The 50/50 Group is a single issue national advocacy group dedicated to bringing about equal representation of women and women in Irish politics.
The Abortion Rights Campaign is an alliance of pro-choice groups and individuals in Ireland and Northern Ireland who believe that women’s lives matter, and women’s health matters.
Their vision is Gender parity in Irish politics by the year 2020.
Addresses specific needs of women in the home, dependants of Social Welfare & low incomes and enables women to develop the skills necessary for them to feel worthwhile in the workforce and their communities.
ActionAid Ireland is the Irish Affiliate of ActionAid International and was set up by a group of Irish people 30 years ago. ActionAid Ireland supports Women's Rights and Education programmes in Malawi, Uganda and Kenya in Africa and in Nepal, Vietnam and Cambodia in Asia.
Action for Choice (previously Action on X) has is a feminist organisation and has campaigned vigorously for the introduction, as a minimal first step, of legislation on foot of the Supreme Court judgement in the Miss X case. Action for Choice is now continuing to fight for women's right to free, legal and safe abortion in this country, and to work in solidarity with women throughout the world to achieve full reproductive rights and maternity services for all women.
The mission of Adoption Rights Alliance is to advocate equal human and civil rights for those affected by Ireland's closed secret adoption system.
Age Action is the national advocacy organisation on ageing and older people, it promotes positive ageing and better policies and services for older people. Working with, and on behalf of, older people they aim to make Ireland the best place in the world in which to grow older. Age Action is committed to women’s equality. They have campaigned to address systemic discrimination in how women are treated in the pension system, leading to a widening gender pension gap, and for the backdating of the homemaker’s credit. They will continue to be a voice for older women who can be doubly marginalised because of their gender and their age.
- Ivy Exchange
172, Granby Place
- T: 01 8787911
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
AIMS Ireland - Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services in Ireland - is a consumer-led voluntary organisation that was formed in early 2007 by mothers dissatisfied with the maternity care system in Ireland.
- 12 Rathborne Drive, Ashtown, Dublin 15
- T: 087 754 3751
- E: email@example.com
The African & Migrant women's network in Ireland.
- Unit 2 Killarney Court, Buckingham Street, Dublin 1
- T: 01 8349851
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Support group for parents who suffered stillbirths.
- 18 Orion Business Campus
Rosemount Business Park
Ballycoolin, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
- T: 01 8829030
- E: email@example.com
Develops programmes for women who lack economic & educational resources.
- Kiltalown Village Centre, Fortunestown Rd, Jobstown, Tallaght, Dublin 24
- T: 01 462 84 88
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Refuge for women & children escaping violence in the home.
- PO Box 5504, Coolock, Dublin 17
- T: 01 867 08 05
- E: email@example.com
National association of organisations, groups and individuals involved in the promotion or advancement of adult education.
Ascend Domestic Abuse Service for Women, North Tipperary provide support and information to women who have or are experiencing domestic abuse in their intimate relationships. The service is managed by North Tipperary Leader Partnership (NTLP) in Partnership with Tusla, The Child and Family Agency.
- 2nd Floor, 83-87 Main St, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
- T: 01 406 82 20/1
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
- ASPI represents Spanish speaking parents in Ireland. They aim to reinforce the bi-cultural identity in Irish/Spanish speaking families living in Ireland, contribute to cultural diversity in Ireland, encourage ties between the Irish and Spanish speaking Communities and help integrate the Spanish speaking community in Ireland.
Professional body for childcare professionals aiming to advocate for childcare workers in the development of the profession.
- Suite 1, John Dunlop House
Marina Commercial Park
Centre Park Rd, Cork City
- T: 021 43 57 500
- E: email@example.com
- www acp-cork.com
Union for secondary school teachers.
- ASTI Thomas Mac Donagh House, Winetavern St, Dublin 8
- T: 01 604 01 60
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Union of Teachers of Home Economics is a national organisation, which aims to provide a medium of expression for the collective opinions of members on matters affecting Home Economics and to promote Home Economics in education and society.
Atheist Ireland is an Irish advocacy group. They promote atheism and promote an ethical, secular society where the State does not support or finance or give special treatment to any religion.
Barnardos' mission is to help transform children's lives through out services; support parents; and challenge society where it fails our children. Barnardos vision is a country where no child has to suffer and every child is able to reach their full potential.
eLonG To is the national organisation for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgendered (LGBT) young people, aged between 14 and 23. Our vision is a world where LGBT+ young people are equal, safe and valued in the diversity of their identities and experiences.
Bethany Home, Dublin was a mother and baby Institution for unmarried mothers and their children. Survivors campaign for justice.
- St Angela's College, Lough Gill, Co Sligo
- T: 071 919 56 75
- E: email@example.com
National voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders, their families & friends.
- Central Office, PO Box 105, Blackrock, Co Dublin
- T: 01 283 49 63
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organisation for business & professional women working for high standards in business & professions.
Provides Crisis accommodation, support and informatin to women and children fleeing Domestic Violence and Abuse.
Works to tackle health inequalities among ethnic minority communities by improving ethnic minority access to health services and ethnic minority participation in health planning and delivery.
- 19 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1
- T: 01 855 21 11
- E: email@example.com
Union for clerical and administrative grades in the Civil Service, wider Public Sector and the Private Sector.
- Adelaide House, 19-20 Adelaide Rd, Dublin 2
- T: 01 676 53 94
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides information & support to women's groups in the Clondalkin area.
The Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment is an alliance of over 100 organisations including human rights, feminist and pro-choice organisations, trade unions, health organisations, NGOs, community organisations and many others working together for repeal of the Eighth Amendment in order to respect and protect the lives, health and choices of women and girls in Ireland.
- Unit 2, BLock B, Bawnogue Enterprise & Community Centre, Bawnogue Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
- T: 01 467 07 48
- E: email@example.com
Association for Community Midwives in Ireland.
The CWC seeks to support community work as a means of addressing poverty, social exclusion and inequality
- 43 Corran Riada, Monksland, Athlone, Co Roscommon
- T: 090 649 62 96
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Unit 6, Westside Community Development Resource Centre,
Seamus Quirke Rd Galway
Ph: 091-528325 087 – 2998619 087 - 9326467
- T: 0879326467
- E: email@example.com
Provides temporary safe accommodation for women and their children who experience emotional, physical or sexual violence within an intimate relationship.
- Courthouse Square, Woodquay, Galway City, Co Galway
- T: 091 565 985
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Partnership which focuses on facilitating and integrating the provision of quality childcare services. Works with service providers, parents & children.
Cork Feminist's Collective aim is to offer an inclusive feminist space that is accessible to people of all communities.
The Countess Markievicz School is a discussion forum on women in Ireland in honour of Ireland’s first female MP and Cabinet Minister. They run a number of events that address different topics relevant to women in Ireland each year. Founded in 2011 by a group of students in the School of Social Justice in University College Dublin, who were concerned about the declining numbers of women in public and political life in Ireland.
Cultúr Migrants Centre is a community development organisation working with migrants in Co. Meath.
- Unit UH3,
Balmoral Business Park,
- T: 046 9093120
- E: email@example.com
Feminist community based education centre that offers a wide range of courses for women
Diversity & Inclusion Team at Bristol Meyers Squibb Biopharmaceuticals look to promote inclusivity and embracing differences within their team.
- Beibhinn House, 5 Guidhall Street, Derry BT 486BB
- T: 0044 28 7126 76 76
- E: E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org
Developing people towards wholeness
Doctors for Choice is an organisation that represents doctors in Ireland, who support a woman’s right to control her own reproductive health outcomes.
- Unit 1 - YWCA Building North Rd Monaghan
- T: 047 71640
- E: email@example.com
A front line domestic violence service
- T: 071 9141515
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Community organisation dealing with Traveller women issues
- Above McGinleys Garage, Pearse Road, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal
- T: 074 912 92 81
- E: email@example.com
Bring about change & raise awareness on economic, social & cultural issues affecting women in area
Community resource centre for families headed by one parent in Northside Partnership area
Dress For Success provide free career development tools: Professional clothing and styling advance in advance of your job interview; Interview preparation sessions with experienced HR professionals; Sector-specific educational workshops; and Mentoring programmes.
- Bunratty Dr, Coolock, Dublin 17
- T: 01 848 48 11
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Centre used by both men & women who wish to improve their literacy skills
Dublin Cycling Campaign are working to encourage cycling and to represent the interests of everyday cyclists. They want to make the streets safer for cyclists and to increase public awareness of the benefits of cycling.
North Dublin West Area Partnership is committed to responding to social exclusion issues in by using community development approaches to build the capacity of local community groups and to promote access to personal-development, training, education and employment/self-employment opportunities for individuals. NDWAP adopt a programme of work aimed at promoting gender equality and providing support to disadvantaged women as a named target group.
- 3 Mountjoy Sq, Dublin 1
- T: 01 874 32 51
- E: email@example.com
Counselling & therapy service, providing support to victims of rape & child sexual abuse
- 70 Lr Leeson St, Dublin 2
- T: 01 661 49 11
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dulin University Equality Society (D.U.G.E.S.) is a student society at Trinity College. We campaign on issues effecting women, primarily.
- House 6, Trinity College, College Green, Dublin 2
- E: email@example.com
Women's health centre
Highlights issues relating to women, organising training programmes, seminars, etc
- James O'Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co Cork
- T: 029 606 33
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Promote, improve & advance early childhood education
- 43 East James's Pl, Lr Baggot St, Dublin 2
- T: 01 676 74 44/5
- E: email@example.comWebsite: www.esboa.ie
Breast cancer advocacy organisation
EAPN Ireland is a network of groups and individuals working against poverty and is the Irish national network of the European Anti Poverty Network. We aim to put the fight against poverty at the top of the EU, national and local agenda.
Exchange House Ireland provides Traveller specific, professional, front-line services in Ireland. This is a “best practice” model. We are the largest Traveller specific service provider in the country.
- 100 North King Street,
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our organisation has four main services:
• Family Support and Crisis Intervention Service
• Children and Young Peoples’ Service
• Education and Training Service
• The National Traveller Mental Health Service
Far From Avocados is a Creative Digital Content Agency working with clients and brands to break new ground, realise more of their potential and challenge their own boundaries and demonstrate their relevance in today’s world.They strongly believe and adhere to Women in Decision–making and Leadership. In their own workplace, they strive to give their female employees the very best in education and training so they can compete in today's competitive business world. Their Digital Marketing conferences often feature a majority of female presenters who happen to be the best in the industry.
Féileacáin (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Association of Ireland) is a newly formed, not for profit organisation ( CHY – 19635) that aims to offer support to anyone affected by the death of a baby during pregnancy or shortly after. The organisation was formed by a group of bereaved parents who supported each other after the death of their own babies and have now come together to formally offer support to other parents and families who find themselves in a similar situation.
Helping the unemployed & their dependents in Finglas area
FIT is an industry-led initiative which aims to enable greater access to Tech Employment for all communities living in Ireland - regardless of gender, background, age and education. They focus on Apprenticeships between industry and education. Supporting women in a pursuit of an ICT career is in line with FIT's aim to promote sustainable employment that leads to progress and economic independence.
- 5 Cardiffsbridge Rd, Finglas, Dublin 11
- T: 01 884 52 28
- E: email@example.com
Foyle Women's Aid works with women and children who have suffered, are at risk of suffering or are exposed to mental, physical or sexual abuse by providing residential accommodtion and the relief of distress and suffering.
Founded in the UK in 2002, Funnywomen has recently branched out to Ireland with it's Time of the Month event which gives women the opportunity to learn more about the comedy circuit or try out comedy for the first time. Funny Women help women find their voice through performing, writing and using humour in business and everyday life. They aim to address and communicate problems within the industry, including abolishing the idea of "token" women on a comedy bill. Finally they wish to raise awareness of the amount of incredible and talented funny women in Ireland and hope that with Funny Women as a regular name that we will see a rise in equality throughout the comedy industry.
Community development groups comprising settled people & travellers
The Global Women's Studies Programme builds on a long-established tradition of Women's Studies at NUIG.
GOWN is an organisation comprised of female Consultants in Obstetrics and Gynaecology who work in Ireland and are dedicated to womens' health. All of the members of the organisation advocate locally, nationally and internationally for improvements in womens' health and are widely regarded as the experts as they are in this area.
- 61 Main St, Loughrea, Co Galway
- T: 091 880 916
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Developing a women's equality policy for the party
Haven Horizons, set up in 2015, focuses on the individual, family, community and societal changes necessary for the elimination of relationship abuse and the associated gender inequality. Key activities: Research / supporting research; Awareness, education and training; Interagency and systems work, Prevention strategies, Piloting evidence-based models of good practice.
- 6 The Fairways, Old Schoolhouse Rd, Monaleen, Castletroy, Co Limerick
- T: 01 679 00 12
- E: email@example.com
- Herstory is a new cultural movement created to tell the stories of extraordinary but forgotten Irish women. Herstory incorporates the worlds of music, comedy, theatre, fashion, dance, photography, poetry, fine art, film and more. Herstory will culminate in a programme of performances and exhibitions nationally in 2016 and 2017.
Family centred resource to families living in the north east inner-city Dublin area. Providing variety of services aimed to support families & community participation & development. Services include parent/carer & child playgroups and parent forum & women's groups and counselling.
Sentinels work is based on fundamental principles of a fair Rule of Law, and the promotion of an equal, pluralist global society, where all people can enjoy mutual self determination, and non-discrimination. They work towards encouraging a world wherein these basic tenets of human rights are nurtured in a respectful and dignified system of inclusion.
An independent NGO which seeks to address some of the emerging needs of immigrants in Ireland
- 2 St Andrew Street,
- T: Information Service (01) 674 0200
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
INAR is a network of anti racist groups in the community and nongovernmental sector in Ireland
- Nerney's Court, Dublin 1
- T: 01 817 15 00
- E: email@example.com
Women's community development project working to address multi-dimensional issues
- 118 St Michaels Est, Inchicore, Dublin 8
- T: 01 453 39 38
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Offers support to women's groups from Inishowen
The Institute of Biodynamic Medicine, Ltd. offers the full range of biodynamic psychology and psychotherapy methods and the related treatments developed by clinical psychologist, Gerda Boyesen (1922-2005).
- 18 Milbrea Heights, Carndonagh, Lifford, Co Donegal
- T: 074 9329494
- E: email@example.comWebwww.womenworkingwelltogether.com
Established in 1985 as a professional group for nurses working in public health nursing service
- Milltown Park, Sandford Road, Ranelagh, Dublin 6.
- T: 01 2200200
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
IWC is a joint initiative between Irish and immigrant women living in Dublin.
The Institute of Public Administration is Ireland’s only public service development agency focused exclusively on public sector development via training and consultancy.
Affiliated with the World Association for Infant Mental Health, I-AIMH is a non profit national voluntary organisation with charitable status. Established in 2009,we have approximately 85 members who are professionals from a range of disciplines, working with infants, toddlers and their families in primary/secondary care health and community services, to support the healthy social-emotional -psychological development of infants and young children in the context of their primary care-giving relationships.
- 35 Parnell Sq, Dublin 1
- T: 01 804 77 00
- E: email@example.com
National project of the Irish Cancer Society & the leading provider of breast cancer information & support.
- 43-45 Northumberland Rd, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
- T: 01 2310500
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides a wide range of social & recreational activities, education & training
- 58 Merrion Rd, Dublin 4
- T: 01 668 0002
- E: email@example.com
Gives deaf women the opportunity to explore & make decisions about issues which concern them
- Irish Deaf Women's Group
Deaf Village Ireland
- T: 01 860 1878 or SMS 086 171 9570
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA) is Ireland's leading sexual health charity. Since 1969 the IFPA has been at the forefront of sexual and reproductive healthcare. Today we offer a comprehensive range of services which promote sexual health and support reproductive choice on a not-for-profit basis.
- Irish Family Planning Association
42a Pearse Street
- T: 01 607 44 56
- E: email@example.com
Farming issues affecting women
- Farm Family Committee, Irish Farm Ctr, Bluebell, Dublin 12
- T: 01 450 02 66
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Trade union & professional association
- 11 Merrion Sq, Dublin 2
- T: 01 661 09 10
- E: email@example.com
Past university students
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Raises awareness about feminist issues in Ireland
Enables girls from all backgrounds to gow in self-confidence & develop skills
The INOU is a federation of unemployed people, unemployed centres, unemployed groups, community organisations and Trade Unions. The INOU represents and defends the rights and interests of those who want decent employment and cannot obtain it. We promote and campaign for policies to achieve full employment for all and an acceptable standard of living for unemployed people and their dependents.
- Araby House, 8 North Richmond Street, Dublin 1
- E: email@example.com
IOS is dedicated to reducing the incidence of Osteoporosis, a preventable bone disease in most cases, and promoting bone health. The IOS provides information to the public and health professionals on all aspects of the disease and offers support to people with Osteoporosis and everyone at risk from the disease.
Established in 1994, the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) is Ireland's leading non-governmental organisation campaigning for rights in the penal system and the progressive reform of Irish penal policy. All of our work is underscored by our commitment to combating social injustice.
The Irish Traveller Movement (ITM) is a national network of organisations and individuals working within the Traveller community. ITM was established in 1990 and now has over eighty Traveller organisations from all parts of Ireland in its membership. The Irish Traveller Movement consists of a partnership between Travellers and settled people committed to seeking full equality for Travellers in Irish society.
- Whitworth Blds, Nth Brunswick St, Morning Star Ave, Dublin 7
- T: 01 664 06 00
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 4/5 Eustace Street
- T: Tel: +353 1 679 65 77
- E: email@example.com
The Irish Women Lawyers Association (IWLA) aims to provide a professional and social network for women lawyers. The IWLA's three different categories of membership comprise judges, barristers, solicitors, academic lawyers, trainee lawyers in both the barrister and solicitor professions, law students and those interested in the work of the Association.
i-Smile International (Ireland) is a registered non-profit organisation set up to reduce isolation, improve confidence and increase participation of migrant women in mainstream Irish society, enabling them enjoy the social, financial and legal inclusion they need to smile to a positive future.
The ISSU is a not-for-profit, voluntary student rights’ organisation here to represent the second-level students of Ireland. The ISSU is the national umbrella body for school Student Councils, aiming to represent and connect Irish second-level students the length and breadth of the country, ensuring that the voice of the Irish second-level student is heard and striving for innovation and democracy within the education system. The ISSU believes that Young People are not merely citizens in waiting. Young People deserve better, they deserve to be heard. Young People can and will contribute positively to society. It is so important that voices, views and opinions of Young People are heard, listened to and most importantly respected.
- 145/151 Church St, Dublin 7
- T: 01 672 48 02
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Justice for Magdalenes seeks to promote and represent the interests of the Magdalene Women, to respectfully promote equality and seek justice for the women formerly incarcerated in Magdalene Laundries and to seek the establishment and improvements of support as well as advisory and re-integration services provided for survivors.
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Counselling service for survivors of sexual violence
- 5, Greenview Terrace, Princes Quay, Tralee, Co. Kerry
- T: 066 712 31 22
- E: email@example.com
Provides counselling & therapy service for those who have been sexually abused or raped
- 1 Golf View Tce, Granger's Rd Lr, Kilkenny
- T: 056 775 15 55
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Promote women in Labour Party
We are bereaved parents who wish to help give support and encouragement to others who now face a similar loss. We offer support groups in the Dublin area, and are contactable across the country by telephone or email for those who are in need of support. Please note we are not trained counsellors, just a group of parents who have come together to offer each other support. We aim to create a safe, non judgmental space where parents can express their grief and get support from others.
Women's Development Section) (Responsible for directing work/actions with women/groups within the Partnership's Strategic Plan
- Church St, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim
- T: 071 964 17 70
- E: email@example.com
Educational & development support programme for parents of children aged birth to five years
Family planning & medical issues
Network of women's gtroups representing women on low income or experiencing social exclusion
- Unit 2, Sarsfield Gardens, Moyross, CoLimerick
- T: 061 275 970
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lesbian/bisexual resource centre
- 11a White St, Cork
- T: 021 480 86 00
- E: email@example.com
Provides a holistic integrated approach to identified problems of women in Longford.
Love and Care for People (LCP) is committed to raising community awareness on different forms of family abuse including but not limited to Forced Marriage, Early Childhood Marriage, Honour Based Violence, Disownment, Destructive Relationships and Reproductive Abuse.
MAMs is 230 members nationally and internationally and growing. The group started by a simple cup of coffee and an opportunity to connect with other Mothers Artists Makers. They campaign on specific issues of isolation, marginalisation, and disproportionate economic impact experienced by women in the creative industries as a result of becoming mothers and the continued demands of being a primary carer. In a society where the work of caring for children is neither valued nor adequately supported, MAMs artists and theatre makers are committed to asserting our immense value to the creative industry, both in the work place and to society as a whole.
Mandate is the third largest trade union in the Republic of Ireland with a growing and increasingly active membership base across the Irish retail and bar trade.
- O'Lehane Hse, 9 Cavendish Row, Dublin 1
- T: 01 874 63 21
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Marie Keating Foundation proivides information, education and awareness on all of the key cancers. We provide a nationwide community service with 3 mobile units travelling around the country. Our nurses also provide workplace talks. The service is free and confidential.
- Unit 9 Millbank Business Park, Lucan Co. Dublin
- T: 16283726
- E: email@example.com
A rape crisis centre
- Newtown, Castlebar, Co Mayo
- T: 094 902 56 57
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
MWI links together all the women's groups within the Methodist Church in Ireland as well as supporting individuals where groups do not exist.
National rights focused organisation working with migrant workers & families
Migrant Women United is an inclusive network of diverse Migrant Women in Ireland run by and for women, mobilizing towards personal and professional development. Whilst there are a number of migrant rights groups, MWU aims to add an additional and much needed voice on shaping policy & structures that represent them. MWU also strives to preserve migrant women’s interest and equality by increasing the opportunities and participation in Irish society.
Christian Care for Families
- 55 Parnell Sq West, Dublin 1
- T: 01 889 75 70
- E: email@example.com
- Mothers’ Union Ireland, St. Michan’s Church, Church Street, Dublin 7, D07 XAC6
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Women's Network who provide training courses for young mothers
The National Adult Literacy Agency is an independent charity committed to making sure people with literacy and numeracy difficulties can fully take part in society and have access to learning opportunities that meet their needs. According to the last international survey, one in six Irish adults has problems reading and writing.
- St Catherine's Community Services, St Joseph's Rd, Co Carlow
- T: 059 913 87 18
- E: email@example.com
Promote high standards in family based day care for children
- 9, Bulford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
- T: 01 287 84 66
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
National women's organisation who provides information and analysis on policy issues
Unit B2, Block B,
Bawnogue Action Enterprise Centre,
- T: 01 414 78 72
- E: email@example.com
The National Traveller Women's Forum is the nationaThe National Traveller Women's Forum (NTWF) is the national network of Traveller women and Traveller women's organisations from throughout Ireland.
The NTWF recognises the particular oppression of Traveller women in Irish society and are working to address this issue through the provision of opportunities to Traveller women to meet, share experiences, ideas and develop collective strategies and skills to work towards the enhancement of their position in society.l network of traveller women and traveller womens organisations from throughout Ireland.
A progressive, dynamic organistion for women in business
National Infertility Support and Information Group NISIG is an Irish charity that has been providing support and information to those suffering from infertility since it was established in 1996. The ability to have a child is taken for granted by most people, but one in six will have difficulty conceiving and may seek medical help to achieve a pregnancy. NISIG is also active in awareness raising of the issue through media engagement, and further engages with opinion leaders at local and national level to ensure the issue of infertility, particularly funding and lack of regulation, remain on the political agenda.
Provides women in Northern Ireland with a platform to make their voices heard on domestic, European and international social, economic, cultural and political affairs
Provision of educational & employment opportunities for women in area
Domestic violence information resource centre
- 94 South Main St, Cork
- T: 021 422 29 79
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Action & development group for Travellers
Pharmaceutical Assistant Association represent approx 350 members. They advocate on behalf of their members for decent pay and working conditions for Pharmaceutical Assistants.
- 46 North Great Charles St, Dublin 1
- T: 01 878 02 55
- E: email@example.com
National Network of rape crisis centres in Ireland.
REE (Recovery Experts by Experience) is a group of people who have lived through, and live with, mental health difficulties. We are recovered enough to function fully in society, contribute to it, and be active - and agitate - on behalf of others who are living with mental health difficulties. Being a group whose membership is mainly female, we are most concerned with questioning, interrogating, unpacking and challenging the patriarchal aspect of mental health care in Ireland. Dating back to before 2014.
- 2nd Floor, The Halls, Quay Street, Galway
- T: 091 563 676
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Relief of poverty & unemployment among women in general area
- Unit 5, The Old Mill, Castlerea, Co Roscommon
- T: 094 962 16 90
- E: email@example.com
Adult education group providing an educational & social outlet for women
Ruhama is an Irish Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and a registered charity founded in 1989. We work with women affected by prostitution and other forms of commercial sexual exploitation. We are the only specialist, frontline NGO in Ireland working to support and advocating on behalf of women including transgender women with these experiences nationwide. We support a variety of women including those who: 1) Are actively involved in prostitution 2) Are seeking to exit (leave) prostitution 3) Are victims of sex trafficking 4) Have a past experience of prostitution/sex trafficking.
- Aras Rualach, Neilstown Rd, Rowlagh, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
- T: 01 623 05 74
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Ruhama, 30/31 Camden Street Lower, Dublin
- T: 01 836 02 92
- E: email@example.com
Representative body of refuges & support services for women survivors of domestic violence
- Unit 5, Centre Court, Blyry Business Park, Athlone, Westmeath
- T: 090 647 90 78
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
A training and education programme for women in recovery
UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice is an interdisciplinary research and teaching hub for policy, practice and equality.
To incease knowledge of the historical and contemporary roles and experiences of women in all cultures.
- 58 Amiens Street,
- T: (01) 8553391/8553393
- E: email@example.com
- Library Building Room L514, UCD Belfield, DUblin 4
- T: 01 7167329
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Provides counselling to rape victims
Irish Postgraduate Gender & Women's Studies Network
Sibéal invites postgraduate students across Ireland and across disciplines to network and share ideas, giving a platform to those dedicated to feminist scholarship.
- 70 Hampton Wood Green
- E: email@example.com
Internal party forum advising on policy & networking with activitists
- 44 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
- T: 01 872 6100
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Current NWC consists of 23 members elected on regional basis
Smashing Times Theatre and Film Company is a not-for-profit, human rights based theatre organisation that uses creative process, theatre and film to promote human rights, gender equality, reconciliation and social inclusion for all. The work of the company over the last 20 years has spanned across and beyond Europe.
- Equality Unit, Liberty Hall, Dublin 1
- T: 01 858 63 44
- E: campaigns@email@example.com
Provising transitional housing to women & children who are homeles due to violence
A women's service organisation
Sounding the Feminists is an Irish-based, voluntary-led collective of composers, sound artists, performers, musicologists, critics, promoters, industry professionals, organisations, and individuals, committed to promoting and publicising the creative work of female musicians. STF recognises that contemporary attitudes, policies, and practices towards music and gender are often built on institutions and traditions that resist change.
Community based project supporting victims & survivors of demestic abuse
- 266 Avonedle court, O'Malley Pk, Southill, Co Limerick
- T: 061 313 025
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
SoS is an unfunded organisation independent of government, made up of survivors and their families. Demands for a proper inquiry into these pelvis-breaking operations have fallen in deaf ears. Our mission? Truth and justice.
- Southwest Kerry Women’s Association
- T: 066 9473397
- E: email@example.com
SWAN is a forum for personal and professional networking of women at Symantec ans is open to all employees who want to support and encourage women in their career aspirations, and further Symantec's reputation as a great place to work for women.
- Ballycoolin Business Park, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
- T: 01 8617950
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
- 73 Orwell Rd, Rathgar, Dublin 6
- T: 01 492 25 88
- E: email@example.com
A telephone/drop-in information support, outreach, advocacy & court accompaniment service
- 1st Floor, 17 North Rd, Monaghan
- T: 047 727 49
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
TFMR campaigns for a change in Irish law to allow termination in the case of fatal foetal abnormality.
- Transgender Equality Network Ireland
4 Ellis Quay
The Complex is the new Northside arts centre located on Little Green Street next to the old Fruit and Vegetable Market. The arts centre features nine artist’s studios as well as two performance areas, rehearsal and exhibition space.The Complex is led by women, encourages equal opportunities for women in the arts, and promotes residencies for women artists. With support from NWCI, The Complex have put on a number of productions and workshops reflecting the real lives of women impacted by austerity and other inequalities in modern day Ireland.
The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation is an independent, non-governmental organisation that works with individuals and groups to transform violent conflict, promote reconciliation, build sustainable peace and work towards more inclusive, equitable, and diverse societies. Founded in 1974 as a response to ‘the Troubles’, one of its key strategic priorities (2017-2026) continues to be dedicated to deepening reconciliation within and between communities on the islands of Ireland and Britain
The Shona Project helps young Irish Girls through all the challenges associated with growing up in Ireland today. The website for girls shares inspirational content, celebrates difference and provides practical advice & a sharing hub on issues such a mental health, relationships, bullying, body issues, medical concerns, school and exams. The Shona Project also operates a school workshop roadshow highlighting bullying, body issues and self esteem; an annual “Young Women’s Convention” for transition year students and an annual awards event. www.shona.ie https://www.facebook.com/shonadotie/ @shonatodie
- A national performing arts representative organisation with 250+ members including venues, festivals, theatre and dance production companies as well as individual members. It provides information online and through workshops, training and professional development, research on issues ranging from payscales to arts attendances as well as providing policy and advocacy support to its members.
Creates awareness at local & national level of women's issues
- Knockanrawley Resource Centre, Knockanrawley, Tipperary Town
- T: 062 52688
- E: email@example.com
Seeks to network with women & promote a positive image of women
- Aras an Phobail,
Croilar na Mistealach.
Tralee, Co. Kerry
- T: 066 712 06 22/719 0766
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Activities include teaching, research, publications, public seminars & lectures.
- 20 Westland Row, Trinity College, Dublin 2
- T: 01 896 22 25
- E: email@example.com
Affords members an opportunity to keep in touch with university & each other - Attracting and Engaging all the Generations.
Staff & students involved in women's studies in UCC
IrFUW as part of the wider GWI community advocates for women’s rights, equality and empowerment through access to quality secondary and tertiary education, and training up to the highest levels. GWI’s vision is to ensure that 100% of girls and women in the world are enabled to achieve education beyond primary school.
The Women's Committee is an all island committee of Unite trade union working to promote women's equality in the workplace and in society. Key campaigns have included Unite Charter for Women, Equal Pay, Women's Health , Violence against Women, Trafficking.
USI is the national representative body for third level students in Ireland, made up of membership in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, totalling over 354,000 members. USI works on all issues pertaining to students, from campaigning for access to higher education, to being active in the campaign to repeal the eighth amendment to the Irish constitution. The day to day work of USI is managed by the President, and is rolled out by the Officerboard, all of whom are elected at USI annual Congress. We are funded by our membership fees, and the project grant funding we receive.
Providing needs based drop-in information & training programmes with supports
WEB womens group is for women over the age of 45. They hold monthly get-togethers, supply various courses and guest speakers.
- 74 Manor St, Waterford
- T: 051 351 918
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Little Bray
- E: email@example.com
Information/drop-in-centre. Forum where all women in Athy & environs will work together and in unison with other relevant networks to achieve identified and agreed goals for the common good
Provides support & information newtork for women working in science & technology
Women4Women grew out of a series of women's workshops faciliated by Southside Partnership, DLR in early 2011. We are a non-profit educational and networking group for women with different life experiences and from different cultures.
- c/o Southside Partnership,
Furry Hill Community Centre
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Women for Election is a non-partisan organisation whose vision is of an Ireland with balanced participation of women and men in political life. Our mission is to inspire and equip women to succeed in politics. Women for Election offers a tailored training and support programme to women seeking to enter public life; and provides and facilitates a cross-party network of political women, committed to equal representation of women and men in Irish politics. We are driven by our belief that enriching the diversity of voices in our politics will lead to more robust decisions, and help create a fairer, more inclusive and dynamic society, better equipped to tackle future challenges.
WFTV Ireland support, celebrate and aid women working in the screen industries of Ireland. They 300 represent professionals in the industry.
Celebrate & promote women's culture through freedom of information, speech & expression
A membership organisation founded in 2017 to promote, support and encourage female doctors and medical students in Ireland. The aim of the network is to bring together women from all stages of their medical career, in all specialities and grades, to share their experiences and to learn from each other. Women continue to be under-represented in certain specialities and in the higher ranks of academic and clinical medicine. We hope to advocate and support all women in medicine to help them to achieve their career goals, and to promote leadership and personal fulfilment.
WIRI (Women in Research Ireland) aims to generate an all equal platform where women can speak about their research and network with others in their field or similar. Since, throughout history women were not always given an equal platform to express and disseminate their knowledge and research, they aim to create and run an open and equal platform for all women* in research, both STEM and arts & humanities.
- 10 St Bridget's Place Lower,
- T: 091 565430
- E: email@example.com
Women in Touch is a peer led social support group made up of women of all ages and backgrounds. We meet on a weekly basis (Tuesdays) at our local Family Resource Centre. The group was established in April, 2009 and many of the original members are still part of the group. There are approximately 35 group members. The group engage in training and education, discussions and debates, outings, social activities and act as a social support group for one another. Members come from Granard, Abbeylara and Mullinalaghta and their environs.
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Women on Air is an informal seminar series and networking group that gives women the skills and confidence to go on radio and TV. Our seminars feature many of the biggest names in broadcasting from presenters such as Miriam O'Callaghan, Mary Wilson and Orla Barry to producers such as Marian Richardson, Alice O'Sullivan and Brendan Howard. Networking after the events gives female area experts the chance to mingle informally with producers and researchers who may be looking for new voices for their programmes. We are planning our first annual Women in Media conference in late 2013.
Women on Air strongly believes that a greater diversity of voices and opinions on the airwaves will lead to a healthier democracy and show girls and women that they are also entitled to have a public voice in Irish society.
Women's Aid has been working in Ireland to stop domestic violence against women Women’s Aid is the national organisation supporting women experiencing domestic violence in Ireland since 1974. We work to make women and children safe, offer support, provide hope and act for justice and social change. The Women’s Aid National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900 operates from 10am to 10pm, 7 days a week. This will extend to a 24/7 service from January 2016. We also offer a one-to-one support service, court accompaniment and coordinate the Dolphin House Domestic Violence Support & Referral Service.
- Women's Aid 5 Wilton Place Dublin 2
- T: 01 678 8858
- E: email@example.com
Seeks to work towards the elimination of violence against women & their children in their homes
- PO Box 60, Dundalk, Co Louth
- T: 042 933 32 45
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facilitates the empowerment of women through education, training & enterprise
Representative body for intercounty Ladies Football and Camogie players providing a unified voice for intercounty players, improve their experiences on the field.
- Parish Community Centre, Bishopsgate St, Mullingar, Co Westmeath
- T: 044 443 01
- E: email@example.com
and increase their opportunities off the field. They seek to challenge the status quo for women in sport at an organisational level, in the media, with government representatives.
WGPA promote players as female leaders, championing their place as role models in their communities and wider Irish society.
Support the needs of women involved in prostitution with health service
Founded in November 2012, The Women’s Museum of Ireland is an exciting initiative that aims to promote the formal recognition of the role of women in Irish history, as well as the role of Irish women abroad. Encompassing the rural and urban, the political and domestic, the Women’s Museum of Ireland brings together research on all aspects of women’s history and generates public discussion on the impact and achievements of the women of Ireland. In doing so the museum hopes to encourage the continuation of these successes in future generations of women worldwide.
Women's Network Bord Gais Energy consists of members from across a variety of departments within BGE, from IT to customer operations to finance to HR etc. Our group has come together to try to understand the issues faced by women working in BGE from all backgrounds and across all levels. Our group recognises that while women have achieved relative successes in the workplace in recent years, there are still many unique barriers and issues facing women in the workforce.
- Baggot St Clinic, 19 Haddington Rd, Dublin 4
- T: 669 9515
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
A membership based organisation comprising women's groups, centres, networks & projects
The Women's Support Network (WSN), established in 1989, is a regional organisation that works across all areas of Northern Ireland. It includes in its membership community based women’s centres, groups and organisations, with a concentration in disadvantaged areas.
- 6 Mount Charles, Belfast BT7 1NZ
- T: 0044 289023 0212
- E: email@example.com
Links new & existing women's groups in Tallaght area
- Brookfield Enterprise Ctr, Brookfield, Dublin 24
- T: 01 462 77 41
- E: firstname.lastname@example.org
As a Christian Association their purpose is to share their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ with women and all young people and to serve the whole community by encouraging spiritual physical and social development.