Travelling the world by bike‘I was bleeding pretty badly at that stage. The hand was broken and swelling up. And I could hear him driving around searching for me’.

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Will Bennett is from Limerick. In January 2015, he set off on a 3-year journey across the world by bike, a trip 5 years in the planning. He recently completed his journey and joined Ray D’Arcy to take him through the highs and lows. First things first. Ray wanted to know what prompted such a huge undertaking, a journey that would take years. Will …

Teenagers on Internet Safety‘I don’t know you. Block. There you go. Bye.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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Teenagers Lauren Reynolds and Muireann Whelan both addressed TDs in the Dáil last week about the issue of online safety and teenagers. They both joined Sean O’Rourke this morning to tell him more about what they have learned. As Sean noted, so many conversations about this topic talk about teenagers but few involve teenagers themselves. Lauren is in 5th year. She told Sean that she’s had a smartphone …

Public Speaking with Author Susan Ryan ‘People rated the fear of being buried alive below the fear of public speaking.’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Author Susan Ryan nearly dropped out of college when she discovered she would have to make a presentation at the end of second year, so deep ran her fear of public speaking.  She spoke to Ryan Tubridy about this fear and how she first became aware of it during a game of charades at school when she was 15. “My …

Ireland's Rental Crisis‘A Landlord is not supposed to charge more than the previous rent plus 4% to an incoming tenant. The difficulty is, the law is being flouted.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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There have been lots of buzzwords in the news concerning the housing market lately: pressure zones, rent caps, renovating landlords. Dr Aideen Hayden, Chairperson of Threshold, Fintan McNamara of the Residential Landlord’s Association and Tom Dunne, Head of the DIT School of Surveying and Construction Management joined Sean O’Rourke this morning to take him through the situation as it stands, following the release of the …