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Michael O’Leary, chief executive of Ryanair: ‘not known for his progressive views’. Picture: Fergal Phillips

O’Leary’s feminism crashes on take-off

Michael O’Leary is not known for his progressive views and once labelled himself a “neanderthal” when it comes to the issue of women working outside the home.

“We sow the seed, women have the babies and after that we provide,” was his take on the balance to be achieved in a family according to a 2013 interview.

So Post Script was surprised to hear his comments at last week’s Ryanair ...