Prof. Siobhan Mullally, Director Irish Centre of Human Rights, NUIG speaking at The Citizens’ Assembly, session on The Family on Sunday at the Grand Hotel, Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland has an “incredibly low” divorce rate and one of the highest birth rates in Europe, the Citizens’ Assembly on gender equality has been told. (...)

Mairead McGuinness MEP addresses the MacGill Summer School:  research shows a woman has only one-third of the opportunity of a man to speak at forums. Photograph: North West Newspix

In 2016 and 2017, 75 per cent of those listed on the “papers delivered” section of the MacGill Summer School website were men. There were a number of (...)

Policies reflect an underlying obsession within Irish housing and economic policy of pursuing, despite the evidence, the financialisation of housing. Photograph: Frank Miller

The housing crisis is a social emergency and poses major risks to the economy. However, the Government’s policy response, Rebuilding Ireland, has not (...)

Prof Linda Connolly: While 52 per cent of entry-level academic positions are filled by women, they represent only 19 per cent of professorships

The review carried out last year by the Higher Education Authority (HEA) confirmed what many commentators had observed for years: women are “vastly un(...)