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#Role Models

From The42 'I'm not ashamed of who I am and not scared to hide anything' Pride

'I'm not ashamed of who I am and not scared to hide anything'

Ireland captain Katie McCabe opens up about her relationship with team-mate Ruesha Littlejohn to mark the start of Pride month.

Christmas Day session, Olympic dreams and becoming female role models

Irish hockey star Nicci Daly wants to help inspire the next generation of female athletes.

From The42 Ireland U20s captain O'Brien follows in the footsteps of BOD and Ringrose Role Models

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

The UCD clubman is an exciting prospect for the future.

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.”

From The42 Henshaw looking to follow in Irish Lions BOD and Wood's footsteps Robbie Henshaw

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.

From The42 Irishman McCall's Saracens were once modelled on Munster and Leinster Role Models

Irishman McCall's Saracens were once modelled on Munster and Leinster

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

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.

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.

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
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.

From The42 Gareth Barry is having a 'massive influence' on James McCarthy Role Models

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.

From The42 Mike Phillips to face Bayonne board after arriving 'drunk' for work -- reports Magic Mike

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’.

From The42 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.

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.

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.