At the launch of Network Ireland’s national conference which takes place on Friday September 25th in Westport (left to right) were: Joanne Grehan, Head of Mayo Enterprise, Mayo County Council, Anne O’Leary, chief executive Vodafone Ireland, Olwen Dawe, president of Network Ireland and Ken Burke, head of business banking with AIB. Photograph: Conor Healy.

The position of women in business, politics, science and government will be among the topics for discussion at a national conference at the end of the(...)

Dil Wickremasinghe feeding  baby Phoenix on the Midday show. Photograph: TV3

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David Staunton: “Ecotherapy takes into account the feelings of loss, hopelessness and denial that many of us are living with due to the gross injustices – climate change, pollution, the mass extinction of birds, animals and plants – that nature and our planet experience”

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Anton Savage: ‘You’re never sure of where the next thing is coming from. I don’t mean the next pay cheque, but the next opportunity.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

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Alex White receiving the seal of office for the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources from President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at a ceremony in Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Alan Betson

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Judge and jury: Caroline Downey. Photograph: Eric Luke

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Rory McIlroy has confirmed his split from Horizon Sports and set up his own management company, Rory McIlroy Incorporated.

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Terry Prone: one of the experts who will address the group

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“There is a special place in hell for those women who do not believe that feminism matters today,” said RTÉ’s Miriam O'Callaghan

Hell was mentioned twice last weekend in Ballybunion, Co Kerry, where the inaugural Women in Media event was held. It was first evoked by Sinn (...)

A file image of broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, who was presented with the inaugural Mary Cummins Award for Outstanding Achievement in Media. Photograph: The Irish Times

Hell was mentioned twice this last weekend in Ballybunion, Co Kerry, where the inaugural Women in Media event was held. It was first evoked by Sinn(...)