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8th January, 2017
Rosaleen Blair: ‘I realised very early on that I had to be self-sufficient’ PIc: Bloomberg

It did not get too much attention on this side of the Irish Sea, but a pioneering Irish businesswoman was included in the British New Political Year’s Honours List.

Dubliner Rosaleen Blair, who sold the recruitment firm she founded for €315 million, has been made a Commander of the British Empire, if you don’t mind, along with fellow CBEs tennis star Andy Murray, runner Mo Farah and handbag designer Anya Hindmarch.


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