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Story ideas for Monday 5th October 2015

October 5, 2015 Posted in : Camara, Children, Education, Experts

Story Idea: Giving teachers the tools to build a brighter future
Expert: John Fitzsimons (Expert in Education and Information Technology) CEO, Camara Education.                        
The Hook: Camara Education’s iKnowledge project is an innovative partnership that will see the organisation provide an online interactive learning platform for teachers in 250 schools across Tanzania. Camara are providing the necessary ICT training, support and encouragement, so teachers can bring a new digital classroom experience to their students.

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 5th October – 9th October 2015

October 5, 2015 Posted in : BR Clinic Ltd, Camara, Charity, Debt, Education, Food for Health Ireland, Galzacs Guide, Health, MABS, Mental Health, The Wheel

Monday 5th October 2015

Story Idea: Giving teachers the tools to build a brighter future
Expert: John Fitzsimons (Expert in Education and Information Technology) CEO, Camara Education.                        
The Hook: Camara Education’s iKnowledge project is an innovative partnership that will see the organisation provide an online interactive learning platform for teachers in 250 schools across Tanzania. Camara are providing the necessary ICT training, support and encouragement, so teachers can bring a new digital classroom experience to their students.

John is available to be interviewed on Monday 5th October, which is also World Teachers’ Day.

Notable Events for Monday 5th

* Anniversary: 1789, the Women of Paris marched to Versailles to confront Louis XVI about his refusal to promulgate the decrees on the abolition of feudalism
* CSO – Industrial Production and Turnover August 2015 (Provisional) July 2015 (Final)
* On this day in 1962 “Dr. No” the 1st ever James Bond film based on the novel by Ian Fleming premiered in London

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Story Idea for Wednesday 26th of August 2015

August 24, 2015 Posted in : Camara, Education, Migration, Technology, Third World, Tourism, Tourism Ireland, Women's Equality

Wednesday 26th August 2015

Story Idea: ICT empowering girls in education
Expert: John Fitzsimons (Expert in Education and Charitable Organisations) CEO, Camara Education.           
The Hook: Every girl has a right to an education. If you educate a girl, you help create leaders and role models for those in her community to aspire to. Camara Education’s iMlango project will improve education outcomes to 52,000 marginalised girls in 195 schools across Kenya with the introduction of technology in the classroom.
John Fitzsimons is also available to comment on Women’s Equality Day, which is on Wednesday 26th August. (more…)

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 24th – 28th August 2015

August 24, 2015 Posted in : Alltech, Camara, Dublin, ETC Consulting, Failte Ireland, Festivals, Food, Food Science, Healthy Living, Heart, Ireland, Irish Guide Dogs, Irish Heart Foundation, Irish Water, Media, Tourism, Tourism Ireland, UCC, Women's Equality

Monday 24th August 2015

Story Idea: Adding the fizzy cola “tang” to Irish water: good or bad for our health?
Expert: John Sodeau (Expert in Scientific Research and Pollution) Professor of Physical Chemistry/ Director of Centre for Atmospheric Chemistry, UCC.

The Hook: Phosphoric acid (a rust remover) has been added to fizzy cola drinks for many years. Now Irish Water is proposing to add it to the water supply in Limerick starting September. The reason is to delay the lead from pipes dissolving into the water by making phosphates. Preventing lead release is particularly important for our health, particularly the young. On the other hand phosphates from fertilizer run-offs into Lough Leane in Killarney led to a public warning last week to not drink, fish or paddle in it because phosphates promote toxic algal growth in water. So, are Irish Water certain that what they are doing is in the best interests for public health? (more…)

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Story Ideas For Friday 6th March 2015

March 2, 2015 Posted in : Camara, Entrepreneur's Organisation, Galzacs15, Start Strong

Story Idea: Women forced out of labour market due to high cost of ‘childcare’ – International Women’s Day- March 8th  
Expert: Ms Ciairín de Buis (Expert in Family Supports and Childcare) Director, Start Strong.
The Hook: Parents in Ireland pay some of the highest costs in the world for ‘childcare’. It forces many into not being able to afford to work, particularly when they have 2 or more children. It’s usually mothers who make the ‘choice’ to stay at home but no parent should have to make a decision whether they can afford to go to work or not.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 2nd-6th March 2015

March 2, 2015 Posted in : Camara, CBRE, DIT, Entrepreneur's Organisation, EuroComm, Experts, Galzacs15, GoldCore, Irish Green Building Council, MABS, NALA, NWCI, Start Strong, TinderPoint, UCC

Monday 2nd March 2015

Story Idea: CBRE release first bi-monthly report on what’s been happening in the Irish commercial property market since the beginning of 2015 
Expert: Marie Hunt (Expert in Irish Property and Real Estate) Executive Director and Head of Research, CBRE Ireland.
The Hook: This is CBRE’s first summary of trends in all sectors of the Irish and Northern Ireland commercial property market for 2015 focussing on trends and key transactions in all sectors (office, industrial, retail, investment, development land and hotels and pubs) in January and February.

Story Idea: Using Irish in Digital Marketing for Seachtain na Gaeilge 
Expert: John Ring (Expert in Social Networking and Digital Media) Managing Director, TinderPoint.
The Hook: Seachtain na Gaeilge takes place from the 1st to 17th of March, giving everyone an opportunity to make the most of their ‘cúpla focal’. John Ring, MD of TinderPoint, is available for interview to talk about how and why to use Irish in your everyday online business, from social media to web design.

Notable Events for Monday 2nd

* Will the water protests continue throughout the country?
* How would the potential sale of Aer Lingus affect the people of Ireland?
* Corofin Traditional Festival 2015, runs until 8th March.

Tuesday 3rd March 2015

Story Idea: Renowned Icelandic woman entrepreneur to launch handbook on how to increase number of women on boards
Expert: Orla O’Connor (Expert in Women’s Equality) Director, National Women’s Council of Ireland.
The Hook: Ahead of International Women’s Day, renowned woman entrepreneur from Iceland, Halla Tomasdottir, co-founder of Sisters Capital financial services, will launch NWCI handbook on how to increase the number of women on boards and senior decision making in Ireland on 3rd March, 11:30 am in the Marker Hotel, Dublin.

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