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# Suffrage

All time
# Centenary
1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland
We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.
# Centenary
On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote
We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.
# votes for women
Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington
The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.
# Centenary
On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote
We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.
# Centenary
What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918
We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.
# women's christmas
Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?
Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.
Voices
Column: What would you ask Enda?
Voters should be allowed to question their political leaders in parliament, according to the UK’s Labour leader Ed Miliband. But is this a cheap gimmick or an idea that could re-invigorate people’s passion for politics?
Voices
Column: A tribute to Margaret Hinchey, one of Ireland's most remarkable daughters
Irish immigrant, suffragette and labour leader Margaret Hinchey resisted a society which treated her as a should-be-mother first, a woman second and as a human last, writes Liam Hogan.
# Your Say
Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 17?
The Constitutional Convention, kicking off today, is to consider lowering the minimum voting age. What would you do?
# Famous words
My favourite speech: Owner and CEO of Harmonia, Norah Casey
Continuing our series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, a former dragon to the den chooses a speech from the women’s suffrage movement in the US.
# Suffrage
Youth lobby launches campaign seeking votes for 16-year-olds
The National Youth Council of Ireland says people who can work, pay taxes and join the army should be given a vote.