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#Role Models

# role-models - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

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

The UCD clubman is an exciting prospect for the future.

# role-models - Sunday 18 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie We say 'leg off, game on': Six children heading to Poland to represent Ireland in amputee soccer Role Models

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

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

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

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

# role-models - Thursday 10 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Breaking my back taught me what was worth fighting for in life' Challenge

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Diageo steps down from board of Stop Out of Control Drinking campaign Role Models

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

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

# role-models - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The Rape Crisis Network says this ad "blames victims of rape", but those behind it say that's not true Role Models

# role-models - Friday 6 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature" Opposition

Anti-alcohol campaign group say criticism is "premature"

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

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

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 Role Models This post contains videos

Meet Fernando Torres' inspiration: Captain Tsubasa

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

# role-models - Monday 29 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie VIDEOS: The best of TEDx Dublin Inspirational This post contains videos

VIDEOS: The best of TEDx Dublin

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

FORBES MAGAZINE has released its list of “30 Most Inspiring Women”. The list features a range of women from all over the world, including actresses, politicians, activists and novelists. Irishwoman Ali Hewson was cited for her activism.

Bono’s better half maintains a low profile on the social scene, but is known for her environmental campaign work. Ms Hewson set up the ethical fashion label, Edun, along with her husband in 2005.

Here’s TheJournal.ie’s slideshow of some of the women who made it onto the list:

Do you agree with the selections made by Forbes? Is there anyone you would add – or remove – from the list? Add your suggestions to the comments below.