Author of ‘Dark PR’ to give public talk in Dublin covering automobility, obesity, climate change

Author of Dark PR, Grant Ennis, will give a public lecture on Thursday at Trinity College Dublin on the role of corporations in framing the global problems of obesity, climate change, and automobility.

Ennis lectures on activism, organising and corporate disinformation at Monash University.

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He will give a 45-minute interactive talk which will be followed by a panel discussion with civil society, public health leaders, and policymakers.

The panel will be hosted by Sara Burke, director of the Centre for Health Policy and Management Trinity College, with panellists Paul Kavanagh, a specialist in public health medicine with the HSE; Sheila Gilheany from Alcohol Action Ireland; Francis Finucane, programme director for Ireland’s first MSc in Obesity at the University of Galway; and Janis Morrissey, director of health promotion at the Irish Heart Foundation.

The talk will start at 6pm and run until 7:30pm on Thursday, March 21st; tickets can be booked for free at

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