Brid Horan

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The Balance for Better Business group has called on the 20 largest companies trading on the Euronext Dublin exchange to have at least 33 per cent women directors by the end of 2023

There is much pertinent data about the maleness of Irish business in the second report published by the Government-commissioned Balance for Better Bus(...)

Balance for Better Business co-chairs Brid Horan and Gary Kennedy. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

A “serious gender imbalance” persists at the top level of businesses in Ireland, with 13 companies trading on the Euronext Dublin retaining all-male b(...)

Coral Movasseli, managing director of Girls in Tech’s Irish arm.

It is rare that you find an organisation that is hoping, one day, to put itself out of existence. But that is what Girls in Tech is hoping to do. “T(...)

Irish Plcs have emerged at the bottom of the pile across a selection of European countries in appointing women to their boards. Photograph: Getty Images

Irish public limited companies have emerged at the bottom of the pile across a selection of European countries in appointing women to their boards, ac(...)

Gary Kennedy, co-chair of the Balance for Better Business review group: ‘The clock is ticking.’   Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

At least a dozen companies trading on the Euronext Dublin are set to fall short of a Government-backed target for there to be no all-male boards among(...)

Bríd Horan, co-chairwoman of the Balance for Better Business group: changes required are not just ‘a numbers game’. Photograph: Leah Farrell / RollingNews.ie.

The boards of the 20 biggest publicly quoted Irish companies should be at least 33 per cent female by the end of 2023, while women should make up at l(...)

Better Balance for Better Business’s Brid Horan and Gary Kennedy: group was established in 2018 when only 18 per cent of directors at top Irish publicly quoted companies were women. Photograph: Leah Farrell

A group convened by the Government to examine the reasons for the low proportion of women on corporate boards will launch its first report in the comi(...)

Co-chairs Bríd Horan of FBD Holdings and Gary Kennedy of Greencore outside Government Buildings. Photograph: Leah Farrell / RollingNews.ie

The Government has brought together a team of business leaders to examine and make recommendations as to why there are so few women in senior executiv(...)

 Third-level colleges are set to face heavy financial penalties for serious breaches. File photograph: PA

Third-level colleges are set to face heavy financial penalties for serious breaches such as unauthorised payments for staff, filing late accounts or g(...)

According to the Irish chapter of the 30% Club, which promotes “growth through diversity”, just 10.3 per cent of the board members of companies listed on the Iseq Overall index are women. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gender quotas have become something of a hot topic in the run-up to next year’s general election because for the first time, political parties have to(...)

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