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Women of Influence, Silicon Valley Global
Melrona Kirrane, lecturer in Organizational Psychology at DCU Business School, included in the Women of Influence list
Feb 2017: HR practitioners increasingly taking leadership roles, irishtimes.com
Great Place to Work HR Trends Survey 2017 compiled in association with the Leadership and Talent Institute at DCU Business School

Feb 2017: Consumers are starting to thump Trump backers, irishtimes.com
Commentary from Dr Gary Sinclair, a lecturer in marketing and consumer behaviour at DCU

Feb 2017: Music industry shows movie makers the way with illegal downloads, irishtimes.com
Article by Gary Sinclair, lecturer in marketing at DCU

Ian Maleney, White, male and angry: revenge of the nerdsririshtimes.com 
Young Irish men police their own expressions of masculinity.
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John Holden, Nasa, Roscosmos and the reopening of the final frontieririshtimes.com 
Could Donald Trump’s presidency herald a new era of co-operation in space?
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Peter McGuire, Can the education system heal our ‘post-truth’ society?irishtimes.com 
Media studies and philosophy could be crucial in tackling extremism and fake news.
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Leanna Byrne, Commentary on gender diversity in accelerators, thebusinesspost.com 
What exactly does it take to emerge from an accelerator programme?
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Professor Brian MacCraith, DCU first Irish university to be designated a “University of Sanctuary” for welcoming asylum seekers, thejournal.com 
Fifteen academic scholarships will be made available to asylum seekers or refugees commencing their studies in September 2017.
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Dr Paul Downes, School of Human Devekopment at Dublin City University's Institute of Education, paneuropeannetwork.com 
Report highlights common approach to prevent bullying.
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Claire O'Connell, Science Lives: ‘I didn’t have a telescope as a kid, but I did like looking at stars’irishtimes.com 
Prof Turlough Downes, astrophysicist and associate professor in the school of mathematical sciences at Dublin City University.
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Ciara O'Brien, Intel and DCU agree deal on research collaborationirishtimes.com 
Research planned on health, water quality management and Stem education initiatives.
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Olive Keogh, Teens develop robot to teach children basics of codingirishtimes.com 
Trinity Walton Club aims to show how real world problems might be solved by Stem.
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Carl O'Brien, DCU students from rural Ireland on what it would take to return home, irishtimes.com 
'I can't see myself moving home...there's not much left there'.
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Anayat Durrani, 3 Ways Prospective International Students Can Plan to Maximize Campus Life, usnews.com 
Participating in clubs and volunteer opportunities at global universities can help students adjust and build new skills.
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Claire O’Connell, The importance of keeping a close eye on the Arctic, irishtimes.com
Margaret McCaul is a researcher in DCU whose work often takes her out to sea.
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Claire O’Connell, Women secured more than half of SFI ‘Starting Investigator’ grants in 2016siliconrepublic.com
2016 saw an increase in the number of women securing Science Foundation Ireland ‘Starting Investigator’ funding for research.
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Dr Niamh O'Brien, Fear extends into night - research raises concerns about bullying among boarders, independent.com 
research fellow at the anti-bullying centre at Dublin City University, has studied the effects of bullying in a private school in England.
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Cormac Larkin, Jazz degree strikes a chord with students, irishtimes.com 
Newpark Music Centre' s respected jazz programme, which offers a rich and broad musical education, will transfer to DCU in September.
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Prof Brian MacCraith, Are parents to blame for the lack of women in Stem? irishtimes.com 
New report says Irish mothers and fathers are directing their daughters away from the field.
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Ellie Menton, Centre for Talented Youth is DCU’s camp for Ireland’s best and brightest, irishexaminer.com
DCU’s Centre for Talented Youth was set up to inspire gifted children across the country.
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Diarmuid Torney, China’s climate change plan represents decisive move, irishtimes.com
Chinese premier Li Keqiang recently unveiled the country’s plan for combating climate change.
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Mary O'Connell, Times travel with weird and wacky organisms: A peek into an evolutionary biologists world, Journal of Young Investigators
JYI recently sat down with the vivacious Irish evolutionary biologist Dr Mary O'Connell to talk about her work, her recent expedition to Peru and what traits undergraduates need to succeed in this field.
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Eoin O’ Malley, Political dynasties in Ireland and abroad, villagemagazine.ie
Political dynasties are surprisingly durable, and they’re more widespread than we might naturally assume.
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Jane Suiter, How equality campaigners got Ireland to vote for same sex marriage, washingtonpost.com
The resounding Yes to a vote on marriage equality has many lessons for voter engagement and campaign mobilization more generally.
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Eric Clinton, Playing it straight in family business succession, irishtimes.com

The hardest part about having a family business is the challenge of passing it down to the next generation, says Eric Clinton, director of the Dublin City University Centre for Family Business.
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David Collings, Talent brings people issues into the C-suite, says academic, hrmagazine.co.uk
Collings, who is ranked on the HR Most Influential International Thinkers list, was speaking at the Talent, Value & Maturity conference organised by The Maturity Institute.
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Student Support and Development, Figuring out the time to let kids take responsibility for themselves, irishexaminer.com
Over-protected children are often stressed out by college life because they lack autonomy.
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DCU Ryan Academy, DCU Ryan Academy propels Female High Fliers into the start-up spotlight, siliconrepublic.com
Females are still more risk-averse than our male counterparts and while female-led technology companies achieve 35pc higher return on investment.
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Drop in array of folic acid-added foods linked to birth defect increase, irishtimes.com
Folic acid taken before and during pregnancy prevents most forms of neural tube defects such as spina bifida.
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Where’s the beef? It’s in the tender minds of hardware hackers, siliconrepublic.com
The winner of the first ever internet of things (IoT) beef hackathon at DCU was Tender Scan, a project to create a quality sensor for beef.
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Gary Murphy, Political stability remains FG’s trump card and its only real hope, irishexaminer.com
With less than a year to win back disillusioned voters, Kenny and Co have an uphill battle ahead.
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Genevieve Murray, NATIONAL SURVEY TO ADDRESS WORKPLACE BULLYING?, Health & Safety Times
Through her work with the National Anti-Bullying Research and Resource Centre at Dublin City University (DCU), Genevieve Murray has encountered a diverse range of approaches to how managers tackle workplace bullying.
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Professor Fiona Regan, Dublin City University looks to pool its expertise in water, siliconrepublic.com
Dublin City University (DCU) is planning a new Water Institute to tackle the big issues in the field, Prof Fiona Regan tells Claire O’Connell.
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Dr. Jennifer Cross, There are ‘virtually no services’ for gifted schoolchildren, thejournal.ie
The first-ever report on Irish teachers’ attitudes to gifted students will be released today by CTY Ireland, the programme for gifted students at DCU
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Colum Kenny, US ambassador O'Malley speaks on Irish-American odyssey, Independant.ie
Speaking to an audience of DCU students at the launch, Ambassador O'Malley spoke of his many personal resonances with Professor Kenny's book.
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Charlotte Holland, Educating students about making the world a better place for all is key, Independant.ie
RCE Dublin is coordinated by Dublin City University (DCU) and its partners include DCU, Educate Together, An Taisce, Dublin City Council, JustForests, FightingWords, ECO-UNESCO and The Green Way.
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Prof Brian MacCraith, OPINION: It’s time to get serious about STEM education in Ireland, siliconrepublic.com
Prof Brian MacCraith says we can no longer delay when it comes to ensuring STEM education in Ireland is of the highest international quality.
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Prof Alan Smeaton, OPINION: Continuous professional development essential for excellent STEM education, Silicon Republic
Prof Alan Smeaton takes part in Silicon Republic’s Innovation Ireland Forum in October 2014
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Olive Keogh, Keeping emails safe from prying eyes drives young software developer, irishtimes.com
New innovators: Jumble
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Claire O’Connell, Technology provides pathway to fitness after heart attacks, irishtimes.com
The Pathway system tracks participants’ movements and provides feedback during exercise sessions.
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Noel O'Connor, Skills of Páidí Ó Sé and Christy Ring to be tackled in 3D, irishexaminer.com
Páidí Ó Sé, Christie Ring, Sean Flanagan, and other sporting legends past and present will be handing on their skills to a new generation thanks to the marvels of technology.
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Gary Murphy, Nowhere left to turn - Martin says no coalition with Fine Gael or Sinn Féin, irishexaminer.com
Fianna Fáil under the leadership of Micheál Martin has not captured the public imagination with any distinctive policy programme, either right or left, writes Gary Murphy 
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Anthony Staines, Way must be found to fund healthcare as"fairly and painlessly" as possible, Irish Times
We really have to think carefully and we have to explore the models. Whateverwe bring in, it’s going to change, Anthony Staines.
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Gary Murphy, Seanad 'reforms' are mere tinkering, irishexaminer.com
Nine months after the Seanad was saved, we’re still wondering why it was retained, writes Gary Murphy.
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Gary Murphy, Loyalty not an issue as voters show their dissatisfaction, irishexaminer.com
As Fine Gael, Labour, and Fianna Fáil, have discovered, the Irish electorate is not loyal, writes Gary Murphy.
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Tech start-up of the week: KantanMT, Silicon Republic
Start-up of the week this week is KantanMT, whose machine translation technology developed in conjunction with DCU is targeting the US$40bn-a-year language service and localisation industry.
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Can We Trust our News? Conferencce at Dublin City University, Irish Times
At a time when news sources are as diverse as they are and more globally connected than ever before, how can we know who to believe, if anyone?
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President Michael D. Higgins speaks at DCU, Irish Times
President Michael D Higgins has called on political, economic and social institutions to reconsider how they value people rather than focus on economic measurements like Gross Domestic Product.
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Dr Mark Hughes and Bobby Pringle., Fashion app wins Enterprise Ireland award, RTÉ.ie
Two childhood friends from Dublin who developed a new fashion app have won the Enterprise Ireland "One to Watch" award for 2013. "Style-Eyes" is a free smartphone, tablet and computer application developed in Dublin City University by Dr Mark Hughes...
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Dr Colm O’Gorman, Majority of new businesses have ‘no aspiration for growth’, Irish Times
The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor found the number of people who aspire to be entrepreneurs in Ireland is well below the average across the EU and OECD, despite the fact that the need for entrepreneurship here is “greater than ever.
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DCU holds graduation ceremony for 180 sub-Saharan African students, Irish Times
Dublin City University held a graduation ceremony yesterday more than 7,000km from home, as the first participants in its “future African leaders” programme collected their scrolls.
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Professor Brian MacCraith, Discussion about Leadership Qualifications, RTÉ Radio 1, Morning Ireland
Professor Brian MacCraith, President of Dublin City University,
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International Association for Media and Communication Research Conference, Irish Times
President Higgins was addressing the opening of the International Association for Media and Communication Research Conference at Dublin City University (DCU) yesterday evening. “What indeed could be more important than the relationship of an ever ...
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Anthony Flynn, Insights into the marketplace for public sector contracts, Business and Leadership
Anthony Flynn, senior researcher at DCU Business School, reports on the findings of nationwide survey of firms active in tendering for public sector contracts.
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Dr Eugenia Siapera, Retweet This! Studying social media is now trending, Independant.ie
Universities and private colleges have realised that the social networks play a crucial role in media, politics, marketing, advertising, business and law.
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Professor Niall Moyna, Why fitness must be on par with maths and science in schools, Irish Examiner
A LEADING health academic has said children’s fitness levels should be assessed at the beginning and end of each school year and given the same priority as maths and science.
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DCU students to film Ultimate Wingman dating show pilot, Irish Times

A pilot for Ultimate Wingman, the creation of a group of students at Dublin City University, is set to be filmed in front of a studio audience at the Helix after their class project was brought to the attention of international distributors.
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Ann Horan, Business & Leadership
Women in Leadership, CEO of DCU Ryan Academy for Entrepreneurs, Ann Horan, talks about her own career, a growing interest in female entrepreneurs and some of the traits women bring to leadership roles
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Dr Mary Rose Sweene, Irish Times
Off the Spectrum, Dr Mary Rose Sweeney, DCU School of Nursing & Human Sciences co-authors study providing first accurate measure of autism rates in Ireland
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DCU Law & Government, irishcentral.com
Top international judge to take part in Irish Feminine tribunal to be held in New York
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Professor Gary Murphy, thejournal.ie
Is the Labour Party doomed or have they been here before?
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Dr Christine Loscher, Mooney, RTE Radio 1
Dr Christine Loscher talks about swine flu. She discusses a recent article that shows that people who contract swine flu develop "super immunity" to other flu viruses, 28 January 2010
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Dr Christine Loscher, Mooney, RTE Radio 1
Dr Christine Loscher talks about swine flu. She discusses a recent article that shows that people who contract swine flu develop "super immunity" to other flu viruses, 28 January 2010
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Dr Christine Loscher, Mooney, RTE Radio 1
Dr Christine Loscher talks about bacteria on the Mooney Show RTE. She discusses whether bacteria are all as bad as we think, 10 December 2010
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Prof Ferdinand von Prondzynski, Drivetime With Mary Wilson, RTE Radio 1
Prof Ferdinand von Prondzynski, DCU President, talks to Mary Wilson about the concerns surrounding the number of first class honours awarded by third level insitution and the inflation of grade in the Leaving Certificate , 1 March 2010
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Prof Anthony Staines, Drivetime With Mary Wilson, RTE Radio 1
Prof Anthony Staines talks to Mary Wilson about the report, 'Towards a model of Resource allocation for Primary, Community and Continuing Care in the health services’ which aims to develop a sustainable and defensible method of allocating resources for Primary, Community and Continuing Care (PCCC) in all the local health areas , 25 January 2010
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Gerry Moore, Today With Pat Kenny, RTE Radio 1
Gerry Moore talks to Pat Kenny about the research compiled by a DCU research team into the counselling and prison-based addiction treatment in Limerick prison and discusses the findings of the report, 24 September 2009
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Prof Gary Murphy, Drivetime with Mary Wilson, RTE Radio 1
Prof Gary Murphy talks to Mary Wilson about the spate of recent books on Fianna Fail and discusses the importance of political memoir and cotemporaneous accounts of political events, 22 September 2009 17 September 2009
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Prof Gary Murphy, Today With Pat Kenny, RTE Radio 1
Prof. Gary Murphy talks to Pat Kenny about international trends in the regulation of lobbying governments and politicians, and suggests a model for for Ireland based on his forthcoming book "Regulating Lobbying: A Global Comparison" 22 September 2009
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Graham Cowley, The Gerry Ryan Show with Eoin Sweeney, 2FM
Future student Graham Cowley, talks about his successful application to the BSc in Information Technology. The new degree was introduced as part of the Labour Market Activisation Scheme, under which all the universities and DITs are offering places on degree courses for people who have recently lost their jobs in the economic downturn, 10 September 2009
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Tony Foley, Drivetime with Mary Wilson, RTE Radio 1
Tony Foley, Senior Lecturer in DCU Business School, talks about NAMA, the National Asset Management Agency , 8 September 2009
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Dr John Doyle, News at One with Sean O'Rourke, RTE Radio 1
Dr John Doyle, Senior Lecturer in International Relations at DCU, talks about the political situation and kidnapping of, Irish aid worker and DCU graduate, Sharon Commins in Darfur, 6 July 2009
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DCU President, News at One with Sean O'Rourke, RTE Radio 1
DCU President Ferdinand von Prondzynski speaks about the announcement by the Minister of Education that 2,500 new places on part-time college courses will be created for unemployed workers.
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Dr Andrew Roth, Today with Pat kenny
Dr Andrew Roth, Attending Psychiatrist at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Centre and Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University, talks about psycho-oncology and the launch of the Graduate Diploma/MSc in Psycho-oncology in DCU, 20 March 2009
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Dr Majella McSharry, SpinFM
Dr Majella McSharry, a lecturer in the School of Educations Studies, talks about her book 'Schooled Bodies', 18 March 2009
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Dr Majella McSharry, The Gerry Ryan Show, 2FM
Dr Majella McSharry, a lecturer in the School of Educations Studies, talks about her book 'Schooled Bodies', 16 March 2009
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Patrick McDermott, Media Scope with Ellen Gunning, 103.2 Dublin City FM
Patrick McDermott, CEO of the DCU Educational Trust, talks about the Access Scholarships Programme, 10 March 2009
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Tony Foley, Drivetime with Mary Wilson, RTE Radio 1
Tony Foley, a senior lecturer in DCU Business School, talks about the National Development Plan, 5 March 2009
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Dr Kate Irving, The Gerry Ryan Show, 2FM
Dr Kate Irving, a lecturer in Nursing in the School of Nursing, talks about Memory Works, 12 February 2009
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Prof Steven Knowlton, Drivetime with Mary Wilson, RTE Radio 1
Steven Knowlton, Professor of Journalism at DCU, talks about the Amercian election, 23 April 2008
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Prof Danny Quah, London School of Economics lecture at DCU
'Crunching Globalisation: Global Imbalance and Global Inequality'
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Prof Steven Knowlton, Drivetime with Mary Wilson, RTE Radio 1
Steven Knowlton, Professor of Journalism at DCU, talks about Hilary Clinton's Amercian election campaign
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Prof Steven Knowlton, This Week with Gerald Barry & Gavin Jennings, RTE
Steven Knowlton, Professor of Journalism at DCU, analyses Obama's win in South Carolina
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President of Ireland Mary McAleese, RTE, Today FM, Newstalk, Spin FM, 98FM
President Mary McAleese: “It’s time to stop consumers creating criminal entrepreneurs”
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Dr Aileen Pearson-Evans, Drivetime, RTE
Dr Pearson-Evans speaks about the real need for informed policies and long-term planning to ensure the successful integration of international workers into Irish society.
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Prof Thomas Szazs, Today with Pat Kenny, RTE
Professor Thomas Szasz, the renowned psychiatrist of the 1960s who wrote 'The Myth of Mental Illness' talks to Pat Kenny
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Paddy McGown, The Gerry ryan Show, RTE
Expert by Experience, DCU School of Nursing talks to Gerry Ryan about mental health
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Dr Christine Loscher, Drivetime, RTE
Dr Christine Loscher speaks about research findings on a bug which is a major threat to hospital patients and particularly elderly patients, which could outstrip MRSA
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