PRESS & MEDIA
Press and media coverage related to our group's activites.
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May 11, 2020
Our very own Orla Gibbons is interviewed on the Pat Coyle show on Connemara Community Radio
May 18, 2020
Patricia Messenger chats to one of our volunteers John Sheehy about Covid19tech on the ‘Cork Today’ programme on C103 FM
A Cork man has set up a free help service for the elderly, assisting them with the tech they need to keep in touch with loved ones amid Covid-19 restrictions.
Covid19 Tech is a group of I.T professionals who have come together from across Ireland to volunteer and offer free tech support to Irish seniors during the Covid19 crisis.
Ger O’Donovan goes live on the Good Morning show on Dublin City Fm to talk about all the work we are doing.
Volunteers help those aged over 65 with tech issues (echolive.ie) No question is too big or small for us to answer – so says Founder of GenerationTech JOHN HARRINGTON who is supporting those over 65 years old, to navigate technology during these Covid times
May 13, 2020
One of our volunteers, Sandra, went onto Galway Talks with Keith Finnegan to tell the people of Galway about covid19tech
August 19, 2020
Thank you to @kayleyhardiman for publishing an article about us on @TheHeartAwards. Our #volunteer group are here to help our older community with tech, No question is too big or too small, Phone 01-9633288 or email email@example.com theheartawards.com/volunteer-help#helpinghand
May 18th, 2020
Covid19 Tech Help is a volunteer run helpline, created to help keep cocooning members of society stay in touch. The group helps callers use applications such as zoom, and works to keep vulnerable members of society involved in face to face communication
April 8, 2020
I spoke to John Harrington who has just started up a great new initiative on Twitter @covid19_tech, which aims to offer free tech advice to people who are in isolation in Ireland because of COVID-19. John talks about how the initiative started, how it will work, what tech issues and problems they will be dealing with, and the volunteers they are looking for to help run the service.
August 14, 2020
John Harrington gets interviewed by Maurice O’Connor on KCRFM to let the people of Kilkenny know about what we do.
(Listen back from 2:55-22:23:10).
22 Feb 2021
Generation Tech recruits Limerick volunteers to help the elderly with computer issues
by Saoirse Higgins
May 27, 2020
Orla Gibbons talks to The Mayo News about volunteering with Covid19 Tech.
Tues 5th May 2020; 9:30am
MIDWEST RADIO – Tommy Marron show
One of our volunteers Orla Gibbons goes on air to chat on The Tommy Marron show
Help those in most need of it during covid19 with their technical issues
Volunteers get to help those most in need of it, especially during Covid19 as they are isolated by cocooning. We provide every volunteer with the tools to assist calls and requests for help from our digital channels. You may prefer to help by running mini-projects or developing our internal IT.
April 10 2020
NEWSTALK SHORT INTERVIEW
Newstalk short interview
Free Tech Help for
April 27, 2020 14:30
Fintan Mulligan founder of 121 Digital & John Harrington, creator of Covid19 Tech, join Deirdre to chat about a new free tech help service for Ireland’s seniors.
Our volunteer, Orla Gibbons speaks to Alan Corcoran from South East Radio to tell the people of Wexford about our service.
Thu, Apr 16, 2020, 06:00
How you and your technology can help fight Covid-19
One of the more cheering responses to the present global pandemic has been the fast reaction of so many people with technical (or other) skills. Across Ireland and the world, they’ve come together with initiatives …
Fri, May 21, 2021
Tipperary County Council announces GenerationTech Help line for older people in Ireland.
April 16, 2020 11:39
Coronavirus – Covid-19 Tech Support
The Tortoise Shack If you are 65+ in Ireland and need help with your tech issues with smartphones, tablets, laptops then covid19tech.ie can help you. We were delighted to be joined by one of the volunteers behind this excellent and free service, John Harrington, to discuss how it works and how you (yes, you) can help…
Annemarie Clancy from GenerationTech on West Limerick 102 FM, show the ‘The Exchange’ with Shirley O’Regan 05-03-2021
23 Apr 2020
FREE TECHNICAL SUPPORT FOR ELDERLY DURING COVID-19
A group of volunteers have come together to help the elderly in our communities who are ‘cocooning’ and isolated due to the COVID-19 crisis, with free over the phone help to resolve any IT or technical issues they have…
Technical support is available, over the phone, at 01-9633
The 121digital program is completely suspended (temporarily)
N.B. …technical support is available, over the phone, at 01-9633 288; 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. / 7 days per week during Covid19