Monthly Archives: March 2012

Fionnuala Britton, Olympic athlete

Fionnuala Britton is a distance runner from Wicklow and hopes to become a double Olympian this summer in London. Fionnuala is currently training at altitude in Albuquerque New Mexico, enjoying the hard training and the good weather but missing her family … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day blog: Geraldine Harte

Geraldine Harte is wife to her loving husband Brian and mum to four amazing grown up children, Sarah, Karen, Emma, and Conor (Sarah is Plan Ireland’s Media & Communications Officer and is pictured with Geraldine on the left!). Her 30 year background in recruitment consultancy gave … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day blog: Ann Magee

Ann Magee lives in Celbridge, Co. Kildare with her husband John. They have six children, four girls: Fiona, Aine (who works with Plan as Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, hence this blog, thanks Aine!) Sinead, Aoife and two boys, Sean and Brian. … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day blog: Ljubica Lugaric

Born before 60 “golden” years, Ljubica Lugaric, now retired, graduated as an ‘Organisation engineer’. She dedicated her whole working career to banking. Married to the best husband and father, Branko, and enjoying his company for 31 years and counting, she … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day blog: Joy Majekodunmi

To celebrate Mother’s Day (18th March 2012), we are delighted to present a daily series of ‘Because I am a Girl’ blogs written by the wonderful mothers of Plan Ireland staff, we hope you enjoy this week’s special edition of the … Continue reading

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Sheila O’Flanagan, international bestselling author

Sheila O’Flanagan is an international bestselling author of sixteen novels and 3 short story collections. Her novels, including All For You, Stand By Me and Suddenly Single, have been translated into over twenty languages. The former financial services executive has won the … Continue reading

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Eithne Nic Enrí, Ros na Rún

Eithne Nic Enrí plays Bríd De Faoite in Ros na Rún, the TG4 drama which airs on Tuesday and Thursdays at 8.30pm. Eithne hails from the gaeltacht of Conamara, Co Galway. She is mother to Anna, Fionn and Jeaic. Her … Continue reading

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