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# gender-balance - Saturday 27 June, 2020

'Progress is painfully slow': Criticism of Cabinet line-up with just four female ministers
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

'Progress is painfully slow': Criticism of Cabinet line-up with just four female ministers

Jun 27th 2020, 9:28 PM 47,401 Views 112 Comments

The National Women’s Council said the low number is a consequence of a failure to run enough women on electable seats.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Fine Gael has the lowest percentage of female candidates running in the election
# Gender Imbalance
# Gender Imbalance

Fine Gael has the lowest percentage of female candidates running in the election

Jan 22nd 2020, 10:03 PM 15,175 Views 45 Comments

At least 30% of a party’s candidates in general elections must be women.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

First female examiner appointed a day after gender balance appeal by High Court judge
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

First female examiner appointed a day after gender balance appeal by High Court judge

Jul 30th 2019, 6:03 PM 17,159 Views 32 Comments

Sarah Jane O’Keefe was appointed in the Circuit Court in Trim.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Paschal Donohoe says the Central Bank may take action if diversity at banks doesn't improve

Mar 5th 2019, 6:07 AM 13,639 Views 30 Comments

A Central Bank report found that 80% of senior appointments in recent years were men.

# gender-balance - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Joe Mulholland defends MacGill Summer School against 'male, pale and stale' accusations after sexism storm

Jul 21st 2018, 9:15 AM 12,714 Views 61 Comments

The summer school is due to kick off this weekend.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

'It's grotesque': Fintan O'Toole pulls out of MacGill Summer School event over gender balance controversy
# I'm Out
# I'm Out

'It's grotesque': Fintan O'Toole pulls out of MacGill Summer School event over gender balance controversy

Jun 26th 2018, 10:53 AM 25,482 Views 84 Comments

O’Toole’s name had appeared on a solely male list of speakers for a panel discussion on gender stereotypes.

# gender-balance - Monday 2 April, 2018

BBC seeks to achieve 50:50 split in male and female contributors by next year
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

BBC seeks to achieve 50:50 split in male and female contributors by next year

Apr 2nd 2018, 11:17 AM 6,904 Views 52 Comments

A report on the broadcaster’s progress will be produced in a year’s time.

# gender-balance - Friday 26 January, 2018

Five male BBC presenters agree to pay cut over equal pay revelations
# Pay Gap
# Pay Gap

Five male BBC presenters agree to pay cut over equal pay revelations

Jan 26th 2018, 9:55 AM 30,138 Views 112 Comments

The BBC published a list of its top-earners in July 2017, showing significant pay gaps between men and women.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Today FM announces Muireann O'Connell as host of new lunchtime programme

Jan 10th 2018, 12:27 PM 62,413 Views 89 Comments

Before O’Connell, Today FM had no women hosting a show during its peak hours of 7am – 7pm.

# gender-balance - Monday 8 January, 2018

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'
# Hearing Voices
# Hearing Voices

Irish airwaves 'should be monitored every year for gender balance'

Jan 8th 2018, 6:45 AM 12,859 Views 85 Comments

The National Women’s Council will be meeting with the BAI on the issue.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers
# Work Life
# Work Life

Opinion: I want to stop women feeling like frauds in a corporate culture designed for our grandfathers

Nov 22nd 2017, 9:15 PM 13,390 Views 53 Comments

A co-founder of the Sunday Business Post, Aileen O’Toole learned some valuable lessons about operating in a male-dominated sector.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Ireland is below the European average when it comes to having women in politics
# Targets
# Targets

Ireland is below the European average when it comes to having women in politics

Oct 17th 2017, 6:15 AM 26,905 Views 29 Comments

A new report was published today looking into the political performance of women in the 47-nation Council of Europe.

# gender-balance - Saturday 26 August, 2017

'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance?
# Women On Air
# Women On Air

'You won't hear a woman's voice, and it's not acceptable': What are Irish radio stations doing about gender balance?

Aug 26th 2017, 11:00 AM 22,289 Views 151 Comments

We asked the stations themselves – and the Minister for Communications.

# gender-balance - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress
# Forbes
# Forbes

Emma Stone is the world's highest-paid actress

Aug 17th 2017, 12:26 PM 20,421 Views 39 Comments

Stone, who won the best actress Oscar for her role in La La Land, made $26 million in pre-tax earnings in the year up to June.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'It's the smart thing to do': Canadian PM gives Varadkar advice on gender balance
# Any Advice?
# Any Advice?

'It's the smart thing to do': Canadian PM gives Varadkar advice on gender balance

Jul 4th 2017, 2:00 PM 32,961 Views 63 Comments

The Canadian PM has a gender-balanced Cabinet. Varadkar was criticised for not promoting more women.

# gender-balance - Saturday 24 June, 2017

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think gender balance in government is important?

Jun 24th 2017, 10:00 AM 20,325 Views 91 Comments

Just 22.3% of TDs who won seats in the last election were women.

# gender-balance - Thursday 22 June, 2017

Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too'
# Leo's Cabinet
# Leo's Cabinet

Opinion: 'Gender matters Leo. To win elections you need women's support too'

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:30 AM 1,065 Views 73 Comments

Only in a sexist society would women be told that caring about representation at the highest levels of government is wrong, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

'Leo models himself on Macron and Trudeau, but he's not living up to them when it comes to gender balance'
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

'Leo models himself on Macron and Trudeau, but he's not living up to them when it comes to gender balance'

Jun 20th 2017, 6:28 PM 26,128 Views 68 Comments

Who runs the world… girls?

# gender-balance - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Women on State boards on the rise as 'talent bank' boosts numbers
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Women on State boards on the rise as 'talent bank' boosts numbers

Mar 8th 2017, 6:03 AM 6,564 Views 19 Comments

A target of 40% female representation has been set for State boards.

# gender-balance - Sunday 15 January, 2017

New rules mean top jobs in Irish civil service must go to women
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

New rules mean top jobs in Irish civil service must go to women

Jan 15th 2017, 5:55 PM 33,968 Views 146 Comments

When it’s between two candidates of equal merit, female candidates will be priorities.

# gender-balance - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Despite a pledge by Enda Kenny, no increase in the number of female ministers
# 30th Government
# 30th Government

Despite a pledge by Enda Kenny, no increase in the number of female ministers

May 7th 2016, 7:20 AM 15,340 Views 104 Comments

Campaigners have criticised the appointments, and called for progress in the selection of junior ministers.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Ireland found to be the second least ignorant nation... beaten out by these guys
# Edged Out
# Edged Out

Ireland found to be the second least ignorant nation... beaten out by these guys

Dec 2nd 2015, 11:33 AM 22,725 Views 43 Comments

We were beaten only by South Korea when it comes to how much we know about social realities.

# gender-balance - Saturday 14 November, 2015

The majority of men are against gender quotas
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

The majority of men are against gender quotas

Nov 14th 2015, 6:30 AM 8,211 Views 46 Comments

As political parties try to ensure a third of their Dáil hopefuls are female, a new poll has some interesting findings.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

These are the Irish radio shows most dominated by men
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

These are the Irish radio shows most dominated by men

Nov 10th 2015, 5:41 PM 15,495 Views 63 Comments

A new report paints a grim picture of gender balance in Irish media.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Revealed: How and why Fine Gael needs to find at least five women

Oct 20th 2015, 9:15 PM 10,546 Views 50 Comments

With all 40 selection conventions complete, party strategists are now deciding where to add candidates in order to comply with gender quotas.

# gender-balance - Monday 6 July, 2015

Women make up just 20% of those in the top civil service jobs
# Women On Top
# Women On Top

Women make up just 20% of those in the top civil service jobs

Jul 6th 2015, 8:15 PM 12,627 Views 60 Comments

The civil service is trying to be gender balanced – but it’s got a long way to go.

# gender-balance - Saturday 7 March, 2015

'Broadcasting isn't as bad as politics': Life behind the scenes at RTÉ
# Late Debate
# Late Debate

'Broadcasting isn't as bad as politics': Life behind the scenes at RTÉ

Mar 7th 2015, 10:00 AM 8,941 Views 35 Comments

Keelin Shanley talks gender quotas and panel balance.

# gender-balance - Saturday 17 January, 2015

After the reshuffle snub and McNulty-gate, what's it like to be a woman in Fine Gael?
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

After the reshuffle snub and McNulty-gate, what's it like to be a woman in Fine Gael?

Jan 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 10,641 Views 42 Comments

We asked backbencher Aine Collins.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Minister, mother, and TD on why young women need to see more female leaders
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Minister, mother, and TD on why young women need to see more female leaders

Nov 25th 2014, 4:00 PM 8,184 Views 29 Comments

The Minister for Justice said that women often feel they have more to prove.

"We need women, young women in particular, to realise how powerful they can be"
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

"We need women, young women in particular, to realise how powerful they can be"

Nov 25th 2014, 7:15 AM 6,584 Views 38 Comments

Gender imbalance isn’t good for society or business, Minister Aodhan Ó Riordáin says.

# gender-balance - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

Here's how Fine Gael landed itself in an unnecessary Seanad shambles
# Seanadigans
# Seanadigans

Here's how Fine Gael landed itself in an unnecessary Seanad shambles

Sep 24th 2014, 7:30 AM 6,593 Views 11 Comments

Analysis: What should have been a routine filling of a Seanad vacancy has turned into a a bit of a mess for the government party.

# gender-balance - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Poll: Do you think we need more women in politics?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think we need more women in politics?

Sep 16th 2014, 9:51 AM 8,620 Views 114 Comments

Just 27 of Ireland’s 166 TDs are female but gender quotas will be in place for the next General Election.

# gender-balance - Saturday 16 August, 2014

Nine of 17 State arts boards have hit gender balance quotas
# In Balance
# In Balance

Nine of 17 State arts boards have hit gender balance quotas

Aug 16th 2014, 4:00 PM 5,599 Views 29 Comments

The Government has set out a 40% balance as a goal.

# gender-balance - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Women 'talent bank' to improve gender balance on state boards
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Women 'talent bank' to improve gender balance on state boards

Jul 24th 2014, 6:20 PM 7,663 Views 38 Comments

Last year, female representation on state boards stood at 36.2%.

# gender-balance - Saturday 12 July, 2014

'Deeply, deeply misogynistic': Women share their experiences of life in politics
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

'Deeply, deeply misogynistic': Women share their experiences of life in politics

Jul 12th 2014, 7:45 AM 10,300 Views 64 Comments

Just 27 of Ireland’s 166 TDs are female, but are gender quotas the best way to increase this figure?

# gender-balance - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women
# Girl Power
# Girl Power

Less than a quarter of candidates running in the local elections are women

Feb 2nd 2014, 4:00 PM 8,089 Views 78 Comments

From the candidacy selections so far, Fianna Fáil is the worst when it comes to having women stand for office in the local elections this year.

# gender-balance - Saturday 19 October, 2013

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there
# Edit
# Edit

Wikipedia 'edit-a-thon' tries to increase representation of women there

Oct 19th 2013, 5:30 PM 5,649 Views 7 Comments

Many high-profile women from the science, tech, engineering and maths fields have little or no profile on the contributor-generated online encyclopaedia.

# gender-balance - Thursday 9 February, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Feb 9th 2012, 4:56 PM 3,930 Views 5 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.