speaker-info

Rick O’Shea

Broadcaster

Rick has been a broadcaster with RTE since 2001 previously with RTE 2FM, RTE Radio 1 and now with RTE Gold. He also runs Ireland’s largest online book club.

Events

The Art of Storytelling

St. Patrick's Church

We all love a great story, not just for the joy it brings, but from the memories it leaves behind and the emotions it triggers in all of us. But what makes a story great?  What makes someone a good storyteller? Storytelling is something we all do naturally, starting at a young age, but there’s […]

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Dystopia in Paradise: The Dark Side of the Caribbean

Secret Garden

White sands, turquoise beaches, pina coladas, herb, reggae and chill, this is the image of the Caribbean that marketers have perfected, but the reality of the Caribbean is far from that ideal. The legacy of slavery, grinding poverty and colonial oppression have framed the Caribbean. Today those same beautiful islands are home to violent gangs, […]

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