate manslaughter?
Expert: John Sodeau (Expert in Air Pollution) Professor of Physical Chemistry/ Director of Centre for Atmospheric Chemistry, University College Cork.                          
The Hook: The VW diesel car emissions scandal might lead to criminal charges for fraud etc. But as 3.3 million extra premature deaths are due to outdoor air pollution, could VW management be charged with corporate manslaughter like BP were for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010. VW have hired the same lawyer after all.

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 28th September – 2nd October 2015

September 28, 2015 Posted in : Air Pollution, Childcare, Children, ETC Consulting, Irish Pharmacy Union, Start Strong, TinderPoint, UCC

Monday 28th September 2015

Story Idea: Could VW management be charged with corporate manslaughter?
Expert: John Sodeau (Expert in Air Pollution) Professor of Physical Chemistry/ Director of Centre for Atmospheric Chemistry, University College Cork.                          
The Hook: The VW diesel car emissions scandal might lead to criminal charges for fraud etc. But as 3.3 million extra premature deaths are due to outdoor air pollution, could VW management be charged with corporate manslaughter like BP were for the Gulf of Mexico oil spill in 2010. VW have hired the same lawyer after all.

Notable Events for Monday 28th

* International Right to Know Day
* CSO – Recorded Crime Quarter 2 2015

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Experts in the Media: 14th-19th September

September 21, 2015 Posted in : Business, Charity, Economic Experts, Economics, Experts in the Media, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Galzacs15, Humanitarian Aid, Ireland, Irish Pharmacy Union, Jim Power Ltd, Journalists, Media, Media Performances, MSF, Our experts in the media, Pharmacy, Stories

Our experts made the news across a wide variety of genres last week, offering their knowledge and insights across the nation’s media outlets. The Irish Independent and Irish Examiner are just a few of the media outlets that have featured our experts in recent days.

Galzac experts provided commentary on a wide range of topics including the Syrian refugee crisis to Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development survey.

Our goal is to highlight the media coverage our experts have received every week. Here are just a few examples of our experts in the media last week:

1. Kathy Maher-Irish Pharmacy Union  Pharmacists want a nationwide DUMP (Disposal of Unused Medicines Safely) scheme

Coverage:Irish Independent (Newspaper) (more…)

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Story ideas for Friday 25th September 2015

September 21, 2015 Posted in : Childcare, Children, PLE

Story Idea: Start making noise for investment in the early childhood sector- why?
Expert: Dr Mary Moloney 
(Expert in Pedagogy, Learning and Education) Chairperson, PLÉ.                        
The Hook: In spite of national and international evidence of the critical importance of investing in early childhood, Minister James Reilly has stated that the sector ‘need to start making noise’ to ensure increased investment.

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Story ideas for Thursday 24th September 2015

September 21, 2015 Posted in : Alltech, DIT, Galzacs15

Story Idea: Brain for business: The Neuro-Psychology of person and brand perception
Expert: Dr Aoife Lyons (Expert in Human Resources) Clinical Psychologist – Director of Global Initiatives, Alltech.                         
The Hook:
 The human brain is the most complex structure in the known universe. Brain For Business is a new event at Science Gallery Dublin, that explores the latest findings from neuroscience and psychology and applies them to the world of business and entrepreneurship. Hosted by Jess Kelly from Newstalk, the series will feature Dr. Aoife Lyons. Aoife is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, and Director of Educational Initiatives at Alltech.

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