May Waterford Treasures Talks 2016
‘Challenges for quality media in the digital era’
By: Kevin O’Sullivan
Date: Thursday 12th May
Time: 7.30 pm
Where: the Medieval Museum
Cost: Only €5 (towards the Museum acquisition and conservation fund)
Waterford Treasures – Three Museums in the Viking Triangle, is delighted to have secured the Editor of the Irish Times, Mr Kevin O’Sullivan for the May Waterford Treasures Talk.
Kevin O’Sullivan is a native of Tramore Co Waterford where he attended the Christian Brothers primary school. He attended Glenstal Abbey for his secondary schooling. After completing a BSc degree in Microbiology and Biochemistry in University College Dublin and a diploma in journalism in Dublin City University, he worked with the Tuam Herald and the Connacht Tribune Newspaper Group before joining the Irish Times in 1997. His many roles with the Irish Times include Environmental & Food Science Correspondent 1997-1999; News Editor 2006-2011 and both Acting Foreign Editor and Acting Northern Ireland Editor based in Belfast. He was the founding editor of the Healthplus supplement in 2004. He has been Editor of the Irish Times since 2011.
His main personal interests are current affairs, the environment; science & technology (notably green energy and Irish research); Irish heritage and books, especially biographies – he has a research interest in the life of Albert Einstein. He directed a theatre production in Galway in 1991 to mark the 75th anniversary of 1916. He enjoys hill walking, cycling and playing golf and has an avid interest in many sports. His pastimes include going to theatre, film and travel (with a particular interest in French culture). He is married with three children.
Tickets available in advance from Bishop’s Palace Reception 0761 102650 [email protected] OR on the door on the night, but come early.
Kindly sponsored by the Granville Hotel, Waterford.