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# women - Tuesday 17 May, 2022

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'
# Elm Park
# Elm Park

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'

Updated Tue 3:44 PM 39,400 Views 101 Comments
  • The plan was approved by Cabinet this morning and described by Minister Stephen Donnelly as 'a milestone'.
  • Members of the Oireachtas Health Committee had asked for a further delay in Cabinet approval, saying more consultation was required.
  • One member, Róisín Shortall of the SocDems, called the last two weeks of debate "a sham and a charade".

# women - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations
# State Apology
# State Apology

Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations

May 11th 2022, 6:33 PM 7,423 Views 18 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman yesterday issued an apology in the Seanad on behalf of the Government.

# women - Tuesday 3 May, 2022

'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says

Updated May 3rd 2022, 9:47 PM 33,819 Views 41 Comments

The health minister and several medical professionals held a press conference this evening about the legal framework governing the new hospital.

# women - Friday 29 April, 2022

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics

Apr 29th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,268 Views 7 Comments

A total of six menopause clinics will be rolled out nationwide this year.

# women - Friday 4 March, 2022

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen
# An Post
# An Post

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen

Mar 4th 2022, 4:39 PM 10,700 Views 14 Comments

The Government approved the series this week, as part of a collection of stamps to run over the next four years.

# women - Wednesday 23 February, 2022

Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge
# Hyperemesis Gravidarum
# Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:13 PM 9,323 Views 4 Comments

U-turn on calling Cariban a food supplement as HPRA says such classification is not appropriate.

# women - Thursday 3 February, 2022

The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?

Feb 3rd 2022, 6:00 PM 4,978 Views 0 Comments

We speak to Orla O’Connor, director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland to get a sense of what more can be done – from the courts to domestic abuse services – but how ultimately there are no quick fixes.

# women - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 23,430 Views 26 Comments

We’ve spent the last month looking at the progress being made – and the work left to be done.

# women - Monday 31 January, 2022

'They've got this really good squad of athletic, skillful players now'
# 7s
From The42
# 7s

'They've got this really good squad of athletic, skillful players now'

Updated Jan 31st 2022, 12:00 PM 16,477 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland Women’s 7s team had an excellent weekend on the World Series.

# women - Thursday 27 January, 2022

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you

Jan 27th 2022, 5:50 PM 6,606 Views 16 Comments

The Good Information Project’s lunchtime webinar looks at a challenges and solutions to issues such as childcare systems, representation of women in politics, and tackling gendered violence.

# women - Saturday 22 January, 2022

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history
# History Books
# History Books

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 7,895 Views 9 Comments

We’ve catalogued some of the landmark moments and milestones in Irish women’s history as part of this month’s Good Information Project cycle.

# women - Monday 10 January, 2022

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality
# TGIP
# TGIP

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality

Jan 10th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,346 Views 12 Comments

We want you to join the discussion.

# women - Friday 12 November, 2021

Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS
# On Top
From The42
# On Top

Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS

Nov 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 22,545 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Griffin and co. were deserved winners as Lindsay Peat scored a fitting try.

# women - Thursday 14 October, 2021

'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport
# Your Stories
# Your Stories

'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport

Oct 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,396 Views 24 Comments

“The man stood beside me laughing while I spoke to the driver. The driver just looked embarrassed,” one woman wrote of an incident.

# women - Friday 8 October, 2021

Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story
# Your Story
# Your Story

Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story

Oct 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 13,346 Views 11 Comments

A “misogynistic” incident on the DART this week comes after a report found women have serious safety concerns about using public transport.

# women - Friday 17 September, 2021

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up
# Diversity
From The42
# Diversity

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up

Sep 17th 2021, 2:36 PM 5,089 Views 14 Comments

The England boss admits the progress that the women’s game has made is not reflected in his staff.

# women - Tuesday 14 September, 2021

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds
# Women's Health Taskforce
# Women's Health Taskforce

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds

Sep 14th 2021, 3:35 PM 17,405 Views 9 Comments

Over 270 women aged 18 to 80 participated in discussions for a report commissioned by a Department of Health taskforce.

# women - Friday 3 September, 2021

Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul
# Taliban
# Taliban

Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul

Sep 3rd 2021, 1:43 PM 17,001 Views 16 Comments

The protesters are urging the Taliban leadership to uphold women’s rights and include women in the government.

# women - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control
# Afghanistan
# Afghanistan

'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control

Aug 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,120 Views 34 Comments
  • Women living in Kabul tell The Journal "everyone is living in fear" since the Taliban regained control
  • Females in particular are afraid to leave their homes, Órla Ryan and Laura Byrne write
  • "We simply do not know what they have in store for us. All we can do now is wait," Mahbouba Seraj says

# women - Saturday 3 July, 2021

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 24,093 Views 15 Comments

Nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch explains how diet and particularly sugar balance can help women cope with the changes of menopause.

# women - Thursday 3 June, 2021

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
# Grow The Game
From The42
# Grow The Game

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 2,149 Views 1 Comment

Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.

# women - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister
# Supporting Women
# Supporting Women

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister

Jun 2nd 2021, 4:42 PM 24,851 Views 13 Comments

Women have recently shared their menopause experience on RTÉ’s Liveline.

# women - Saturday 24 April, 2021

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
# Gender Equality
# Gender Equality

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,865 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

# women - Saturday 10 April, 2021

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
# Player Profile
From The42
# Player Profile

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,833 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

# women - Monday 5 April, 2021

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate
# The Good Information Project
# The Good Information Project

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate

Apr 5th 2021, 9:00 PM 42,760 Views 40 Comments

“Our young people are fierce and brave and they’re coming for us. And we should let them.”

# women - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court
# Sarah Everard
# Sarah Everard

'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:49 PM 36,448 Views 0 Comments

Everard was killed when walking home from a friend’s flat in London.

# women - Thursday 11 March, 2021

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough
# Safety
# Safety

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough

Mar 11th 2021, 9:46 AM 41,412 Views 0 Comments

Our reader shares two terrifying experiences walking home in Dublin and London and asks if we are doing enough to free women from this fear.

# women - Monday 8 March, 2021

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic
# Opinion
# Opinion

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic

Mar 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,186 Views 6 Comments

Therapist Bernie Hackett celebrates women on IWD and reminds them that help is available.

# women - Saturday 6 March, 2021

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey
# International Women's Day
# International Women's Day

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

Mar 6th 2021, 4:30 PM 13,556 Views 24 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.

# women - Sunday 31 January, 2021

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month
# Period Poverty
# Period Poverty

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month

Jan 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 16,088 Views 14 Comments

The report comes as two senators have put forward proposed legislation on the issue.

# women - Wednesday 13 January, 2021

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed
# Pushed Back
From The42
# Pushed Back

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,665 Views 32 Comments

However, organisers insist the Men’s competition will go ahead as planned in the coming months.

# women - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window
# Approved
From The42
# Approved

Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window

Jul 30th 2020, 1:55 PM 6,423 Views 9 Comments

Ireland are set to play six Tests in seven weekends from October through into December.

# women - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told
# FRONTLINE WORKERS
# FRONTLINE WORKERS

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 10:10 PM 145,327 Views 175 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening suggested that the figures provided by the INMO were wrong.

# women - Friday 12 June, 2020

Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?

Jun 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,362 Views 46 Comments

“Whether it’s paid or unpaid, it’s women who are predominantly doing care work,” Orla O’Connor of the NWCI said.

# women - Thursday 11 June, 2020

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018
# Health
# Health

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018

Jun 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 10,780 Views 18 Comments

More than 1,000 females travelled from Northern Ireland to England or Wales for an abortion last year.

# women - Thursday 14 May, 2020

'The scariest part was there was no remorse': One survivor on her experience of domestic abuse
# Domestic Abuse
# Domestic Abuse

'The scariest part was there was no remorse': One survivor on her experience of domestic abuse

May 14th 2020, 7:25 AM 21,594 Views 6 Comments

Our reader has survived an abusive relationship and has advice for anyone else trapped in one.

# women - Thursday 19 March, 2020

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis
# Domestic Violence
# Domestic Violence

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 8:32 AM 68,696 Views 36 Comments

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

# women - Tuesday 10 March, 2020

Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements
# Latest
From The42
# Latest

Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 2:25 PM 4,783 Views 1 Comment

More rugby fixtures have been called off for now.

# women - Monday 9 March, 2020

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned

Mar 9th 2020, 1:52 PM 3,661 Views 1 Comment

There is uncertainty surrounding Ireland’s U20 and Women’s fixtures against France.

# women - 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 27,874 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.

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