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#Gender Quotas

# 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 22,907 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 10,118 Views 72 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 40,350 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 31,348 Views 273 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 14,865 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 2,320 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 3,111 Views 8 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 3,686 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 2,350 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 7,177 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 664 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 12,341 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 16,883 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 12,830 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 13,244 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 349 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 14,121 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 10,789 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 12,577 Views 26 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 11,026 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 24,494 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 18,432 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 10,976 Views 129 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 8,211 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-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 24,171 Views 141 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 31,734 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 35,903 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 13,401 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 66 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 8,070 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 20,172 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 501 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 11,303 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 13,216 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 8,941 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 26,159 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 68 Comments

*No, not the muscle kind.

# gender-quotas - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Who are the 30%ers?
# What's Diversity?
# What's Diversity?

Who are the 30%ers?

Jan 22nd 2015, 5:59 PM 14,359 Views 36 Comments

A new movement is pushing for gender balance in the corporate world.

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