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Story Ideas For Friday June 19th 2015

June 15, 2015 Posted in : Health, Housing, Plumbing, Stories, Water Charges, Water Safety

Story Idea: A Lead Balloon?
Expert: John Sodeau (Expert in Air Pollution and Climate Change) Professor of Physical Chemistry / Director of Centre for Atmospheric Chemistry, UCC.    
The Hook: Irish Water have recently announced that the health of many thousands of households in Ireland are at risk due to lead plumbing. (more…)

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Story Idea for Friday 16th January 2015

January 12, 2015 Posted in : Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Water Safety

Story Idea: First European Drowning Prevention Conference hosted in Dublin
Expert: John Leech (Expert in Water Safety) Chief Executive, Irish Water Safety.
The Hook: On the 15th of January delegates from Europe will meet in Dublin for their Annual three day Commission Meetings and Best Practice Seminar. In addition this year there will also be an Extraordinary General Assembly for the International Lifesaving Federation-European Region. The focus will be on reducing drownings in Europe.

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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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Story ideas for Monday 24th November 2014

November 24, 2014 Posted in : Experts, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, Water Safety

Story Idea: Over 300,000 people drown worldwide each year according to WHO
Expert: John Leech (Expert in Water Safety and Life Saving) Chief Executive, Irish Water Safety.
The Hook: Recently the World Health Organisation released a global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer highlights that 372,000 people drown worldwide each year. Drowning is among the ten leading causes of death for children and young people in every region of the world. The report sets out the evidence showing a range of effective drowning prevention strategies, and makes a number of recommendations for concrete measures to be taken by national and local governments. John Leech is an expert in water safety and is available to comment on the recently released report.

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Story ideas for every day of the week 24th-28th November 2014

November 24, 2014 Posted in : DIT, Economic Experts, Entrepreneurship, Experts, Galzacs, Galzacs Guide, UCC, Water Safety

Monday 24th November 2014

Story Idea: Over 300,000 people drown worldwide each year according to WHO
Expert: John Leech (Expert in Water Safety and Life Saving) Chief Executive, Irish Water Safety.
The Hook: Recently the World Health Organisation released a global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer highlights that 372,000 people drown worldwide each year. Drowning is among the ten leading causes of death for children and young people in every region of the world. The report sets out the evidence showing a range of effective drowning prevention strategies, and makes a number of recommendations for concrete measures to be taken by national and local governments. John Leech is an expert in water safety and is available to comment on the recently released report.

Notable Events for Monday 24th

* Anniversary of the death of Robert Erskine Childers, Irish solder, journalist, and author (b. 1870-1922).
* Anniversary (1995)- Ireland votes to end 70-year-old ban on divorce (50.28% to 49.72%).

Tuesday 25th November 2014 

Story Idea: Make your vote count and register for YesEquality 2015 
Expert: David Carroll (Expert in Gay Rights and LGBT Youth) Executive Director, BeLongto Youth Services.
The Hook: The deadline to register for civil marriage equality is November 25th. BeLongto Youth Services have been rallying around and urging the people of Ireland to make their vote count. David Carroll is the Executive Director of BeLongto Youth Services and is available to comment.

Notable Events for Tuesday 25th

* Smarter Egg Network event, Vertigo, County Hall, Cork.
* International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, recognised by the UN.

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