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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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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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Margaret Gilsenan, Founding Partner of Boys and Girls

Margaret Gilsenan is a founding partner of Boys and Girls, a communications company that celebrated its first birthday at the end of 2010 after a very successful first year in business. Margaret is a director of Plan Ireland, sponsoring children … Continue reading

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Tina Roche, Chief Executive

Tina Roche was appointed Chief Executive of The Foundation for Investing in Communities in January 2000. She established two organisations – Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) and The Community Foundation for Ireland. Tina has a MBA from IMI/Fordham and … Continue reading

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Maura McHugh, Writer

Maura McHugh runs the Irish Playwrights and Screenwriters Guild website and blog, and edits its fortnightly electronic newsletter. She also writes, and her short stories and poetry have appeared in markets in the USA and the UK. A script written … Continue reading

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