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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 15th – 19th June 2015

June 15, 2015 Posted in : Cancer, Charity Fundraiser, Childcare, Domestic Violence, Homelessness, Housing, Irish Council for Social Housing, Plumbing, Politics, Report, Simon Community, Uncategorized

Monday 15th June 2015

Story Idea: Cycling legend Sean Kelly to participate in the “Cork to Galway Cycle” 
Expert: Orla Dolan (Expert in Cancer Treatment and Charitable Organisations) Fundraising Director, Breakthrough Cancer Research.
The Hook: The Cork to Galway Cycle is a charity fundraiser for Breakthrough Cancer Research. It’s a two-day event designed to suit all levels of cyclist from the serious club cyclist to the absolute beginner who wants to set themselves an ambitious but achievable target for their first season in the saddle. Irish cycling legend Sean Kelly will also be riding with the team on Day 1 and he has agreed to host a Q&A session later on that evening.

Full details can be found here.

Notable Events for Monday 15th

* National Bug Busting Day
* Anniversary: Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) founded in Basel, 1954

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Story Ideas for Friday 29th May 2015

May 25, 2015 Posted in : Experts, Galzacs15, Irish Council for Social Housing

Story Idea: The Community on your front door – 20 million people across Europe celebrate Neighbours Day
Expert: Dr Donal McManus (Expert in Housing and Social Policy) Executive Director, Irish Council for Social Housing.
The Hook: Surveys about neighbours and the modern concept of neighbourhood tend to focus on the fact that many people today do not know their neighbour’s name, and that the sense of community spirit is evaporating.
At odds with this are the celebrations being held today across the country marking the 15th anniversary of European Neighbours Day. Promoted by the Irish Council for Social Housing, local communities are coming together for events in the spirit of bringing neighbours together and encouraging community links.

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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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