Archive for the ‘RTE’ Category

Social Entrepreneurship discussion: RTE Radio 1

27 September, 2006

As I write here in damp Dublin, there is a discussion about social entrepreneurship the Today Show with Pat Kenny on RTE Radio 1.

One of the guests was Seán Coughlan of Social Entrepreneurs Ireland, who mentioned their awards ceremony, which is taking place this evening in The Morrison Hotel in Dublin.

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A Challenge And A Half

19 August, 2006

On the same day as my local newspaper featured several reports on local charitable projects, The Ernst and Young Entrepreneur Challenge – or ‘Entrepreneurs in Africa’ – as I previously referred to it, made compelling viewing on RTE.

Assisted by Goal’s charismatic leader, John O’ Shea, Jerry Kennelly had ten days to set up Create Africa, a charitable business based in Nairobi.

The sheer intensity of the project came across well on the programme, as did Kennelly’s dedication, drive and enthusiasm.

The next instalment should be equally interesting.

Entrepreneurs In Africa

6 August, 2006

A new series is due to begin on RTE later this month, which will be compulsive viewing for me.

Entrepreneurs in Africa begins on August 17.