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Learning Waves Skillnet launches 2021 training calendar

Learning Waves Skillnet launches 2021 training calendar

Learning Waves Skillnet, has today, launched it's training calendar to kick start 2021.  The training network is currently working with all member organisations to review training needs for 2021.  As this is taking place the network will kic...more

Radio : The Trusted Medium during Covid 19

Radio : The Trusted Medium during Covid 19

With 3.2 million people listening daily, radio remains the dominant audio player in Ireland during Covid 19. More people in Ireland are listening to radio than this time last year.  The latest Joint National Listenership Results have been released an...more

Learning Waves members shortlisted for Mental Health Media Awards 2020

Learning Waves members shortlisted for Mental Health Media Awards 2020

Learning Waves Skillnet is delighted to announce that a number of its members have been shortlisted for the Mental Health Media Awards 2020.  The awards recognise excellence in media coverage of mental health issues, celebrating those whose work brin...more

Learning Waves launches Introduction to Radio Webinars for TY Students

Learning Waves launches Introduction to Radio Webinars for TY Students

Learning Waves, has today, launched a series of webinars which will provide an Introduction to Radio for TY Students.  In the academic year of 2019/2020, Learning Waves, through funding from the BAI Sound and Vision Scheme ran the very successful TY ...more

Media Literacy Ireland 2020 Conference details announced : Webinar 1: MIL without Borders

Media Literacy Ireland 2020 Conference details announced : Webinar 1: MIL without Borders

Media Literacy Ireland has announced details of its 2020 conference which due to Covid 19 will take place online.  Rather than run the conference over a full day, Media Literacy Ireland will host a series of webinars  each Monday during the mont...more

Communicating Virtually with Impact - Some tips from Ger Lally

Communicating Virtually with Impact - Some tips from Ger Lally

Learning Waves Skillnet recently facilitated a one-hour workshop with Ger Lally from Ger Lally and Associates on ‘Communicating Virtually with Impact’.  Lally started the session by highlighting the main concerns around communication, ...more

Media Central take Gold at Media Awards

Media Central take Gold at Media Awards

The Media Awards 2020 took place on Thursday October 22 at 4pm. The Awards were hosted by the well-known TV presenter and business journalist Richard Curran.  A total of 286 entries were received from a broad range of media agencies, media owners ...more

Skillnet Ireland welcomes increase in Government funding in Budget 2021 to help businesses recover from impact of Covid-19 pandemic

Skillnet Ireland welcomes increase in Government funding in Budget 2021 to help businesses recover from impact of Covid-19 pandemic

The agency has received total funding for 2021 of €41 million in today’s budget through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science. Skillnet Ireland operates on a cost sharing basis with industry; the total...more

Minister Simon Harris launches “Skills Connect” to support workers who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19

Minister Simon Harris launches “Skills Connect” to support workers who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19

The Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, Simon Harris TD, yesterday launched Skillnet Ireland’s new initiative, Skills Connect, aimed at helping workers severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to reskill&nb...more

26 Gold Awards for Learning Waves members at IMRO Radio Awards 2020

26 Gold Awards for Learning Waves members at IMRO Radio Awards 2020

The IMRO Radio Awards took place virtually on Friday 2nd October 2020, hosted by Dermot Whelan from Today FM, the event was streamed live across the country for first time in the awards history.  It was a night where the radio industry came together ...more