Áine Travers, a Y Factor Project Steering Group member writes about the exciting project emerging via the National Womens Council of Ireland? There are many things that we young women want for ourselves, and for one another. Some of us have got futures mapped out; others leap head-first into the unknown. The coming years look [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Feminism'
March 8th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Feminism
Happy International Women’s Day! This morning I attended a celebration of women’s education in Clondalkin. The Clondalkin Women’s Community Education Forum has been working with UCD for the past 13 years to deliver programmes in Women’s studies and more recently a Diploma in Women’s Studies, Gender and Social Justice. 105 women have taken part in [...]
March 10th, 2011 · 26 Comments · Feminism, Irish Politics
On Tuesday night I wrote a post in preparation for the new Cabinet. Well one member of it. I had it nearly finished and saved ready to go after the announcement. After the annoucement of the members of the cabinet today I didn’t publish it and thought about trashing it. But there it is for [...]
February 15th, 2011 · No Comments · Elections, Feminism, General Election 2011, Irish Politics
Gone on a blogging holiday for the day – you’ll find me over on the Antiroom talking about how I can’t see myself or many other people I know in this election.
September 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Feminism, Irish Media, Irish Politics, Recession
Lenihan was at the races when the head of the ECB called and he didn’t remember Cowen swearing during the talks where the Government guarantee was agreed on. And oh Brian Lenihan can speak French. What else can we garner from last nights Freefall other than the programme makers love shots of traffic and big [...]
May 3rd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Feminism
Oh I was rather hoping this would happen…and yes i know all the arguments about not talking about it so they don’t get attention. I’m not buying Hunky Dorys etc. but I do think a little lashing back is good for the soul and will make those passing by think a bit.
November 4th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Feminism, MSM
People following me on twitter or reading the liveblogs are probably sick to the teeth of my ranting through the last few weeks about Vincent Browne’s problem with women. For a broadcaster so obsessed with equality this season’s show on TV3 has been marked by a lack of female guest on the first part of [...]
November 3rd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Feminism, MSM
On the day when private clubs in Ireland won the right to discriminate not only against women but against anyone based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, parental status, family status and membership of the Travelling Community I hear RTE are launching a new radio programme. Girl Talk starts broadcasting next Saturday. The Apprentice’ star Jennifer [...]