Working Together- Issue Seven

This week we hosted our first of our ‘In Conversation with…’ series. We want to say a huge thank you to all that could join us yesterday and to Dearbhail McDonald for taking the time to speak with me and put me in the hot seat. Dearbhail and I touched on multiple topics including the importance of […]

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Working Together- Issue Six

  We hope this weeks newsletter finds you and yours well. We are delighted to announce the latest Working Together webinar- In Conversation with Dearbhail McDonald… taking place on Thursday, 30th April at 11am. Dearbhail and I will be chatting about Women for Election, the need for our work, and what might happen with the next government. Full details and link […]

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Working Together- Issue Five

We hope all of our Women for Election community had a wonderful Easter, only applying those restrictions to travel and not chocolate consumption! We are continuing to adhere to Government guidelines and doing our part to ensure we flatten the curve. Although our box rooms are beginning to feel a lot more like matchbox rooms! […]

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Working Together – Issue Four

We have been adapting to this alternative version of normal and developing new ways to stay connected, while apart, as a team and community. This week we held the first of our online seminars, when Orlaith Carmody spoke to us about resilience. Orlaith gave us some insightful tools in how to flex our resilience muscle […]

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Working Together- Issue Three

We have been brain storming ways that we can continue to encourage and support the Women for Election community through these strange and unusual times we find ourselves in. This Working Together Newsletter was one of the key tools- all past editions are available on our website here. We here, at WfE, are committed to seeing the full […]

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26th Seanad Election Results

04/04/2020: Women For Election congratulate new women Senators but express disappointment at gender composition of new Seanad Women for Election has this evening congratulated all of those women elected to the new Seanad but expressed its disappointment at the gender composition of the upper house. Results are in for the 49 seats on the Vocational […]

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Working Together- Issue Two

  Here in Women for Election we’re into our third week of working virtually – we have the wonderful luxury of being able to work from home during this crisis and we are working from our box rooms, kitchen tables and makeshift desks. We’re staying at home to help keep ourselves, our families, our friends, our neighbours […]

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WfE Working Together

  Each week, Women for Election will be releasing a weekly newsletter to stay connected with our WfE community and supporters. If you would like to receive our Working Together newsletter please sign up here We will be including a recommends Read/Watch/Listen section- if you have any suggestions that you would like to see included, please get […]

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Working Together- Issue One

    To our WfE supporters and community, We are in a challenging, surreal time. We are facing our greatest crisis, and are doing so together (while socially distancing).  Throughout this crisis we are focused on our supporters, our team, and our work.   All of us in Women for Election, are thinking of those directly affected […]

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