International Women's Day
Updated: Oct 23, 2022
This years theme is #BreakTheBias, a global call for us all to tackle discrimination and celebrate our differences and forge an equal future.
Here we celebrate the women in Ireland that inspire us and are paving the way in Sport, Business, Fashion and Music.
"I'm not afraid of failure, I'm not afraid of losing. So I suppose once you're not afraid of that, then anything is possible."
The fantastic Kellie Harrington made history in 2020 by becoming only the third Irish boxer to win an Olympic gold medal. She continues to work hard at inspiring young girls and boys to join local boxing clubs especially in her home county of Dublin. Kellie's win came at a time when the country needed a lift during the pandemic.
Aimee Connolly, the owner of Sculpted by Aimee and founder of the Sculpted MakeUp Academy, has been working towards her career goals since the age of 16!! Having completed a degree in Commerce International in UCD, she was able to develop a solid business plan, one that would go on to win her a prize for the IMAGE beauty entrepreneur of the year. In 2021 she won top prize in the Emerging Category at the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Aimee and her company Sculpted MakeUp continue to wow us as competes with the top Make Up brands in the world.