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Story Ideas for Thursday 29th October 2015

October 27, 2015 Posted in : Charity, Citizenship, The Wheel

Story Idea: Emily Logan to launch People’s Conversation’s Report on citizenship
Expert: Ivan Cooper (Expert in Charitable Organisations) Director of Advocacy, The Wheel.
The Hook: Emily Logan will give the keynote address at the launch of a report on citizenship by The People’s Conversation. (more…)

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 27th October – 30th October 2015

October 27, 2015 Posted in : Charity, Citizenship, CSO, Debating, The Wheel, Tourism, Tourism Ireland, UCC

Wednesday 28th October 2015

Story Idea: Comment on CSO figures for overseas travel to Ireland July – September 2015
Expert: Sinéad Grace 
(Expert in Tourism) Media and Public Relations Manager, Tourism Ireland. (more…)

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Story ideas for Tuesday 6th October 2015

October 5, 2015 Posted in : Charity, Experts, Galzacs Guide, The Wheel

Story Idea: Coalition of charities warn that crucial social services and supports are at breaking-point 
Expert: Ivan Cooper (Expert in Charities and Charitable Organisations – Business Issues) Head of Advocacy, The Wheel.                         
The Hook: Six national networks, encompassing over 1,700 Irish charities, will call on Government to prioritise the restoration of funding for social services and supports above tax cuts and capital spending in Budget 2016.

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Story ideas for every day of the week: 5th October – 9th October 2015

October 5, 2015 Posted in : BR Clinic Ltd, Camara, Charity, Debt, Education, Food for Health Ireland, Galzacs Guide, Health, MABS, Mental Health, The Wheel

Monday 5th October 2015

Story Idea: Giving teachers the tools to build a brighter future
Expert: John Fitzsimons (Expert in Education and Information Technology) CEO, Camara Education.                        
The Hook: Camara Education’s iKnowledge project is an innovative partnership that will see the organisation provide an online interactive learning platform for teachers in 250 schools across Tanzania. Camara are providing the necessary ICT training, support and encouragement, so teachers can bring a new digital classroom experience to their students.

John is available to be interviewed on Monday 5th October, which is also World Teachers’ Day.

Notable Events for Monday 5th

* Anniversary: 1789, the Women of Paris marched to Versailles to confront Louis XVI about his refusal to promulgate the decrees on the abolition of feudalism
* CSO – Industrial Production and Turnover August 2015 (Provisional) July 2015 (Final)
* On this day in 1962 “Dr. No” the 1st ever James Bond film based on the novel by Ian Fleming premiered in London

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Experts in the media 8th – 14th August

August 17, 2015 Posted in : Business, Charity, Construction, Dublin Town, EU affairs, Europe, Health, Housing, Irish Water, Media Performances, The Wheel, UCC

These three 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 Independent, Newstalk, and Kildare FM are just a few of the news outlets that have featured these experts in recent days.

Galzac’s experts provided commentary on a wide range of topics including Euro Transport investment, the Lotto and its regulator facing a backlash, and the existence of lead in water pipes. Our goal is to highlight the media coverage our experts have received every week. Here are just a few examples of three experts in the media last week: (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 Every Day Of The Week 29th June – 3rd July 2015

June 29, 2015 Posted in : Alltech, CBRE, Galzacs Guide, Galzacs15, Health, Irish Pharmacy Union, Mortgage Brain Ireland, Start Strong, The Wheel, UCC

Monday 29th June 2015

Story Idea: Alltech offers virtual pass to ideas for transforming business, ag and food and beverage
Expert: Kevin Tuck (Expert in Agriculture and Sustainability) Managing Director, Alltech.    
The Hook: In late May, more than 3,000 people from 68 countries journeyed to Lexington, Kentucky, USA for the Alltech REBELation, a conference exploring innovation, inspiration and world-changing ideas. Keynote speakers including General Colin Powell, former Procter & Gamble global marketing officer Jim Stengel; futurethink CEO Lisa Bodell; and University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari were joined by experts from Google, McDonald’s, Whole Foods, JBS, The HANOR Company, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Maker’s Mark and more to discuss strategies for transforming business, agriculture, food and beverage, and life.

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Our Experts in the Media: 11th-15th May

May 19, 2015 Posted in : Homelessness, MABS, Our experts in the media, The Wheel

Our experts made the news across all genres this week, offering their commentary and insights to radio shows, newspapers, and TV broadcasts. RTE Radio 1, RTE News, and the Irish Examiner were just a few of the sources that have featured our experts in the past few days. Our experts in real estate and finance were in particularly high demand this week, with two different mortgage experts being consulted for material on RTE. Charity issues and homelessness were addressed by our experts this week, as well.

Each week, we highlight a few of our experts for their appearances in the media. Here are some highlights from last week, May 11-15.

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Story Ideas for Thursday 14th May 2015

May 11, 2015 Posted in : Experts, Galzacs Guide, The Wheel

Story Idea: National Conference for Ireland’s Charity Sector to be held in Croke Park   
Expert: Deirdre Garvey (Expert in Charitable Organisations and NGO Sector) CEO, The Wheel.
The Hook: 150 Irish charities will gather at Croke park on 14th May for a national conference to discuss charities regulation, funding and social need. Results of a survey of 245 charities will be released. The survey (conducted in April) measured, among other things, if the economic recovery is having an impact on the demand for charities’ services. This conference is being organised by The Wheel, a national network of 1,100 charities. Sixteen top speakers will talk at the conference throughout the day. Further details can be found here.

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Story Ideas For Every Day Of The Week 11th May-15th May 2015

May 11, 2015 Posted in : DIT, Experts, Galzacs Guide, Homelessness, Simon Community, Teagasc, The Wheel

Monday 11th May 2015

Story Idea: CSO to release figures on ‘vehicles licensed for the first time April 2015′ 
The Hook: On Monday 11th May, the Central Statistics Office will release a publication on ‘vehicles licensed for the first time’ during the month of April 2015. We have motoring experts on Galzac’s and you can find their details here.

Notable Events for Monday 11th

* ECB- Harmonised Competitiveness Indicators (Dataset: EXR) Reference period: Apr-2015.
* Less than two week’s until the Marriage Equality Referendum on 22nd May.
* Smarter Egg at the White Horse event from 6-9pm, Ballincollig, Cork.

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