Archive | April, 2010

A Simple Mix Up?

Last week Global Village hit the road for our very first outside broadcast in Cork. Needless to say I was beside myself with excitement. The entire team headed down including my producer and friend, John O’Donovan and our researchers, Carol Hanlon and Sarah Lambert. I decided to drive the team down in true road trip […]

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Global Village Hits The Road!

We are going on our very first road trip to… Cork! Join us as we review equality and social issues from a Corkonian perspective. Along with the team we will broadcasting live from our studios in Opera Lane in Cork – on the programme tonight, the 6th Cork World Book Fest, we will be speaking to representatives from […]

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A Balanced View – No Thank You!

Since I started presenting Global Village on Newstalk 106-108 fm back in June 2008 we have encountered a reoccurring complaint from some listeners regarding my imbalanced view. Initially when the programme was only an intercultural slot our angle was to look at topical issues through the eyes of the 188 nationalities that have made Ireland […]

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On Global Village Tonight…

Toyosi Shittabey I attended the  march and rally today in memory of Toyosi Shittabey, the 15 year old boy who was brutally murdered last week. Thousands gathered at the Garden of Remembrance. The march was peaceful and deeply moving as the turn out was phenomenal and the speeches of public figures and family members all […]

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Tonight on Culture Shock on Newstalk 106-108FM at 10pm

Its turning out to be a busy week in the world of integration as I have been asked to be part of a discussion on Culture Shock tonight on Newstalk 106-108FM. If you get a chance listen in and even text in your views as we need to change public perception as racism is an Irish problem […]

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Dil is on George Hook on Newstalk 106-108 FM

Toyosi Shittabey, a teenager from Nigeria was killed on Good Friday night, was this a racial attack? I think so as it is a sign of things to come if we don’t stand up against racism and inequality. Tune in today to George Hook to hear my opinion on this tragic death and how we […]

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In-flight Equality Champion!

Recently I was reminded of an experience I had when I was a flight attendant for Gulf Air, an International airline based in Bahrain. I joined the airline industry at the tender age of 21 and had the pleasure of flying to exotic destinations for over 5 years and stayed in 5 * hotels across the […]

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