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Story Ideas for Friday 30th January 2015

January 26, 2015 Posted in : Euro Movement, Experts, Galzacs Guide

Story Idea: Major conference: Reform or Referendum – The UK, Ireland and the future of Europe
Expert: Noelle O’Connell (Expert in Europe and Irish-EU Relations) Executive Director, European Movement Ireland.
The Hook: Senior business leaders and policy makers are at Dublin Castle for a conference on the UK’s EU reform agenda and possible ‘In-Out’ referendum. Organised by European Movement Ireland & Ibec, speakers include Ken Clarke MP, former UK Chancellor; Ruairí Quinn, TD & Naomi Long MP, Deputy Leader, Alliance Party. Please contact European Movement Ireland for further details.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 26th-30th January 2015

January 26, 2015 Posted in : Euro Movement, Experts, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Irish Green Building Council, Irish Pharmacy Union, New Beginning, TinderPoint, Tourism Ireland, UCC

Monday 26th January 2015

Story Idea: Why did a teacher win her recent Equality Tribunal case      
Expert: Darius Whelan (Expert in Equality Law and the Courts) Senior Lecturer in Law, University College Cork.
The Hook: The Equality Tribunal issued an important decision recently about an interview where a teacher was asked about her views on lesbian and gay teachers. The Tribunal awarded €54,000 and this case highlights issues which can arise regarding Catholic schools and equality law. Contact Darius Whelan for more on this story.

Story Idea: Free training for construction workers to improve quality for home buyers       
Expert: Pat Barry (Expert in Sustainable Building) Executive Director, Irish Green Building Council.
The Hook: An EU funded programme designed to provide Irish construction workers with the skills to build to high quality low energy standards is been launched in April. This pilot programme, which is open to all trades is aimed at creating a new attitude to quality and tackling the pubic perception of poor standards in the construction sector. More details can be found here.

Notable Events for Monday 26th

* International Customs Day recognised by the World Customs Organisation.
* Should energy drinks be banned to under 18′s in the EU?

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 19th-23rd January 2015

January 19, 2015 Posted in : DIT, Entrepreneurship, Euro Movement, EuroComm, Experts, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Health, Mental Health, Our experts in the media, Politics, Suicide Prevention, Teagasc, UCC

Monday 19th January 2015

Story Idea: Ireland—Lessons from Its Recovery from the Bank-Sovereign Loop       
Expert: Ruth Deasy (Expert in Politics and European Affairs) Head of Press and Media, European Commission Representation in Ireland.
The Hook: European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue Valdis Dombrovskis will visit Dublin this Monday 19th January. Mr. Dombrovskis will speak at the conference: Ireland-Lessons from its Recovery from the Bank-Sovereign Loop. He will take part in the High Level Panel composed of Minister for Finance Michael Noonan TD, Managing Director of the IMF, Mrs. Christine Lagarde. The discussion will explore lessons learned from Ireland’s financial assistance programme, analyse the effect of different policies implemented, and look at what still needs to be done to secure Ireland’s full recovery. More details can be found here.

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Story Ideas for Wednesday 14th January 2015

January 12, 2015 Posted in : Euro Movement, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide

Story Idea: Briefing on Latvia’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union  
Expert: Noelle O’Connell (Expert in Irish-EU Relations) Executive Director, European Movement Ireland.
The Hook: Latvia is hosting the Presidency of the Council of the European Union for the first time from January -June. European Movement Ireland is holding a briefing on 14 January, with the Minister of State for European Affairs & the Latvian Ambassador. Our Presidency calendar will also be launched. For further details, please contact European Movement Ireland.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 12th-16th January 2015

January 12, 2015 Posted in : CBRE, Euro Movement, EuroComm, Experts, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, GoldCore, MABS, Motorcheck, TinderPoint, Water Safety

 

 

 

Monday 12th January 2015

Story Idea: New Car Registrations for the first week of January 2015     
Expert: Michael Rochford (Expert in Motor Industry and Car Sales Statistics) Co-Founder/ Managing Director, Motorcheck.ie/ Benchmark Automotive.
The Hook: New Car Registrations for the first week of January 2015 are 35% up on last year, as the motor industry looks set to have a bumper year and far exceed 100k units for the first time since 2008. Michael is also available to comment on the CSO publication on ‘Vehicles licensed for the first time- December 2014′ which will also be released on Monday 12th January.

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