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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.

50:50 Northern Ireland

50:50 Northern Ireland 50:50 NI are working towards a Northern Ireland where women are equally represented at all political levels. We do this by raising awareness of the issue and advocating for political parties to adopt gender positive policies. Additionally, this year we will be introducing training programmes and events to encourage and support women who want to get into politics.

-To provide women with the knowledge, skills and confidence to run for election
-To encourage more women to get into politics
-To reach equal representation between men and women in politics in the region.

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.
  • 221+ Patient Support Group,
    43/45 Northumberland Road,
    Dublin 4,
    D04 VX65

Abortion Access Campaign West

Abortion Access Campaign West Abortion Access Campaign West (AAC West) is a women’s collective based in Galway to ensure that those who need abortion care receive it in a respectful and caring environment that meets their needs.

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.

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.

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.
  • Camden Street Lower Camden Street Lower,
    Saint Kevin's,
    Dublin 2,
    D02 EC96

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.

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

A Little Lifetime Foundation

Support group for parents who suffered stillbirths.

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.

Amber Women’s Refuge (Kilkenny)

Amber Women’s Refuge (Kilkenny) At Amber Women’s Refuge, it’s our mission to empower women and children of all cultures and backgrounds to achieve their right to live their lives free of abuse.

Amdalah Africa Foundation – AMDAF

Amdalah Africa Foundation – AMDAF AMDAF is passionate about inspiring understanding on issues affecting women of African descent such as inclusion, domestic violence, economic empowerment, personal development, mental health, gender equality and rights; through our educational programmes.

An Cosán

Develops programmes for women who lack economic & educational resources.

  • Kiltalown Village Centre,
    Fortunestown Road,
    Dublin 24

Aoibhneas Domestic Abuse Support

Refuge for women & children escaping violence in the home.


National association of organisations, groups and individuals involved in the promotion or advancement of adult education.

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.

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 Road
    Cork City
    T12 ND2W

Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland

Union for secondary school teachers.

  • ASTI Thomas Mac Donagh House,
    Winetavern Street,
    Dublin 8

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.

Belong To

BeLonG 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.


National voluntary organisation supporting people affected by eating disorders, their families & friends.

Bohemian Football Club

Bohemian Football Club A football club that is 100% fan owned and has been since 1890. We use football as a force for good in society, to bring about positive change.

Bord Gáis Energy Women’s Network

Bord Gáis Energy Women's Network

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.

  • Bray,
    Co Wicklow


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.

Certified Proud

Certified Proud At Certified Proud, we advocate for LGBTQ+ rights and inclusion, which shares some intersectionality with women's equality. Additionally, we advocate for the rights of the trans community, especially trans women who are experiencing increased levels of transphobia and violence.

Communications Workers’ Union

Communications Workers’ Union The CWU is Ireland’s premier union for postal, logistics, telecoms, tech, and call centre workers. With members in, An Post, An Post Insurance, eir, KN Circet, UPS, Vodafone and many others, the CWU has a proven track record in representing members’ interests.
  • 575-577 North Circular Road,
    Dublin, D01 TR53

Community Law and Mediation

Community Law and Mediation Community Law & Mediation is an independent community focused law centre, established in 1975. They provide free legal advice, mediation and education services in communities impacted by social exclusion, disadvantage and inequality. They also work to advance policy and law reform, informed by the issues coming through our services.

Community Midwives Association

Association for Community Midwives in Ireland.

Community Work Ireland

The CWC seeks to support community work as a means of addressing poverty, social exclusion and inequality

COPE Galway Domestic Abuse Service

Provides temporary safe accommodation for women and their children who experience emotional, physical or sexual violence within an intimate relationship.

Cork City Childcare Committee

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

Cork Sexual Violence Centre

The Centre provides services to survivors of rape, sexual assault and child sexual abuse.
Services include a freephone helpline, counselling, accompaniment to court or the Sexual Assault Treatment Unit and training.

Croi Rath Naoi Rathnew Rathdrum Women’s Group

Croi Rath Naoi is a Community Development Project in Rathnew under County Wicklow Partnerships social inclusion progrmme.

Cultúr Migrants Centre

Cultúr Migrants Centre is a community development organisation working with migrants in Co. Meath.
  • Unit UH3,
    Balmoral Business Park,
    Co. Meath

Derry Women’s Centre

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

Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI)

Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) The Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI) 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.
  • Digital Repository of Ireland
    Royal Irish Academy
    19 Dawson Street
    Dublin 2

Disability Action

Disability Action : Disability Action is the largest pan-disability organisation and charity in the UK and Ireland. We are a Disabled persons led organisation (DPO) advocating for the rights of d/Deaf and Disabled people. We provide services which are developed for and by d/Deaf and Disabled people. These services include: employment support services, human rights and independent advocacy, campaigns, community integration and digital connectivity, transport, information and advice, mental health and wellbeing and disability specialist support

Disability Action Northern Ireland

Disability Action Northern Ireland Disability Action is the largest Northern Ireland wide pan-disability organisation working with disabled people with various disabilities: physical disabilities, learning disabilities, sensory disabilities, hidden disabilities and mental health disabilities.

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

Donegal Travellers Project CLG

Donegal Travellers Project CLG Donegal Travellers Project is a community-based partnership of Travellers, Roma and members of the wider community working for justice, equality and human rights for Travellers, Roma and for other ethnic minority communities.

Donegal Women’s Centre

Donegal Women’s Centre provides a space where women can pursue their own healing and development in a safe, caring and supportive environment. The centre developed from the coming together of a group of women in the late eighties who were committed to responding in a holistic way to the emotional, psychological, social and educational needs of women in Donegal.

Doras Buí

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

Dublin Adult Learning Centre

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

Dublin Rape Crisis Centre

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

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

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

Endometriosis Association of Ireland

Endometriosis Association of Ireland The Endometriosis Association of Ireland was formed in 1987, to provide information and support for women with endometriosis.
The association is run on a voluntary basis, mostly by women who have endometriosis themselves.

ESU Energy Services Union

Union activities

  • 43 East James's Place,
    Lower Baggot St,
    Dublin 2

Ethnic Minority Domestic Abuse Observatory

This group consists of over thirty women individuals. These women represent different organizations and NGOs. Campaigning the rights of ethnic women and creating awareness on domestic violence specifically linked with ethnic minority women.

We meet online on weekly basis and set up agendas ourselves to discuss issues around women generally and migrant women specifically.
We keep ourselves engaged through whatsapp group and engage on other platforms too. We support other organizations which carry similar interest and collaborate with them on different events e.g International Women Day,

Europa Donna Ireland

Europa Donna Ireland EUROPA DONNA – The European Breast Cancer Coalition is an independent non-profit organisation whose members are affiliated groups from countries throughout Europe. The Coalition works to raise awareness of breast cancer and to mobilise the support of European women in pressing for improved breast cancer education, appropriate screening, optimal treatment and increased funding for research.

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

Exchange House

Exchange House Ireland provides Traveller specific, professional, front-line services in Ireland. This is a “best practice” model. They are the largest Traveller specific service provider in the country.

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.

Fine Gael Women’s Network

  • Fine Gael Headquarters
    51 Upper Mount Street
    Dublin 2
    D02 W924

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.

  • 7A Bellevue Industrial Estate
    Co. Dublin
    D11 YE00


Fórsa represents members in the public service, as well as the commercial sector, state agencies, some private companies and in the community and voluntary sector.
The union was formed after the members of IMPACT, the Civil, Public and Services Union (CPSU), and the Public Service Executive Union (PSEU) voted overwhelmingly to amalgamate the three organisations in November 2017.
Fórsa is the second largest union on the island of Ireland and by far the largest trade union voice in the Irish civil and public service.

Friends of the Earth Ireland

Friends of the Earth Ireland Friends of the Earth Ireland is a community at the heart of the growing movement here for a just world with zero pollution. We are part of the world’s largest grassroots environmental network, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2021.

Galway Civic Trust

Galway Civic Trust Dúchas na Gaillimhe – Galway Civic Trust is a heritage charity committed to protecting and enhancing Galway’s natural, built and cultural heritage for the benefit of all.

Galway Traveller Movement Ltd

Community development groups comprising settled people & travellers

Global Women’s Studies Programme

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

Green Party Women’s Group

Developing a women's equality policy for the party

  • 6 The Fairways,
    Old Schoolhouse Road,
    Co Limerick

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.

HSE Anti Human Trafficking Team(AHTT) and Women’s Health Service(WHS)

Human Rights Sentinel

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.
  • Dublin

Hyperemesis Ireland

Hyperemesis Ireland Hyperemesis Ireland was founded in 2017 by a small group of women affected by hyperemesis gravidarum, and proactive healthcare professionals with an interest in the condition. They a run peer support group online, offer education and information for healthcare professionals, and campaign on issues affecting HG patients.

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.
  • Irish Council for Civil Liberties,
    Unit 11, First Floor,
    34, Usher's Quay,
    Dublin 8,
    D08 DCW9

Immigrant Council of Ireland

Immigrant Council of Ireland

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

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

Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI)

Independent Living Movement Ireland (ILMI)
  • 4 Brunswick Street North
    Carmichael House,
    Dublin D07 RHA8

Institute of Biodynamic Medicine Ltd

INTO Irish National Teachers Organisation

INTO Irish National Teachers Organisation The Irish National Teachers' Organisation, founded in 1868, is the oldest and largest teachers' trade union in Ireland. It represents teachers at primary level in the Republic of Ireland, and at primary and post-primary level in Northern Ireland.
  • Irish National Teachers’ Organisation
    35 Parnell Square
    D01 ET35

Irish Cancer Society

National project of the Irish Cancer Society & the leading provider of breast cancer information & support.

Irish Country Women’s Association

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

Irish 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.
  • National Cycling Co-ordinator,
    An Taisce,
    Tailors' Hall,
    Back Lane,
    Dublin 8

Irish Farmers Association

Farming issues affecting women

  • Farm Family Committee,
    Irish Farm Centre,
    Dublin 12

Irish Federation of University Teachers

Trade union & professional association

Irish Federation of University Women

Past university students

Irish Girl Guides

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

Irish Heart Foundation

Irish Heart Foundation The Irish Heart Foundation the national stroke and heart charity of Ireland. A community of people who fight to protect the cardiovascular health of everyone in Ireland.

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

Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation - INMO

The INMO is the professional voice of nurses and midwives in Ireland with over 90 years of experience and achievement. Join us on our continuing journey and campaigns.
  • The Whitworth Building
    North Brunswick Street
    Dublin 7

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 Pharmacy Union

Irish Pharmacy Union The Irish Pharmacy Union is the professional representative organisation for community pharmacists, with a membership of approximately 2,300 pharmacists working in more than 1,800 community pharmacies throughout the country.
  • Butterfield House,
    Butterfield Avenue,
    Dublin 14,
    D14 E126

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.

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.

  • Law Library Distillery Building,
    145 Church Street,
    Dublin 7

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.

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.

Latina Women Against Violence

Latina Women Against Violence LWAV is a non-profit, self-organised community group run by and for Latin American migrant women living in Ireland who fight against domestic violence and other types of violence against women. One of their main goals is to bridge the gap between women experiencing gender-based violence and the various service providers and institutions available in Ireland.

Leanbh Mo Chroi

Leanbh Mo Chroi We are bereaved parents who wish to help give support and encouragement to others who now face a similar loss.

Leitrim for Choice

Leitrim for Choice Leitrim for Choice, dedicated to campaigning for abortion on demand and without apology, in Leitrim and everywhere.
Reproductive justice is a human right

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.
  • First Floor,
    80 Dame Street,
    Dublin 2,
    D02 RH42

LIFELINE (Inishowen)

LIFELINE (Inishowen) To enable women who are /have experienced Domestic Abuse have a stronger voice within the Inishowen peninsula.

Limerick Family Planning Clinic

Family planning & Medical Issues


Lesbian/bisexual resource centre

Longford Women’s Link

Longford Women’s Link

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

  • Willow House
    Ardnacassa Avenue

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.

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.

Men’s Development Network

Men’s Development Network Mens Development Organistion working in the area of Transforming Masculinities by engaging men and boys on their Health and Wellbeing, Gender Equality and Ending Gender based violence. Actions this by co-ordinations four national programmes including, the National Men's Health Training programme Engage, National Domestic Violence Intervention programme MEND, National Freephone service for Male victims of Domestic abuse/violence and the White Ribbon Programme

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.
  • Merchants Court,
    24 Merchants Quay,
    Dublin 8

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.

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland

Migrant Rights Centre Ireland

National rights focused organisation working with migrant workers & families

Mother’s Union

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

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.
  • Sandford Lodge,
    Sandford Close,
    Dublin 6
    DO6 YF65

National Childminding Association of Ireland

Promote high standards in family based day care for children

  • C28, Arklow Business Enterprise Centre,
    Kilbride Industrial Estate
    Co. Wicklow
    Y14 T440

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

New Communities Partnership

New Communities Partnership We are Ireland’s largest independent migrant-led national network of more than 150 immigrant-led groups comprising 65 nationalities. We are an organisation led by community members for community members, and the issues that we are addressing are grounded in our lived experiences. We enable migrant communities to engage with all aspects of Irish social, political and cultural life on an equal footing, thereby maximizing the leadership capacity within new communities in Ireland.


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

Northern Ireland Youth Forum

Northern Ireland Youth Forum NI Youth Forum promotes the voices of young people; Speaking Truth to Power. By working together we speak more loudly and we will make sure those in position of power will hear your opinion. We are an independent; radical; youth led body. Any young person between the ages of 11-25 years can get involved.

North Leitrim Women’s Centre

Provision of educational & employment opportunities for women in area

OSS Cork

Domestic Violence Information Resource Centre


Outcomers Outcomers are a social and befriending support group for gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and transgender (LGBT) people.

Pavee Point

Action & Development Group for Travellers

PWN Ireland

PWN Ireland We believe that better decision making, economic sustainability and a happier society will exist by leveraging 100% of the world’s talent.

Roscommon Women’s Network

Relief of poverty & unemployment among women in general area

  • Unit 5,
    The Old Mill,
    Co Roscommon


Ruhama 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.

Safe Ireland

Representative body of refuges & support services for women survivors of domestic violence

Saoirse Domestic Violence Services

Saoirse Domestic Violence Services Our vision is a society where DVA is never tolerated or silenced, empowering women and children to live in safety, free from fear.

---Provide a range of life saving and life changing supports empowering women and children on their journey to safety and recovery.
---Provide accommodation and specialist domestic violence support services to families.
---Work with communities to educate and challenge attitudes to domestic violence through prevention and awareness raising.
---Campaigning and advocating for social change, legislation and government policy

Saol Project

Saol Project

A training and education programme for women in recovery

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.

Sinn Féin Gender Equality Department

Internal party forum advising on policy & networking with activists

  • 44 Parnell Square,
    Dublin 1

SIPTU National Women’s Committee

Current NWC consists of 23 members elected on regional basis

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

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.

South Tipperary Women in Business

South Tipperary Women in Business The South Tipperary Women in Business Network meets monthly to network and share work experiences and ideas. The network is open to women running their own business as well as those thinking of doing so, and new members are always welcome. Each year the network runs a programme of meetings and other events designed to support women in business


Spunout Established in 2005, our vision is to help create an Ireland where young people aged between 16 and 25 are empowered with the information they need to live active, happy, and healthy lives.
We aim to educate and inform our readers about the importance of holistic wellbeing and how good health can be maintained, both physically and mentally.
We believe we should have easy access to relevant, reliable, and non-judgemental information and we are proud to provide our readers with a dynamic, responsive website full of up-to-date, factual information, free of any shame or bias.

St Catherine Community Carlow

Women's Network who provide training courses for young mothers

Survivors Informing Services and Institutions CLG (SISI)

Survivors Informing Services and Institutions CLG (SISI) SiSi is a collective of women survivors of intimate abuse. We trust women to stand together and fight against injustice.

Our mission is to support women out of isolation to become leaders and to be recognised as experts by experience. We take collective action to inform and influence the policy, legal, social and political reform required to end intimate abuse.

All women survivors are welcome including women from diverse communities.

Talamh Beo

Talamh Beo Talamh Beo is the agroecological farmers organisation in Ireland. It is a member of the global peasant organisation La Via Campensina (200 million members) and its European Committee (ECVC -250 thousand members).
Talamh Beo is a democratically organised, member-led organisation, run by farmers who have direct experience of the issues they campaign on.

Teachers Union of Ireland

Union activities

TENI Transgender Equality Network Ireland

Our vision is a world where all people, regardless of gender identity or expression, enjoy full acceptance, equality and human rights.
TENI is a non-profit member-driven organisation, founded in 2006 and registered as a company limited by guarantee in February 2010. The governance is provided by a volunteer Board and operations are led by the Chief Executive and staff. Community engagement is an essential part of TENI’s identity and our mandate is based on a substantial membership, which elects the Board and is involved in long-term strategic planning.

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 Northern Ireland Refugees and Asylum Seekers Women Association (Bomoko NI)

The Northern Ireland Refugees and Asylum Seekers Women Association (Bomoko NI) BOMOKO NI is an association created by and for refugees and asylum seekers women (RASW) living in NI. BOMOKO NI is set up in April 2019 to raise the profile of RASW within NI society, to address the challenges faced by them in practical ways and to respond to needs and issues raised by women themselves. We advise, advocate and support a network of around 260 RASW face-to-face and by telephone

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.

The Unforgettable Women’s Network

The Unforgettable Women’s Network The Unforgettable Women’s Network - TUWN is a service for women which promotes and encourages the equal valuing of the female person in society by developing women’s capacities through education, development and training. TUWN believes every woman is important and so advocates for women's repositioning in society free of gendered stereotypes and limitations.


Treoir Treoir: The national federation of services for unmarried parents and their children

In 1976 various agencies working with unmarried parents formed a federation to channel efforts to improve the quality of the services provided to unmarried parents and their children. Members include self-help organisations, adoption societies, maternity hospitals, childcare organisations, HSE and accommodation services. In 1995 the Federation was renamed Treoir, which is the Irish word for direction or guidance. Today, Treoir continues to be a membership organisation that promotes the rights and best interests of unmarried parents and their children through:
---- Providing specialist information
----Raising awareness on issues affecting unmarried parents
----Campaigning for change

Treoir is the National Specialist Information Service for unmarried parents and their children providing clear and up-to-date information free of charge to parents who are not married to each other and to those involved with them. Treoir is also a charity with CHY number 8877

Treoir: Principles
- Treoir recognises that there are many different types of families in Ireland including unmarried parents whether they are cohabiting or not
- Treoir is committed to ensure that families not based on marriage, whether they are cohabiting or not, are recognised respected and protected.
- Treoir supports and promotes the rights of all children as listed in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
- Treoir believes that all children have a right to know both their parents, and to be loved and cared for by them.

UCC Women’s Studies

Staff & students involved in women's studies in UCC

UCD Women Graduates Association

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.

  • Ceann Áras na Mac Léinn
    12 Shamrock Villas
    Dublin 6W
    D6W XH75

Wellness Warrior

Wellness Warrior Educating and empowering women on menopause at home, in the workplace and for the younger generation.

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.

Westport Family Resource Centre

Westport Family Resource Centre Westport Family & Community Resource Centre is one of 121 Family Resource Centres operating nationally under the FRC Programme. The Family Resource Centre (FRC) programme is Ireland’s largest National Family and Community-based support programme, core funded by Tusla – The Child and Family Agency.

Wexford Women’s Refuge

Wexford Women’s Refuge Wexford Women’s Refuge provide a safe, confidential, non-judgmental support service for women experiencing violence in County Wexford & respite from all other areas. We provide information & crisis accommodation to women about their options so that they can make their own decisions about their future.

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.

  • women4women network dlr
    c/o Furry Hill Community Centre
    Furry Hill
    Sandyford Road
    Dublin 16

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 & Gender Studies UCD School of Social Policy

Women & Gender Studies UCD School of Social Policy Over thirty years, Gender Studies at UCD has become the most established programme of its kind in Ireland with a strong international reputation for feminist research, scholarship and engagement in public policy and activism.
  • Hanna Sheehy-Skeffington Building
    School of Social Policy, Social Work and Social Justice
    University College Dublin
    Dublin, D04 N9Y1

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 Medicine in Ireland Network (WIMIN)

Women in Medicine in Ireland Network (WIMIN) 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 Medicine (Womed) Society - Queens University, Belfast

Women in Medicine (Womed) Society - Queens University, Belfast WoMed is a student led society in Queens University Belfast. Focused on empowering and promoting the personal and professional development of women in medicine.

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 Roche Products Ireland

Women in Roche Products Ireland

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 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 NI

Women’s Aid NI Women’s Aid Federation Northern Ireland (WAFNI) was established in 1978 and has developed to become the lead expert voluntary organisation challenging and addressing domestic abuse and Violence Against Women and Girls in Northern Ireland.

Women’s Collective Ireland

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

Women’s Resource & Development Agency

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

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.

Work Equal

Our vision is an Ireland where everyone’s skills and potential are recognised by a society that champions workplace equality and fair remuneration.
Our mission is to provide innovative, targeted services and programmes to help people (re)entering the workplace to reach sustained economic independence. Our goals include:
Increasing the number of people that we support into employment each year; Increasing our range of services, tailored to the evolving needs of people in Ireland; Providing more of our services online to make them more accessible to a greater number of people; and Using our voice to encourage people to take the next step toward economic independence.

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.

  • YWCA Ireland National Office
    64 Lower Baggot Street
    Dublin 2