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Success of Irish women in politics celebrated at Washington event – The Irish Times, 08/02/2017

22% of Dáil – Village Magazine, 04/08/2016

Kenny comes under pressure to appoint more women ministers – Irish Independent, 09/05/2016

Women forced to wait for cabinet equality – The Times Ireland, 02/05/2016

Event encourages female SU election candidates – The College View, 23/03/2016

No gender quota increase if fresh election called – RTE, 11/03/2016

No shattering the glass ceiling – Irish Independent, 09/03/2016

Women of 1916 honoured at International Women’s Day event – Newstalk, 08/03/2016

Have gender quotas led to more females being elected? – Newstalk, 08/03/2016

Parties urged to appoint more women to vacant Council seats – BreakingNews.ie, 08/03/2016

33% of first preference votes in Carlow-Kilkenny went to women candidates – KCLR 96 FM, 03/03/2016

Mná na Gaillimhe – three Galway seats now held by women – Galway Advertiser, 03/03/2016

Record number of women elected – RTE, 02/03/2016

Lisa Chambers plans immediate impact in 32nd Dáil – Irish Examiner, 02/02/2016

The success of women in this election has done more than rock the system – Slugger O’Toole, 01/03/2016

Profile: Lisa Chambers (FF) – The Irish Times, 28/02/2016

FG’s Bailey takes honour as 100th woman elected to the Dáil – RTE, 28/02/2016

GENDER QUOTAS ‘MAKE BIG DIFFERENCE’ IN ELECTION RESULTS – Irish Examiner, 28/02/2016

‘The Dáil is set to look very different thanks to the incredible success of the gender quota’ – Irish Independent, 27/02/2016

16 WOMEN ARE RUNNING IN CORK: A STEP FORWARD – The Evening Echo, 26/02/2016

A Woman’s Place Is In The House, Leinster House – RSVP Magazine, 26/02/2016

Ranking the Party Election Broadcasts – Slugger O’Toole, 18/02/2016

Mayo voters urged to elect women – The Connaught Telegraph, 17/02/2016

ALISON O’CONNOR: I’m weary of male voices shouting in this chest-thumping election campaign – Irish Examiner, 12/02/2016

Niamh Gallagher: We must seize chance to change the gender balance in parliament – Irish Independent, 08/02/2016

Poll position: will women make the big breakthrough? – Irish Independent, 07/02/2016

Voters have the opportunity to make history when they elect the 32nd Dáil – Slugger O’Toole, 06/02/2016

Twitter Partners with Women For Election for Irish #PositionOfStrength Event – Twitter, 05/02/2016

Call for Galway voters to support female candidates in the election – Galway Advertiser, 04/02/2016

Gender quota at work in candidate selection – RTÉ News, 27/01/2016

DUP’s Edwin Poots: Remarks on Arlene Foster ‘not sexist’ – BBC, 12/01/2016

The hottest Irish women for 2016 – Irish Central, 10/01/2016

Much done, a lot more to do, for the election of women – Irish Independent, 02/01/2016

Taoiseach wants equal number of men and women in next cabinet – The Irish Times, 26/12/2015

FIANNA FÁIL GENDER ROW CONTINUES IN LONGFORD – Today FM. 01/12/2015

Debate: Should there be gender quotas in politics? – Irish Independent, 15/11/2015

CPL boss Anne Heraty named Businesswoman of the Year – Irish Independent, 03/11/2015

Entrepreneur winner talks business after Image Businesswoman of the Year Awards – Newstalk, 03/11/2015

IMAGE Businesswoman Of The Year Awards: The Winners! – IMAGE.ie, 02/11/2015

All election candidates – male or female – must be held to the same standards – Irish Independent, 28/10/2015

No fights, no fuss – this is how political women do business – Irish Independent, 17/10/2015

Three female candidates declared as the gender debate rumbles on – Bray People, 17/10/2015

This is what happened when Joan, Mary Lou and Lucinda debated the Budget – TheJournal.ie, 16/10/2015

Election Series: 32 Things ‘Paddy Wants to Know’ – RTE News, 06/10/2015

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas – TheJournal.ie, 02/10/2015

Only two female TDs ever elected in Limerick – Limerick Post, 26/09/2015

Wicklow tops for electing female TDs – Wicklow People, 26/09/2015

Political Campaign School – RTE News, 22/09/2015

Wicklow Has Elected Most Female TDs: Women For Election. – KFM, 22/09/2015

Only three women ever selected as TD in constituency – Anglo Celt, 22/09/2015

Women for Election highlight low number of women TDs over 97 years

95 Women Have Ever Won Dáil Seats: Women For Election.– KFM, 21/09/2015

Only one female TD from Sligo ever elected’ says Women for Election – Sligo Today, 21/09/2015

Arts community not as politically active as it should be, says Abbey director – The Irish Times, 20/09/2015

“Women For Election”: Broad Support For More Women In Politics. – KFM, 20/09/2015

Adrienne gets ready for next election battle – Irish Independent, 19/09/2015

Making poverty and inequality history? – The Irish Times, 19/09/2015

Bertie Ahern says gender quotas for election are “mad” and “zany” – Newstalk, 18/09/2015

Bertie Ahern: Gender quota system is ‘mad’ – BreakingNews.ie, 18/09/2015

Mailo Power gets “equipped” for elections – Waterford Today, 17/09/2015

For five years, let’s give this all-female Dream Cabinet a go – Irish Independent, 15/09/2015

The Women’s Podcast talks women in politics in first episode – The Irish Times, 14/09/2015

Women in politics are judged on their favourite designers, not political beliefs – TheJournal.ie, 13/09/2015

Male politicians have big egos and bicker too much, says election hopeful Adrienne Wallace (25) – The Herald, 02/09/2015

Parties already have more women candidates for election than in 2011 – The Irish Times, 31/08/2015

Niamh Gallagher: Women at the heart of a Dail power shift – Irish Independent, 28/08/2015

Women election candidates on the increase – Wexford People, 27/08/2015

Percentage of women candidates currently intending to contest general election in Mayo is considerably higher than in 2011 – Mid-West Radio, 23/08/2015

Getting women on the ticket is great, but having them win seats is what matters most – TheJournal.ie, 19/08/2015

“The bottom line is you either support the idea of gender balance in our national parliament or you don’t.” – Slugger O’Toole, 18/08/2015

Rise in number of female election candidates – Irish Examiner, 18/08/2015

Women candidates in Cavan-Monaghan almost at 2011 levels – The Anglo Celt, 17/08/2015

Over 30% of election candidates already selected are women – RTE, 17/08/2015

Amount of women contesting 2016 election already exceeds number who ran in 2011 – Newstalk, 16/08/2015

Number of women running in next election already exceeds 2011 levels – TheJournal.ie, 16/08/2015

Number of women running in next election already exceeds 2011 levels – Yahoo! News 16/08/2015

Limerick women encouraged to enter politics –  Limerick Leader 15/07/2015

School for would-be women politicians – Inishowen News – 14/07/2015

 Political boot camp aims to get more Mayo women in the Dáil – The Mayo Advertiser 19/06/2015

Listen: Mediascope Interview Michelle O’Donnell Keating – Dublin City FM – 16/06/2015

Call for Galway women to stand for election in 2016 – The Galway Advertiser – 15/06/2015

The reason why I’m thinking of running for Ross – Irish Independent – 22/03/2015

Why we need gender quotas for Dáil elections to boost number of women TDs – The Irish Times – 20/03/2015

Number of female councillors in Wexford is well below the national average – Wexford People – 08/03/2015

 TCDSU Confirms “Women for Election” Partnership – University Times – 16/11/2014

 Inexorable ascent of women electoral candidates – Village Magazine – 01/10/2014

There’s been some lightning-quick reactions to the reshuffle – TheJournal.ie 11/07/2014

It’s a tough job, but Burton may keep rivals instead of purging the Gilmore old guard – Irish Times 05/07/2014

Alliance Party MLA calls for quotas to get women into politics – Irish Times 29/06/2014

Fledgling councillors trained for new posts – Irish Independent 30/05/2014

Listen: Women for Election on Drivetime – RTE Radio 1 29/05/2014

‘Put women on the ballot paper and they get elected’ – advice to political parties – Irish Times 28/05/2014

Number of women sitting on local councils jumps by 30 per cent – TheJournal.ie 27/05/2014

Women in authority: Just who are you calling Bossy? – Irish Independent 26/05/2014

Voters think women would make better 
decisions on councils – Evening Herald 19/05/2014

More female councillors ‘would lead to better decisions’ – poll – Irish Independent 19/05/2014

Is it Right to Have an All Male Committee of Inquiry Into the Banking Crisis? – Wicklow Voice 15/05/2014

Here’s how many women are running for election in each constituency – TheJournal.ie 03/05/2014

Spotlight on: Women For Election – Girls run the world? – Irish Independent 01/05/2014

Too few women in Limerick election line-up – Limerick Post 01/05/2014

Galway has highest number of female candidates in Connacht-Ulster – Galway Advertiser 01/05/2014

Donegal struggles to meet election quota for women – Donegal News 30/04/2014

More Women Candidates in the election – The Southern Star 29/04/2014

Listen: Niamh Gallagher – Radió na Gaeltachta Nuacht a hAon 29/04/2014

Listen: Michelle O’Donnell Keating – TodayFM, Savage Sunday Paper Reviews 27/04/2014

Obama will continue to be ‘a strong ally’ of Ireland – Jen O’Malley Dillon – theJournal.ie 26/04/2014

Obama strategist gives tips to women candidates on communication skills – Irish Times 24/04/2014

Obama aide teaches Irish women how to get elected – Irish Independent 24/04/2014

Watch: Women for Election with Jen O’Malley Dillon – RTE SixOne and Nine O’Clock 23/04/2014

Listen: Jen O’Malley Dillon, Obama Campaign Manager – Newstalk 23/04/2014

Listen: Jen O’Malley Dillon, Obama Campaign Manager – RTE News at One 23/04/2014

Listen: Michelle O’Donnell Keating – Mediascope, Dublin City FM with Ellen Gunning 08/04/2014

Women for Election brings its gender equality campaign to Brussels – The Irish Times 13/02/2014

Female educational attainment not reflected in politics – The Irish Times 09/12/2013

Come on Ladies – its party time The Independent 08/12/2013

The politics of getting women elected – The Irish Examiner 23/09/2013

We need to encourage more women into politics – Newtalk.ie 30/07/2013

UCDSU and Women for Election announce partnership – The University Observer 17/09/2013

Women For Election – Inspiring Women to Succeed in Politics – Small Business Can – 15/07/2013

Women for Election at Castlebar event hosted by Network Mayo – Mayo.me 23/05/2013

Young women need more Maggie and fewer mantras – The Independent 05/05/2013

Women get tips at political school – The Independent 30/04/2013

Limerick woman attends Ireland’s first  Political Campaign School – Athea District News 01/05/2013

Students from St Patricks Teacher Training College INSPIRED to run for Student politics – St Patricks College Students Union Press 10/02/2013

Women for Election shortlisted for the Women Mean Business / NewsTalk Social Entrepreneur Award 2012 – The Examiner 12/09/2012

Dundalk Democrat covers Women for Election Dublin INSPIRE Programme – The Dundalk Democrat 13/07/2012

Women for Election urge women of the west to enter politics – The Journal 16/07/2012

Women for Election at Longford Women’s Link Succeeding at Local Government Conference

Town councillor Maria Doyle attends Women for Election INSPIRE programme The Dundalk Democrat 13/07/2012

How many votes does it take for a women to get elected – Thejournal.ie 29/06/2012

Women of the West urged to take the first step in politics TheJournal.ie 16/06/2012

Women for Election Opinion Piece – The Journal 29/06/2012

The Inspiring business of Women for Election – The Mayo News 22/06/2012

Women for Election inspire women of the west – The Mayo Advertiser 22/06/2012

Women for Election in The Galway Independent – 20/06/2012

Women for Election in The Examiner – 21/05/2012

Women for Election in the Cork Independent – 10/05/2012

Women for Election participate at the DCU Women’s Innovation Network event – 22/03/2012

Six One News marks International Women’s Day Events – 08/03/2012

Irish Independent: Women urged to enter political life – 08/03/2012

Breaking News: Women’s campaign targets Dail – 08/03/2012

Irish Examiner: Women’s campaign targets Dail – 08/03/2012

Irish Times: Call for gender balance in Cabinet – 08/03/2012

Speaking to Dil Wickremasinghe from Global Village – 17/12/2011 on Gender Quota Bill

Letter to the Editor – Irish Examiner – 09/11/2011

Women for Election in the “Inspiring Recovery” supplement Irish Independent – 03/11/2011

Women for Election on The Morning Show with Sybil & Martin – 24.10 minutes into the show

Social Entrepreneurs Ireland announce 2011 Awards – Irish Times

Women for Election on RTE 9 O’Clock News – 19/10/2011 – 19m45s in

Speaking to Dil Wickremasinghe from Global Village – 22/10/2011