Calling all women across the Ballyhoura region as we celebrate International Women's Day and embark on a journey to inspire inclusion together. 

At Ballyhoura Development, we firmly believe in the power of community and the transformative impact of inclusivity. This event aims to bring together women from across the Ballyhoura region to foster a more inclusive world.

Because we believe in Community!

Why Inclusion Matters?

We aim to Inspire Inclusion by meeting the needs of our communities through partnership and participation. By fostering inclusion, we pave the way for a better, more equitable world where everyone's voice is heard and valued.

Ballyhoura Development invites you to this free event so that we collectively can forge a more inclusive world for women.

Event Highlights:

6 PM - Welcome

6:15 PM - Keynote Speaker: Dr. Sinead Kane
Internationally renowned resilience expert and speaker, Dr. Sinead Kane, will deliver a talk on: Inclusion, Resilience, Adversity, Mindset, Diversity, Disability, Law & Policy. Sinead Kane is a PhD Doctorate, Double Guinness World Record Holder, Visually-Impaired Athlete and a Qualified Solicitor. Sinead has overcome much adversity throughout her life and now wants to help others. Sinead proves how those who persist in spite of a disability or obstacles put in there way can develop determination, motivation and creativity. Learn from her inspiring journey and participate in a Q&A session afterward.

7 PM - Inclusive Education Session: Clara Cashman
Clara Cashman from the Limerick Clare Education & Training Board will lead an insightful session on inclusive education, discussing supports and offerings available to the community.

7:30 PM - 9 PM - Inspiring Inclusion the Ballyhoura way
Discover how Ballyhoura Development is delivering inclusion initiatives in Ballyhoura communities. Engage with guest speakers, explore the home energy saving kit, and learn about supports available for female entrepreneurs. Gain valuable information on existing community supports while enjoying light refreshments.

#InspireInclusion #IWD2024

How to register:

Due to limited availability, booking is required for this free event. You can register via the link below:


For any further information, contact Laura Moloney McCarthy at 086-3959361 or  [email protected].

After a fantastic evening of celebrating women, you can also join female entrepreneurs on March 8th for an online session from the comfort of your home. The session will focus on the topic of "Price is right - Creating value for your customers while also valuing Yourself."

Booking for this event has now closed.