Tag Archives: Because I Am a Girl Campaign

Olivia Dempsey, Plan Ireland Volunteer

After studying Social Sciences in UCD, Olivia went travelling around East Africa and got bitten by the travelling bug. Olivia returned a different person with a whole new outlook on life and having developed a passion for the developing world, she … Continue reading

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Because I am a…Kiss Magazine Girl

We recently teamed up with Kiss Magazine, Ireland’s only teen magazine, and asked Kiss readers what does it mean to them to be a girl. These are the top quotes we received from Kiss readers Aoife, Kelly, Katy, Nikki, Marie, Kim, Megan, Caoimhe … Continue reading

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Aoife Nic Canna, DJ and Broadcaster

Crowned the First Lady of Irish house by Hot Press, Aoife Nic Canna has been a central force in Irish dance music since it’s initial development. She was resident at U2’s The Kitchen, The Rock Garden, No. 4 Dame Lane … Continue reading

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Emma Kennedy, Journalist

Emma Kennedy is personal finance correspondent with The Sunday Business Post. The journalist comes from Wicklow, but now lives in Dublin. She has a BSc in Economics & Finance from UCD and an MA in Journalism from DCU. She enjoys … Continue reading

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Claire Bergin, Olympic athlete

Claire Bergin is an Olympic athlete and is currently working towards becoming a Chartered Accountant with Deloitte. Claire competed at the Winter Olympics on the Bobsleigh team last February in Vancouver.  She is also a member of the Irish relay … Continue reading

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Marguerite Gallagher, Development Education and Campaign Officer

Marguerite Gallagher is Development Education and Campaigns Officer with Plan Ireland. Marguerite is from Dublin and joined Plan Ireland in December 2010. She recently completed a Masters in Development in Kimmage Development Studies Centre. Marguerite worked with short-term volunteer sending … Continue reading

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Caroline Curran, Communications Manager for Coca-Cola

Caroline Curran is Communications Manager for Coca-Cola HBC Ireland Ltd where she is responsible for internal communications and managing corporate social responsibility programmes such as the Coca- Cola Designated Driver campaign, the Coca-Cola Cinemagic Festival and Coca-Cola’s sponsorship of the Clean Coast programme. Caroline joined Coca-Cola … Continue reading

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