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Story idea for Tuesday 8th December

December 7, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Childcare, Poverty, Start Strong

Tuesday 8th December 2015

Story Idea: Organisations to come together to highlight child and youth poverty

Expert: Ciairín De Buis (Expert in Childcare) Director, Start Strong.

The Hook: With a membership and supporters base of more than 200 organisations countrywide working with thousands of children and young people, Start Strong, the Children’s Rights Alliance and the National Youth Council of Ireland have today (Tues, Dec. 8) come together to highlight our plan to address poverty among children and young people. (more…)

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Story Ideas for every day of the week: 7th December – 11th December 2015

December 7, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Building, Children, DIT, Dublin, Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, Irish Green Building Council, Irish Pharmacy Union, Start Strong, Tourism, Tourism Ireland

Monday 7th December 2015

Story Idea: Group launch free information guide to homeowners looking to build or renovate

Expert: Pat Barry (Expert in Sustainable Building) Executive Director, Irish Green Building Council.

The Hook: A guide has been launched by the QualiBuild consortium to give those looking to build or renovate basic information on what they need to look out for. This is designed to give essential vocabulary and tips to homeowners before they contract builders and tradesmen. (more…)

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Story idea for Tuesday 1st December

November 30, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Alltech, Food, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Galzacs15

Tuesday 1st December 2015

Story Idea: Webinar Alert: What lies beneath – The hidden side of agriculture

Expert: Professor Maurice Boland (Expert in Sustainability and Agriculture) Research Director, Alltech.

The Hook: Today, more than 800 million people face hunger and malnutrition. As our population grows, food production will have to increase by approximately 60 percent by 2050. This live webinar will offer a unique insight into the importance of soil health and the future of food security. (more…)

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Story Ideas for every day of the week: 30th November-4th December

November 30, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Air Pollution, Alltech, Childcare, Children, Early Childhood Care, Experts, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Galzacs15, Health, Housing, Humanitarian Aid, Irish Green Building Council, MSF, Start Strong

Monday 30th November 2015

Story Idea: Tourism Ireland launches 2016 marketing plans

Expert: Sinead Grace (Expert in Tourism and Communications) Media and Public Relations Manager,Tourism Ireland.

The Hook: Tourism Ireland will launch details of its marketing plans to promote Ireland overseas in 2016 and beyond, at an event attended by Tourism Minister Paschal Donohoe and tourism industry leaders from around the country. (more…)

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Story ideas for Tuesday 24th November 2015

November 23, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Alltech, Galzacs15, Science, Stories, Students

Story Idea: 2016 Alltech Young Scientist program registration extended to Dec. 31

Expert: Dr Aoife Lyons (Expert in Clinical Psychology) Director of Global Educational Initiative, Alltech.

The Hook: For some young scientists, Alltech has an early Christmas gift. The opportunity to register for the 2016 Alltech Young Scientist programme, the world’s largest university-level competition in agriscience, has been extended until Dec. 31.

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 23rd-27th November 2015

November 23, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Air Pollution, Alltech, Childcare, Children, Galzacs Guide, Galzacs15, Homelessness, Simon Community, Stories, Tourism, Tourism Ireland, UCC

Monday 23rd November 2015

Story Idea: Clean air not air pollution for Ireland in 2016

Expert: John Sodeau (Expert in Physical Chemistry) Professor of Physical Chemistry, UCC.

The Hook: The Asthma Society is launching its campaign to clean up our air in cities, towns and rural areas tonight at University College Cork. The central focus will be to press the government to replace Ireland’s outdated Air Pollution Act with a new Clean Air Act. This action will put the health and well-being of all people living in Ireland to the front and centre of all future environmental legislation.

Notable Events for Monday 23rd

* SUBTITLE European Film Festival 2015
* ECB – Monthly indicators on government debt securities (Dataset: GFS) Reference period: Oct-2015

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Story ideas for Thursday 12th November

November 9, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Science, Teagasc

Thursday 12th November 2015

Story Idea: Agricultural Price Indices September 2015
Expert: John Spink
 (Expert in Agriculture & Crop Production) Head of Crop Science Research Department, Teagasc.                           
The Hook: 
The agricultural price indices for September 2015 are released today. John Spink, expert in agriculture and crop production at Teagasc, is available to comment on these figures and what it means for the industry. (more…)

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Story ideas for Monday 9th November 2015

November 9, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Alltech, Conference, Entrepreneurship, Science

Monday 9th November 2015

Story Idea: Registration for the 2016 edition, ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference is now available at one.alltech.com
Expert: Dr. Aoife Lyons 
(Child Psychology & ) Director of Global Educational Initiatives, Alltech.                        
The Hook: 
A forum for world-changing ideas, global networking and inspiration, 97 percent of event attendees said they would attend again. The conference offers a topical blend of science, agriculture, entrepreneurship, business and marketing, along with a craft beer festival and a collection of chefs preparing international food delights to sample. (more…)

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Story Ideas for every day of the week: 9th-13th November

November 9, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Alltech, Conference, Depression, Diabetes, Entrepreneurship, Festivals, Science

Monday 9th November 2015

Story Idea: Registration for the 2016 edition, ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference is now available at one.alltech.com
Expert: Dr. Aoife Lyons 
(Child Psychology & ) Director of Global Educational Initiatives, Alltech.                        
The Hook: 
A forum for world-changing ideas, global networking and inspiration, 97 percent of event attendees said they would attend again. The conference offers a topical blend of science, agriculture, entrepreneurship, business and marketing, along with a craft beer festival and a collection of chefs preparing international food delights to sample. (more…)

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Story ideas for Tuesday 20th October 2015

October 19, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Farming, Teagasc

Story Idea: Teagasc Pig Farmers’ Conference 2015
Expert: Ciaran Carroll 
(Expert in Pig Development) Head of Pig Development, Teagasc.                         
The Hook: Annual Pig Farmers’ Conference at Cavan Crystal Hotel Tues 20th Oct and Horse & Jockey Wed 21st Oct. Features a broad array of topics on nutrition, management and pig health. Guest speakers from Schothorst Feed Research (Netherlands). Do not to miss the opportunity to meet fellow producers and get the up-to-date information from Teagasc Pig Development Department.

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