Lord Mayor Allison Gililand She said she chose the trio for honor because everyone showed resilience and the ability to “protect the city from attacks” in their territory.
“I am honored to be able to propose these three women for the City of Dublin’s highest award, the Freedom of Honor of the City of Dublin,” said Gilliland.
Harrington is the first boxer to receive honor, but she follows several other athletes, including the Dublin GAA Football Manager. Jim Gavin..Others include cyclists Stephen RocheRugby player Brian O’Driscol, soccer star Jack charlton, Johnny Giles And Olympic gold medalist, runner Ronnie Delaney..
“Importance of kindness”
Harrington is an “exciting ambassador and role model” and an example of all “the importance of kindness to others,” Gililand said.
Mr. SmithFounding Director of Center for Women’s Education, Resources and Research University College DublinWas a co-director of the Together for Yes referendum campaign on abortion, a spokeswoman and convenor of the coalition to abolish the Article 8 amendment. She was also a founding member of Marriage Equality, a convenor of the Feminist Open Forum, an organizer of Action for Choice, and a member of the Board of Equality and Rights Alliance.
Dr. Aiken is a cyber psychologist and academic advisor to Europol’s European Cybercrime Center. She is also an associate professor of law and crime at the University of East London.
She was dedicated to ensuring a “safer and safer online environment,” Gililand said.
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/freedom-of-dublin-city-award-for-boxer-kellie-harrington-1.4873883?localLinksEnabled=false Dublin City Freedom Award for Boxer Kellie Harrington