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About the Lord Mayor’s Awards 2014 and pictures from the night…

The Lord Mayor of Dublin, Oisín Quinn, hosted the 2014 Lord Mayor’s Awards in the Round Room of the Mansion House, Dawson Street, on Tuesday, 4th February, 2014. Since...

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“I’ve stayed in the shadows long enough!” Lord Mayors Awards 2014 – Frederick Douglas Award acceptance speech

Dil and Anne Marie at the Mansion House 4th February 2014 Lord Mayor, fellow recipients, distinguished guests, family and friends Thank you for this amazing award – I can’t...

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Holocaust Memorial Day – we must never forget…

The National Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration which takes place today in Dublin’s Mansion House.  This annual event is organised by the Holocaust Education Trust Ireland (HETI) The national Holocaust...

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New award to recognise the contribution of migrants to Irish life!

Irish Lives: Dil Wickremasinghe Broadcaster and social justice campaigner to receive new Dublin civic award Dil Wickremasinghe: Newstalk presenter and social activist is set to be the first person...

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Dil Wickremasinghe is on the right side of… 40!

Yes, it is a big birthday! The house is cleaned, the balloons are up, the music is set up and I’ve cooked enough curry to feed an army! As...

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Documentary on Newstalk – ‘A Migrant State of Mind’, if you missed it listen back here!

In this new documentary, Newstalk presenter of Global Village Dil Wickremasinghe explores the mental health of migrants in Ireland. Listen back here ‘A Migrant State of Mind’  radio documentary...

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Box of Frogs marks World Mental Health Day in St. Patricks Mental Health Services with a special performance at 7pm!

Box of Frogs has appeared in theaters nationwide and even made an appearance at the Electric Picnic this year. It has made audiences cry, laugh and inspired those who...

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‘A Migrant State of Mind’ New Documentary in October 2013 on Newstalk 106-108 Radio

    In‘A Migrant State of Mind’  Newstalk presenter Dil Wickremasinghe explores the mental health of migrants in Ireland. Migrants come to Ireland looking for a better life. Some...

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I stand with the women of Egypt… will you?

I had the great pleasure to be asked to be part of a discussion on the women of Egypt at Electric Picnic 2013 by Amnesty International Ireland. Please find...

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Global Village Special marks World Suicide Prevention Day tonight!

  Tonight on Global Village we mark World Suicide Prevention Day by dedicating the full 2 hour show to breaking down stigma. I am joined by Caroline McGuigan, our...

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