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Meet the Women Forging Careers with Tech Apprenticeships with our latest member Fastrack into IT

Published: Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Aoife Sheehy, Tech Research and Development Officer at Fastrack to Information Technology (FIT), our latest group member, speaks to us about Ireland’s new and exciting Tech Apprenticeship. Aoife’s role @FIT is to research the skills...

Women in Craft Apprenticeships

Published: Friday, February 02, 2018

We met Laura and Ashleigh, two Apprentice Electricians with ESB at a recent event organised by Solas and the ETBI on Women in Craft apprenticeships. NWCI have been working with Solas to support them to develop initiatives to increase the...

Highlights from the Gov Led Symposium on Gender Pay Gap Jan 10th

Published: Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Making changes to the Gender Pay Gap in Ireland is gaining serious momentum. Narrowing and eliminating the GPG has huge implications for women socially and economically. Here’s a synopsis from Claire Flannery & Group Member Herizon www...

Women working in Equality, Technology & Community Education - Meet Sonya Doherty from An Cosán!

Published: Thursday, October 19, 2017

Meet Sonya Doherty, a graduate of An Cosán’s Technology courses, who is now working with An Cosán’s Tech Army as a Digital Pathways Learner Support Educator. The Tech Army is an important...

Getting More Women on Board

Published: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The question of getting more women on boards in Ireland is a long-debated discussion, which, in 2015, resulted in the National Women’s Council of Ireland’s  publication, Better Boards, Better Business, Better Society. The case for promoting...

Women working in Equality - Meet Therese Murphy from EIGE

Published: Friday, May 12, 2017

Meet Therese Murphy, former NWCI Chairwoman, now Head of Operations at EIGE, the European Institute for Gender Equality! Therese talks about gender equality data, career change and living in Vilnius, Lithuania. What does EIGE do? The European Institute for Gender...

Feminist Reflections: Sadhbh Walshe - What Would Rosie Do?

Published: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs commemorating the women of 1916. NWCI’s 1916 Feminist Reflections Blogs are part of the State’s official programme to commemorate the events of 1916 ...

Reporting on men’s violence against women matters

Published: Monday, September 05, 2016

The horrific murders of Clodagh Hawe and her children have brought devastation to her family, friends and the community in Cavan. NWCI expresses deepest sympathy for their loss. In the days since the murders many of our members and individuals,...

Noreen Byrne: Time for a Coalition of the Belligerent to usher in the values of the 1916 Proclamation

Published: Sunday, June 05, 2016

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs exploring what independence meant for the women of Ireland. NWCI’s 1916 Feminist Reflections Blogs are part of the State’s official programme...

Claire McGettrick: Spare a thought for those who suffered most for the sake of an idyllic image of Ireland

Published: Sunday, June 05, 2016

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs exploring what independence meant for the women of Ireland. NWCI’s 1916 Feminist Reflections Blogs are part of the State’s official programme...

Mari Steed: We ‘Banished Babies’ remain the last piece of dirty carpet to be examined

Published: Saturday, June 04, 2016

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs exploring what independence meant for the women of Ireland. NWCI’s 1916 Feminist Reflections Blogs are part of the State’s official programme...

Sophie Kane: In 2016, Ireland can no longer ignore us

Published: Sunday, April 24, 2016

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs by young women, celebrating the women of 1916, and exploring what needs to happen to achieve that feminist future… NWCI’s 1916 Feminist Reflections...

Claragh Lucey: Barriers still exist for young women in leadership

Published: Sunday, April 24, 2016

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs by young women, celebrating the women of 1916, and exploring what needs to happen to achieve that feminist future… NWCI’s 1916 Feminist Reflections...

Aoife Kelly: “A woman’s place is in the revolution.”

Published: Sunday, April 24, 2016

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs by young women, celebrating the women of 1916, and exploring what needs to happen to achieve that feminist future… NWCI’s 1916 Feminist Reflections...

Vicky Kavanagh: Don’t make us fight another 100 years to end violence against women

Published: Sunday, April 24, 2016

100 years after 1916, what do we have to celebrate? This is one of a number of blogs by young women, celebrating the women of 1916, and exploring what needs to happen to achieve that feminist future… NWCI’s 1916 Feminist Reflections...

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