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Electric vehicles

Thinking of getting an electric car?

Culture & Engagement have asked well known motoring journalist Michael Sheridan (Irish Times, TV3’s Ireland AM, Today FM) to give us a run down on what to consider when buying an electric vehicle (EV).

Michael will cover:

  • Market trends
  • Types of EVs available (BEV, PHEV and HEV)
  • Overview of purchase and running costs including grants available
  • What’s available in the market now and what’s coming

This lunch time seminar will arm you with the questions to ask when making your decision if an EV is for you and what type may be most suitable.

Date: Thursday, 6 February 2019

Time: 1.10pm

Venue: Moore Auditorium, UCD O’Brien Centre for Science

Michael Sheridan

Well known from TV and radio, Michael has been writing, presenting and judging cars since the mid 90's. He is a renowned Producer/Director and documentary film maker. Print credits include: the RTE Guide (motoring editor 1999-2003), many national daily papers and Sundays including The Irish Times (freelance) plus other magazines. National radio credits include multiple at RTE and TV credits as a motoring expert include RTE's flagship current affairs show Primetime and TV3's Ireland AM. Michael also presented RTE's car show Drive! in the late 90s and directed some items in MPH2 on TG4. Michael contributes weekly on motoring issues to The Last Word show with Matt Cooper on Today FM. Michael has represented Ireland's motoring journalists in Motorsport at the International Mazda MX-5 endurance race series in Italy and the Arctic Ice Race. He has been a Car of the Year Judge for over 18 years and is a former Chairperson of the Association of Professional Motoring Press (APMP).

Healthy UCD Walks


Healthy UCD is promoting heart health by launching a new Healthy UCD walk around the campus. This walk utilises our woodland paths and has marks every 0.5km so you can easily keep track of the distance you cover when off for a walk. Each point also has map so you can see the route to the next point.

This project is a joint endeavour involving Healthy UCD, UCD Estate Services and Culture & Engagement.

Find out more on the Healthy UCD site.

Contact Culture & Engagement

Culture & Engagement, UCD HR 3rd Floor, Roebuck Offices University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
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