International Women's Day 2016 - Women in Politics, 7 March 2016
To mark this year's International Women's Day, the European Parliament Information Office in Ireland is linking up with the National Women's Council of Ireland to jointly host an event with MEP Lynn Boylan evaluating the outcome of the Irish general election and the extent to which the candidate quota has contributed to the presence of women in the National Parliament. We are delighted to announce that Maria Walsh, former Rose of Tralee will be chairing the event which takes place on Monday 7th March at the IFI, Dublin. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 01-6057900.
New women members of Parliament will share their campaign experiences and how they intend contributing to the new Parliament in furthering equality for women.
Date: 7 March 2016, 11.00 am-1.00 pm
Venue: Irish Film Institute, 6 Eustace Street, Dublin 2.
11.15 Welcome Orla O'Connor, Director, NWCI
11.25 Chair Maria Walsh, Introduction
Question & Answer Session with:
Lisa Chambers, Fianna Fáil
Ivana Bacik, Labour
Joan Collins, Independent
Kate O'Connell, Fine Gael
Catherine Murphy, Social Democrats
12.30 Questions & Answers with the audience
12.55 Conclusion: Louise Glennon, NWCI
Media coverage of our event with National Women's Council marking International Women's Day 2016