TEdxTheHighSchoolDublin – April 18, 2015

TEDx is coming to a Dublin secondary school for the very first time. The High School, in Dublin 6, has secured the prestigious licence from the global innovation platform, and will run the first secondary school TEDx conference on Saturday April 18th, from 12-4pm. The conference is being organised by two teachers, Eoghan Keegan and Sarah Garnett, and seven pupils. The organising team comprises of fourth and fifth year students Alannah O’Reilly, Kate Hunter-Hanley, Jason Cosgrove, Aela O’Flynn, Grainne Dowling, Abigail Nolan and Ellen Galvin.  The media team, responsible for recording the event on the day, is made up three other fifth year students – Kirsty Leith, Conor Ryan and Ethan Jones.   The external speakers are: Mary Aiken, Director of the RCSI CyberPsychology Research Centre Colm O’Gorman, founder of One in Four, former senator, and current executive director of Amnesty International in Ireland Arthur Godsil, Educationalist and former Headmaster of St Andrews College, Blackrock Dr Gary McDarby, CTO of Fifth Province Ventures and Co-founder of Camara Jillian Godsil, past pupil of the school and former European Parliament candidate Jane-Anne McKenna, Director of Médecins Sans Frontières, Ireland Niall Harbison, founder of ‘Lovin’ Dublin’. Mark Griffin, junior doctor, writer and director. […]

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