Archive | May, 2012

Who’s job is it to care for our older citizens?

I am sure by now you must have heard about the recent BBC Panorama programme which screened some really upsetting footage of an 80-year-old patient who was suffering with Alzheimer’s and was repeatedly beaten by a member of staff at a care home in London. The footage was recorded by the patient’s daughter who hid […]

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Global Village live broadcast from the Mansion house mentioned on Newstalk Breakfast this morning – have a listen!

Last week’s live broadcast of Global Village from the Mansion House in Dublin was amazing! One of the items we covered was representation in media and politics and Una Mullaly made an interesting point about who controls the narrative. Have a listen here.

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Somali FGM campaigner receives death threats after appearing on Global Village!

On Global Village we have a weekly segment called 188 which highlights the statistic that Ireland is home to 188 nationalities according to the 2006 census. However, this figure has changed to 196 nationalities in the 2011 census and I was just saying to my producer that we have to change the tag line now […]

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“We are the 17%” – Newstalk’s Global Village celebrates the contribution migrants are making to Ireland in Dublin’s Mansion House

Global Village on Newstalk 106-108fm broadcasts live from the Mansion House in Dublin this Saturday (May 5th) following a special invitation from the city’s Lord Mayor.  As the only social justice programme on the national airwaves, Global Village will celebrate the 196 nationalities that currently reside here in Ireland. The latest 2011 Census figures reveal that […]

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The Craic Pack Comedy Improv comes to Ireland’s First Alcohol Free Comedy Club – Monday 14th May!

Fun, Fearless comedy entertainment! The Craic Pack Comedy Improv Group are coming to Ireland’s Alcohol Free Comedy Club!!! The fun, fearless comedy group was established in 2002 and celebrate 10 years of performing to packed houses every Friday night at The Bankers Comedy Club (The Bankers Bar Trinity Street Dublin 2). Regulars on the Irish […]

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