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Network Ireland

Pay It Forward

On: 22 Mar 2018 06.00 PM To: 22 Mar 2018 08.30 PM

Pay It Forward

Network Ireland Limerick is a forum for women in business, the professions and the arts. 

​Our March event on Thursday, 22nd March, is being run in association with AIB, 106 O'Connell Street, Limerick, and is open to both members and non-members.

AIB’s Head of Business Banking, Catherine Moroney, and local author, Roisin Meaney, are the keynote speakers on the night. 

Both speakers will talk to the theme ‘Pay It Forward'. Catherine Moroney, Head of Business Banking, AIB, will explain why Ireland as a country needs to work together to ensure we are prepared for post Brexit and continued prosperity.  She will also call on women in business to collaborate for strong economic and societal outcomes. 

Limerick author Roisin Meaney, who is an advocate for random acts of kindness, will share her success story to date and encourage women to be kinder to each other as they support each other to achieve things they could not do alone.

This event is free and open to women (members and non-members). Places are limited, so early booking is advised. 

Wine and Canapés will be served on arrival. Thank you to AIB, 106 O'Connell Street, Limerick, for their valued sponsorship.


About Network Ireland Limerick

Network Ireland Limerick provides a forum where women in business, the professions and the Arts can exchange business ideas and increase their business contacts. It encourages women to achieve more satisfying careers and promotes women as worthy contributors to the Irish economy. Network Ireland Limerick is a branch of Network Ireland, a national organisation driving the personal and professional development of women with almost 1,000 members and 15 branches throughout the country. 

Network Ireland Limerick holds monthly networking meetings where a guest speaker is invited to educate, inform and entertain on topics of interest to women. Members can develop and pool their individual skills through interaction with other women in a supportive environment which offers training, mentoring and an opportunity for women who call on other members with specialist expertise for help. It also provides a forum for established women to develop professional and social contacts.


About Catherine Moroney

Catherine Moroney is the Head of AIB Business Banking for AIB Bank in Ireland. Her business experience includes 18 years in AIB Corporate Banking, structuring acquisition, buy-out and project finance and 10 years’ heading Business Units responsible for the development of Strategy, Products and Services for Personal & Business Customers. 

Prior to her current role, Catherine was the Regional Director for AIB in Dublin, where she was responsible for the Retail Network and for the Personal and SME client base in AIB for the Dublin Region. Catherine is also a Nonexecutive Director for Aviva Health and a Council Member and Nonexecutive Director of the Dublin Chamber of Commerce and is a graduate of UCD Business School.

Catherine is a Reiki Master and is the mother of two boys. 


About Roisin Meaney

In 2001 Roisin Meaney (Kerry born, Limerick based, roots in Clare courtesy of parents) took a year off primary teaching and travelled to San Francisco to write The Daisy Picker, which won a two book publishing deal with Tivoli Books. In 2008, with four published novels under her belt, she gave up the day job to write fulltime. To date she is the author of fourteen adult novels and two children’s books, and her works have been translated into several languages. Selected books have also been published in Australia and the US. She is currently working on The Anniversary, which is scheduled to hit the shelves in early June 2018.

In her spare time she visits schools and libraries to talk about the joys of reading and the adventure of writing, and once a month she tells stories to small children in her local library. She is a fan of cats, chocolate, baking and kindness. With a friend she manages the Random Acts of Kindness Limerick page on Facebook.


Date: Thursday, 22nd March 2018

Time: 6.00pm - 8.30pm  Registration: 6.00pm with open networking. Wine and canapés will be served on arrival – sponsored by AIB, 106 O'Connell Street, Limerick.

Kick-off: 6.30pm sharp with facilitated networking

Venue: AIB, 106 O'Connell Street, Limerick (entrance at Cecil Street)

Fee: This event is FREE for Network Ireland Limerick Members & Non-Members including employees, entrepreneurs, SME owners, professionals, not for profit and public sector. This is a women only event.

Booking: http://bit.ly/2DeMHTQ

Please book early as places are limited and bring plenty of Business Cards for Networking!