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Rural Ireland Tech Advocates

Rural Ireland Tech Advocates

By Thomas Shaw
Welcome to the RITA Podcast! All our blog posts, newsletters and tech advocate chats will be made available here. To learn more about RITA check out :

Twitter : @RITAdvocates
Website : rita.ie
Email : community@rita.ie
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Episode 4: Representation in Tech
Join CK and guests in this months podcast where they are discussing their experiences of how far we have come in terms of representation in tech and practical ways in which we can continue to attract more diverse representation into the tech industry. Hosted by  CK (Ntsoaki Phakoe-McKevitt) Guests : Sheeka Patak and Vicky Lee RITAs : Tiffany O'Keeffe and Dermot McElduff 
55:06
June 29, 2022
Episode 3 : Mental Health And Self Care Tips with the Advocates
In this episode of the RITA podcast CK is chatting with Padráig, Amber, Chloe, Gearóid and Tom about some of the challenges rural remote work can have on your mental health and share tips on how we can take care of ourselves and others. Twitter : @RITAdvocates Website : https://rita.ie Email : community@rita.ie
50:33
February 10, 2022
January 2022 Newsletter
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://rita.ie/2022/01/02/january-2022-newsletter/
02:59
January 02, 2022
Episode 2 : Festive traditions in rural Ireland, brussels sprouts and everything inbetween
In this episode Ntsoaki, Jon-Paul, Chloe, Robert and Thomas share stories of Christmases past, recipes for brussels sprouts, unwanted gifts and the perfect gift that keeps on giving ... nordic socks. Grab a hot chocolate, sit back and enjoy. Twitter: @RITAdvocates Website : https://rita.ie
51:46
December 09, 2021
November Newsletter
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://rita.ie/2021/11/07/november-newsletter/
03:11
November 07, 2021
Episode 1 : Exploring the Pros and Cons of remote working vs working in an office
In our first RITA Podcast Ntsoaki (CK) will be chatting with Chloe Thompson (County Armagh), Jon-Paul Sullivan (County Clare), Amber Higgins (County Meath), Brendan O'Brien (County Meath) and RITA founder Thomas Shaw (County Dublin) about the good and bad of remote working vs working in an office. CK will also explore with the advocates some of the actions the government can take to make working from rural Ireland more feasible. Disclaimer: This is our first podcast and we had a few technical issues, the sound quality isn't amazing but the content is 100%. Enjoy and please provide feedback. Twitter   : @RITAdvocates Website : https://rita.ie
51:08
October 14, 2021
Growing The Community
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://rita.ie/2021/09/05/growing-the-community/
01:52
September 05, 2021
August Newsletter
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://rita.ie/2021/08/20/august-newsletter/
02:16
September 05, 2021
Strength in numbers
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://rita.ie/2021/05/16/strength-in-numbers/
00:55
May 16, 2021
What is a “Tech Advocate”?
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://rita.ie/2021/04/20/what-is-a-tech-advocate/
00:38
April 20, 2021
Building a Community
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://rita.ie/2021/04/11/building-a-community/
01:12
April 11, 2021
Every journey has a beginning …
This episode is also available as a blog post: http://rita.ie/2021/04/08/welcome/
01:59
April 10, 2021