Sonya Lennon

21 results

Zara’s polka-dot dress. Photograph: Zara

Zara has produced an unexpected viral hit this summer: a relatively shapeless, long-sleeved, mid-length polka-dot dress. It has not been seen on any (...)

Alison Cowzer  co-founder and CEO of East Coast Bakehouse: ‘The challenge is around the cultural issues.’

Society needs to “embed a cultural norm” of young girls and women having the ambition to rise to the top and continue their careers if the gender gap (...)

Sonya Lennon: ‘Students considering their options should go with something they – not their parents – are really drawn to.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

CAO Countown: Sonya Lennon is a broadcaster and founder of Dress for Success Dublin, a charity that promotes economic independence for women by p(...)

If a mother wants to return to work after a few months so her partner can stay at home until the leave is used up, what business is it of the State to interfere in the efficiency of that choice for a couple? Photograph: iStock

‘Are you able to breastfeed?” she asked. Excuse me? It’s not every day male business journalists get asked this question at the launch of a research r(...)

 Designer and Dress for Success founder Sonya Lennon was among the other panellists. Photograph:    Marc O’Sullivan

A calm, rational discussion can be a beautiful and enlightening thing. On Tuesday, I took part in a panel debate about gender inequality in business,(...)

What is your average breakfast? Lorraine: I grab a banana and eat it in the car. But at the weekends I have pancakes, it’s a thing me and my daughter(...)

Joanne Hession, one of the founders of Lift

More than 300 people from across business, sport and voluntary organisations gathered for a conference on Wednesday to celebrate the launch of a new i(...)

Dress sense for the Irish summer

Dressing for Irish summer weather and its unpredictable vagaries presents exasperating challenges, when one minute we are languishing in a heatwave an(...)

The gender pay gap in Ireland is 13.6 per cent. “The pay gap has actually widened over recent years and one of the reasons for that is women are predominating in low-paid jobs,” says Niamh Allen of the National Women’s Council of Ireland. Illustration: Sorbetto

Women in Ireland are working for nothing from this week. “The current gender pay gap means women in Ireland effectively stop earning – relative to men(...)

Petria Lenehan with her daughter Robyn in New York: ‘Everything has just happened by being here, by meeting the right person at the right time’

The fashion industry brings $250 billion (€222 billion) to the US economy every year. But in a city already saturated with fashion enthusiasts chasin(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »