Networking Day 2016

The I.H.R.N wish to thank everyone who attended our networking day in the Manila Hotel Clonmel on Saturday last the 15th of October.  Delegates  from Dublin Cork Limerick  and Clonmel were in attendance.  

The day started with an informal meet and greet  session were delegates  from the varius stations mingled over a cup of tea and a biscuit.

 The day formally began at 11.30 with  Mc for the day Frank O Dwyer introducing IHRN Charperson John Savage for his address, The Mayor of Clonmel  Andy Maloney .

Stephanie Comie of The broadcasting Commission of Ireland gave the first workshop of the day with a talk on the difference bewteen sponsorship and advertising.

Stephanie was followed by Marie Barrie of the HSE who a spoke about the importance of Hospital Radio to patients and staff.


University College Cork law lecturer Anthony O Dwyer was next to the podium and he delivered a very interesting talk on defamation  in realtion to radio and social media.  This took us to 1.15 and we broke for lunch.

After lunch Tom Noctor delivered his workshop on producing a radio show with Audacity  a multitrack editor.   Denis O Sullivan gave a talk on Interview techniques  and was followed by RTE's Eoin Ryan who gave  a very interesting talk on knowing your audience and gearing your show towards that audience.  

After the Workshops  IHRN Chairperson John Savage invited former founding committe member DOanl Cronin to teh podium and presented with with an engrave clock  in appreciation of his commitemment to teh network and hospital radio down through the years.  This Brought the formal events to an end .



We then  held a table quiz where teams were drawn from a hat  ensuring each team consisited of delegates from different stations.    John Lynch from CUH FM compiled the questions and  was quizmaster .   The day formallu closed at 5.15 and delegates mad their way home.  

Ken Hughes fro St. Ita's was official Photographer for the day and we will publish his photgraphs here in the next few days.

Experience Production  recorded proceedings on video and videos of all the talks will be published here when they have been edited.

The Audacity training videos were produced in the weeks leading up to the event and are all ready available from the Audacity Training tab on the Site menu at th top of this page



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