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'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 Sat 9:19 AM 35,583 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 41,505 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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'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 36,242 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 39,823 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 10,929 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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Opinion: From repression to Robinson and Repeal - the Irish heroine's journey

Mar 6th 2021, 4:30 PM 13,393 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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Government report on period poverty to be launched next month

Jan 31st 2021, 6:30 AM 16,005 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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Men's Six Nations to go ahead but Women's and U20 championships postponed

Updated Jan 13th 2021, 3:03 PM 18,612 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 6,398 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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'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 145,047 Views 173 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 37,152 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 10,147 Views 19 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 20,950 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 68,570 Views 36 Comments

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

Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements
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Ireland U20s, Ireland Women, and Munster among latest postponements

Updated Mar 10th 2020, 2:25 PM 4,697 Views 1 Comment

More rugby fixtures have been called off for now.

Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned
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Six Nations confirm Wales-Scotland clash to go ahead as planned

Mar 9th 2020, 1:52 PM 3,640 Views 1 Comment

There is uncertainty surrounding Ireland’s U20 and Women’s fixtures against France.

Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed
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Lise Hand: We might get a female taoiseach but gender balance stays stubbornly skewed

Feb 11th 2020, 12:02 AM 27,657 Views 91 Comments

Ireland had six crucial decades when the nation was being shaped where women were absent from the top table of government. But what now?, asks Lise Hand.

Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election
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Q&A: Here's where Ireland's parties stand on women's healthcare ahead of the election

Feb 7th 2020, 12:29 PM 7,752 Views 26 Comments

Where do the parties stand on issues like maternity and infant services, contraception and IVF?

'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history
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'Why haven't I known about her up to now?': RTÉ broadcasts landmark series celebrating women in Irish history

Feb 3rd 2020, 6:00 PM 17,109 Views 13 Comments

It involves a six-part series as well as a podcast series.

'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD
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'I might never see my parents again': Asylum seekers share their experiences of isolation and PTSD

Jan 30th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,077 Views 40 Comments

Many female asylum seekers and refugees in Ireland are living with depression, anxiety and PTSD, a new report has found.

'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore
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'It didn’t matter to her that the establishment might be upset': How Marian Finucane brought women's stories to the fore

Jan 3rd 2020, 4:19 PM 20,562 Views 22 Comments

The broadcaster used her platform to discuss topics that were rarely if ever spoken about in a public forum in Ireland.

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'
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Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

Dec 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 20,558 Views 24 Comments

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause
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Channel 4 launches new policy to support workers experiencing menopause

Oct 18th 2019, 4:13 PM 8,197 Views 6 Comments

New flexible working arrangements and menopause awareness briefings for management are to be introduced.

'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis
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'A lot of doctors fail to recognise it': Calls for government to review treatment of endometriosis

Oct 8th 2019, 6:05 AM 94,707 Views 15 Comments

The condition is caused by abnormal cell growth outside the uterus and causes severe pain for women suffering with it.

Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids
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Concerns raised over 'limited' access to appropriate sex education for Irish kids

Jul 1st 2019, 6:15 AM 8,688 Views 28 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission has set out its recommendations for key priority actions for the State.

'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin
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'I refuse not to feel safe': How women feel about cycling in Dublin

Jun 26th 2019, 7:30 PM 24,025 Views 74 Comments

When women cyclists were surveyed, here’s what they had to say about travelling by bike.

Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours
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Domestic abuse service helped 76 women and 100 children in 24 hours

Apr 5th 2019, 9:20 AM 7,667 Views 6 Comments

Every year Aoibhneas has to turn away 400 families seeking refuge.

Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates
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Plan for 'bad weather' and 'watch out for dragons in your own party': What FF and FG are telling women election candidates

Mar 27th 2019, 6:20 AM 19,294 Views 20 Comments

Two of the main political parties have held training events for women contemplating a life in politics.

Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?
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Poll: Should sanitary products be provided for free in public buildings?

Mar 14th 2019, 9:14 AM 23,055 Views 97 Comments

A motion calling for this has received unanimous support in the Dáil.

Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women
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Taoiseach says there is an 'epidemic' of violence against women

Updated Mar 8th 2019, 1:00 PM 26,604 Views 80 Comments

The government today ratified the Istanbul Convention which obliges it to protect women from all forms of violence.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg helped change America - but her fight for gender equality hasn't been won

Feb 17th 2019, 9:45 AM 15,754 Views 43 Comments

A new biopic about the Supreme Court Justice looks at her early years as a Harvard student and fledgling lawyer.

'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog
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'It would be foolhardy to say there is no risk': HSE reveals 78,000 slides left in CervicalCheck backlog

Updated Feb 13th 2019, 12:03 PM 14,884 Views 34 Comments

The HSE will tell the Health Committee about the backlog latest today.

Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'
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Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'

Jan 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,491 Views 92 Comments

The experience in the US shows that the divisive abortion debate will continue, writes Larry Donnelly.

Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples
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Two more women barred from entering one of India's holiest temples

Jan 16th 2019, 7:23 PM 10,679 Views 17 Comments

This comes two weeks after two others made history and sparked uproar by praying inside.

These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that
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These are the referendums coming up in 2019 - and a few after that

Jan 1st 2019, 6:05 AM 47,212 Views 23 Comments

Which way will you vote?

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland
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Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland

Dec 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 23,614 Views 84 Comments

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment in May of this year.

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland
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1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland

Dec 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 9,133 Views 20 Comments

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote
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On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

Dec 14th 2018, 8:00 PM 9,197 Views 59 Comments

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?
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Poll: Should reference to women's 'life within the home' in the Constitution be amended?

Dec 7th 2018, 8:52 AM 20,082 Views 55 Comments

The Justice Committee published a report on the matter yesterday.

Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018
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Vicky Phelan named one of world's most influential women of 2018

Nov 19th 2018, 6:44 PM 24,794 Views 28 Comments

The activist said she is “so privileged” to be included on the BBC’s list.

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