Tomás O’Siocháin, John Evoy, Valerie Mulvin and Professor Alma McCarthy

Will Remote Working Change Rural Ireland?

One of the most momentous effects of COVID-19 was the move to remote working on the part of large numbers of people in Ireland. Could this become a more permanent change, and lead to the revitalisation of parts of rural Ireland currently in decline? We have four experts in the subject to discuss: Tomás O’Siocháin, CEO of the Western Development Commission, John Evoy, General Manager at Grow Remote, Professor Alma McCarthy, Head of the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at NUI Galway, and renowned architect Valerie Mulvin, author of Approximate Formality – Morphology of Irish Towns.

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This talk will be recorded and available on GIAF platforms to watch or listen at a later date.

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