Book our acclaimed political training course for Cork, June 23rd

Last Saturday’s INSPIRE training course in Dublin was something pretty special. Book Cork, Saturday June 23rd here. Over 50 women gathered in one room to learn how to run for politics and fix the gender gap in our society. Orlaith Carmody talked about confidence, impostor syndrome and believing in yourself. Green Party Cllr Claire Byrne shared […]

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Happy International Women’s Day

We have a lot to celebrate this International Women’s Day as 2018 represents a historic opportunity to mark social progress towards gender equality and motivate us to achieve full equality. February 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act 1918. This law gave women of property over the age of 30 the […]

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Feeling inspired after general and Assembly elections?

If you are feeling inspired after the recent general and Assembly elections, Women for Election have a great opportunity for you. In partnership with Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation and with the support of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade we are running three one-day INSPIRE programmes in Belfast, Derry/Londonderry and Cavan this May. […]

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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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