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Experts in the media: 14th July – 18th July 2015

July 20, 2015 Posted in : Budget15, Business, CBRE, DAA, Dublin, ECB, Economic Experts, Economics, EU affairs, European Parliament, Jim Power Ltd, Media Performances, Property Market, Renting

These experts made a big splash in the media the media last week, appearing across a wide variety of genres, offering their knowledge and insights across the nations newspapers and TV stations.

The Irish Examiner, FM 104 and Newstalk are just a few of the media outlets that have featured our experts in recent days.

Galzac’s experts provided commentary on a wide range of topics including loan property values, and key trends in business. Our goal is to highlight the media coverage our experts have received every week. (more…)

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Story Idea For Tuesday 14th July 2015

July 13, 2015 Posted in : Asthma, Asthma Society of Ireland, Budget15, CSO, Ebola, ECB, Europe, Galzacs Guide, Government, Health

Story Idea: Asthma Society of Ireland launches its 2016 Pre Budget Submission

Expert: Sharon Cosgrove (Expert in Asthma and Health Care) CEO, Asthma Society of Ireland.                    

The Hook: In an extensive survey of our members in June, a number of issues emerged that require urgent action by the Government. In order to address these the Asthma Society of Ireland are recommending steps for the Minister to take in Budget 2016 to improve asthma control by providing equitable access to medication, better care, fund support services and limit the impact of dangerous asthma triggers by taking a tough stance on tobacco and pollution.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 13th – 17th July 2015

July 13, 2015 Posted in : Alltech, Animal Nutrition, Asthma, Asthma Society of Ireland, Budget15, CSO, Entrepreneurship, Europe, European Parliament, Genealogy, Hay Fever, IPU, Irish Pharmacy Union, Pharmacy

Monday 13th July 2015

Story Idea: Pharmacists warn that hay fever is a significant trigger for asthma
Expert: Kathy Maher (Expert in Pharmacies and Medicine) President, Irish Pharmacy Union.      

The Hook: Pharmacists are warning asthma sufferers that hay fever is a significant trigger for asthma and to be aware of the particular allergens that affect them and, where possible, try to avoid them. Pharmacists are also advising asthma sufferers to ensure they carry their inhaler at all times and use it as prescribed. Please contact Kathy Maher for further information. (more…)

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Essential experts for Budget 2015

October 14, 2014 Posted in : Budget15, Business, Dairy Farming, DIT, Economic Experts, Experts, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, GOAL, Health, MABS, Teagasc, UCC, Water Charges

Journalists across the country will be rushed off their feet today with Minister Michael Noonan’s Budget announcement at 14:30. The Budget is one of the biggest stories of the year and it is essential you have the right people to comment on the Budget 2015 revelations. Don’t be stuck for a reaction! Our Galzac’s Guide experts are here to help.

We have created a comprehensive list of all our relevant experts for Budget 2015 for the busy journalists out there today who are searching for expert reactions. Please click the experts name to get their contact details.

Employment:

Mans Martensson, Media Manager, Eurofound – Expert in Employment and Industrial Relations.

Peter Cosgrove, Director, Cpl Resources plc – Expert in Jobs and Employment.

Dr Niamh Hourigan, Senior Lecturer Sociology and Philosophy, University College Cork – Expert in Unemployment and Social Welfare.

Alan Nuzum, CEO, Skillnets – Expert in Unemployment and Education.

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Story ideas for Tuesday 14th October 2014

October 13, 2014 Posted in : Budget15, Failte Ireland, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, MABS

Story Idea: Budget 2015- Analysis of the tourism sector
Expert: Alex Connolly (Expert in Tourism and Hospitality Industry) Head of Communications and Tourism, Fáilte Ireland.        
The Hook: 
Alex Connolly is Head of Communications and Tourism at Fáilte Ireland and is available to comment on Budget 2015 day. Alex will be able to discuss the budget from a tourism aspect.    

Story Idea: Light at the end of the Tunnel – Life after a Debt Relief Notice (DRN)
Expert: Michael Culloty (Expert in Debt Advice and Consumer Debt Issues) National Social Policy and Communications Officer, MABS.
The Hook: MABS welcomes the announcement by the Insolvency Service of Ireland of the suspension of application fees for the new insolvency options. The fees were one factor, which was preventing many potentially eligible people from applying. Despite their best efforts, too many people remain unable to pay their personal debts. For over 20 years MABS has supported people to work with their creditors to reach realistic sustainable payment agreements.  In many cases this works very well and people get back on track. However, for many this is simply not possible. DRNs can be the solution for people on a low income, with little or no assets and very little deposable income available to repay personal debts under €20,000. Under a DRN it is possible to have all qualifying debt written off. For more on this, please contact Michael Culloty of MABS.

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