What's your earliest childhood memory?‘I actually have talked to people who claim to remember going through the birth canal.’

As heard on The Ray D'Arcy Show

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Simona Ghetti wants your memories. Going all the way back to the start of that slideshow of life. But not in an Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind kind of way. Simona is a Professor at UC Davis, specialising in the mind and brain. She’s at the fore of new research that suggests that toddlers as young as 2 can form memories that last through adulthood. Simona joined Ray D’Arcy on the show this …

The changing face of employment‘Probably one of the biggest changes is an awful lot of the recruitment has gone online’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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In an age of hot-desking and remote access, the 9 to 5 working day has become little more than the title of a Dolly Parton song on workplaces.  With the World Employment Confederation Conference taking place in Dublin this June, Richard Curran caught up with Helen Tynan, Director of People Operations at Google Ireland, to find out how the workplace …

The modern-day scammers‘They would have my bank details and clear whatever was left of my account.’

As heard on Today with Sean O'Rourke

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We may know to avoid emails from Nigerian Princes and long-lost cousins clamouring to bequeath us an unexpected inheritance but how do we cope in an age of increasing sophistication when it comes to scams, online and otherwise? Niamh Davenport from Fraudsmart spoke with Richard Curran on the Today programme to discuss some of the newer scams listeners should keep an eye out for. Jenn McGuirk, an Irish actor living in Los …

Supper, lunch and doing things properly with Clodagh McKenna‘I think it’s more than 60% of people do this thing which I only heard about recently… ‘al desko’, which is like a most horrible word, eating at your desk’

As heard on The Ryan Tubridy Show

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Clodagh McKenna breezed into studio to show Ryan Tubridy a thing of two about the simple but good life.  “You are officially weird” she concluded when he confessed to not liking beaches, not eating fish and to having a “nursery palate” (just give him a peanut butter and jam sambo and a glass of milk and he’s happy) but for …

SunSmart Campaign‘I drive a machine so there’s a lot of sun coming through the glass.  I’ve a brother in Australia who got skin cancer from sun and it was him that made me aware.’

As heard on Morning Ireland

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In the 10 years between 2005 and 2015, incidences of skin cancer in Ireland have risen by 70%.  A recent report by the British Journal of Cancer showed that 25% of skin cancer deaths occur amongst those who work outdoors.  Morning Ireland reporter Gill Stedman went to a PJ Hegarty & Sons construction site to find out what they are doing …