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Story ideas for Monday 14th September 2015

September 14, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Alltech, EuroComm, Europe, Galzacs15

Story Idea: Walking the fields: Heat waves and drought in Europe expose grain maize to mould and mycotoxins
Expert: Kevin Tuck (Expert in Agriculture and Sustainability) Managing Director, Alltech.                       
The Hook: As combines hit the fields this autumn for harvest, farmers may want to keep a watchful eye on their crop quality. Preliminary testing over the summer months of 2015 European crops, conducted by Alltech’s 37+® mycotoxin analysis, shows climate challenges in Europe this summer have created a situation where crops need to be analysed for mycotoxins.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 6th July – 10th July 2015

July 6, 2015 Posted in : Agriculture, Air Pollution, Alltech, Business, EPA, EuroComm, Europe, Experts, Farming, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Galzacs15, Global Warming, Health, Homelessness, Housing, IPU, Ireland, Our experts in the media, Renting, Science, Simon Community, Stories, Teagasc, UCC

Monday 6th July 2015

Story Idea: Market rents and rent supplement – the growing gap
Expert: Niamh Randall
 (Expert in Homelessness & Housing Markets) Head of Policy & Communications / National Spokesperson, Simon Communities of Ireland.


The Hook: 
Just one in eight properties available to rent come within rent supplement limits, research from the Simon Communities in Ireland has found. The Locked Out of the Market study found that of the 1,150 properties available to rent during the three-day snapshot period just 138 were under rent supplement limits. (more…)

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Story Ideas for Tuesday 2nd June 2015

June 2, 2015 Posted in : EU affairs, EuroComm, Europe, Experts, Galzacs Guide

Story Idea: Eurostat: quality of life in the EU    
Expert: Ruth Deasy (Expert in European Affairs and Politics) Head of Press and Media, European Commission Representation in Ireland.
The Hook: Everyone loves a list. Compare Ireland to other EU countries on objective things like employment situation or exposure to pollution, as well as self-declared satisfaction with personal relationships, accommodation, job, time use, or financial situation. Both the average in the EU and the situation in every country will be presented. More details can be found here.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 2nd – 5th June 2015

June 2, 2015 Posted in : Childcare, DIT, EuroComm, Europe, Experts, Galzacs Guide, Galzacs15, PLE, Tourism, Tourism Ireland

Tuesday 2nd June 2015

Story Idea: Eurostat: quality of life in the EU    
Expert: Ruth Deasy (Expert in European Affairs and Politics) Head of Press and Media, European Commission Representation in Ireland.
The Hook: Everyone loves a list. Compare Ireland to other EU countries on objective things like employment situation or exposure to pollution, as well as self-declared satisfaction with personal relationships, accommodation, job, time use, or financial situation. Both the average in the EU and the situation in every country will be presented. More details can be found here.

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Story Ideas for Tuesday 26th May 2015

May 25, 2015 Posted in : EuroComm, Europe, Experts, Galzacs15, NYCI

Story Idea: Ban Ki-Moon to launch first UN Youth Delegate Programme for Ireland    
Expert: Mary Cunningham (Expert in Youth and Youth Culture) Director, National Youth Council of Ireland.
The Hook: United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, will launch Ireland’s first United Nations Youth Delegate Programme (UNYDP) next Tuesday, May 26th. The programme, coordinated by the National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) together with Irish Aid in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, will support two young people aged 18-25 to join Ireland’s delegation to the United Nations in New York in September 2015. The event will take place from 9:00 am – 11:00 am on Tuesday, May 26th at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Iveagh House, 80 St Stephen’s Green.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 25th – 29th May 2015

May 25, 2015 Posted in : Asthma, Asthma Society of Ireland, EuroComm, Europe, European Parliament, Irish Council for Social Housing, Tourism, Tourism Ireland, UCC

Monday 25th May 2015

Story Idea: European Parliament & HSE to hold discussion on health & ageing in Letterkenny   
Expert: Catherine Bunyan (Expert in Europe and Foreign Policy) Press Officer, European Parliament.
The Hook: The European Parliament Information Office in cooperation with the HSE is organising a discussion with citizens on health and ageing. Learn about European health initiatives and innovative local solutions and supports as well as voicing your opinion directly to European representatives. A keynote speech will be delivered by MEP Marian Harkin. This is a free event and will take place in The Radisson Blu Hotel, Letterkenny on Friday, 5 June 2015 from 9.30 am to 1:00pm. Further information can be found here 

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Story Ideas for Monday 30th March 2015

March 30, 2015 Posted in : EuroComm, Experts, Galzacs15

Story Idea: Lunchtime Public Seminar on European Economic Policy, National College of Ireland, Dublin                                                                                        

Expert: Ruth Deasy (Expert in Politics and European Affairs) Head of Press and Media, European Commission Representation in Ireland.

The Hook: The European Commission Representation in Ireland, in cooperation with the European Movement Ireland, will organise a free public seminar on “European Economic Policy – What’s in it for Ireland?” in the National College of Ireland (Theatre 3), Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1 from 12.30pm to 2.00pm on Monday 30 March. Featuring presentations from Brian Hayes, MEP for Dublin, Jim Power, Economist and Graham Stull of the European Commission Representation in Ireland, the seminar will provide those in attendance with an opportunity to voice their opinions and ask any questions they may have about European economic policy. The event will be chaired by Eimear Ní Bhroin of the European Commission Representation in Ireland.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 30th March – 3rd April 2015

March 30, 2015 Posted in : DIT, EuroComm, Food for Health Ireland, Food Science, Galzacs15, GoldCore, One Big Switch, Simon Community

Monday 30th March 2015

Story Idea: Lunchtime Public Seminar on European Economic Policy, National College of Ireland, Dublin                                                                                                                      

Expert: Ruth Deasy (Expert in Politics and European Affairs) Head of Press and Media, European Commission Representation in Ireland.

The Hook: The European Commission Representation in Ireland, in cooperation with the European Movement Ireland, will organise a free public seminar on “European Economic Policy – What’s in it for Ireland?” in the National College of Ireland (Theatre 3), Mayor Street, IFSC, Dublin 1 from 12.30pm to 2.00pm on Monday 30 March. Featuring presentations from Brian Hayes, MEP for Dublin, Jim Power, Economist and Graham Stull of the European Commission Representation in Ireland, the seminar will provide those in attendance with an opportunity to voice their opinions and ask any questions they may have about European economic policy. The event will be chaired by Eimear Ní Bhroin of the European Commission Representation in Ireland.

To register see: http://www.europeanmovement.ie/event/european-commission-public-seminar-on-european-economic-policy-national-college-of-ireland/.

Twitter: #EconEUIE

Notable Events for Monday 30th

* Eurostat – Business climate indicator for the euro area, March 2015.
* Fresh Film Festival begins, ends April 4th.

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Story Ideas For Tuesday 3rd March 2015

March 2, 2015 Posted in : EuroComm, Galzacs15, Irish Green Building Council, NWCI

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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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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