AnyMan Launch Speeches ~ 27 June 2019

The launch of AnyMan on 27 June 2019 in Dublin, Ireland was the start of a new era for men’s support services. Chairman Owen Connolly and Interim CEO Sarah Jane O’Dwyer gave speeches outlining the mission and ethos of the organisation going forward. They emphasised the many reasons for AnyMan’s existence and the importance of the work going forward.

You can read the full transcripts of Sarah Jane’s speech and Owen’s speech on our website.

They were joined on the day by two guests of honour. Detective Sergeant Laura Sweeney of An Garda Síochána, Domestic Abuse & Intervention Policy division, and Gareth Presch, founder & CEO of the World Health Innovation Summit (WHIS), gave speeches urging reform in domestic abuse and mental health policies in Ireland and abroad.

Below you can find links to videos of all four speeches as well as a short highlight reel of events on the day.

AnyMan Launch Highlights

AnyMan Launch – Speech of Laura Sweeney, An Garda Síochána

AnyMan Launch – Speech of Gareth Presch, WHIS

AnyMan Launch – Speech of Sarah Jane O’Dwyer, AnyMan

AnyMan Launch – Speech of Owen Connolly, AnyMan