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SIX KEY LESSONS FROM THIS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN

As I write this, the voting for the next President of Ireland is going on, and the current incumbent looks set to walk it.

While the campaign has had its moments for most people it’s been a giant switch-off. But Read More

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Why Outside Broadcasts Work

It’s been quite a season of Outside Broadcasts for the national broadcaster.

Between the Pope’s visit, the political parties’ Think-Ins, and the Ploughing Championships, the national broadcaster’s TV and radio programmes have left their familiar studios behind to venture out Read More

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TESTIMONIAL FROM TIM RYAN, PUBLIC AFFAIRS CONSULTANT

I helped Public Affairs consultant Tim Ryan and his colleague Mairead Foley learn the basics and more of mobile video. Tim and Mairead asked lots of questions, and were very clear what they wanted from video. Tim’s been making videos … Read More

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Six Easy Ways to Mind Your Memory

Using your smartphone to create videos and photos for social media content has never been easier. Cameras have got better, as have microphones, and there are free and inexpensive apps available to help you make content and dress it up Read More

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7 TOOLS YOU NEED TO CREATE SMARTPHONE VIDEOS

RECOMMENDED ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT FOR MAKING GREAT MOBILE PHONE VIDEOS WITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK – updated August 2018

Since I began my Mobile Video Made Easy workshops, I have tried out a range of equipment to maximise the quality of video … Read More

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The gaps in Keeping Ireland Alive

I held my fire after the opening episode of Keeping Ireland Alive- RTE’s reality TV series in the prime time slot right after the 9pm news on RTE One Television over the past four weeks.

Well, kind of held my … Read More

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How the Instant Reaction was TV Gold at the 2016 Olympics

I’m one of those of us who becomes a bit of a couch expert every 4 years when the Olympics hits our screens; a bit of an expert on US gymnast Simone Biles and the way she might spin at Read More

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