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  1. Nessa Childers and Susan O'Keeffe are Labour's women for Europe 22 April 2009 | Labour's four excellent candidates have officially launced their campaign. Two out of the four candidates are women. Nessa Childers and Susan O'Keeffe are Labour's two impressive women candidates of the highest integrity. Nessa with Brendan Howlin TD in Wexford Nessa Childers has an exceptional political ...
  2. LW at Party Conference 29 March 2009 | "Labour is the party for women", said a group a delegates as they were quining with their delegate cards. "See you at LW lunch!" Labour Women started to arrive in Mullingar on Friday as suitcases were pulled in and delegates wondered around the hotel getting ...
  3. LW Recruitment leaflet 25 March 2009 | LW Recruitment leaflet available to be downloaded. Members of Labour Women come from all walks of life. All ages, all backgrounds. The Labour Party offers women members an opportunity to be part of a section which is relevant to women. Labour Women's main focus is, ...
  4. Proinsias de Rossa MEP highlights 17% gender gap 03 March 2009 | Proinsias de Rossa highlights the importance of the new European campaign to raise awareness of the gender pay gap. STATEMENT BY PROINSIAS DE ROSSA MEP Labour Party MEP for Dublin Tuesday, 03 March 2009 17% PAY GAP BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN MUST BE REDUCED - ...
  5. Labour marks the International Women's Day by introducing Electoral (Gender Parity) Bill 2009 03 March 2009 | Labour has introduced a ground-breaking Bill to increase women's participation in political decision-making.   Labour introducing Electoral Bill Labour Women and the Labour Party are marking the International Women's Day by introducing a ground-breaking new initiative. Labour is proposing an Electoral Bill which would oblige ...
  6. Ciaran Lynch TD : Labour bill major move towards gender equality in politics 03 March 2009 | Ciaran Lynch TD introduces Labour's Electoral (Gender Parity) Bill 2009 to mark the International Women's Day. STATEMENT BY CIARAN LYNCH TD Labour Party Spokesperson on Housing and Local Govt Tuesday, 03 March 2009 LABOUR BILL, MAJOR MOVE TOWARDS GENDER EQUALITY IN POLITICS Of the 166 ...
  7. Joan Burton TD : New approach needed to deliver gernder parity in Dail 03 March 2009 | Deputy Party Leader Joan Burton believes we neew fresh thinking and action to deliver on increased women's political representation. STATEMENT BY JOAN BURTON TD Deputy Leader of the Labour Party At press conference to launch the Electoral (Gender Parity) Bill Tuesday, 3 March, 2009 NEW ...
  8. Labour Bill would lead to huge boost for participation of women in politics 03 March 2009 | Party Leader Eamon Gilmore spoke at the launch of Labour's Electoral (Gender Parity) Bill 2009 to mark the International Women's Day. STATEMENT BY EAMON GILMORE TD Leader of the Labour Party At Launch of Labour Party Electoral (Gender Parity) Bill Tuesday, 3 March, 2009 NOT ...
  9. First-time candidates visit Europe 19 December 2008 | Some of Labour's first-time candidates visited the European Parliament where they were briefed by Proinsias de Rossa MEP. The candidates took the opportunity to lobby and find about the European developments. "Europe has a huge effect and influence over our lives in Ireland", said Aine ...
  10. Labour's women in Leinster House 14 December 2008 | Former and current women TDs and Senators gathered in Leinster House to mark women's first vote in December 1918 and the election of the first women TD, Countess Markiewicz. Labour women gathered under the picture of Countess Markiewich Female senators and TDs both past and ...
  11. Mayor Veronica Cawley to host a reception for Pamela Izevbekhai in Sligo 03 December 2008 | Pamela Izevbekhai is facing deportation despite the fact that her two daughters are at risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) back in their home country Nigeria. Mayor Veronica Cawley wants to highlight and condemn the brutal practice of FGM by hosting a reception for Pamela. ...
  12. LW welcome Garda operation to expose trafficking of women 03 December 2008 | Labour Women welcome the Garda operation against human trafficking which has exposed nine brothels connected to human trafficking across the country. 'In June this year Ireland was named for the first time as a destination country for human trafficking. We also know that Ireland is ...
  13. LW launch Local Election Handbook 29 November 2008 | During Labour Party Conference Women's Lunch Labour Women launched their 'Local Election Handbook' which is a comprehensive guide for first-time candidates. The handbook covers all areas a candidate should know and gives advice on how to conduct a successful campaign. Labour Women held two Training ...
  14. Mary Kiely in Kilcormac Co Offaly hosts an event 15 November 2008 | Local Election candidate Mary Kiely from Kilcormac Co Offaly hosted a community event 'Economic downturn - how to be prepared'. Afterwards Mary attended a protest on education cuts in Tullamore.     Mary Kiely is well-known in her community in Kilcormac Mary Kiely is concerned ...
  15. LW welcome visit of Commissioner Wallstrom 14 November 2008 | EU Commissioner Margot Wallstrom is in Dublin to talk about women in decision-making. Labour Women welcome her visit. Labour Women, Labour Party's women's section, welcomes the visit of EU Commission Vice-President Margot Wallstrom who is in Dublin to speak about women in decision-making. "Labour Women ...
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