The Emerald Connection and it’s various projects is very fortunate to have the assistance of a small number of very dedicated and knowledgeable contributors. Many thanks to  those who help us out. It would not be possible to do what we do without that assistance.


JASJosé Antonio Sierra is our Spanish/Irish Cultural Consultant. José Antonio is Spanish but spent many years working in Ireland. He is always working towards identifying, highlighting and celebrating the cultural links that exist between Ireland and Spain. José Antonio reported for dozens of international news outlets during his time in Ireland and now that he is back in Spain he continues this work. Whatever we do here at the Emerald Connection is sent across the world to relevant news outlets and continues to promote and highlight our content.


BenBen Sweeney is the Producer of Tipp Today, the daily current affairs programme on Tipp FM. He is a graduate of Mary Immaculate College in Limerick where he worked with the college radio station Wired FM as a presenter and producer for four years. Ben also worked as a newscaster with Clare FM since 2016 and can still be heard on the Banner airwaves from time to time. Ben is the Emerald Connection’s “ear to the ground” in Ireland year-round.



IMG_3310George Lee is the Brand Manager for Sporting Limerick. Throughout his career George has honed his professional communication skills. A self confessed “News Junkie” his unique slant on the world is always thought provoking. George contributes to Live on Eire and on information available through the Emerald Connection.





Work in progress…. More contributors to be added