New Year Resolution? Get more involved!

For our 8th INSPIRE programme, Women for Election welcomed 35 women to Dublin’s Clarion Hotel. The room buzzed with conversation all day, and the incredible diversity of experiences, interests and occupations of the participants certainly made for interesting and lively discussion. Community activists, artists, authors, geographers, social workers, carers, sportspeople, lawyers, playwrights, beauty therapists, soldiers, […]

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Come and join us!

We at Women for Election are delighted to open our latest round for our Intern programme. If you are a recent graduate and looking to build experience and you have a fascination for all things political, then we would love to hear from you. We promise you an exciting and challenging environment and a chance […]

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Happy New Year!

    As we move on from Christmas 2012 let us take this opportunity to wish you all a peaceful New Year and a wonderful, positive and prosperous 2013. 2012 for Women for Election was an exciting year. We officially launched both our organisation and our INSPIRE Programme. We believe that demystifying the political process and providing training, mentoring and support […]

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Limerick…you’re a lady…

What a weekend we had in Limerick. On Saturday 6th October we were delighted to meet fantastic women from Limerick, Clare and Kerry as they participated on INSPIRE.  Every region in Ireland faces its own unique challenges but the near absence of female representatives in this region is striking particularly when we consider the level […]

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Its all go here at the moment in Women for Election, busily getting everything ready for our upcoming programme in Limerick 6th October in The Clarion Hotel, Steamboat Quay, phone calls, logistics, paperwork, but in many ways we are no different to any other entrepreneurs across the country getting out their and making a difference. […]

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We were back in Dublin for INSPIRE this sunny weekend, Saturday 8th September. As ever it was a fantastic group of 50 women with great energy in the room. One of the big themes for the day was the importance of women supporting each other in politics and the positive impact this can have. We […]

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On Saturday 7th July Women for Election held our second INSPIRE Programme in Dublin. Now, almost 200 women have received training, support and advice on building confidence, developing a campaign and communicating a political message to help women find out about what it takes to get selected and elected. Since May women from Dublin, Meath, […]

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This weekend we landed in Galway to INSPIRE the west. It was great to see women from Galway, Clare, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim, Westmeath and Cavan at our Programme where they got some invaluable insights into increasing their confidence, building a campaign and developing a political message. We were delighted to welcome three local women who […]

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Women for Election, continue their travels across Ireland to meet with wonderful women who have an interest in getting more involved in our political system. We are next heading to Galway, and will run our INSPIRE programme in the Harbour Hotel, Galway on Saturday 16 June between 9am and 5pm.  During the day, participants will […]

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We spent a glorious Saturday in the Clarion in Cork city with the team to INSPIRE Cork. We got a great welcome from our first speaker, Minister of State, Kathleen Lynch who had the room enthralled with her stories of how when she ran for the first time she only did so because she didn’t think […]

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