Fiona Dawson of Mars (centre) shows Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip around a Mars plant in Slough, southeast England.
Ms Dawson cites Mary Robinson as a strong role model.
With a rental crisis ongoing, particularly in Dublin, finding reasonably-priced accommodation, be you a student or a full-time worker, is no mean feat in Ireland at present.
The Union of Students of Ireland (USI) is taking a proactive approach to the problem in targeting houses and homes close to college campuses with a flyer campaign suggesting that the owners rent a spare room to a student. Or would you feel uncomfortable sharing your home in such a manner?
We’re asking: Would you be happy for a student to rent your spare room?
Cork Cystic Fibrosis Week will take place from 21st to 26th April 2008.
It is a designated week when organisations, schools, businesses, clubs and individuals are encouraged to organise a fund raising event or make a donation to to raise vital funds to develop Ireland’s first dedicated CF treatment unit within Cork University Hospital and to raise awareness for Cystic Fibrosis.
One business already committeed to donating to the fund raising efforts is Bandon based interiors specialist "MOONLIGHTING". Crochet Patterns - Irish Crochet Doily "Doilies" Spool #201 © 1944 This little bit of vintage Irish charm makes a lovely addition to any table.Among the Irish directors is Fiona Dawson, global president of food drinks and multisales for Mars Food.YESTERDAY WAS LEAVING Cert results day for more than 58,000 Irish students.Now the results are out of the way, the next big landmark date is CAO first-round offers day next Monday 22 August.But once college places have been offered to new students, a fresh challenge comes into view – the search for student accommodation.