To coincide with International Women’s Day, Three, sponsor of the Republic of Ireland and supporter of the 20X20 movement present a video (above) highlighting the perceived differences how men and women in sport are described.
Featuring Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy and Irish international and Arsenal defender Louise Quinn, the video highlights some of the most commonly used words to describe women in sport that are generally not used for men.
Ardbrae Park, Bray (MyHome)
Fun fact: The first Mobile Home Park in Ireland was opened at Ardbrae, Vevay Rd, Oldcourt, Bray in 1966, aimed at providing an ‘alternative way of living in an ideal location on a low budget’.
“When I came home from the Olympic Games, I was asked to speak at my local schools. I had all of these hard-earned lessons, international experiences and passion for my sport that I was bursting to share with the next generation, but I soon realised that presenting my story effectively was something I needed to prepare for.
I felt that if I had a template to work with and guidance on how to tell my story, it would have been a better experience for me, but more importantly a better experience for the children to whom I was speaking. It got me thinking about what could be done.
I’m delighted that the Olympic Federation of Ireland, the Athletes’ Commission and the International Olympic Committee have backed this programme. Dare to Believe is an engaging programme that will make a difference in the classrooms and strengthen relationships with Olympians.”
Interesting #6nations advert from Guinness. Guess they never heard of Stander, Aki or Tuilagi. I’m sure their families and thousands of other immigrants (and their kids) will be cheering on their countries this weekend. pic.twitter.com/G5oqqqGdhu