b'DUBLIN AROUND THE WORLD 3 41 2 5 67 8The Ireland Funds Womens LunchMay, 2019The Ireland Funds Womens Lunchtook place in theGardenand CEO ofAlexander Mann Solutions , andKathy Sheridan , writer with RoomatThe Merrionand was attended by a capacity crowd of 105 womenThe Irish Times . Ms. Blair described her early days in business, how she grew representingthebusinessandphilanthropysectors.VicePresidentandthe hugely successful Alexander Mann Solutions and the resilience it requires Director Ireland,Caitriona Fottrell , welcomed guests and thanked them for theirto be an entrepreneur. She also spoke about her passion for supporting and support. She gave an overview of The Ireland Funds and highlighted two outstand- investing in fellow female entrepreneurs. The event was chaired once again by ing organizations it supports for their important work in the non-profit sector:Louise Kennedyand The Ireland Funds Board Directors,Caroline KennedyCyberSafe Ireland , an organization that empowers children, parents andandEmer Gilvarry .teachers to navigate the online world in a safe and responsible manner and1Claire ByrneDaisyhouseHousingAssociation ,anorganizationthatprovideshome- 2Deirdre Kelly, Katherine Juhas3Dee Forbes, Carolan Lennonless women with the skills and confidence to live independently through the4Fionnuala Kenny, Frances Fitzgerald TDprovision of secure, affordable, high quality housing. After lunch, guests enjoyed5Kathy Sheridan, Rosaleen Blair CBE6Kathy Sheridan, Rosaleen Blair CBE, Caitriona Fottrella fascinating discussion between guest of honorRosaleen BlairCBE, Founder7Louise Kennedy, Caitriona Fottrell, Caroline Kennedy, Emer Gilvarry8Lucinda Creighton, Dearbhail McDonaldPhotos: Mark Stedmanconnect 201989'