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

• Lynn Boylan says funds will subsidise training for 300 women running for election Dublin MEP Lynn Boylan 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. Boylan, who took part in a Women […]




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Senator Conway-Walsh welcomes Women for Election crowd funding campaign to raise €50,000

• Rose Conway-Walsh says funds will subsidise training for 300 women running for election Senator Rose Conway-Walsh 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. Conway-Walsh, who took part in a Women for […]




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Women for Election achieves 30% of its €50,000 #MoreWomen crowd funding campaign target in hours

• Women for Election launches crowdfunding campaign to raise €50,000 • Funds will subsidise training for 300 women to stand for election • Launch marks 5 year anniversary and 1,000 women trained • More Seáns and Johns elected to the Dáil than women There have been more Seáns and Johns than women elected to Dáil […]




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Women for Election calls on Fine Gael leadership candidates to commit to 50 per cent women in Cabinet

Women for  Election has called on the two Fine Gael leadership candidates to commit to a 50:50 gender balance in Cabinet if either chooses to appoint new members when elected leader. The Chairperson of Women for Election wrote last week to the Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar and to the Minister for Housing, Planning […]




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Women for Election hit Washington

Guest Blog by Clare Duignan, @clare_duignan Could there be a more exciting time to visit Washington than in these first weeks of the administration of newly-elected US President Donald Trump? Having spent the days since his inauguration waking to RTÉ’s Cathríona Perry on Morning Ireland telling us what Mr. Trump had done overnight, following his […]




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Looking back on 2016

2016 has certainly been a year to remember with huge changes in national and international politics. Women for Election have been busy througout the year, training candidates and bringing politically minded women together. Below we look back at our work over the past twelve months. The Year in Politics On Wednesday December 14th we were […]




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