The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland has announced details of a public conversation in Cork on the topic of The Relevance and Future of Irish Content in the Broadcasting Media. The event will be held on Thursday, 12th November 2015 at 6pm at the River Lee Hotel, Western Road, Cork, as part of the Cork Film Festival.
The event will be moderated by broadcaster Claire Byrne and will see a panel from Irish television and radio services exploring the importance of Irish content to Irish viewers and listeners. They will also discuss the future for Irish content and the value of promoting / protecting it, both in Ireland and abroad. The event will include opportunities for audience contribution.
Panellists include Noel Curran, Director General, RTÉ; John Purcell, Chairperson, Independent Broadcasters of Ireland, Lynda McQuaid, Director of Content, TV3, Ciarán Murray, Craol – The Community Radio Forum, Micheál O Meallaigh, Stiúrthóir Comisiúnaithe, TG4 and Margaret Gillan, Chairperson, Community Television Association. Opening remarks will be given by The Irish Times reviewer, Bernice Harrison.
This public meeting is free to attend. However, places are limited so please RSVP your interest now to secure your seat. Please follow this link to register.