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  1. Slider childcare labour women (2)Let's talk about childcare 29 July 2015 | We all know that raising children requires huge effort. It requires time, money, lots of energy and love. We in Labour Women believe that there has never been appropriate investment by the state in our youngest children. It’s clear that we have do to more ...
  2. Report on Repealing the 8th Amendment passed at conference 22 February 2015 | Labor Women's Commission Report on the Repeal of the 8th Amendment was passed resoundingly by delegates at the Labour Party conference which took place in Killarney over the weekend.  You can read the Report here.
  3. Labour-women-logo October 2013Labour Women establish Commission on Repeal of the 8th Amendment 09 December 2014 | Labour Women has established a Labour Women Commission on Repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution (Article 40.3.3). This Commission is tasked with examining the best legal and political strategies to accomplish: 1. Repeal of Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution in its entirety; 2. ...
  4. Labour-women-logo October 2013Increase in Child Benefit recognises sacrifices families have made 14 October 2014 | Speaking on the Budget 2015 announcements earlier this afternoon, Chair of Labour Women, Sinead Ahern said, "This Budget offers hope to people across Ireland who have been struggling for the past few years, and shows that we are moving in the right direction as a ...
  5. Labour-women-logo October 2013NCCWN Funding Must Be Ring-Fenced 09 October 2014 | Labour Women is calling on the government to ring-fence funding for the National Collective of Community Based Women's Networks in Budget 2015. Sinead Ahern, Chair of Labour Women said, "The National Collective of Community Based Women's Networks (NCCWN) is an organisation that works with women ...
  6. Publication cover - Labour Women Pre-Budget Submission 2015Budget 2015 needs to Focus on Families 30 September 2014 | Presenting their Pre-Budget Submission Labour Women have called on the government to implement a number of measures which would help parents return to work. Measures include extending the Free Pre School Year Scheme from one to two years, as well as offering paternity leave. Labour Women Chair, ...
  7. Labour-women-logo October 2013Labour Women welcome UNHCR recognition of Human Rights Violations faced by Irish Women 16 July 2014 |   Following a second day of hearings before the United Nations Human Rights Committee, the Irish Government was told that its current abortion laws clearly violate international human rights legislation. Commenting Labour Women Chairperson, Sinead Ahern said, “For generations either through neglect or as a ...
  8. Labour Junior MinistersMinisters Lynch and Phelan Appointments Welcomed 15 July 2014 |   Labour Women today congratulated Minister Kathleen Lynch and Minister Ann Phelan on their appointment as Junior Ministers. Speaking following their appointment, Sinead Ahern, Chair of Labour Women said: “Labour Women is delighted to see the appointment of two very accomplished women as Junior Ministers ...
  9. Labour sliderLabour Women congratulates first female leader of the Labour Party 07 July 2014 | Labour Women today extended their congratulations to Joan Burton TD on her election as the first woman leader of the Labour Party.   Sinead Ahern, Chair of Labour Women said, "This is a momentous day for the Labour Party as our members have elected the ...
  10. Labour Women endorses candidates in Leadership and Deputy Leadership contests 16 June 2014 | Labour Women endorses two of the candidates in the Leadership and Deputy Leadership contests. Speaking earlier today, Labour Women Chair, Sinead Ahern said, "Over the 40 years of our existence ‘Labour Women’ has sought to increase women’s participation in politics. We have long believed that ...
  11. Missed a bit LidlMissed a bit, Lidl 13 June 2014 | Sinead Ahern, Chair of Labour Women, today called on supermarket chain Lidl  to clean up its act following its “Clean Up Week” specials ad which specifically targets women and mothers. “It is frustrating in this day and age for a company such as Lidl to ...
  12. Labour-women-logo October 2013Labour Women Councillors elected in 2014 05 June 2014 | Seventeen women councillors were elected under the Labour Party banner in the Local Elections in May 2014.  The women that made it are a mixture of first time candidates, councillors who were co-opted within the last term and councillors who were previously elected.  All of ...
  13. X marks the spot - Labour's Euro trio cross paths at Kilteel 07 April 2014 | Last week, Labour Women organised a gathering of the Labour Party's three women MEP candidates near Kilteel, Co. Kildare where the three different euro constituencies meet. Speaking about the meeting Sinead Ahern, Chair of Labour Women said, "Labour Women is extremely proud of the Labour ...
  14. Labour Women Conference 2014 07 February 2014 | The Labour Women annual conference took place in the Mansion House on Saturday February 1st. Although the main business of the day was motions and the election of a new executive, we also had panel discussions and several very special guests. This year we also ...
  15. Labour Women National Conference celebrates high number of women candidates 31 January 2014 | Labour Women gathered in the Mansion House for the Labour Women National Conference on Saturday 1st February to celebrate the high numbers of women candidates contesting the forthcoming Local Elections for the party in May.  'We’re just 17 weeks away from the local and European elections ...
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