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Story ideas for Friday 11th December 2015

December 7, 2015 Posted in : Conference, Dublin, Irish Pharmacy Union

Friday 11th December 2015

Story Idea: 2016 IPU Conference dates announced

Expert: Kathy Maher (Expert in Pharmacy) President, Irish Pharmacy Union.

The Hook: The Irish Pharmacy Union’s National Pharmacy Conference will take place in Dublin from 22-24 April 2016. (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 ideas for Friday 20th November 2015

November 16, 2015 Posted in : Children, Dublin, ECT, Employment, Health, Mental Health, Mental Health Commission

Friday 20th November 2015

Story Idea: How can ECT (electro convulsive therapy) still be given to “unwilling” people?
Expert: Dr Darius Whelan (Expert in Mental Health) Senior Lecturer in Law, UCC.
The Hook: Recent statistics from the Mental Health Commission show that use of ECT (electro convulsive therapy) in Ireland is on the increase. ECT can be administered without consent in some cases. (more…)

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Story ideas for Wednesday 18th November 2015

November 16, 2015 Posted in : Distillery, Dublin, Slane Castle

Wednesday 18th November 2015

Story Idea: Fungal growth of the Irish whiskey industry
Expert: John Sodeau 
(Expert in Physical Chemistry) Professor of Physical Chemistry, UCC.

The Hook: 28 new whiskey distilleries are proposed or underway in Ireland at locations from Waterford to Sligo to Slane Castle. Once operational they will undoubtedly lead to a growth in jobs. (more…)

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Story ideas for Monday 16th November 2015

November 16, 2015 Posted in : Alltech, Brewing, Craft Beer, Dublin

Monday 16th November 2015

Story Idea: Entries for Dublin Craft Beer Cup and Dublin Craft Cider Cup now open!
Expert: Kevin Tuck 
(Expert in Agriculture & Sustainability) Managing Director, Alltech.

The Hook: The Dublin Craft Beer Cup is a unique competition that allows craft brewers to showcase their beers and have them rated, tasted and analysed by an international panel of beer experts. Due to popular demand, the competition has expanded in order for craft cider makers to have their own dedicated cider cup. (more…)

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Story Ideas for every day of the week: 16th-20th November

November 16, 2015 Posted in : Alltech, Brewing, Children, Depression, Diabetes, Distillery, Dublin, ECT, Entrepreneurship, Europe, Genealogy, Housing, SME, Sport, Students, Web Fest, Women's Entrepreneurship Day

Monday 16th November 2015

Story Idea: Entries for Dublin Craft Beer Cup and Dublin Craft Cider Cup now open!
Expert: Kevin Tuck 
(Expert in Agriculture & Sustainability) Managing Director, Alltech.

The Hook: The Dublin Craft Beer Cup is a unique competition that allows craft brewers to showcase their beers and have them rated, tasted and analysed by an international panel of beer experts. Due to popular demand, the competition has expanded in order for craft cider makers to have their own dedicated cider cup. (more…)

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Story ideas for Wednesday 4th November 2015

November 2, 2015 Posted in : CBRE, Dublin, Housing, Ireland, Property Market

Story Idea: Release of CBRE’s last market report for 2015 looking at trends and transactions in all sectors of the Irish commercial property market
Expert: Marie Hunt
 (Expert in Commercial Property) Executive Director/Head of Research, CBRE Ireland.      
The Hook: 
This focusses on trends and transactions in all sectors of the Irish commercial property market with two months to go to the close of what has been an exceptionally busy year. It looks at the office, retail, industrial, investment, land and hotels and pubs sectors of the market and gives comprehensive overview of what’s going on in each sector and how 2015 has been.

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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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Experts in the Media: 24th-28th August

September 1, 2015 Posted in : Business, Cancer, Cork, DAA, Dublin, Emergency Services, Employment, Experts in the Media, Government, Health, Healthy Living, Heart, Irish Heart Foundation, Media, Tax, Transport, UCC

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 Times and RTÉ Radio One 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 the Government losing tax revenue due to spurious self-employment, and that heart disease kills six times more women than breast cancer.

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: (more…)

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Story ideas for Friday 4th September 2015

August 31, 2015 Posted in : Dublin, Exercise, Experts, Food for Health Ireland, Health, Healthy Living, Heart

Story Idea: 8 weeks out from the Dublin marathon, have you been doing your strength training?
Expert: Brian Carson 
(Expert in Endurance Performance and Strength Training) Programme Manager, Food for Health Ireland.                     
The Hook: Though the marathon is very much an endurance event and traditional training models pursue endurance training alone, novel research from our group at the University of Limerick indicates that strength training can improve key endurance performance parameters, in particular running economy (the energy cost per kilometer run at a given speed). We compared two groups of 10k running athletes, one group pursued traditional endurance training alone, and one included strength training on 2 days per week in addition to traditional endurance training. What we found was that those undertaking the strength training improved their key endurance performance indicators to a greater extent than those endurance training alone…

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