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#Women in Politics

# women-in-politics - Wednesday 9 November, 2011

First women-only Oireachtas meeting sparks controversy
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First women-only Oireachtas meeting sparks controversy

Nov 9th 2011, 12:31 PM 2,592 Views 61 Comments

Labour’s Joanna Tuffy has objected to the ‘pigeonholing’ of women in the meeting to be held tonight.

# women-in-politics - Thursday 18 August, 2011

TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics
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TD says lack of childcare and cash stops women entering politics

Aug 18th 2011, 6:12 PM 963 Views 14 Comments

The Labour TD for Wicklow / East Carlow says women face five particular challenges they need met, before they can consider running for election, and we can achieve balance.

# women-in-politics - Saturday 12 February, 2011

Women account for 15.2 per cent of all GE11 candidates: report
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Women account for 15.2 per cent of all GE11 candidates: report

Feb 12th 2011, 4:48 PM 2,955 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ reports that while number of women running for election this year is marginally up on last time, four constituencies have no female candidates.

# women-in-politics - Thursday 23 September, 2010

In numbers: women in politics
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In numbers: women in politics

Sep 23rd 2010, 1:08 PM 250 Views 0 Comments

How does Ireland compare with other EU countries for women in parliament?