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  1. First even women's political meeting in Waterford 25 June 2010 | Labour Women met in Waterford for the first ever women's open political meeting on Thu 24th June. Speaking at the meeting in Connolly Hall, Katherine Dunne, Labour Women Chair said: "This is the first time the City of Waterford has seen an open women's political ...
  2. Waterford LW Political Evening - 'A superb evening' 25 June 2010 | Waterford Labour Women and 'Women Into Politics' group hosted a Women's political evening in Waterford City. The event took place in the Connolly Hall on 24th June. Waterford LW Evening - " a great evening" Cllr Teresa Wright and Cllr Ciara Conway, both Dungarvan-based, spoke ...
  3. Cllr Ciara Conway declares interest in Waterford by-election 24 June 2010 | Dungarvan-based Cllr Ciara Conway has declared her interest in Waterford by-election in the local radio. "I want to see a Labour-led Government with a record number of Labour TDs", she says. "I am declaring my interest in the Waterford by-election." Cllr Ciara Conway spoke on ...
  4. Effects of the candidates' gender in the Irish Elections 23 June 2010 | Literature has shown that the Irish electorate do not, essentially, care whether they vote for a man or a woman. New research explores this phenomenon and finds that women candidates receive less votes on average than men candidates do (see link 1 below). Women constitute ...
  5. British Labour Leadership Contest - Women 18 June 2010 | How are women faring in the British Labour Leader contest? Read What the women in Britain are saying How are women faring in the British Labour Leader contest? Read What the women in Britain are saying
  6. Parity discussion news from France 11 June 2010 | France Socialists continue to discuss parity democracy. The parity discussion continues in France. The Socialists are aiming high with total parity their target. This is the position the French PS party members will be deciding on 24th June : "Complete parity will be applied throughout ...
  7. Two years on from Human Trafficking Act, no convictions 04 June 2010 | Human Trafficking Act is two years old. Labour Women mark the two years since the Human Trafficking Act 2008 which was enacted on 7th June 2008. Catherine Dunne, Labour Women Chair said: "In the two years since this law has existed there have been no ...
  8. Joan Burton TD : Language fluency the key to integration 27 May 2010 | Joan Burton TD Deputy leader of the Labour Party spoke at the National Women's Council of Ireland event 'Making our voices heard : the srory of Muslim women in Ireland'. Deputy Joan Burton said that "The critical issue in respect of immigrants and immigrant communities ...
  9. Labour Tourism Forum discusses ways to develop tourism in Clare 07 May 2010 | LW and Clare Labour with Mary Upton TD have summarised the findings of the recent Clare Tourism Forum held in Ennistymon. The recent forum on Tourism hosted by Clare Labour and Labour Women in the Falls Hotel in Ennistymon heard calls for protecting Shannon airport ...
  10. Upton : A clear future development strategy needed for irish tourism 27 April 2010 | Mary Upton TD spoke at the CLARE TOURISM FORUM hosted by Labour Women and Clare Labour. SPEECH BY MARY UPTON TD Labour Party Spokesperson on Tourism, Culture and Sport Saturday, 24 April 2010 Speaking at the Labour Clare and Labour Women Tourism Forum on 'The ...
  11. LW welcome debate on Women's Participation in Politics 27 April 2010 | A historic debate on Women's Participation in Politics took place in the Seanad. This is the first time Women's Participation in Politics has been debated in either house. With only 13% of women TDs half of the population is not fully involved in decision-making, making ...
  12. LW Forum on Clare Tourism 24 April 2010 | LW together with Clare Labour hosted a Forum on Tourism with Mary Upton TD as the key note speaker. Mary Upton TD (left) with LW and Clare Labour visiting the Cliffs of Moher and discuss with catherine Webster, Director of the Cliffs of Moher Visitor's ...
  13. Forum on Crisis in Clare Tourism 24 April 2010 | Labour Forum to find solutions to the Tourism Crisis in Clare. Tourism in the Shannon Region was down 27% in 2009. There has been a further significant drop in the first quarter of this year. All around us we can see the severe impact this ...
  14. Senator Ivana Bacik introduces FGM Bill 19 April 2010 | FGM Bill finally to be debated. Senator Ivana Bacik will be introducing a Bill to prohibit female genital mutilation in the Seanad during the Labour Party's private members' time on Wednesday 21st April. "Female genital mutilation (FGM) is practised in some Middle Eastern countries and ...
  15. LW at Party Conference Galway 19 April 2010 | LW activities were an integral part of the Conference as usual. Greetings from Galway! Galway greeted Labour members with glorious sunshine which was completely in tune with the upbeat mood of the party. Labour Women arrived to NUI Galway to enjoy what would turn out ...
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