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# Joanne O'Riordan

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Episode 16 of the Behind The Lines podcast - featuring Joanne O'Riordan - is out now
The Irish Times columnist tells us how interviewing Rena Buckley left her far more nervous than addressing the United Nations.
The Leaving Cert kicked off with a 'radical' English Paper One (featuring an O'Donovan brother)
There were a few surprises in the Higher paper but the Ordinary one was relatively straightforward.
Joanne O’Riordan will be the youngest ever Grand Marshal of the St Patrick’s Day Parade
The Cork student and campaigner will lead the main event on 17 March.
Joanne O'Riordan wins 'outstanding young person of the world' award
She will receive the accolade at a ceremony in Japan.
Joanne O'Riordan shortlisted for outstanding young person of the world award
The Cork girl first came to the public’s attention when she publically confronted Taoiseach Enda Kenny on cuts to people with disabilities.
Joanne O'Riordan's brother launches Dáil bid
The filmmaker is running in the Cork North West constituency
20 Under 20: Ireland's brightest and most inspirational rising stars
Some are still balancing success with the stress of the Junior Cert.
My 2014: From documentary launches to sitting the Leaving Cert – it was a year to remember!
I turned 18, released a documentary, met President Higgins and started university – it’s been a rollercoaster.
Off to college: Joanne O'Riordan gets the course she wanted at UCC
“When Joanne sets her mind to doing something she does it,” said her dad Joe.
'I can see why people see me as an inspiration, but I don't see it myself!'
A documentary about Joanne O’Riordan is released this week. We spoke to her about robots, Oscars and Barcelona.
Rwandan President pledges €50,000 to perfect Joanne O'Riordan's robot
Paul Kagame told a conference in Dublin that his country would match funds being put forward by the International Telecommunication Union.
An ageing population is going to need a population of robots, engineers say
How would you feel about a robot looking after you?
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everybody’s talking about that life-changing robot, pre-match clashes in the city centre and selfies raising loads of cash for cancer support.
Here's the life-changing robot designed for Joanne O'Riordan in action
The prototype was unveiled at Trinity College Dublin earlier this afternoon.
Trinity College engineers have built Joanne O'Riordan a robot
She will meet Robbie at a reveal ceremony later this afternoon.
Column: I cried when I heard about the mobility allowance cut - I can't take any more
The mobility grant gave me and my husband the chance to lead independent lives, with dignity, writes Miriam Murphy, who says this government are chipping away at the help for people with disabilities.
Christmas lights switched on in Cork and Limerick
Joanne O’Riordan (pictured with Santa) was there to do the honours in Cork, while Dustin the Turkey showed up to switch on the lights in Limerick last night.
Golden Girl Katie Taylor, Ireland's Paralympians and Cork's Joanne O'Riordan named 2012's People of the Year
RTÉ’s Colm Murray, Garda Ciarán Jones and the community of Union Hall were also honoured during the ceremony.
The Evening Fix: Sunday
Things we learned, loved and shared today…
Joanne O'Riordan documentary supported by €25k pledge
The Rehab Group is pledging funding and professional support for film about the Cork teenager born with no limbs.
Here's everything you missed on last night's 50th anniversary Late Late Show
If you didn’t watch, you actually missed out on a pretty brilliant show. Lucky you, though: here’s your cheat sheet.
A robot, a song and a royal visit: big plans for Joanne O’Riordan
The Cork teen also plans to visit the Philippines, fundraise for college and liaise with Apple and MIT researchers on new technologies.
Smirking, measles and morons: The week in quotes
“As far as I’m concerned, he’s a moron.”
'Build me a robot': Irish teen's challenge to tech community
Joanne O’Riordan, who has no limbs, told UN conference that “technology is the limb I never had”.
In full: Joanne O'Riordan's speech at United Nations conference
If you read one thing today…