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A Conversation on the Repeal of the 8th Amendment

Rhona Mahony, Master of Holles St Hospital Dublin
Dearbhail McDonald, Group Business Editor of Independent News & Media – with Host, Maxine Mawhinney.

Dr Rhona Mahony:

Dr Mahony is the Master of the National Maternity Hospital (NMH) in Dublin. NMH is one of Europe’s largest maternity hospitals, delivering 9,000 infants annually and is a major Irish tertiary referral centre providing advanced obstetric, neonatal and gynaecological care. Dr Mahony is an Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, a Specialist in Maternal and Fetal medicine and an Honorary Clinical Professor with RCSI. She has published widely in the academic press. Dr Mahony is a Fellow of the RCOG UK, the RCPI in Ireland and an Honorary Fellow of the American College of O&G. In 2016 she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from NUI, Ireland. In 2014 Dr Mahony became an Eisenhower Fellow spending time in the USA as part of a Multi-Nation leadership Programme. In 2013, Dr Mahony founded the National Maternity Foundation, which supports the work of the Hospital. Dr Mahony is a member of the Institute of Directors Ireland and serves on the board of the Little Museum of Dublin. She lives in Dublin with her husband and four children.

Dearbhail McDonald:

Dearbhail McDonald is Group Business Editor of Independent News and Media (INM plc). A global Eisenhower Fellow, the award winning journalist, author, motivational speaker and broadcaster is the youngest recipient, in 2017, of the Mary Cummins Award for Women of Outstanding Achievement in Media. A Dublin City University Special Alumni Achievement honouree, and an Irish Tatler’s Media Woman of the Year, Dearbhail serves on the board of Fighting Words, Ireland’s national creative writing centre for children and young adults. A director and trustee of the St Stephen’s Green Trust, Dearbhail is also a member of the External Advisory Board of Maynooth University Department of Law. She holds an LL.B (Law) from Trinity College Dublin as well as a Masters Degree in Journalism from Dublin City University and has written extensively on Article 40.3.3 of the Irish Constitution.

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    • 11 April 2018
      • Central London location TBA
    • Free


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3. Handle uncertainty.  Not risk
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This is a networking event with a full breakfast served ☕️ Tues Set 11th from 8am-9.30am (Tix link in bio 👆🏼)
  • ✨WIN's next event is fast approaching! Our Business Breakfast is a chance to network with our members and hear some inspiring words from inspiring entrepreneur John Teeling (@TeelingWhiskey 🥃) - all over breakfast! ⏲️Tues Sept 11am, 8-9.30am 🎟️
  • ✨Our Business Breakfast is a chance to network with our members and hear some industry insights from inspiring entrepreneur John Teeling (@teeling_whiskey 🥃) - all over breakfast at @corrigans_mayfair ☕️
⏲️Tues Sept 11am, 8-9.30am 🎟️ (link in bio)
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  • ‪What a great evening last night with a group of lovely people and a nice glass of wine ✨ Thanks again to the @PorterhouseLDN for hosting us. #winwomenuk
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