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From TheJournal.ie Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award Winners

Two Irish authors make the longlist for top book award

Lisa McInerney and Anne Enright have been named alongside Kate Atkinson and Elizabeth Strout.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Women warned of dangers of 'bottomless Prosecco brunches' Destresser Drinks

Women warned of dangers of 'bottomless Prosecco brunches'

Alcohol Action Ireland is calling on women to examine their drinking habits.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it Opinion

Women often undersell their experience and capabilities, while men don't think twice about it

Eoghan McDermott writes that organisations need to do more to close the gender gap in the workforce.

Here is why everyone is tweeting about November 19th

Hint: it’s to do with International Women’s Day.

10 little ways you can celebrate International Women's Day

Watch Stephanie Roche’s goal and listen to Beyoncé.

13 Irish women who are completely kicking ass

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

From TheJournal.ie Irish men are still being paid a whole lot more than Irish women Mind The Gap

Irish men are still being paid a whole lot more than Irish women

We’re nowhere near the worst country in Europe from that point of view though

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away' BURQAS This post contains images

Photos: Men in burqas say 'Don't tell women what to wear, keep your eyes away'

They organised the march ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8.

From TheJournal.ie Indian government questions how interview with bus rapist was shown on BBC India's Daughter

Indian government questions how interview with bus rapist was shown on BBC

Police say the film could cause public disorder.

Men, your day has finally come

International Men’s Day!

From TheJournal.ie Domestic violence register 'would help protect victims' in Ireland Domestic Violence

Domestic violence register 'would help protect victims' in Ireland

The call comes after a scheme known as Clare’s Law was introduced in the UK at the weekend.

From TheJournal.ie International Women's Day protest takes place in Dublin Girl Power This post contains images

International Women's Day protest takes place in Dublin

The protest took place outside the Central Bank this afternoon.

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.

Brilliant Tweeter responds to every lad asking about International Men's Day

He’s doing all the hard work so we don’t have to.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should there be a gender quota in general elections?

Today on International Women’s Day, we want to know if you think this is the right approach.

From TheJournal.ie Make a day of International Women’s Day Girl Power

Make a day of International Women’s Day

A protest and soapbox event is due to take place in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie "Women are under-represented": The show bringing gender balance to the Irish arts Women's Day

"Women are under-represented": The show bringing gender balance to the Irish arts

Sinead O’Connor, Margaretta D’Arcy and Alice Maher are all set to feature on a one-off edition of Imeall on TG4, which strives for gender-balance on all is shows.

From TheJournal.ie Column: More power for women will benefit everyone Opinion

Column: More power for women will benefit everyone

Significant advances in the fight against poverty and hunger – as well as a reduction in gender-based violence – could be achieved by giving more power to women, writes Jim Clarken.

From TheJournal.ie Fear of reporting sexual assaults is 'shameful indictment', says Higgins Women's Day

Fear of reporting sexual assaults is 'shameful indictment', says Higgins

On International Women’s Day, the President tells an audience at Áras an Úachtaráin that Ireland must support assault victims more.

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.

From TheJournal.ie IMF open to extending repayment date on Ireland's €19bn bailout loans Christine Lagarde

IMF open to extending repayment date on Ireland's €19bn bailout loans

Christine Lagarde says the IMF has an “open mind” about allowing Ireland to defer its repayments if it helps end the bailout.

Hey guys, it's in November

International Men’s Day, that is.

From TheJournal.ie One in five company directors is a woman (and she's most likely to be called Mary) Women's Day

One in five company directors is a woman (and she's most likely to be called Mary)

Figures show that number of female directors has increased by 14 per cent since the start of the recession – but over half of all Irish PLCs have no women sitting on their boards.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The majority of care givers are women, but it shouldn't be prescribed upon us Opinion

Column: The majority of care givers are women, but it shouldn't be prescribed upon us

Traditional gender roles serve as prescriptive claims about how girls and women should act. There are greater choices for both men and women now, so we need to reconcile our competing demands, writes Margaret O’Keefe.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause? Opinion

Column: Why is it cringeworthy to get behind a cause?

There seems to be a trend towards stigmatising protesters, writes TheJournal.ie columnist Lisa McInerney. What are we afraid of? The Bono effect?

From TheJournal.ie Germany's biggest-selling daily abandons front page nudes Germany

Germany's biggest-selling daily abandons front page nudes

To mark International Women’s Day, Bild gives its female staff the day off – and decides to scrap its front-page topless models, something it’s only ever done a few times before.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny finds alternative photoshoot Photo Opp This post contains images

Enda Kenny finds alternative photoshoot

Government photo opp was cancelled today – but Taoiseach still finds himself centrestage with pic to mark International Women’s Day.

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this more, including: Occupy Dame St dismantled; bodies found in Dundalk; Syrian minister joins revolution.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Women and girls hold solution to extreme poverty International Women's Day

Column: Women and girls hold solution to extreme poverty

Gender equality is good for everyone, writes Bernadette Crawford, Equality Adviser for Concern Worldwide, on International Women’s Day.

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 Female worker was told her pregnancy is 'a condition, not a f***ing illness' Shocking

Female worker was told her pregnancy is 'a condition, not a f***ing illness'

The incident happened within the last month and has been revealed by the trade union UNITE to mark International Women’s Day.

Book of blank pages becomes surprise Amazon bestseller

The online retailer sells out of the novelty notebook, masquerading as an expose on what men worry about – other than sex.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland one of the top European countries for promoting women to senior financial positions Equality

Ireland one of the top European countries for promoting women to senior financial positions

Ireland ranks second in Europe and 11th globally when it comes to promoting women to senior financial positions.

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?”