The Local Election 2019 saw a record number of women elected to Councils across Ireland. But they still only represent a quarter of all Councillors. Read more in our analysis of the election results.

You can find a complete list of all the women who ran in the Local Election 2019 here.

In a series of interviews with sitting Councillors from across Ireland, we take a closer look at the role of a local Councillor, the difference it makes having women represented on the council and why we need to run and elect more women.

Watch below and get involved in the conversation using #MoreWomen.

Why do we need more women in politics?

What difference does it make having
#MoreWomen on the Council?

What is life like as a women in politics 
in Ireland?

What was it like running your first campaign?

What has been your greatest achievement 
in politics?

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Politics needs to change. Not just to see #MoreWomen in political life. Politicians should be able to do their job, and have a home life.

Similar here too: #morewomen @women4election : White, male and middle class: why Britain’s political parties must change | Tim Bale https://t.co/vmVBeDt5Vy

Lovely to see such a balanced picture. Look forward to when that balance is unremarkable.

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