Have you ever wondered what the difference between a TD and a Senator is?

Or how our local councils are run?

Or perhaps, how you can become more involved in Irish political life?

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Pat Montague, will be breaking down and exploring the Irish political system and structure on Wednesday 16th September @ 12.30pm.

Pat is a leading communications consultant and regular Women for Election trainer. He is known for his clear and concise teaching method.

After receiving positive feedback from our previous Introduction to Political Systems and Structures session, we have decided to run this training again!

Our Working Together Webinars are free, however if you are in the position to make a donation, you can do so here.

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Did you know that today is #WorldStatisticsDay?

Well, here's one stat that might surprise you...

Ireland ranks in a disappointing *98th* place globally for the representation of women in national politics

We can and must do more to encourage and support #MoreWomen to run.

New from cabinet sources: Minister Catherine Martin has raised the fact that no women were involved in the talks over the weekend during today's cabinet meeting. #iestaff

‘No gender parity in Dáil ‘until 2063’ at current rate of progress’. No!! We have to increase the election candidate quota to 50%, introduce family friendly hours in Oireachtas+fund ⁦@women4election⁩ properly to train female candidates #MoreWomen https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/no-gender-parity-in-d%C3%A1il-until-2063-at-current-rate-of-progress-1.4384216

Simply not good enough.

We need to increase quotas for local elections and general elections.

Unfortunately, the current Programme for Government was disappointingly vague in its commitments to see #MoreWomen elected.
https://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/no-gender-parity-in-d%C3%A1il-until-2063-at-current-rate-of-progress-1.4384216