‘It may be 2015 but one in five women are still victims of domestic violence and we still only have one third of the EU recommended refuge spaces.’ Photograph: Getty Images 3:27

Today is Nollaig na mBan – a day when traditionally women got together, letting the men take over the housekeeping. When our mothers sat around kitche(...)

Sinn Féin’s Cathal King: to contest Dublin South West byelection. Photograph: South Dublin County Council

Women’s groups have expressed disappointment in Sinn Féin for not selecting a female candidate for the Dublin South West byelection.The National Women(...)

Survivors of Magdalene Laundries on theit way into the Dáil this day last year to sit in the public gallery for the debate on the McAleese Magdalene report and an apology from Enda Kenny on behalf of the State. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A wreath will be laid at the gates of Leinster House at midday today to mark the first anniversary of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s apology to women w(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Frances Fitzgerald will launch the new booklet on violence against women. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ireland must show its commitment to eradicating all forms of male violence against women by ratifying a 2011 convention aimed at preventing such viole(...)

Artists Sarah Browne, Miriam O’Connor, Ciaran Smyth, Ailbhe Murphy
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 and Anne Tallentire. 

have created artworks to form National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) “STILL, WE WORK” an exhibition featuring work by Irish artists and a unique coming together of artists and women’s organisations - under NWCI - to explore the many issues surrounding women and labour over the last century an exhibition and a publication, which will be on view in the Gallery of Photography, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar from 19th to 26th OctoberPhotograph: 
Photograph: Alan Betson

Moving testimonies, expressed through text and images, of the unpaid and often unrecognised work that women have done over many years, are part of an (...)

Orla O’Connor, director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland. The organisation has interpreted the changes as having strengthened the ability of an individual’s conscience to put a woman’s life in danger.

The need to dot Is and cross Ts was the reason given for the delay in publishing the text of the Government’s proposed abortion legislation until the (...)