It may be an over-used chestnut at times, but that “there is no ‘I’ in team” is still a popular phrase in the worlds of sport and industry. And Kathleen Murphy, a team player to her fingertips, is the epitome of someone who believes in the importance of “we” rather than “I” when it comes to getting things done. Is this valuable characteristic something that harks back to her … [Read more...] about Hall of Fame: Family, Faith, Fidelity, & Financial Independence Kathleen Murphy
University of Limerick has long been a leader on gender equality among Irish higher education institutions, with the highest percentage of female professors at 33%, and as one of the first two universities in Ireland to be granted the Athena SWAN (Scientific Women’s Academic Network) Bronze award in 2015 for advancing gender equality. Since then, five individual departments at … [Read more...] about University of Limerick Leads the Way on Gender Equality
Irish Ambassador to the U.S. Anne Anderson will become the first female member of the Philadelphia chapter of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick, an honorary role, at a St. Patrick’s Day dinner this year. The occasion marks the first time any chapter of the Friendly Sons has allowed a woman to be a member.
“I am delighted by this decision, especially as we approach the centenary … [Read more...] about Friendly Sons of St. Patrick
Induct Anne Anderson
When Bill Clinton took the stage in Dundalk on his final presidential visit to Ireland last December, he could have had no idea how much of a welcome was waiting. In the late 1990s, the border town (population 30,000) had almost shaken off its El Paso image, a legacy from the Troubles, and was working hard at promoting itself as a center for multinational investment. … [Read more...] about A Darker Shade of Green