Blog Archive | 2018

National Print Museum

Posted on September 15, 2018

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It was a pleasure to launch the National Print Museum seminar: "Protest through Print: Women's Suffrage and Print Media Centenary Seminar" as part of the excellent exhibition Print, Protest and the Polls.

I highly recommend visiting the exhibition before it ends next month.

More information available on the Print Museum's website https://www.nationalprintmuseum.ie/print-protest-and-the-polls-the-irish-suffrage-campaign-and-the-power-of-print-media/

 

Posted in: Culture & ArtsEducationResearchWomen's Rights

International Women's Caucus

Posted on September 11, 2018

Family Photo at International Congress of Parliamentary Women's Caucuses 2018

The Irish Women's Parliamentary Caucus hosted the first International Congress of Parliamentary Women's Caucuses on 9-10 September 2018 in Dublin Castle, Ireland.

The conference brought together female parliamentarians from more than 40 countries to discuss issues facing women and how parliamentarians can work to address them.

You can find out more on the Oireachtas website here: https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/inter-parliamentary-work/womens-caucus/programme/

Posted in: EqualityEurope/InternationalWomen's Rights

Speech on Eighth Amendment Committee Report

Posted on January 18, 2018

ARC 2017 Stella Creasy

Speech by Ivana Bacik on Eighth Amendment Committee Report

17 January 2018

Seanad Group Leader, Spokesperson on Communications, Climate Action and the Environment

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Posted in: ConstitutionEqualityHealthHuman RightsJusticeNewsSeanadWomen's Rights

Vótáil 100: 100 years of votes for women and women in the Oireachtas

Posted on January 10, 2018

Launch of Votail 100

As chairperson of the Vótáil100 committee which is organising the celebrations around the 2018 centenary of women's suffrage in Ireland, I am delighted that we will have so many exciting events and exhibitions taking place in Leinster House. The first year that Irish women had the right to vote and run in parliamentary elections was 1918. Over the course of 2018, the Houses of the Oireachtas will commemorate this important centenary with a programme of cultural, historical and educational events marking the work of the suffrage movement in Ireland going back to the early 19th century.

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Posted in: EqualityJusticeNewsSeanadWomen's Rights