Kilcooly's Country House Hotel

Ballybunion

County Kerry

Ireland

Tel: 068 27112

Email: info@womeninmedia.ie

  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Twitter - White Circle
Sponsored by

Women in Media 2018

In association with Kilcooly's Country House Hotel, Ballybunion
 Celebrating Inspirational Irish Women

2018 Programme.  We are pleased to announce our 2018 programme of events. Booking is essential as places are limited.  You can also download a copy of our programme here.

FRIDAY 20th

Joan O'Connor, founder Women in Media

Miriam O'Callaghan,  Broadcaster, RTÉ

Anne O'Leary, CEO of Vodafone Ireland

OPENING ADDRESS

7:30pm Friday 20th April 2018

8pm Friday 20th April 2018

WOMEN IN COMEDY

TITLE:  Women in Comedy

Chair : Barbara Scully, Presenter/Journalist 
Panellists:  

Fiona Looney, Comedian

Katherine LynchActress, TV Personality and Entertainer

Aoife DooleyComedian

SATURDAY 21st

10 am Saturday 21st April 2018

 

WOMEN IN MEDIA
 

TITLE:  Lies, Damned Lies & Statistics : Can Trust Be Rebuilt in the 'Post Truth' Era ?

Introduction :  Mandy Johnson, Managing Director Blue Yard Media

Chair : Katie Hannon, RTÉ

Panellists :

Caitriona Perry, RTÉ

Susan Daly, Editor, The Journal.ie

Deirdre O'Shaughnessy, Broadcaster

Mary Aiken, Cyberpsychologist & Author

Ellen CoyneJournalist, The Times.ie

12 pm Saturday 21st April 2018

THE POLITICAL SYMPOSIUM

TITLE:   Celebrating 100 years of the vote for Irish women: Would the Irish suffragettes be happy with the progress to date in securing equality ?

Chair : Mary Dundon, Head of Journalism at University of Limerick

Panellists :

Mary O'Rourke, Former Tánaiste, Minister and Leader of Seanad Éireann

Dr Rhona Mahony, Master National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street

Mary Minihan, Irish Times

Alice Mary Higgins, Independent Senator

Nell McCafferty, Journalist & Civil Rights Campaigner

2 pm Saturday 21st April 2018

AN AFTERNOON WITH RACHAEL ENGLISH, Broadcaster & Presenter

Principal Guest Speaker :

Denis Naughten, Minister for Communications, Climate Action & the Environment

MC : Miriam O'Callaghan, Broadcaster, RTÉ 

7:30 pm Saturday 21st April 2018

 

GALA DINNER

Presentation of the Mary Cummins Award for Women of Outstanding Achievement in the Media 2018

Presentation of the Joan Kennelly   Special Merit Award

SUNDAY 22nd

11:30 am Sunday 22nd April 2018

A PANEL DISCUSSION

TITLE: Growing up in the 21st century: the challenges it brings to today’s adolescents and young people.

Chair : Síobhan Creaton, Head of Public Affairs at Royal College of Physicians

 

Introduction : Bríannagh O’ Connor, Student St. Josephs Secondary School

Panellists :

Grainia Long, CEO of the ISPCC

Sinead Burke, aka Minnie Melange

James Kavanagh, Social Media Influencer

Dr. Mairéad Foody, Research Scholar at the National Anti-Bullying Research & Resource Centre, Dublin City University.

13:30 am Sunday 22nd April 2018

CLOSING ADDRESS 

TITLE: Closing Address to Women in Media 2018

Stephen Rae, Editor in Chief, Independent News & Media

Vodafone, Representative of Vodafone

womeninmedia.ie