Ballyhoura Celebrates International Women's Day Let's Celebrate Women Together! Women stand at the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis, as health care workers, caregivers, innovators, community organisers and as some of the most exemplary and effective national leaders in combating the pandemic. The theme of this year's International Women's Day 2021 is: "Women in leadership: Achieving an equal future in a Covid-19 world." The theme celebrates the tremendous efforts by women and girls around the world in shaping a more equal future and recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. Ballyhoura Development is inviting all women to join us on the 8th March at 11 am for a Virtual Celebration of all the women who have made huge contributions during the Covid-19 pandemic to help promote mental health and positivity in Limerick & Cork. Enjoy Mindfulness, Beauty & Holistic Sessions, while listening to Positive Inspiring Stories from Phenomenal Women. Our Special Guest Speakers: Nikki Bradley - An Adapted Adventurer & Motivational Speaker Cllr Mary Linehan Foley - The Mayor of County Cork Mary Fitzgerald - Proprietor of Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel & SPA Katie Sheehan - Producers at Spin South West Nicola Dennehy - A Life Coach and Proprietor of An Tobar Wellness Centre Interested? Please click on the below link to register: Register For any further information contact Laura Moloney McCarthy on [email protected] or 086-3959361 Can't Attend? Don't Worry ...you can still get involved! Ballyhoura Challenges you to Light Up Purple and Spread Positivity Across The Region. Communities, groups and individuals across the Ballyhoura Region are invited to light up their buildings, windows or just wear purple on the day. Draw a picture with your children or hang purple balloons at your front door. On the day post your picture on social media and hashtag #Ballyhoura💜 with purple heart and #IWD2021 #ChooseToChallenge. We will create a collage from all the photos received and share the positivity across the Ballyhoura Region with you.