Enchanting Events: Crafting unforgettable moments in Cork

Helmed by the passionate and experienced Joan, Enchanting Events specialises in bringing a personalised touch to each celebration, ensuring that every event is not just planned but passionately crafted with attention to detail and a deep understanding of your personal narrative. Joan’s journey in the event planning industry began over 14 years ago, evolving from…

Winners Gallery – Villa Maria Women of Vision Awards 2024

CELEBRATIONS FOR AMAZING WOMEN OF VISION WHO WERE HONOURED WITH AN TAOISEACH SIMON HARRIS TD ATTENDING AS SPECIAL GUEST   The Villa Maria Women of Vision Awards 2024 were held on Saturday, May 11th in the Radisson Blu Hotel & Spa Little Island, with a capacity audience attending the annual event. Celebrating exceptional women from…

Sile Walsh on Navigating Complexity with Inclusive Leadership

Nominated for the Humanitarian Heroine, Diversity and Inclusion Advocate, and Entrepreneurial Spirit Award categories at the Women of Vision Awards 2024, Sile Walsh is a prominent figure in leadership and organisational development, specialising in the intersection of inclusion, psychological safety, and performance.  With over a decade’s experience working with clients in Ireland and internationally, Sile’s…

Empower Her – A Celebration of Extraordinary Women of Ireland: a limited edition book and exhibition by Linda Hanlon

Linda Hanlon, a retired psychotherapist turned photographer, is set to unveil her debut project “Empower Her” – a collection of photography portraits in a ground-breaking limited edition book and exhibition that captures the essence of female empowerment in modern Ireland. The launch event, in collaboration with the Five Lamps Arts Festival, will take place at the Central…

The journey of Suzie O’Neill, founder of Ayu Cosmetics

From her humble beginnings to the brink of international acclaim, Suzie O’Neill is a visionary behind Ayu Cosmetics. Celebrating ten years of innovation and success, Suzie shares the remarkable story of her journey from makeup artist to CEO of a thriving company that empowers women. In 2014, leveraging her extensive background in makeup artistry and…

Stylish As You Like: A Dress Code Manifesto

By Siobhan Green and Tori Mons   In an era where individuality reigns supreme, where fashion is a canvas for self-expression, the traditional confines of dress codes have evolved. Enter “Stylish As You Like” – a manifesto that celebrates personal style, creativity, and sartorial freedom.   Gone are the days of rigid rules dictating what…

Nancy Costello: A Trailblazer in the Haircare Industry

  Nancy Costello, the winner of the Hair Entrepreneur category at the Passoã Hair and Beauty Awards 2024, is a leading figure in the Irish hair industry. As the owner of Belle Hair Salon in Galway and the innovator behind The Belle Brush and InvisiBelle Clip in Extensions, Nancy has carved a niche for herself…

Geraldine Jones and her commitment to simplifying beauty, one formula at a time

Geraldine Jones, the founder of Skin Formulas, has a story as inspiring as her skincare line. Over the past two decades, Geraldine has developed a deep understanding of skincare, both locally and globally, showing her passion for making people feel and look their very best. “I’ve always dreamt of being in the beauty industry. Since…