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50/50 Group

The 50/50 Group is a single issue national advocacy group dedicated to bringing about equal representation of women and men in Irish politics.
Their vision is Gender balance in Irish politics.

221+ Patient Support Group

221+ Patient Support Group 221+ Patient Support Group provides information, advice and support in a structured and confidential manner. The 221+ Patient Support Group also acts as an inclusive voice for those affected and provides representation with the Health Services Executive, the Department of Health, the CervicalCheck Steering Committee, and other relevant organisations aiming to reform the current cervical cancer screening programme.

Abortion Rights Campaign

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.

Access 2000

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

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.
  • Ivy Exchange
    172, Granby Place
    Parnell Square
    Dublin 1
  • T: 01 8787911
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Action for Choice

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.

Adoption Rights Alliance

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

Age Action 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.

AIMS Ireland

AIMS Ireland

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
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Aitheantas – Adoptee Identity Rights

An Adoptee Identity Rights group advocating for all Adoptees affected by the coercive and forced adoption policies of the past as well as the children of Adoptees highlighting the inter generational aspect and impact of adoption. They have 700 members.

AkiDwA (Akina Dada Wa Africa)

AkiDwA (Akina Dada Wa Africa)

The African & Migrant women's network in Ireland.

  • Unit 2 Killarney Court, Buckingham Street, Dublin 1
  • T: 01 8349851
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A Little Lifetime Foundation

Support group for parents who suffered stillbirths.

  • 18 Orion Business Campus
    Rosemount Business Park
    Ballycoolin, Blanchardstown, Dublin 15
  • T: 01 8829030
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Amal Muslim Women Led Group

Amal is a Muslim women-led, non-faith based feminist organisation and our vision is world free from all forms of oppression and discrimination for the women they work with. Amal delivers culturally appropriate advocacy and ensures that the women understand their rights and become fluent in exercising them while equipping service providers with culturally competent responses and encouraging an intersectional and non-discriminatory culture and practice is adhered through in Ireland.

Amal Muslim Women Led Group

Amal is a Muslim women-led, non-faith based feminist organisation and our vision is world free from all forms of oppression and discrimination for the women they work with. Amal delivers culturally appropriate advocacy and ensures that the women understand their rights and become fluent in exercising them while equipping service providers with culturally competent responses and encouraging an intersectional and non-discriminatory culture and practice is adhered through in Ireland.

Amal Muslim Women Led Group

Amal is a Muslim women-led, non-faith based feminist organisation and our vision is world free from all forms of oppression and discrimination for the women they work with. Amal delivers culturally appropriate advocacy and ensures that the women understand their rights and become fluent in exercising them while equipping service providers with culturally competent responses and encouraging an intersectional and non-discriminatory culture and practice is adhered through in Ireland.

An Cosán

Develops programmes for women who lack economic & educational resources.

  • Kiltalown Village Centre, Fortunestown Rd, Jobstown, Tallaght, Dublin 24
  • T: 01 462 84 88
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Aoibhneas Domestic Abuse Support

Refuge for women & children escaping violence in the home.

  • PO Box 5504, Coolock, Dublin 17
  • T: 01 867 08 05
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National association of organisations, groups and individuals involved in the promotion or advancement of adult education.

  • 2nd Floor, 83-87 Main St, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
  • T: 01 406 82 20/1
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Ascend Domestic Abuse Centre

Ascend Domestic Abuse Centre 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.

ASPI - Association of Spanish Speaking Parents in Ireland

ASPI - Association of Spanish Speaking Parents in Ireland
  • 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.

Association of Childcare Professionals

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
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Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland

Union for secondary school teachers.

  • ASTI Thomas Mac Donagh House, Winetavern St, Dublin 8
  • T: 01 604 01 60
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Atheist Ireland

Atheist Ireland 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.

Belong To

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 Survivors Group

Bethany Home, Dublin was a mother and baby Institution for unmarried mothers and their children. Survivors campaign for justice.


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
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BPW Ireland

BPW Ireland

Organisation for business & professional women working for high standards in business & professions.

Bray Women’s Refuge

Bray Women’s Refuge

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
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Civil & Public Service Union CPSU

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
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Clondalkin Women’s Network

Provides information & support to women's groups in the Clondalkin area.

  • Unit 2, BLock B, Bawnogue Enterprise & Community Centre, Bawnogue Road, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
  • T: 01 467 07 48
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Coalition to Repeal the 8th

Coalition to Repeal the 8th 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.

Community Midwives Association

Association for Community Midwives in Ireland.

  • 43 Corran Riada, Monksland, Athlone, Co Roscommon
  • T: 090 649 62 96
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Community Work Ireland

The CWC seeks to support community work as a means of addressing poverty, social exclusion and inequality
  • Unit 6, Westside Community Development Resource Centre,
    Seamus Quirke Rd Galway
    Ph: 091-528325 087 – 2998619 087 - 9326467

  • T: 0879326467
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COPE Galway Waterside House Refuge

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
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Cork City Childcare Committee

Partnership which focuses on facilitating and integrating the provision of quality childcare services. Works with service providers, parents & children.

Cork Rape Crisis Centre

Countess Markievicz School

Countess Markievicz School 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

Cultúr Migrants Centre is a community development organisation working with migrants in Co. Meath.
  • Unit UH3,
    Balmoral Business Park,
    Co. Meath
  • T: 046 9093120
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Derry Women’s Centre

Feminist community based education centre that offers a wide range of courses for women

  • Beibhinn House, 5 Guidhall Street, Derry BT 486BB
  • T: 0044 28 7126 76 76
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Digital Repositary of Ireland

Digital Repositary of Ireland The Digital Repository of Ireland is a national digital repository for Ireland’s humanities, social sciences, and cultural heritage data. You can browse and search across multiple collections from some of the finest Irish institutions. These collections are safely preserved in the DRI. DRI run the Archiving Reproductive health to archive material linked to the Repeal the 8th campaign.

Diversity & Inclusion Team at Bristol Meyers Squibb Biopharmaceuticals

Diversity & Inclusion Team at Bristol Meyers Squibb Biopharmaceuticals Diversity & Inclusion Team at Bristol Meyers Squibb Biopharmaceuticals look to promote inclusivity and embracing differences within their team.

Dóchas for Women

Developing people towards wholeness

  • Unit 1 - YWCA Building North Rd Monaghan

  • T: 04762573
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Doctors for Choice

Doctors for Choice Doctors for Choice is an organisation that represents doctors in Ireland, who support a woman’s right to control her own reproductive health outcomes.

Domestic Violence Advocacy Service

A front line domestic violence service

  • T: 071 9141515
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Donegal Women’s Network

Bring about change & raise awareness on economic, social & cultural issues affecting women in area

Doras Buí

Community resource centre for families headed by one parent in Northside Partnership area

  • Bunratty Dr, Coolock, Dublin 17
  • T: 01 848 48 11
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Dress For Success

Dress For Success 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.

Dublin Adult Learning Centre

Centre used by both men & women who wish to improve their literacy skills

  • 3 Mountjoy Sq, Dublin 1
  • T: 01 874 32 51
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Dublin Cycling Campaign

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.

Dublin North West Area Partnership

Dublin North West Area Partnership 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.

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

Counselling & therapy service, providing support to victims of rape & child sexual abuse

  • 70 Lr Leeson St, Dublin 2
  • T: 01 661 49 11
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Dublin Wellwoman Centre

Women's health centre

Duhallow Women’s Forum

Duhallow Women’s Forum

Highlights issues relating to women, organising training programmes, seminars, etc

  • James O'Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co Cork
  • T: 029 606 33
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DVR Domestic Violence Resource

To provide support to women who are/have been subjected to domestic violence and abuse.

Early Childhood Ireland

Promote, improve & advance early childhood education

Electricity Supply Board Officers Association ESBOA

Union activities

  • 43 East James's Pl, Lr Baggot St, Dublin 2
  • T: 01 676 74 44/5
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Endometriosis Association of Ireland

Endometriosis Association of Ireland

Europa Donna Ireland

Breast cancer advocacy organisation

European Anti Poverty Network (EAPN) Ireland

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.
  • 100 North King Street,
    Dublin 7
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Exchange House

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.
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

Féileacáin (Stillbirth & Neonatal Death Association of Ireland

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.

FIT Fastrack into IT

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.

Funny Women Ireland

Funny Women Ireland 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.

Galway Traveller Movement Ltd

Community development groups comprising settled people & travellers

  • 61 Main St, Loughrea, Co Galway
  • T: 091 880 916
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Global Women’s Studies Programme

The Global Women's Studies Programme builds on a long-established tradition of Women's Studies at NUIG.

GOWN Gynaecology & Obstetrics Women’s Network

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.

Green Party Women’s Group

Developing a women's equality policy for the party

  • 6 The Fairways, Old Schoolhouse Rd, Monaleen, Castletroy, Co Limerick
  • T: 01 679 00 12
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Haven Horizons

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.


  • 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.

Hill Street Family Resource Centre

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.

Human Rights Sentinel

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.

ICCL Irish Council Civil Liberties

ICCL Irish Council Civil Liberties ICCL is Ireland's oldest human rights organisation founded in 1976 by Mary Robinson and other prominent activists, ICCL is fully independent of government and business and fearless in our advocacy. Our mandate is to speak truth to power, even when it is unpopular or difficult. We work to ensure that everyone in Ireland can enjoy all of their rights, all of the time. ICCL is a membership organisation and we are fully independent of government. ICCL has been at the forefront of every major rights advance in Irish society for over 40 years. We helped legalise homosexuality, divorce, and contraception. We drove police reform, defending suspects' rights during dark times. ICCL is Ireland’s leading human rights organisation.

Immigrant Council of Ireland

Immigrant Council of Ireland

An independent NGO which seeks to address some of the emerging needs of immigrants in Ireland

  • 2 St Andrew Street,
    Dublin 2,

  • T: Information Service (01) 674 0200
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Union activities

  • Nerney's Court, Dublin 1
  • T: 01 817 15 00
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INAR - Irish Network Against Racism

INAR - Irish Network Against Racism INAR is a network of anti racist groups in the community and nongovernmental sector in Ireland
  • 55 Parnell Square West,
    Dublin 1
  • T: (01) 889 7110
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Inchicore Family Resource Centre

Women's community development project working to address multi-dimensional issues

  • 118 St Michaels Est, Inchicore, Dublin 8
  • T: 01 453 39 38
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Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI)

Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI)

Institute of Biodynamic Medicine Ltd

INTO Irish National Teachers Organisation

Union activities

  • 35 Parnell Sq, Dublin 1
  • T: 01 804 77 00
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IPA Institute of Public Administration

The Institute of Public Administration is Ireland’s only public service development agency focused exclusively on public sector development via training and consultancy.

Irish Association for Infant Mental Health

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.

Irish Cancer Society

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
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Irish Countrywomen’s Association

Provides a wide range of social & recreational activities, education & training

  • 58 Merrion Rd, Dublin 4
  • T: 01 668 0002
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Irish Family Planning Association

Irish Family Planning Association

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
    Dublin 2

  • T: 01 607 44 56
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Irish Farmers Association

Farming issues affecting women

  • Farm Family Committee, Irish Farm Ctr, Bluebell, Dublin 12
  • T: 01 450 02 66
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Irish Federation of University Teachers

Trade union & professional association

  • 11 Merrion Sq, Dublin 2
  • T: 01 661 09 10
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Irish Federation of University Women

Past university students

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Irish Girl Guides

Enables girls from all backgrounds to gow in self-confidence & develop skills

Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed INOU

Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed INOU 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
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Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation INMO

Union activities

  • Whitworth Blds, Nth Brunswick St, Morning Star Ave, Dublin 7
  • T: 01 664 06 00
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Irish Osteoporosis Society

Irish Osteoporosis Society 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.

Irish Penal Reform Trust

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.

Irish Traveller Movement

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.
  • 4/5 Eustace Street
    Dublin 2
  • T: Tel: +353 1 679 65 77
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Irish Women Lawyers Association

Irish Women Lawyers Association

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.

  • 145/151 Church St, Dublin 7
  • T: 01 672 48 02
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ISSU Irish Second Level Student’s Union

ISSU Irish Second Level Student’s Union 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.

Justice for Magdalene’s

The main aim of Justice for Magdalenes Research is to provide for the advancement of education of the general public by researching the Magdalene Laundries and similar institutions and by providing information and support to the women who spent time in the Magdalene Laundries and their families.
  • Crocknahattina, Baileborough, Co. Cavan
  • T: (353) 86 4059491
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Kilkenny Rape & Sexual Abuse Counselling Centre

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
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Labour Women

Promote women in Labour Party

Laois Domestic Abuse Service

Laois Domestic Abuse Service are a domestic violence support service for women and children in County Laois. We are aligned with the values and mission of NWCI and see huge benefit in joining a national organisation which represents the experiences of women nationally, with a gendered analysis.They provide the following services to women experiencing domestic abuse: One to one support and information sessions at our base in Portlaoise.

Leitrim Development Company

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
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LGBT Ireland

LGBT Ireland LGBT Ireland is a national charitable organisation which provides quality services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex + (LGBTI+) people across the country. Informed by the issues and experiences raised through their frontline services, they also undertake extensive training and advocacy work to enhance the visibility, inclusion and rights of the LGBTI+ people living in Ireland.

LIFELINE (Inishowen)

LIFELINE (Inishowen)

Limerick Family Planning Clinic

Family planning & medical issues

Limerick Women’s Network

Network of women's gtroups representing women on low income or experiencing social exclusion

  • Unit 2, Sarsfield Gardens, Moyross, CoLimerick
  • T: 061 275 970
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Lesbian/bisexual resource centre

  • 11a White St, Cork
  • T: 021 480 86 00
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Longford Women’s Link

Longford Women’s Link

Provides a holistic integrated approach to identified problems of women in Longford.

Love & Care for People

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 Mother Artist Makers

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
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Marie Keating Foundation

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
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Mayo Rape Crisis Centre

A rape crisis centre

  • Newtown, Castlebar, Co Mayo
  • T: 094 902 56 57
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Mental Health Reform

Mental Health Reform Mental Health Reform is the leading national coalition on mental health in Ireland. We have over 70 member organisations, representing a broad range of interests, like housing, disability, children’s rights, human rights, ethnic minorities and many others. Mental Health Reform provides a unified voice campaigning to drive progressive reform of mental health services and supports in Ireland.

Merchant’s Quay Ireland MQI

Merchant’s Quay Ireland MQI
  • Merchant’s Quay Ireland MQI provides homelessness support services so no-one has to face homelessness or addiction alone, and where everyone has the support they need to reduce the harm caused by homelessness and addiction and to build a better life; an inclusive society where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. MQI wish to advocate and provide more services that are designed specifically towards women’s needs.

Methodist Women in Ireland

MWI links together all the women's groups within the Methodist Church in Ireland as well as supporting individuals where groups do not exist.

Midwives Association of Ireland

1. To empower Midwives in supporting Women using evidence based care.
2. To promote, assist and provide access to further education for midwives through study days, conferences etc.
3. To advocate for the development of appropriate policies to enable midwives to provide individualised evidence based care to all women.
4. To work in conjunction with Women and Advocacy Agents in developing and proposing sustainable models of evidence based care.
5. To embrace the internationally accepted role of the midwife as defined by the NMBI.

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland

National rights focused organisation working with migrant workers & families

  • 55 Parnell Sq West, Dublin 1
  • T: 01 889 75 70
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Migrant Women United

Migrant Women United 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.

Mother’s Union

Christian Care for Families
  • Mothers’ Union Ireland, St. Michan’s Church, Church Street, Dublin 7, D07 XAC6
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NALA National Adult Literacy Agency

NALA National Adult Literacy Agency 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.

National Childminding Association of Ireland

Promote high standards in family based day care for children

  • 9, Bulford Business Campus, Kilcoole, Co. Wicklow
  • T: 01 287 84 66
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National Collective of Community based Women’s Networks Ltd

National women's organisation who provides information and analysis on policy issues

    Unit B2, Block B,
    Bawnogue Action Enterprise Centre,
    Bawnogue Road,
    Dublin 22.
  • T: 01 414 78 72
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National Deaf Women of Ireland

Gives deaf women the opportunity to explore & make decisions about issues which concern them

National Traveller Women’s Forum

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.

Network Ireland

A progressive, dynamic organistion for women in business


NISIG 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.

Northern Ireland Women’s European Platform

Northern Ireland Women’s European Platform Provides women in Northern Ireland with a platform to make their voices heard on domestic, European and international social, economic, cultural and political affairs

North Leitrim Women’s Centre

Provision of educational & employment opportunities for women in area

Norton Women’s Network

NWAN is a forum for personal and professional networking of women at Norton and 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

OSS Cork

Domestic violence information resource centre

  • 94 South Main St, Cork
  • T: 021 422 29 79
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Pavee Point

Action & development group for Travellers

  • 46 North Great Charles St, Dublin 1
  • T: 01 878 02 55
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Pharmaceutical Assistant Association

Pharmaceutical Assistant Association represent approx 350 members. They advocate on behalf of their members for decent pay and working conditions for Pharmaceutical Assistants.

Rape Crisis Network Ireland

Rape Crisis Network Ireland

National Network of rape crisis centres in Ireland.


  • 2nd Floor, The Halls, Quay Street, Galway
  • T: 091 563 676
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Roscommon Women’s Network

Relief of poverty & unemployment among women in general area

  • Unit 5, The Old Mill, Castlerea, Co Roscommon
  • T: 094 962 16 90
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Rowlagh Women’s Group Ltd

Adult education group providing an educational & social outlet for women

  • Aras Rualach, Neilstown Rd, Rowlagh, Clondalkin, Dublin 22
  • T: 01 623 05 74
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Ruhama Women’s Project

Ruhama Women’s Project 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.
  • Ruhama, 30/31 Camden Street Lower, Dublin
  • T: 01 836 02 92
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Safe Ireland

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
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Saol Project

Saol Project

A training and education programme for women in recovery

  • 58 Amiens Street,
    Dublin 1
  • T: (01) 8553391/8553393
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School of Justice UCD

UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice is an interdisciplinary research and teaching hub for policy, practice and equality.

School of Social Justice

To incease knowledge of the historical and contemporary roles and experiences of women in all cultures.
  • Library Building Room L514, UCD Belfield, DUblin 4
  • T: 01 7167329
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SERP the Sexual Exploitation Research Project, University College Dublin

SERP conducts independent feminist research on all forms of commercial sexual exploitation that creates useful knowledge for law and policy makers, practitioners, survivors, supporters and activists.

Sexual Violence Centre Cork

Provides counselling to rape victims



Sinn Féin Gender Equality Department

Internal party forum advising on policy & networking with activitists

  • 44 Parnell Square, Dublin 1
  • T: 01 872 6100
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SIPTU National Women’s Committee

Current NWC consists of 23 members elected on regional basis

  • Equality Unit, Liberty Hall, Dublin 1
  • T: 01 858 63 44
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Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality

Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality 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.

Sonas Domestic Violence Charity Ltd

Provising transitional housing to women & children who are homeles due to violence

Soroptimist International

A women's service organisation

Sounding the Feminists

Sounding the Feminists 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.

Southill Domestic Abuse Project - Limerick

Community based project supporting victims & survivors of demestic abuse

  • 266 Avonedle court, O'Malley Pk, Southill, Co Limerick
  • T: 061 313 025
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South West Kerry Women’s Assoication

  • Southwest Kerry Women’s Association
    O’Connell Centre,
    Carhan Road,
    Co. Kerry
  • T: 066 9473397
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St Catherine Community Carlow

Women's Network who provide training courses for young mothers

Survivors of Symphsiotomy

Survivors of Symphsiotomy 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.

Teachers Union of Ireland

Union activities

  • 73 Orwell Rd, Rathgar, Dublin 6
  • T: 01 492 25 88
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Tearmann Domestic Violence Service

A telephone/drop-in information support, outreach, advocacy & court accompaniment service

  • 1st Floor, 17 North Rd, Monaghan
  • T: 047 727 49
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TENI Transgender Equality Network Ireland

  • Transgender Equality Network Ireland
    Unit 2
    4 Ellis Quay
    Dublin 7

Termination For Medical Reasons TMFR

Termination For Medical Reasons TMFR TFMR campaigns for a change in Irish law to allow termination in the case of fatal foetal abnormality.

Theatre Forum

  • 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.

The Complex

The Complex 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

The Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation 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 M Word

The M Word are educating and empowering women on menopause at home, in the workplace and for the younger generation.

The Shona Project

The Shona Project 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. @shonatodie

Tipperary Women’s Network

Creates awareness at local & national level of women's issues

  • Knockanrawley Resource Centre, Knockanrawley, Tipperary Town
  • T: 062 52688
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Trinity Centre for Gender and Women’s Studies

Activities include teaching, research, publications, public seminars & lectures.

  • 20 Westland Row, Trinity College, Dublin 2
  • T: 01 896 22 25
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Trinity Women’s Graduates

Affords members an opportunity to keep in touch with university & each other - Attracting and Engaging all the Generations.

UCC Women’s Studies

Staff & students involved in women's studies in UCC

UCD Women Graduates Assoc

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.

Unite: The Women’s Committee

Unite: The Women’s Committee

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 Union Students of Ireland

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.

Waterford Women’s Centre

Providing needs based drop-in information & training programmes with supports

  • 74 Manor St, Waterford
  • T: 051 351 918
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WEB Women’s Group Bray

WEB womens group is for women over the age of 45. They hold monthly get-togethers, supply various courses and guest speakers.
  • Little Bray
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West Clare Family Resource Centre

We are a community led organisation based in Kilrush here in West Clare and our vision for West Clare is a place where everyone is equally valued, included, safe and respected. Everyday we work to achieve our mission which is to work to promote social inclusion, equality and empowerment of families and communities through building participation, teamwork and learning. We also provide social, physical and educational activities whcih will improve the quality of life of older people in West Clare.

WIN Women’s Integrated Network Athy

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

WITS Women in Technology & Science

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
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Women for Election

Women for Election

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.

Women in Film & TV Ireland

WFTV Ireland support, celebrate and aid women working in the screen industries of Ireland. They 300 represent professionals in the industry.

Women in Media & Entertainment

Women in Media & Entertainment

Celebrate & promote women's culture through freedom of information, speech & expression

  • 10 St Bridget's Place Lower,
  • T: 091 565430
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Women in Medicine

Women in Medicine 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.

Women in Research

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.

Women in Touch

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.

Women of Wicklow Social Inclusion Network - Croi Rath Naoi Rathnew

Women of Wicklow Social Inclusion Network - Croi Rath Naoi Rathnew Rural women's support and community group. Croi Rath Naoi is a Community Development Project in Rathnew under County Wicklow Partnerships programme.
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Women on Air

Women on Air

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

Women’s Aid Women’s Aid is a leading national organisation that has been working to stop domestic violence, including coercive control, in Ireland since 1974. We operate the 24hr National Freephone Helpline 1800 341 900 and the Instant Messaging Support Service available on as well as a number of Dublin based face-face services. We also act for justice and social change through our specialised training, public awareness campaigns and policy work.
  • Women's Aid 5 Wilton Place Dublin 2
  • T: 01 678 8858
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Women’s Aid Dundalk

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
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Women’s Community Projects (Mullingar) Assoc

Facilitates the empowerment of women through education, training & enterprise

  • Parish Community Centre, Bishopsgate St, Mullingar, Co Westmeath
  • T: 044 443 01
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Women’s Gaelic Players Association

Women’s Gaelic Players Association Representative body for intercounty Ladies Football and Camogie players providing a unified voice for intercounty players, improve their experiences on the field.
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.

Women’s Health Project

Support the needs of women involved in prostitution with health service

  • Baggot St Clinic, 19 Haddington Rd, Dublin 4
  • T: 669 9515
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Women’s Museum of Ireland

Women’s Museum of Ireland 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

Women’s Network Bord Gais Energy 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.

Women’s Resource & Development Agency

A membership based organisation comprising women's groups, centres, networks & projects

  • 6 Mount Charles, Belfast BT7 1NZ
  • T: 0044 289023 0212
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Women’s Support Network Northern Ireland

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.

Women Together Tallaght Network

Links new & existing women's groups in Tallaght area

  • Brookfield Enterprise Ctr, Brookfield, Dublin 24
  • T: 01 462 77 41
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YWCA Young Women’s Christian Association of Ireland

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.