#WhoAreThe95? (Dublin)

Forty women have been elected to represent Dublin since 1918. The full list is below: Ruth Coppinger (West) – 2014b* Mary Mitchell O Connor (Dun Laoghaire) – 2011* Joan Collins (South Central) – 2011* Clare Daly (North) – 2011* Mary Lou McDonald (Central) -2011* Maureen O Sullivan (Central) -2009* Joanna Tuffy (Mid-West) – 2007* Lucinda […]

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#WhoAreThe95? (Cork)

Cork has elected almost 10% of all women ever returned to Dáil Éireann. The 9 women are listed below:   Sandra McLellan (East) – 2011* Aine Collins (North West) – 2011* Deirdre Clune (South-Central) – 1997-2002, 2007-2011 Kathleen Lynch (North-Central) – 1994b-1997, 2002* Mairin Quill (North Central) – 1987-1997 Myra Barry (North-East) – 1979-87 Eilleen […]

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#WhoAreThe95?

As the Dáil enters its last autumn session before the general election, Women for Election want to name and recognise the 95 women who have been elected to our national parliament in the past 97 years and 31 Dáils. All of the 95 are listed below by county and date of election.   Carlow/Kilkenny Ann […]

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Women for Election’s league table shows Wicklow top county for electing women as current Dáil enters its last autumn session

As the current Dáil enters its last autumn session before the General Election, Women for Election have produced a league table of counties who have the best record of electing women. It turns out that the average number of women elected per county since 1918 (excepting Dublin and Cork) is two. Dublin and Cork are […]

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EQUIP 2015 – supporting women to change the face of Irish politics

Our three-day residential political campaign school EQUIP 2015 was held from the 7th to the 9th of September and what a resounding success it was! Our participants were a great mix of ages, experience, political views and constituencies. As ever on Women for Election training courses, the one thing the participants had in common was […]

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