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Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup
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Ireland's men's and women's 7s teams have qualified for the World Cup

Updated Jul 17th 2022, 6:00 PM 13,252 Views 5 Comments

The tournament will take place in Cape Town, South Africa in September.

Assault causing harm sentence to double from 5 to 10 years under new domestic violence strategy
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Assault causing harm sentence to double from 5 to 10 years under new domestic violence strategy

Jun 28th 2022, 6:20 AM 11,700 Views 24 Comments

Justice Minister Helen McEntee will today seek Cabinet approval for the five-year plan and the €363 million package to underpin it.

The Good Information Podcast: Gender equality - why Ireland is not as equal as it might seem
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The Good Information Podcast: Gender equality - why Ireland is not as equal as it might seem

Jun 10th 2022, 9:39 AM 3,414 Views 6 Comments

How far are Irish women from equality, and what is standing in their way?

Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'
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Taoiseach denies 'sham' debate and says arguments against NMH move to St Vincent's 'didn't hold up'

Updated May 17th 2022, 3:44 PM 39,621 Views 101 Comments
  • The plan was approved by Cabinet this morning and described by Minister Stephen Donnelly as 'a milestone'.
  • Members of the Oireachtas Health Committee had asked for a further delay in Cabinet approval, saying more consultation was required.
  • One member, Róisín Shortall of the SocDems, called the last two weeks of debate "a sham and a charade".
Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations
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Taoiseach ‘more than willing’ to offer State apology for illegal birth registrations

May 11th 2022, 6:33 PM 7,492 Views 18 Comments

Children’s Minister Roderic O’Gorman yesterday issued an apology in the Seanad on behalf of the Government.

'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says
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'All lawfully permitted procedures', including abortion, to be allowed in new NMH, minister says

Updated May 3rd 2022, 9:47 PM 33,937 Views 41 Comments

The health minister and several medical professionals held a press conference this evening about the legal framework governing the new hospital.

Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics
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Stephen Donnelly confirms opening of two additional specialist menopause clinics

Apr 29th 2022, 6:30 AM 16,292 Views 6 Comments

A total of six menopause clinics will be rolled out nationwide this year.

Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen
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Six stamps in new Centenary collection will honour Irish sportswomen

Mar 4th 2022, 4:39 PM 10,708 Views 14 Comments

The Government approved the series this week, as part of a collection of stamps to run over the next four years.

Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge
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Govt one step closer to giving severe illness during pregnancy drug free of charge

Feb 23rd 2022, 7:13 PM 9,351 Views 4 Comments

U-turn on calling Cariban a food supplement as HPRA says such classification is not appropriate.

The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?
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The Explainer: What can Ireland do to become a safer place for women?

Feb 3rd 2022, 6:00 PM 4,998 Views 0 Comments

We speak to Orla O’Connor, director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland to get a sense of what more can be done – from the courts to domestic abuse services – but how ultimately there are no quick fixes.

Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?
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Quiz: How much do you know about gender equality in Ireland?

Feb 2nd 2022, 8:00 PM 23,464 Views 23 Comments

We’ve spent the last month looking at the progress being made – and the work left to be done.

'They've got this really good squad of athletic, skillful players now'
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'They've got this really good squad of athletic, skillful players now'

Updated Jan 31st 2022, 12:00 PM 16,490 Views 2 Comments

The Ireland Women’s 7s team had an excellent weekend on the World Series.

Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you
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Open Newsroom: Gender equality, Ireland, the EU and you

Jan 27th 2022, 5:50 PM 6,623 Views 16 Comments

The Good Information Project’s lunchtime webinar looks at a challenges and solutions to issues such as childcare systems, representation of women in politics, and tackling gendered violence.

From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history
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From Article 41.2 to the X Case: An A-Z of pivotal policy moments in Irish women's history

Jan 22nd 2022, 10:00 AM 7,945 Views 9 Comments

We’ve catalogued some of the landmark moments and milestones in Irish women’s history as part of this month’s Good Information Project cycle.

Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality
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Are we there yet? The Good Information Project focuses on gender equality

Jan 10th 2022, 8:00 AM 8,434 Views 12 Comments

We want you to join the discussion.

Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS
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Parsons scores classy try as Ireland put a tough week behind them at the RDS

Nov 12th 2021, 9:07 PM 22,550 Views 7 Comments

Ciara Griffin and co. were deserved winners as Lindsay Peat scored a fitting try.

'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport
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'A man followed me home on the Nitelink': Readers' stories of safety on public transport

Oct 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 37,419 Views 24 Comments

“The man stood beside me laughing while I spoke to the driver. The driver just looked embarrassed,” one woman wrote of an incident.

Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story
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Have you been assaulted or harassed on public transport? We want to hear your story

Oct 8th 2021, 8:30 PM 13,360 Views 11 Comments

A “misogynistic” incident on the DART this week comes after a report found women have serious safety concerns about using public transport.

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up
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# Diversity

Gareth Southgate accepts there are not enough women in his England set-up

Sep 17th 2021, 2:36 PM 5,101 Views 14 Comments

The England boss admits the progress that the women’s game has made is not reflected in his staff.

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds
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# Women's Health Taskforce

Women feel doctors 'normalise' loss of pregnancy, and first-time mothers 'not listened to', report finds

Sep 14th 2021, 3:35 PM 17,417 Views 9 Comments

Over 270 women aged 18 to 80 participated in discussions for a report commissioned by a Department of Health taskforce.

Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul
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Afghan women stage protest outside presidential palace in Kabul

Sep 3rd 2021, 1:43 PM 17,012 Views 16 Comments

The protesters are urging the Taliban leadership to uphold women’s rights and include women in the government.

'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control
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'We fear what is coming': Women in Kabul speak out as Taliban takes back control

Aug 18th 2021, 12:05 AM 22,134 Views 34 Comments
  • Women living in Kabul tell The Journal "everyone is living in fear" since the Taliban regained control
  • Females in particular are afraid to leave their homes, Órla Ryan and Laura Byrne write
  • "We simply do not know what they have in store for us. All we can do now is wait," Mahbouba Seraj says
Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine
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Opinion: Nutrition can empower women through menopause alongside medicine

Jul 3rd 2021, 10:30 AM 24,167 Views 15 Comments

Nutritional therapist Jackie Lynch explains how diet and particularly sugar balance can help women cope with the changes of menopause.

Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora
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Development of Irish women's rugby is a 'long-term project,' says Nucifora

Jun 3rd 2021, 6:15 AM 2,165 Views 1 Comment

Ireland finished third in the Six Nations this year but suffered a heavy defeat to France.

Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister
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Menopause workplace policy for businesses to be developed, says health minister

Jun 2nd 2021, 4:42 PM 24,914 Views 14 Comments

Women have recently shared their menopause experience on RTÉ’s Liveline.

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results
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# Gender Equality

'Women in the home clause' the key question as virtual Citizens' Assembly to deliver its results

Apr 24th 2021, 6:30 AM 13,879 Views 14 Comments

The issue was to be put to a referendum during the lifetime of the previous government.

'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'
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'In Beibhinn, Ireland have someone who can do things that other people can't do'

Updated Apr 10th 2021, 9:19 AM 36,868 Views 7 Comments

19-year-old Ballinasloe RFC product Beibhinn Parsons is a rising star of Irish rugby.

Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate
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Northern Ireland is more than green and orange now - as new communities enter the debate

Apr 5th 2021, 9:00 PM 42,786 Views 40 Comments

“Our young people are fierce and brave and they’re coming for us. And we should let them.”

'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court
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# Sarah Everard

'Reclaim the streets' protest held in Dublin following murder of Sarah Everard as police officer appears in court

Updated Mar 16th 2021, 6:49 PM 36,459 Views 0 Comments

Everard was killed when walking home from a friend’s flat in London.

Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough
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Opinion: Women have lived in fear of walking alone in the dark for too long - we've had enough

Mar 11th 2021, 9:46 AM 41,463 Views 0 Comments

Our reader shares two terrifying experiences walking home in Dublin and London and asks if we are doing enough to free women from this fear.

International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic
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International Women’s Day: Minding the mental health of women in the face of this pandemic

Mar 8th 2021, 7:00 AM 11,194 Views 6 Comments

Therapist Bernie Hackett celebrates women on IWD and reminds them that help is available.

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey
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# International Women's Day

Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

Mar 6th 2021, 4:30 PM 13,573 Views 24 Comments

Ahead of International Women’s Day, Kathy Scott of the Trailblazery walks the road with Irish women and celebrates their spirit.

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month
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# Period Poverty

Government report on period poverty to be launched next month

Jan 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 16,097 Views 14 Comments

The report comes as two senators have put forward proposed legislation on the issue.

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed
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# Pushed Back

Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,673 Views 32 Comments

However, organisers insist the Men’s competition will go ahead as planned in the coming months.

Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window
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Test rugby to restart in October as World Rugby confirms autumn window

Jul 30th 2020, 1:55 PM 6,428 Views 9 Comments

Ireland are set to play six Tests in seven weekends from October through into December.

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told
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# FRONTLINE WORKERS

'An absolute scandal': Ireland has the highest Covid infection rate for healthcare workers in the world, committee told

Updated Jun 23rd 2020, 10:10 PM 145,353 Views 175 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar this evening suggested that the figures provided by the INMO were wrong.

Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?
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Women make up the majority of Covid-19 deaths and confirmed cases in Ireland. Why?

Jun 12th 2020, 12:05 AM 37,366 Views 46 Comments

“Whether it’s paid or unpaid, it’s women who are predominantly doing care work,” Orla O’Connor of the NWCI said.

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018
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375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018

Jun 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 10,804 Views 18 Comments

More than 1,000 females travelled from Northern Ireland to England or Wales for an abortion last year.

'The scariest part was there was no remorse': One survivor on her experience of domestic abuse
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'The scariest part was there was no remorse': One survivor on her experience of domestic abuse

May 14th 2020, 7:25 AM 21,698 Views 6 Comments

Our reader has survived an abusive relationship and has advice for anyone else trapped in one.

'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis
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'Deep concerns' over safety of women and children affected by domestic violence during Covid-19 crisis

Mar 19th 2020, 8:32 AM 68,714 Views 36 Comments

The Women’s Aid 24-hour national freephone helpline is available on 1800 341 900.

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