The UCC student is one of seven people in the world living with a rare medical disability known as Total Amelia, meaning born without limbs.
She was shortlisted for the award by public vote and received almost half of the 26,000 online votes cast.
While nobody can say for certain how long Ireland will have to endure such belt-tightening, Irish Rail (IE) CEO Mr Dick Fearn stresses that the country should not be deterred from mapping its long-term infrastructure needs.
Unveiling IE's 2030 Rail Network Strategy Review in Dublin on February 22, he said: "It would be easy in today's environment to focus solely on short-term measures needed to ensure financial viability and the protection of existing services.
Online dating platforms to connect like-minded people to find a new friend, date, partner or casual contact. Online dating is what you make out of it – just like in real life when you go out with friends to a bar to meet new people.
A good start is to ask yourself whether you are looking for a fun date or a new partner for a long-term relationship?
However, with the sheer variety of online dating sites available to Irish singles it can be hard to choose the right one.“Being single at this time of year is a double-edged sword,” says Purrfect Pout boss Martha, who’s 34 and has a teenage son.“While I love being free to go out with the girls to every festive party, there is also a hollow twinge in my tummy because of the togetherness Christmas is associated with.WITH her own successful business, Martha Jane Conway has every reason to be full of festive cheer this Christmas.Surrounded by loved-up clients and pals, however, the Dublin make-up artist admitted there’s still one thing she’d love to find under the tree on December 25 — and it’s not a new set of contouring brushes.