Women must “demand pay transparency”, seminar told. Photograph: iStock

The continued exclusion of women returning to work after maternity leave, from the Government’s temporary wage subsidy scheme, could put Ireland in br(...)

Representative bodies have called for the Minister for Finance, Paschal Donohoe, to resolve this issue as soon as possible so women returning to work ‘have their jobs and income protected’. Photograph:  Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland/PA Wire

Women returning from maternity leave are excluded from the temporary wage subsidy scheme (TWSS) because they were on maternity benefit in January and (...)

‘In a crisis we reach for good ideas,’ Orla O’Connor, NWCI director said. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The number one priority for the Government post the coronavirus pandemic must be the delivery of SláinteCare and a single tier health system “based on(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said  health officials and the HSE were ‘working together with some urgency to revise the model of care for termination of pregnancy services’ during the pandemic. Photograph: PA.

Doctors and women’s groups are concerned that timely access to abortion services could be compromised during the coronavirus outbreak. They say the l(...)

Orla O’Connor, director of the National Women’s Council of Ireland. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland has had a “litany of historic health scandals” affecting women and female healthcare must now be prioritised, the National Women’s Council of (...)

Verona Murphy, who ran for Fine Gael in the Wexford byelection in November, is to stand as an Independent candidate in the constituency in the general election. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin MEP Matt Carthy, Irish Road Haulage Association president Verona Murphy and former European Parliament member Marian Harkin have announced t(...)

Gardaí received 2,568 reports of domestic violence last December. Photograph: iStock

Reports of domestic violence to the Garda increase by up to 30 per cent in December when compared with the summer months, newly released figures show.(...)

Patrick Nevin (37):  attacked three women in the space of 11  days. File photograph: Collins

Tech companies must take responsibility for the use of their apps by sexual predators and not leave it up to women to take extra measures to keep them(...)

‘Real equality for many women remains only an aspiration,’ Senator Ivana Bacik told a conference at Trinity College Dublin on Friday. File photograph: Tom Honan

Postponing the referendum around Article 41.2 of the Constitution, which states the woman’s place is in the home, was “a missed opportunity” and has l(...)

NWCI: ‘The findings of this project show that there are deficits in mental health provision for women’

Ireland has the highest suicide rate for female children in the EU, the National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) has warned, ahead of the launch of (...)

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