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Global Citizenship Education

The Global Hub – Student Teacher Training 25/07/19

July 25, 2019
This programme features student teachers from UCC who have been working on a number of projects relating to development education.  It includes an interview with  Dr. Stephen O’Brien of the School of Education.  

The Global Hub – Sally Sanchez O’Neill Tribute 05/19

May 27, 2019
It was with deep sadness that I learned of the death of Sally O’Neill Sanchez who has died aged 68 in April 2019, following a horrific motor accident in Guatemala.  Also killed in that accident were her colleagues  Ana Paula Hernandez, Daniel Tuc and Ana Velasquez. Sally worked for the charity Trócaire, which she joined

Life in Limbo 05/02/19

February 5, 2019
ASYLUM SEEKERS FETAC 3 RADIO COURSE UCC in conjunction with CRAOL and Community Radio Youghal ran  a Radio Skills course to coincide with Refugee Week, January 21 to 25th 2019. The course was available to those currently living in Direct Provision Accommodation Centres. Congratulations to Asad, Dolapo, Nassim, Ozwell, Sultan, Blerina, Uzma (Full names not

The Global Hub – Latin American Series 2018 Part 1

November 1, 2018
As part of our ongoing work with Trócaire, who fund the Global Hub as one of their strategic partner projects, we are producing a series of three shows on the theme of Latin America. The first programme, The Global Hub: 21st September 2018, focuses on Nicaragua, Honduras and Argentina and features the following speakers: Professor

The Global Hub-Education and Global Development 05/07/18

July 7, 2018
  Education and Global Development Broadcast date: June 5th 2018 Presenter Gertrude Cotter explains the Id Est programme at UCC, which introduces student teachers to global development issues. Interview with student teacher, Ms O’Shea from the Nagle Rice Secondary School in Doneraile explains what she learned from the Id Est programme and how she applied

The Global Hub – Latin America Conference 2016

August 26, 2016
Gertrude prefaces the Latin American Conference in Maynooth 2016 by discussing her own personal interest in Latin American justice since her postgraduate degree. Chris O’Connell then talks about LASC, or the Latin American Solidarity Center, which he chairs; this organization was founded in 1996 in conjunction with Maynooth College to promote social justice campaigns and

The Global Hub – TTIP 2016

August 26, 2016
Delighted to report that my radio show The Global Hub has been awarded a Distinction Award by CRAOL the Community Radio Forum of Ireland. “An excellent production showcasing a rich local and global history. Excellent example of teamwork” (CRAOL) Having run a ten week course in Development Education and Radio at Youghal Local Radio (funded

The Global Hub- Moving On 2016

August 25, 2016
“Moving On” is the story of two people, Valerie Brown and Matthew Whitney. It is primarily the story of their move out of residential care for people with disabilities. Valerie and Matthew both lived in residential care for many years and have been engaged in a long process of preparation to move to their own

The Global Hub-Gender Equality 2016

August 25, 2016
Delighted to report that my radio show The Global Hub has been awarded a Distinction Award by CRAOL the Community Radio Forum of Ireland. “An excellent production showcasing a rich local and global history. Excellent example of teamwork” (CRAOL) Having run a ten week course in Development Education and Radio at Youghal Local Radio (funded

Ireland in the Wider World Series 2016

July 29, 2016
In 2016 I carried out a series of interviews with people with a link to Ireland, who had worked in different ways, in different decades in different parts of the world and in different jobs!  Here you will find a flavour of these interesting conversations which also form an oral history of the Irish connection

Lorna O’Mahoney Interview – Cork Nature Network

January 12, 2016
Below is an interview with Lorna O’Mahoney who works with Cork Nature Network.  This is one of a series of three programmes was funded by the Local Agenda 21 Partnership fund, Cork County Council in 2015. The programmes are presented by Gertrude Cotter who presents a programme at Community Radio Youghal called the Global Hub.

Interview with Matthew Whitney

January 12, 2016
Hi, all! In this interview Mr. Matthew Whitney talks about his many interests. Vintage cars, old movies, trains, ships, planes, history especially the Cold War. He also talks about his relationship with God and spirituality. He gives his views about attitudes towards people with intellectual and physical disabilities and he talks about his move out

The Global Hub: Sheila Dillon on Development Education

August 3, 2015
Shiela Dillon, former Development Education Officer at Trócaire, speaks to me at my very first radio interview.  Her professionalism helped to relax my nerves!   Thank you Sheila. [mixcloud https://www.mixcloud.com/GertrudeCotter/interview-with-sheila-dillon-010715/ width=100% height=120 hide_cover=1 light=1]

A Global Citizens Movement

March 24, 2015
I am wondering what people think about the formation of a Global Citizens Movement…or if there is in fact one already? I see so many people around the world who want the same things for humanity even if we may have different ideological beliefs and ways of doing things. I am always interested in how