Women for Election are delighted to launch our research report, More Women Changing the Face of Politics: Women’s Experience of Running for Election in Ireland. This research has been funded by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage.

Out speakers will include Caitriona Gleeson, WfE CEO, Dr Fiona Buckley UCC, Alison Cowzer, Chair of WfE Board and Minister of State, Peter Burke.

We will also be hearing from women who have put themselves forward and their experience of running for election.

Join us on Monday, 1st of March, at 2pm

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I have allocated €62,000 to support women councillors establish caucuses in their areas.

It is imperative that we increase the number of women in Local Government and as Minister, I am determined to see a marked increase by 2024

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Today @LimerickCouncil Women’s Caucus met with Minister for Local Government and Planning @peterburkefg. The Minister acknowledged Limerick as the first Council to establish a women’s caucus and we had the opportunity to raise many issues of relevance

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Join us on Wednesday at 6.30pm for what promises to be an interesting discussion with President of @sinnfeinireland, and Leader of the Opposition @MaryLouMcDonald. Hosted by the always brilliant, @alisonoconn.

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It's actually so gorgeous to be confronted with so many different women's faces on all the #DBS21 election posters