Training Programmes

We have trained over 4,000 women since 2012.


A concentrated day of intensive in-person training. If you’re intending to run in the Local Elections next June, this programme aims to equip you with the confidence, resilience and knowledge to run; to be ready to build your team; fine-tune your message; launch your campaign; know your constituency; canvas with confidence; get the right media coverage; and sustain yourself on the journey towards getting elected!  

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Online Workshops

Online training workshops providing concentrated information on specific topics. Helpful if you are just thinking of starting off in politics or have decided to run for any level of election. 


Council Trainings

Specifically designed training programmes in partnership with Councils across Ireland. 

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INFORM Events focus on topics that are relevant to both women who are interested in or are already involved in political life.

INSPIRE Campaign School

Since 2012 women across Ireland have participated in our INSPIRE Campaign schools. This was the start or continuation of a journey for many of today’s local councillors, TDs, Senators and MEPs.

Equip Campaign School

An intensive and engaging training programme will build on your skills and knowledge to get you ready for the campaign trail.

Master Classes

Our Master Classes deliver practical sessions that empower you with a “toolbox” that will aid and support you on your political journey.

Mentoring Programme

A number of female politicians have generously offered their time to recount their experiences and offer insights and advice on how you can be successful in your political journey.

In Conversation With…

Our online webinar series of inspiring conversations with leading Irish and International politicians in conversation with acclaimed Irish journalists reveals insights to political life.

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