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# gender-quotas - Today’s News

Kevin Lunney trial: Judge questions lack of clarity from EU court on accessing mobile phone data
# Phone Data
# Phone Data

Kevin Lunney trial: Judge questions lack of clarity from EU court on accessing mobile phone data

7 minutes ago 299 Views 0 Comments

The judges will decide on the admissability of the phone evidence next week.

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters
# London
# London

'Completely unacceptable': BBC journalist chased and abused by anti-lockdown protesters

9 minutes ago 861 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened near Downing Street, London today.

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt
# The Name Game
From The42
# The Name Game

Greece fumes at North Macedonia over initials on Euro 2020 shirt

Updated 22 minutes ago 6,930 Views 1 Comment

The initials ‘cannot be accepted’ by Greece, according to Nikos Dendias, the country’s Foreign Minister.

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland
# Covid19
# Covid19

Coronavirus: 283 new cases confirmed in Ireland

23 minutes ago 9,379 Views 16 Comments

60 patients with Covid-19 are in hospital today, with 23 in ICU.

Ex-Dundalk winger Dylan Connolly snapped up by League Two side
# Connolly's Station
From The42
# Connolly's Station

Ex-Dundalk winger Dylan Connolly snapped up by League Two side

31 minutes ago 581 Views 0 Comments

The 26-year-old Dubliner has rejected a new deal at St Mirren to move to Northampton Town.

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal
# Large Scale Protest
# Large Scale Protest

Thousands protest in Dublin calling for 100% redress for homeowners hit by Mica scandal

Updated 37 minutes ago 20,323 Views 33 Comments
  • The mica mineral present in concrete has caused cracks and fissures to form in 5,000-6,000 homes in primarily Donegal and Mayo.
  • The Mica Action Group (MAG) have called government action so far "disappointing and insulting".
  • Thousands of protestors marched to Leinster House this afternoon, where campaign groups are set to meet with Housing Minister Daragh O'Brien.
Car, €19k in cash, Rolex watch and designer handbags seized during CAB raids
# Seized
# Seized

Car, €19k in cash, Rolex watch and designer handbags seized during CAB raids

41 minutes ago 3,585 Views 3 Comments

The searches were carried out in Dublin, Louth, Meath and Wexford this morning.

Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information
# Identity
# Identity

Tusla apologises for 'hurt' felt by adoptees seeking access to personal information

Updated 52 minutes ago 5,992 Views 5 Comments

An adoptee rights group said that Tusla’s apology is a “long overdue acknowledgement” of adoptees’ pain.

'I knew straight away it was the cruciate again' - Deise star on his second serious knee injury in 15 months
# ACL Victim
From The42
# ACL Victim

'I knew straight away it was the cruciate again' - Deise star on his second serious knee injury in 15 months

54 minutes ago 1,931 Views 0 Comments

Tadhg de Burca’s 2020 All-Ireland final against Limerick ended after just 20 minutes.

# gender-quotas - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed
# Column
# Column

Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed

Feb 11th 2020, 12:02 AM 27,704 Views 91 Comments

Ireland had six crucial decades when the nation was being shaped where women were absent from the top table of government. But what now?, asks Lise Hand.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Fianna Fáil member wins right to take case over Ireland's gender quota laws

Mar 21st 2019, 12:53 PM 22,958 Views 84 Comments

Brian Mohan was granted leave today by the Supreme Court to pursue a challenge against the laws.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Call to tackle 'significant underrepresentation' of women in senior council roles

Nov 29th 2018, 6:10 AM 10,147 Views 68 Comments

Just under three in 10 Chief Executive (28%) and Director of Services (26%) roles in local authorities nationally are held by women.

# gender-quotas - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Poll: Are female-only professorial posts a good idea?
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Poll: Are female-only professorial posts a good idea?

Nov 11th 2018, 10:22 AM 40,364 Views 158 Comments

Mary Mitchell O’Connor said she is expecting a backlash.

# gender-quotas - Friday 29 September, 2017

Mary Lou McDonald on Dáil debate: 'Playing the woman and not the ball is a tactic'
# Column
# Column

Mary Lou McDonald on Dáil debate: 'Playing the woman and not the ball is a tactic'

Sep 29th 2017, 12:50 PM 31,374 Views 295 Comments

The deputy leader of Sinn Féin writes for TheJournal.ie on her frustration with the ‘arrogance and entitlement’ of establishment parties.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Poll: Do you think gender quotas for TV and radio presenters are a good idea?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think gender quotas for TV and radio presenters are a good idea?

Aug 31st 2017, 9:29 AM 14,876 Views 68 Comments

Is it necessary to introduce gender quotas to increase the number of female presenters?

# gender-quotas - Saturday 3 June, 2017

'Quotas only come in when every other avenue has been examined and found lacking'
# Gender Quotas
From The42
# Gender Quotas

'Quotas only come in when every other avenue has been examined and found lacking'

Jun 3rd 2017, 7:00 AM 2,321 Views 2 Comments

Clare Balding was in Dublin earlier this week speaking about gender diversity in working organisations.

# gender-quotas - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

'There needs to be a change in mindset in how we view the role of women in sport'
# Equality
From The42
# Equality

'There needs to be a change in mindset in how we view the role of women in sport'

Apr 5th 2017, 5:51 PM 3,128 Views 7 Comments

Minister Patrick O’Donovan says his Department has offered mediation in an attempt to find a resolution in the row between the women’s national team and the FAI.

# gender-quotas - Saturday 17 December, 2016

Minister Shane Ross voices disagreement with gender quotas
# Representation
From The42
# Representation

Minister Shane Ross voices disagreement with gender quotas

Dec 17th 2016, 1:35 PM 3,688 Views 18 Comments

Gender quotas are expected to be introduced next year.

Opinion: Gender quotas are not the answer to the lack of female representation on sports bodies
# Opinion
From The42
# Opinion

Opinion: Gender quotas are not the answer to the lack of female representation on sports bodies

Dec 17th 2016, 12:00 PM 2,359 Views 8 Comments

Gender quotas do not offer a sustainable solution to a long-term issue, writes Sinead Farrell.

# gender-quotas - Friday 16 December, 2016

Women's sport has come a long way, but there's still about a century to go
# Gender Quotas
From The42
# Gender Quotas

Women's sport has come a long way, but there's still about a century to go

Dec 16th 2016, 11:25 AM 7,196 Views 15 Comments

“Even tectonic plates need a little shove,” writes Tommy Martin as he looks at the government’s gender quota proposals

# gender-quotas - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

Debate Room: Do we need gender quotas in sporting bodies?
# Equality
# Equality

Debate Room: Do we need gender quotas in sporting bodies?

Dec 14th 2016, 8:30 PM 688 Views 61 Comments

Two commentators debate the use of quotas to increase the number of women on our sporting boards.

# gender-quotas - Monday 12 December, 2016

Sports bodies to be fined if their boards don't comply with new gender quota rules
# All Change
# All Change

Sports bodies to be fined if their boards don't comply with new gender quota rules

Dec 12th 2016, 8:25 AM 12,357 Views 111 Comments

Groups will have 2-3 years to implement the new rules.

# gender-quotas - Monday 10 October, 2016

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers
# In The Classroom
# In The Classroom

Union wants to address gender imbalance among Irish teachers

Oct 10th 2016, 4:26 PM 17,045 Views 56 Comments

New figures show that Ireland has one of the widest gender gaps among teachers at primary and post-primary level in Europe

# gender-quotas - Friday 9 September, 2016

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Swedish companies will be fined if they don't have enough women on their boards

Sep 9th 2016, 5:13 PM 12,840 Views 83 Comments

Companies whose shares are 100% owned by the state are also concerned.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Mandatory gender quotas recommended for NUI Galway
# Report
# Report

Mandatory gender quotas recommended for NUI Galway

Apr 14th 2016, 1:11 PM 13,252 Views 95 Comments

The Gender Equality Taskforce is due to present its final report next month.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 25 February, 2016

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'

Feb 25th 2016, 12:00 PM 353 Views 52 Comments

The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.

# gender-quotas - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

"I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court
# Not Quitting
# Not Quitting

"I genuinely think what I'm doing is right" - gender quotas appeal heading for Supreme Court

Feb 2nd 2016, 4:12 PM 14,123 Views 112 Comments

Fianna Fáil activist Brian Mohan is to take his legal challenge against gender quotas to the Supreme Court after his initial action was rejected today.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 24 December, 2015

Perry's Christmas miracle leaves Fine Gael needing at least two more women
# Work To Do
# Work To Do

Perry's Christmas miracle leaves Fine Gael needing at least two more women

Dec 24th 2015, 5:51 PM 10,793 Views 57 Comments

The party’s gender quota percentage took a hit with the addition of John Perry yesterday.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 10 December, 2015

The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

The members won't like it, but Fianna Fáil is sticking with its Longford candidate

Dec 10th 2015, 8:18 PM 12,589 Views 25 Comments

The party’s ard comhairle has rejected efforts to run

# gender-quotas - Tuesday 8 December, 2015

Will Enda keep his promise to women?
# What Women Want
# What Women Want

Will Enda keep his promise to women?

Dec 8th 2015, 6:05 AM 11,029 Views 48 Comments

Women for Election want the Taoiseach and other party leaders to commit to more gender balance in the next Dáil.

# gender-quotas - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford
# Messy
# Messy

Chaos turns to 'sham' for Fianna Fáil in Longford

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:00 AM 24,514 Views 28 Comments

An unofficial selection convention is taking place in the Longford Arms Hotel tonight.

# gender-quotas - Friday 27 November, 2015

Poll: Are political gender quotas a good idea?
# Poll
# Poll

Poll: Are political gender quotas a good idea?

Nov 27th 2015, 9:14 AM 18,452 Views 131 Comments

What do you think?

# gender-quotas - Thursday 26 November, 2015

Fine Gael still needs more women
# Not There Yet
# Not There Yet

Fine Gael still needs more women

Nov 26th 2015, 8:30 PM 10,988 Views 127 Comments

The party still has work to do in order to comply with new gender quota rules.

# gender-quotas - 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 8,229 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-quotas - Saturday 7 November, 2015

This Fianna Fáil member is challenging gender quotas in court
# Not Happy
# Not Happy

This Fianna Fáil member is challenging gender quotas in court

Nov 7th 2015, 7:49 PM 24,178 Views 140 Comments

Brian Mohan said he had initiated legal proceedings challenging the constitutionality of gender quota legislation.

# gender-quotas - 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-quotas - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

'Gender havoc' in Cork East as daughter of ex-TD to fly home for election
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

'Gender havoc' in Cork East as daughter of ex-TD to fly home for election

Oct 7th 2015, 2:37 PM 31,771 Views 91 Comments

Barbara Ahern, the daughter of ex-Fianna Fáil TD Michael Ahern, is set to be added to the party ticket in Cork East.

# gender-quotas - Friday 18 September, 2015

Why is Bertie really really very worried?
# The Life Of Bert
# The Life Of Bert

Why is Bertie really really very worried?

Sep 18th 2015, 12:49 PM 35,906 Views 65 Comments

The former taoiseach isn’t confident about Sunday.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Women only: Fianna Fáil issues a controversial order to Dublin members

Sep 17th 2015, 7:20 PM 13,413 Views 59 Comments

Two controversial gender directives have been issued today.

# gender-quotas - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Getting women on the ticket is great, but having them win seats is what matters most
# Opinion
# Opinion

Getting women on the ticket is great, but having them win seats is what matters most

Aug 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 69 Views 148 Comments

There are more women registered to run in the next election than in the entirety of the 2011 campaign, but winning seats is the barometer for success writes Suzanne Collins.

# gender-quotas - Monday 20 July, 2015

7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe
# Lapgate
From The Daily Edge
# Lapgate

7 times this century sexism in Irish politics made us cringe

Jul 20th 2015, 3:49 PM 8,118 Views 2 Comments

“Rein her in there”.

# gender-quotas - Friday 10 July, 2015

Did Fine Gael shaft women in Louth last night?
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

Did Fine Gael shaft women in Louth last night?

Jul 10th 2015, 3:44 PM 20,183 Views 59 Comments

The party insisted today it was “strongly committed” to increasing the number of female TDs in the next Dáil.

# gender-quotas - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

'Male, pale and stale - why gender quotas are not enough to change that'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Male, pale and stale - why gender quotas are not enough to change that'

Jun 2nd 2015, 8:00 PM 537 Views 53 Comments

Ever heard of the 5 Cs of women in politics? Kathryn Reilly has – and they are massive hurdles.

# gender-quotas - Sunday 31 May, 2015

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?

May 31st 2015, 7:45 AM 11,315 Views 45 Comments

We spoke to all of the main parties about reaching the 30% gender quota.

# gender-quotas - Friday 1 May, 2015

Richard Bruton shocker shows why Fine Gael is going about gender quotas all wrong
# Analysis
# Analysis

Richard Bruton shocker shows why Fine Gael is going about gender quotas all wrong

May 1st 2015, 11:01 AM 13,219 Views 59 Comments

Analysis: Directives from Fine Gael headquarters are angering ordinary members.

# gender-quotas - 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 8,942 Views 35 Comments

Keelin Shanley talks gender quotas and panel balance.

# gender-quotas - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine
# Abuse
# Abuse

Senator: I was called a Nazi and threatened with rape for supporting Palestine

Mar 4th 2015, 8:05 PM 26,173 Views 85 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Averil Power also spoke to TheJournal.ie about Micheál Martin’s leadership.

# gender-quotas - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Can Fianna Fáil entice more women by holding bootcamps?*
# Gender Quotas
# Gender Quotas

Can Fianna Fáil entice more women by holding bootcamps?*

Feb 14th 2015, 3:00 PM 9,347 Views 67 Comments

*No, not the muscle kind.

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