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#Role Models

# role-models - Friday 20 May, 2022

'We have potential to reach that level again' - Wexford hoping to revive the glory days
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'We have potential to reach that level again' - Wexford hoping to revive the glory days

Updated May 20th 2022, 12:42 PM 15,424 Views 4 Comments

Martin O’Connor grew up on a diet of watching Wexford sides competing at the top table.

# role-models - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

'It’s amazing how extremely different they are' - Higgins getting to grips with switch from 7s to 15s rugby
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'It’s amazing how extremely different they are' - Higgins getting to grips with switch from 7s to 15s rugby

Apr 28th 2021, 5:54 PM 2,369 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland centre made her Six Nations debut earlier this month.

# role-models - Thursday 4 June, 2020

Tyrone midwife on cover of British Vogue: 'I imagine my mum will be in Tesco buying all the copies she can'
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Tyrone midwife on cover of British Vogue: 'I imagine my mum will be in Tesco buying all the copies she can'

Jun 4th 2020, 9:20 AM 72,439 Views 29 Comments

Rachel Millar had no idea she’d be on the cover when a photographer came to the hospital she works in a few weeks ago.

# role-models - Wednesday 5 June, 2019

'I'm not ashamed of who I am and not scared to hide anything'
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'I'm not ashamed of who I am and not scared to hide anything'

Jun 5th 2019, 8:00 AM 40,371 Views 56 Comments

Ireland captain Katie McCabe opens up about her relationship with team-mate Ruesha Littlejohn to mark the start of Pride month.

# role-models - Sunday 16 December, 2018

Christmas Day session, Olympic dreams and becoming female role models
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Christmas Day session, Olympic dreams and becoming female role models

Dec 16th 2018, 8:00 AM 12,022 Views 3 Comments

Irish hockey star Nicci Daly wants to help inspire the next generation of female athletes.

# role-models - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Ireland U20s captain O'Brien follows in the footsteps of BOD and Ringrose
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Ireland U20s captain O'Brien follows in the footsteps of BOD and Ringrose

Jan 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 10,374 Views 12 Comments

The UCD clubman is an exciting prospect for the future.

# role-models - Sunday 18 June, 2017

We say 'leg off, game on': Six children heading to Poland to represent Ireland in amputee soccer
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We say 'leg off, game on': Six children heading to Poland to represent Ireland in amputee soccer

Jun 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 10,406 Views 12 Comments

The mother of one of the children said, “He never played football until he got his leg amputated, now he doesn’t go anywhere without a ball.”

# role-models - Tuesday 23 May, 2017

Henshaw looking to follow in Irish Lions BOD and Wood's footsteps
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# Robbie Henshaw

Henshaw looking to follow in Irish Lions BOD and Wood's footsteps

May 23rd 2017, 12:03 AM 10,797 Views 7 Comments

Still just 23, the Ireland centre is backing himself to push into the Lions Test team.

# role-models - Saturday 22 April, 2017

Irishman McCall's Saracens were once modelled on Munster and Leinster
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Irishman McCall's Saracens were once modelled on Munster and Leinster

Apr 22nd 2017, 7:31 AM 5,527 Views 1 Comment

The former Ulster head coach has masterminded the Premiership club’s rise.

# role-models - Thursday 10 November, 2016

'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life'
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# Challenge

'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life'

Nov 10th 2016, 8:30 AM 9,246 Views 3 Comments

Two of Ireland’s Paralympic athletes on not letting a disability define them and how they got tough in the face of adversity.

# role-models - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Diageo steps down from board of Stop Out of Control Drinking campaign
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Diageo steps down from board of Stop Out of Control Drinking campaign

Mar 25th 2015, 1:00 PM 10,878 Views 31 Comments

The initiative has been marred by the controversy over the drinking giant’s involvement.

# role-models - Thursday 12 March, 2015

The Rape Crisis Network says this ad "blames victims of rape", but those behind it say that's not true
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The Rape Crisis Network says this ad "blames victims of rape", but those behind it say that's not true

Mar 12th 2015, 2:39 PM 27,074 Views 83 Comments

The ad is for the Role Models alcohol campaign.

# role-models - Friday 6 March, 2015

Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature"
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Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature"

Mar 6th 2015, 1:56 PM 8,058 Views 39 Comments

The group have issued a number of radio and billboard advertisements in recent weeks.

# role-models - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Gareth Barry is having a 'massive influence' on James McCarthy
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Gareth Barry is having a 'massive influence' on James McCarthy

Mar 4th 2014, 12:11 PM 4,470 Views 2 Comments

Midfielder anxious to keep on learning as he puts his own stamp on club and country game.

# role-models - Monday 21 October, 2013

Mike Phillips to face Bayonne board after arriving 'drunk' for work -- reports
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Mike Phillips to face Bayonne board after arriving 'drunk' for work -- reports

Oct 21st 2013, 4:47 PM 6,128 Views 0 Comments

The scrum-half allegedly turned up for a video analysis session ‘under the influence’.

# role-models - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Meet Fernando Torres' inspiration: Captain Tsubasa
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Meet Fernando Torres' inspiration: Captain Tsubasa

Dec 11th 2012, 12:00 PM 1,081 Views 0 Comments

But he didn’t go off the rails once he put that blue jersey on.

# role-models - Monday 29 October, 2012

VIDEOS: The best of TEDx Dublin
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VIDEOS: The best of TEDx Dublin

Oct 29th 2012, 10:00 AM 8,615 Views 3 Comments

Reclaiming ghost estates, making city centres liveable places – and where inspiration come from: some thought-provoking videos from Dublin ideas forum.

# role-models - Tuesday 20 July, 2010

2010's 'inspirational' female role models

2010's 'inspirational' female role models

Jul 20th 2010, 6:28 PM 649 Views 0 Comments

Forbes releases this year’s list. Here’s a slideshow of some who made the cut.