Monthly Archives: January 2014

Farmers and Social Media

Anyone following my blog or twitter account would know that I am currently working on my radio documentary.  Each student on the Masters in Journalism programme has to complete a 30 minute radio documentary on a subject of their choice.  I … Continue reading

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New Term Begins 2014

I have just returned to University after a long Christmas break.  As expected the workload began immediately.  This is a really crucial term and we have a lot of practical journalism work to undertake.  We need to complete a thirty … Continue reading

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Galway has a Friend in new Boston Mayor

Bostons New Mayor Marty Walsh was sworn in to office yesterday at a special ceremony in Boston College.  The inauguration took place in front of a 10,000 strong crowd at the Conte Forum in Boston College and included a small … Continue reading

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Inauguration of Bostons New Mayor Mr. Marty Walsh

    For anyone interested in keeping up to date on the inauguration of Bostons new Mayor Marty Walsh  please stayed tuned over the next two days.

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The Joy of Discovering Edna O’ Brien

I had seen her interviewed many times over the years… on the Late Late Show or read her interviews in the Irish Times or Irish Independent.  But I had never been persuaded to buy one of her books? This Christmas … Continue reading

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2014 A Big Year !!

As a friend pointed out to me today when we start  back to university on the 13th of January we will have twelve very brief but very intense weeks before we begin our professional placements.  In this short space of … Continue reading

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Reverse Mentoring

Over the Christmas break I had a wonderful get together with my former college classmates, now my best friends.  These get togethers are always great fun but also really interesting and thought provoking.  We all work in different sectors so … Continue reading

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