Lucinda Creighton: Biden’s treasury secretary may prove to be his secret weapon
Janet Yellen is the first woman to be chosen for the post, but she is no stranger to blazing a trail
A photograph posted by someone on Twitter during the week caught my eye. It was an image of the Bank of Ireland board of governors, taken some time in the 1980s. There appeared to be dozens of people gathered around a very large table, and every single one of them was a man.
While the world of finance remains a very much a male-dominated one, it still managed to take me by surprise to see...
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Emer McLysaght: What if Greg Davies was your boyfriend?
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Deirdre Heenan: Has the British establishment already jettisoned the North?
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