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Ryan's grandaughter has scent of success

RYANAIR founder Tony Ryan's granddaughter certainly has a nose for business.

Danielle Ryan (29) is to create a new range of luxury goods with her firm Roads, starting with the launch of a new perfume next month.

"We launch our fragrances in April in over 100 high-end stores globally including Brown Thomas, Barneys and Selfridges," said Ms Ryan, who is now focusing her efforts on the luxury firm, which also produces classic books and is involved in film production.


The high-achieving business woman, who addressed the United Nations General Assembly in 2011 at age 26, was speaking on International Women's Day on Saturday.

She told other women that they shouldn't "feel obliged to be confrontational, there are other ways to be direct."

The actress and philanthropist also said that there was no such thing as a 'glass ceiling.'