Women in Media weekend begins tonight

Women In Media BallybunionThe fourth annual Women in Media weekend kicks off in Ballybunion this evening. This year’s event will hear a range of speakers including acting Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Joan Burton, former Tánaiste Mary Harney and broadcasters Miriam O’Callaghan and Olivia O’Leary. The weekend will include panel discussions, walking tours and the presentation of the Mary Cummins Award for Women of Outstanding Achievement in the Media. But organiser of the event Joan O’Connor who runs Kilcooly’s Country House, where the event is based, says the weekend is not solely focused at women: [audio_player src=”http://media.radiokerry.ie/mediamanager/embed/audio/55614/medium/”]