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Network Ireland International Women’s Day 2020 – Power Within

28 February 2020, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Celebration of Women in Business #PowerWithin

Join us in the fabulous Tulfarris House on Friday 28th February to celebrate women in business and the power that we have within us.

Twitter handles #PowerWithin #IWD2020






Clodagh Walsh, Founder SpeakEasy Communications

Clodagh founder of SpeakEasy Communications.

A broadcast journalist with RTE, she has spent most of her career behind a mic or in front of a camera. Clodagh has presented TV News bulletins, edited radio news and reported for Morning Ireland, The Week in Politics and the Oireachtas Unit. She formerly worked in New York, London and throughout Italy. She is a mentor with Women on Air, helping professional women become more visible in mainstream media. She sits on the board of Waterford Youth Arts and Garter Lane Arts Centre.


Rona McBrierty, International Mental Health Wellness Consultant


Rona is a mental health wellness consultant and one of the international mentors for the Copeland Center.

She is a recipient of the prestigious Scottish SAMH Award for Mental Health and Wellbeing.

From personal experience of being heavily dependent on services, Rona took back responsibility for her own life and made the intentional decision to share her learning and experience internationally.

Rona now works throughout the world as a leading facilitator for wellness programmes. She uses her vulnerabilities as her strength in connecting with participants and encouraging them to connect with their own wisdom while empowering them to make positive changes.

Her Excellency Deike Potzel, German Ambassador to Ireland


Born in East Berlin in 1968, Ambassador Deike Potzel joined the German Foreign Office after reunification of Germany in 1993.

She was posted to Singapore and later Tehran (Iran) heading the cultural/press sections of the embassies. She later worked on the Iran desk in Berlin, followed by roles in HR< heading the Office of Federal President Gauck and later service and Deputy Director-General for Central Services / HR in the German Foreign Ministry before coming to Ireland on her first ambassadorial posting in November 2017. Ambassador Potzel is married with two grown-up children.

President of Network Ireland, Louisa Meehan


Louisa is the owner of Woodview HRM offering tailored Human Resource solutions and Workplace Mediation Services to companies in the SME sector.

In addition she is a part time lecturer in UCD and Smurfit Graduate School of Business in the fields of HR and Organisational Behaviour and a trainer with IBEC.
Her career has been focused on working with individuals and organisations to support them in maximising the potential of their Human Capital – she considers ‘employees’ to be the greatest asset to any organisation.
As a graduate of UCD, Smurfit, and NUI Galway Louisa has a strong belief in the benefit of life long learning and the importance of continuous growth and development.
She was a founding member of Network Ireland Wicklow and President of the Wicklow branch for 2 consecutive years in establishing the branch at a local level.
From Leitrim originally, Louisa now lives in Wicklow with her husband Mark and son’s Ethan and Jacob.


Tickets are available now: CLICK HERE

Early bird tickets from €60, regular tickets €65 Network Ireland member and €75 for non-members. Limited number of Corporate tables of 10 available also at €650

Includes welcome drinks reception, 4-course lunch with wine, networking opportunities.

**Ticket prices include booking fee**


Tulfarris is a gorgeous Manor House and Hotel beside Wicklow’s Lakes.

Rooms are available at the hotel, please book directly.

Onsite complimentary parking is available.

Visit: https://www.tulfarrishotel.com

Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort
Blessington Lakes
W91 EE95
E-mail: info@tulfarris.com
Ireland tel: 045 867 600


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Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort – Wicklow Hotel
Blessington Lakes
Blessington, Wicklow W91 EE95 Ireland
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045 867 600