Irish soccer referee Michelle O’Neill, who lined out as an assistant referee in the women’s world cup in France on Sunday has told of how she closed all her social media accounts in the run up to the final.
Republic of Ireland defender Louise Quinn has been one of the punditry stars of a groundbreaking World Cup for women's football. But she won't be satisfied until she has starred in one on the pitch. The Arsenal stalwart won't back away from a challenge, having had to completely change her playing style to become an integral part of a star-studded multinational side now chasing Champions League glory.
It’s Sunday morning and English actress Emma Thompson has just been on the radio with Miriam O’Callaghan. She noted that things are better for women in society and we need to be appreciative of the change that has and is happening. At the same time, she remarked that we have to keep pushing, especially when opportunities arise to do so.