Office Mum stories – Leisha McGrath

Leisha McGrath - office mum

“In my view the world is seriously missing out because employers are failing to be more creative in the types of working arrangements they offer to women.” Leisha McGrath is an Occupational Psychologist and mum of two. Here she talks about how redundancy prompted her to start working for herself, why she still likes a mix ...

Office Mum stories – Sarah Slattery

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“They think when you are on your laptop that you are not really ‘working’.” The interview series returns with Sarah Slattery – the mother of two and former Sales and Marketing director of Skytours travel agency started her own business in 2014, setting up thetravelexpert.ie, a blog that offers travel advice to Irish holidaymakers heading abroad. Thank ...

Office Mum stories – Louise Phillips

Louise Phillips - Office Mum

"When you are home, the children come first, simply because they need you most" Louise Phillips is an author, mother and grandmother, and over the years has worked in a huge variety of jobs, using every type of childcare. Here, she shares her story of working parenthood, passes on tips she’s picked up, and explains why there's ...

Office Mum stories – Maureen O’Rourke

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“I always wanted to work in Xtra Vision and watch movies all day. I still hanker after that some days!” This week I meet Maureen O’Rourke, a mammy of two, living in Shankill and working in Digital Banking.  Maureen, thank you for taking part in the series! So, could you tell me how many children you have ...

Office Mum stories – Clare Holman

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“I think it’s a good example to set to your kids that mums work too, so on balance I’m pretty guilt-free, but nothing is ever quite perfect especially when you hear the words ‘Mama, STOP LOOKING AT YOUR LAPTOP AND PLAY WITH ME’!” This week’s interview is with Clare Holman – the Dublin mum of three ...

Office Mum stories – Alma Jordan

Alma Jordan - Office Mum

“I do suffer with working mother’s guilt, but I wonder if this ‘guilt’ is something I am feeling based on what I believe others are thinking” The interview series returns after a summer break, featuring Kildare native Alma Jordan. After years in sales and marketing, the mother of one recently set up her own business, AgriKids, ...