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# Women in Politics

Last week
9th June 2024 - 15th June 2024
'I wouldn't have been able to run if I had no husband': Sinéad Gibney rues cost of MEP campaign
Last month
May 2024
Bottom of the class: Fianna Fáil running fewer women in local elections than any other party
This year
'We have to face these things head on': Cairns says more women needed in politics to combat harassment
Last year
Oireachtas costs rose to €141.5m last year as more security was needed for politicians
Taskforce on protecting politicians from abuse to meet today
All time
Report details abuse experienced by women from ethnic minority backgrounds while canvassing
Opinion: It’s harder for the Dublin Bay South voters to not elect a woman - and that's progress
Caitriona Gleeson
Minister Anne Rabbitte: 'The voice at the end of the line told me to back down or they'd come for me'
Anne Rabbitte
'It was misogynistic': Government leaders hit out at cartoon depicting Mary Lou McDonald as a witch
'A deeply sexist trope': Criticism of newspaper witch cartoon of Mary Lou McDonald
Pregnancy, parenting and politics: 'It's not advisable to go on a campaign trail two weeks postpartum'
Ocasio-Cortez criticises Republican congressman over 'f***ing bitch' comment
General election to feature in upcoming debates of the Citizens' Assembly on Gender Equality
Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is changing the face of US politics - here's how
Substitutes for female politicians on maternity leave should be considered, says Taoiseach
Barack Obama is urging women to get more involved in politics as 'men have been getting on my nerves'
Leo says 'bullying won't be tolerated in Fine Gael' following sexism allegations made by senator
Joan Burton has a lot to say about Enda Kenny's 'cop-out' on abortion
Despite a pledge by Enda Kenny, no increase in the number of female ministers
We now have more female TDs than ever before - but do we really have gender quotas to thank?
'Downton Abbey and tea cups': We’ve a fairly dreadful record of sexism in Irish politics
Lorraine Courtney
Number of women running in next election already exceeds 2011 levels
After Averil's shock departure, how do other parties shape up in terms of women?
Whatever about What Averil Did Next, what about the future of the Soldiers of Destiny?
Donal O'Keeffe
Poll: Do you think we need more women in politics?
'Deeply, deeply misogynistic': Women share their experiences of life in politics
Local election candidate subjected to 'vile abuse' for being pregnant
Mary Lou McDonald says she ‘has what it takes’ to be Sinn Féin’s next leader
Dublin Councillor calls for 50% of seats to go to women in local elections
Column: I’ve been involved in politics since before I could vote – but it's still a man’s world
Emer Higgins
There are 6 ways to make the Oireachtas more women friendly, says NWCI
Column: For the first time, a woman is to be the mayor of Paris
Natalie Tennyson
Senator gathers all the ladies of Leinster House for photo shoot
Column: More female voices are needed in Irish politics to tackle societal imbalances
Laura Reid
Clinton most admired woman in US for 17th time
Women of the west urged to take first step into political life
'Brilliant blue eyes and dark red hair,' the New York Times on Kathleen Lynch
Gender quotas welcome - but 'token' women candidates won't work
Leinster House is 'unnatural' - Gilmore