Top Line-up For Women In Media Event This Month

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RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan will be attending the Women in Media event this month.

WOMEN in Media, the annual celebration of the most influential women working in the public eye, is set to take place again at Kilcooly’s Country House Hotel, Ballybunion, from April 21 to 23.

Women in Media is in its fifth year and aims to provide a forum for women to come together to discuss the achievements and challenges of women working in the media, sport, political and related industries.

The event will feature a weekend of talks and debates with some of today’s top female figures including: RTE’s Miriam O’Callaghan; Susan Daly, Editor of TheJournal.ie and Mary Harney, Former Tánaiste and leader of the Progressive Democrats.

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Of particular interest this year is the Women in Sport session on Saturday April 22 at 2pm. The title of the session is “Women, Sport and the Media, Moving Forward”. Former Minister and Kerry Footballer, Jimmy Deenihan will open the session and will be joined by Sharon Hutchinson founder of sportswomen.ie who will chair the session.

The panel for the afternoon will be Mary White, journalist and an expert on all things football, Cliona Foley who hosts “Off the Bench” women’s sport podcast, Daragh O Conchuir, freelance sports journalist and regular contributor to the Camogie Association and Dave Passmore, Lecturer of Coaching Science and Education in DCU.

Tickets for this event are €12.50 and can bought online or ring 068 27112 or email info@womeninmedia.ie For more on Women In Media visit their Facebook page here

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