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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: 27th – 31st July

August 4, 2015 Posted in : Charity, Childcare, Children, CSO, Education, Experts in the Media, Ireland, Irish Heart Foundation, Media Performances, National Women's Council of ireland, Staffing Levels, The Wheel

These experts made a big splash in the media last week, appearing across a wide variety of genres, offering their knowledge and insights across the nation’s newspapers and radio stations stations.

The Irish Independent, Kildare FM, and Tipp FM 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 childcare reforms, and Irish health. Our goal is to highlight the media coverage the experts have received every week. (more…)

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Story Ideas For Thursday June 18th 2015

June 15, 2015 Posted in : Domestic Violence, Experts, National Women's Council of ireland, Women's Aid

Story Idea: Women’s Aid Impact Report Launch
Expert: Ms Margaret Martin (Expert in Feminism and Violence against Women) Director, Women’s Aid.  
The Hook: The Women’s Aid 2014 Impact Report will outline the picture of domestic violence in Ireland, as told to the Women’s Aid Helpline and support services last year. (more…)

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Story Ideas for Thursday 11th June 2015

June 8, 2015 Posted in : Education, Ireland, National Women's Council of ireland, Our experts in the media

Story Idea: What Would a Feminist Future Look Like?

Expert: Orla O’Connor (Expert in Feminism and Women’s Equality) Director, National Women’s Council of Ireland. 
The Hook: Feminism is undergoing a resurgence, and now more than ever, we are applying a gendered lens to the world we live in.

The result is tussling over what feminism means in a contemporary context, a cacophony of diverse feminist voices exploring what a feminist future would look like – the end of violence against women, placing a real value on care and care work, reproductive rights for all women, affordable, accessible childcare.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 8th – 12th June 2015

June 8, 2015 Posted in : EU affairs, Experts, Ireland, Irish Heart Foundation, National Women's Council of ireland, Stories, UCC

Monday 8th June 2015

Story Idea: Comment in relation to CSO Vital Statistics Report
Expert: Professor Ella Arensman (Expert in Public Health and Suicide) Director of Research – NSRF & Adjunct Professor with the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health in UCC.
The Hook: On May 29th 2015, the Central Statistics Office (CSO) released provisional figures for deaths, including suicide, which occurred in 2014. According to Press Release, 459 suicide deaths occurred in 2014, equating to 10 per 100,000 of the population. These provisional figures show a decrease of 16 deaths or 3% from the provisional suicide figures for 2013, of 475 deaths. Figures for 2014 also show a decrease (7% from 396 to 368) in male suicides from 2013, with males accounting for 80% of all suicide deaths in 2014. Ninety-one suicide deaths in Ireland in 2014 were carried out by females. Please contact Professor Arensman for further details.

Notable Events for Monday 8th

* World Oceans Day
* Fighting Blindness – Mizen to Malin
* Irish Student Drama Association – 2015 Festival

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