6-9th October
at the Cork
International Hotel
On Now


Merchandise Team

Faculty Profile: Merchandise Team

Róisín LoughranName: Róisín Loughran
Post: Merchandise Co-ordinator (Acting-Chair of Marketing and Suggestive Hypnotherapy)
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Qualifications: Professorship in Melting Point Studies, PhD in Gooey Systems, MPhil in Selling the Unsellable
Research interests: Objectifying Subjective Preferences, Metrics in Personalised Opinion Functions, Mixing Chocolate with Other Things
Publications: “And That’s Smelting My Own Throat: The Application of Dibbler-esque Economics to Matters of the Occult”, “How Much Chocolate Can One Wizard Eat? And Other Unanswerable Questions”

Academic Philosophy:
This is Prof. Róisín’s third time as merchandise officer for the IDWCon so you can be sure she’s cracked it by now (absolutely, 100%). In recent years Róisín made the startling discovery that people are happy when they get chocolate. Subsequently, she discovered that giving people chocolate to make them happy makes her happy. Come and say hello to Prof. Róisín at the Merchandise stall where she and her handsome hubby have procured lots of nice things for you to peruse. If you’re nice to her, she’ll give you some chocolate. If you’re not nice to her, she may initially hold out on giving you chocolate but probably give in and offer you some anyway, because she knows you didn’t mean it.

Kevin HynesName: Kevin Hynes
Post: Merchandise Co-ordinator (Acting-Acting-Chair of Marketing)
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Qualifications: Doctor of Magianism (D.Mn), C. T. O. O. B. T. A. S. I. E.
Research interests: Graphical Tapestries of Heroic Legends, HeX-box.
Publications: “Brown Noise: Noise and its Relationship With the Colour Brown”, “Yellow Noise: Noise and its Relationship With the Colour Yellow”, “Green Noise: Noise and its Relationship With the Colour Green”, “Noise - it’s got Nothin’ to do With Colours, All Right?”
Working Groups: Society of Academics Hiding in the Back Privy Having a Sneaky Drink.

Academic Philosophy:
After attending his first convention six years ago, Kevin was hooked. There was no going back, so he thought what the hell, may as well get a free t-shirt out of it!

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