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#IWD

# iwd - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Aer Lingus offered women priority boarding for International Women's Day and it caused a LOT of controversy IWD
From TheJournal.ie International Women's Day 2018: Here's what Irish women need Read Me

International Women's Day 2018: Here's what Irish women need

IWD is an important moment to look to the changes we need to make for women’s equality, writes Orla O’Connor.

# iwd - Friday 10 March, 2017

The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook

“So many lads on twitter yesterday saying “What about international Mens day?”"

# iwd - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance'' International Women's Day

Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance''

Today, RTÉ will air an all female episode of Fair City, interlacing narratives of strong female characters, writes Úna Kavanagh.

From TheJournal.ie President Higgins speaks out for women 'living in fear in their homes' of brutality and violence Read Me

President Higgins speaks out for women 'living in fear in their homes' of brutality and violence

He also expressed his grief at the tragedies of the Tuam Mother and Baby Home bodies and the deaths in Clondalkin fire today.

From TheJournal.ie Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub Here Come The Girls This post contains videos

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub

The show is celebrating International Women’s Day.

From TheJournal.ie What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening' International Women's Day

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'

What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?

# iwd - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history? International Women's Day

QUIZ: How much do you know about Irish women's history?

Take our quiz to find out.

# iwd - Monday 7 March, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland Easter Rising This post contains images

Here's why you'll see these women on buses all over Ireland

They were snipers, cooks and doctors during the 1916 Rising.

# iwd - Sunday 8 March, 2015

13 Irish women who are completely kicking ass

Here come the girls, girls, girls, girls-girls…

# iwd - Thursday 5 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Coppinger asks Joan Burton: 'Are you embarrassed?' Labour Pains

Ruth Coppinger asks Joan Burton: 'Are you embarrassed?'

She also compared the Tánaiste to Margaret Thatcher.

# iwd - Saturday 8 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: Today let's celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls Women

Column: Today let's celebrate, recognise, and show solidarity with the women and girls

The 8th March each year marks International Women’s Day. It is a time for us to recognise the women and girls of this world who are living in poverty and vulnerability due to gender discrimination, says Bernadette Crawford.

# iwd - Friday 8 March, 2013

From The42 From Katie to Sonia: Here's Ireland's top ever sportswomen Power Rankings

From Katie to Sonia: Here's Ireland's top ever sportswomen

From All Stars and Olympians to inspirational captains and cross country champions – these ladies have done Ireland proud.

# iwd - Thursday 8 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession Companies

Number of women directors increased by 20% during recession

Almost 100,000 women are now directors of Irish companies, an increase of almost 50 per cent in the past ten decade.

# iwd - Tuesday 8 March, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Make a night out of International Women's Day IWD

Make a night out of International Women's Day

Check out a list of events designed to celebrate and debate IWD in Ireland this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do we need an International Women's Day? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need an International Women's Day?

It’s the centenary of #IWD and Barack Obama has announced March 2011 as “Women’s History Month”: but do you think women need a special day dedicated to their issues at all?

From TheJournal.ie Read Me: Equality for women has made progress - but not enough Read Me

Read Me: Equality for women has made progress - but not enough

Concern Worldwide workers write on International Women’s Day of the discrimination, violence, coerced sex and early marriage that doom many of the world’s little girls to a cruel future.

Watch M school James Bond for International Women's Day

“For someone with such a fondness for women, I wonder if you’ve ever considered what it might be like to be one?”