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Stephen Moloney NCAD Graduate Exhibition 2018 sheds new light on challenging social issues
By: | DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 8th June 2018
NCAD Graduate Exhibition 2018 sheds new light on challenging social issues Artists and designers collaborate to meet demand for creative solutions Graduates from the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) are showing themselves to be responsive to the growing demand for creative solutions across community, industry and the public service. Speaking today (08.06.18) at a preview of the NCAD Graduate Exhibition 2018, Director of NCAD, Sarah Glennie said: “The…
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Stephen Moloney Young designers snub disposable fashion at NCAD 2018 fashion showcase
By: | DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 29th May 2018
‘Clothing for life’ is key theme running through sustainability-focused collections. Longevity and durability are key features of the fashion collections presented by graduates of the National College of Art and Design (NCAD) Fashion Design degree at NCAD’s annual fashion showcase today (28.05.18). This is the fourth year that the event was supported by The Westbury, a Doyle Collection Hotel, which hosted the event and sponsored the production of NCAD’s fashion…
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Stephen Moloney Minister leads the way in encouraging a sustainable approach to Africa Day celebrations
By: | DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 24th May 2018
Attendees to Dublin flagship event invited to take public transport, walk, cycle or scoot in the name of sustainable development.  Minister of State for Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon T.D. has, today (24.05.18), encouraged visitors to this year’s Africa Day flagship Dublin event to leave the car at home and make their journey to the celebrations a sustainable one. Africa Day will take place in the grounds of Farmleigh…
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Louise Archbold Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks development-related proposals from local and national journalists
By: | Press Releases, Simon Cumbers Media Fund | 16th May 2018
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 15th May 2018 Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks development-related proposals from local and national journalists The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now accepting proposals on development-related issues from journalists and photographers working for local and national media outlets. Submissions are encouraged from media professionals who wish to travel to a developing country to report on modern life there. The Fund, which is designed to facilitate enhanced coverage…
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Stephen Moloney Minister Cannon encourages writers of all ages to enter Africa Day writing competition
By: | Clients, DHR News, Featured, Press Releases | 15th May 2018
Minister of State for the Diaspora and International Development, Ciarán Cannon T.D. has today (15.05.18) announced that Irish Aid has again partnered with The Irish Times on an African-themed short story and poetry competition. Now in its fourth year, the competition marks Africa Day 2018 celebrations and offers a platform for emerging talent, as well as established writers of all ages. Entries are invited across three categories: Primary School, Secondary…
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Eleanor McGovern Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks to harness budding journalists’ interest in development issues by facilitating assignment to Africa and Vietnam
By: | DHR News, Featured, Simon Cumbers Media Fund | 20th February 2018
 PRESS RELEASE Monday, 19th February 2018 Simon Cumbers Media Fund seeks to harness budding journalists’ interest in development issues by facilitating assignment to Africa and Vietnam Student Scheme open to third level students from all faculties The Simon Cumbers Media Fund is now seeking applications from third level students interested in reporting on development issues for a national media outlet. The Student Scheme is teaming up with Newstalk and TheJournal.ie…
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Eleanor McGovern Immersive theatrical experience ‘F.A.T.D.A.D.’ comes to The Complex
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 6th February 2018
PRESS RELEASE Tuesday, 6th February Immersive theatrical experience ‘F.A.T.D.A.D.’ comes to The Complex Promenade set allows audience to become immersed in scenes as they unfold The Complex will host the world premiere of Anthony Goulding’s new play ‘F.A.T. D.A.D.’ from Thursday, 15th February to Sunday, 25th February. The play tells the story of the profound impact a teacher and hunger striker had on his pupils in the Smithfield area during…
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Stephen Moloney IPRT report calls for abolition of solitary confinement in Ireland
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 2nd February 2018
PRESS RELEASE Friday, 2nd February 2018 IPRT report calls for abolition of solitary confinement in Ireland Holding prisoners in isolation in excess of 22 hours and for extended periods of time must be abolished due to the harm this can cause to prisoners’ mental health. That’s according to Executive Director of the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT), Deirdre Malone, who was speaking today (02.02.18) at the launch of an IPRT…
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Stephen Moloney Heritage Council launches programme for European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 29th January 2018
 PRESS RELEASE Monday, 29th January 2018 Heritage Council launches programme for European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 Irish people have a stronger sense of pride in their local heritage sites, and are more likely to engage in a traditional activity – such as playing music or dancing – compared with EU counterparts. That’s according to a Eurobarometer survey, commissioned by the European Commission, which compares the attitudes of Europeans to…
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Eleanor McGovern Bob Geldof’s Band Aid Trust donates archive to the National Library of Ireland
By: | Featured, Press Releases | 5th January 2018
PRESS RELEASE Wednesday, 20th December 2017 Bob Geldof’s Band Aid Trust donates archive to the National Library of Ireland Taoiseach describes donation as ‘a huge gift to the State’ The National Library of Ireland (NLI) is to bring the Band Aid archive to a worldwide audience with plans to digitise a vast collection of letters, photographs and charity records from the iconic 1984 fundraiser. Band Aid founder, Bob Geldof, and…
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