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Women for Election asks Taoiseach for matching funding

• Innovative crowdfunding campaign raised €56,000 to train #MoreWomen to run for election Women for Election is calling on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to provide matching government funds after its successful crowdfunding campaign raised €56,000 to subsidise training 300 women ahead of the 2019 local elections. Women for Election Chairperson Michelle O’Donnell Keating this week wrote […]




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Red Dog backs Women for Election’s €50,000 crowdfunding campaign

Vibrant visual campaign raises €32,000 by half-way stage Proceeds will help train #MoreWomen to get elected Creative agency Red Dog’s vibrant work has helped Women for Election raise almost €32,000 at the half-way stage of its ambitious crowdfunding campaign. Women for Election co-founder Niamh Gallagher said the design had also raised awareness of the organisation’s […]




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Mayo woman leads €50,000 crowdfunding campaign

Innovative campaign raises €30,000 in its first week Funds will subsidise training #MoreWomen to run for election Financial expert Caroline Kirrane is spearheading an innovative crowdfunding campaign which aims to raise €50,000 for Women for Election. Women for Election will use the funds to subsidise training 300 women to stand for election. The Claremorris-born woman, […]




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Cork County Councillor welcomes Women for Election crowdfunding campaign to raise €50,000

• Councillor Deirdre Forde says funds will subsidise training for 300 women running for election Ballincollig-Carrigaline Councillor Deirdre Forde today welcomed Women for Election’s plan to raise €50,000 in an innovative crowdfunding campaign. The funds will be used to subsidise training for about 300 women running for election. Forde, who took part in a Women […]




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Wicklow Councillor welcomes Women for Election crowdfunding campaign to raise €50,000

• Councillor Jennifer Whitmore says funds will subsidise training for 300 women running for election Greystones Councillor Jennifer Whitmore today welcomed Women for Election’s plan to raise €50,000 in an innovative crowdfunding campaign. The funds will be used to subsidise training for about 300 women running in the local elections in 2019 and in the […]




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More Women Need to Get Ready to Run for Election

By Michelle O’Donnell Keating Women are increasingly visible in senior positions in Irish life. The Tánaiste is a woman, the Chief Justice is a woman, the Director of Public Prosecutions is a woman, the Garda Commissioner is a woman, the Chief Executive Officer designate of the Bank of Ireland is a woman. And there are […]




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Senator Ardagh welcomes Women for Election crowdfunding campaign to raise €50,000

Catherine Ardagh says funds will subsidise training 300 women to run for election Senator Catherine Ardagh today welcomed Women for Election’s plan to raise €50,000 in an innovative crowdfunding campaign. Women for Election will use the funds to subsidise training 300 women to stand for election. Ardagh, who took part in a Women for Election […]




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Dublin Rathdown TD welcomes Women for Election crowdfunding campaign to raise €50,000

Catherine Martin says funds will subsidise training 300 women to run for election Dublin Rathdown TD Catherine Martin today welcomed Women for Election’s plan to raise €50,000 in an innovative crowdfunding campaign. Women for Election will use the funds to subsidise training 300 women to stand for election Martin, who took part in a Women […]




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Limerick City East Councillor welcomes Women for Election crowdfunding campaign to raise €50,000

Limerick City East Councillor Elena Secas has today welcomed Women for Election’s plan to raise €50,000 in an innovative crowdfunding campaign. Casteltroy-based Councillor Elena Secas is hoping that the raised funds will be used to subsidise training for about 300 women running in the local elections in 2019 and in the next general election. Cllr. […]




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Ireland South MEP welcomes Women for Election crowdfunding campaign to raise €50,000

• Liadh Ní Riada says funds will subsidise training for 300 women running for election Ireland South MEP Liadh Ní Riada today welcomed Women for Election’s plan to raise €50,000 in an innovative crowdfunding campaign. Women for Election will use the funds to subsidise training 300 women to stand for election. Ní Riada, who took […]




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