Supporters of the Waking The Feminists campaign on the Rosie Hackett bridge in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

At this week’s Waking The Feminists event – held to mark the year-long gender equality campaign – speakers were invited to offer “one more thing” to (...)

The final public event after a full year of campaigning by Waking the Feminists took place on the Rosie Hackett bridge, in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Top-funded Irish theatre organisations have the worst records for gender equality in the industry, according to research compiled for the Waking the F(...)

Universities are spending millions on legal fees, which include dealing with allegations by third-level staff of bullying, harassment and discrimination, particularly on gender grounds. Photograph: iStock

Is bullying and harassment rife at Irish universities? These institutions are spending millions of euro on legal fees to deal with allegations by sta(...)

First-year students gather in the quad at NUI Galway for a group photograph, in a new tradition for the college. Photograph: Patrick Heneghan, NUIG

Universities are “not Premier League football clubs, who invest in star players to deliver a ‘quick bounce’ ”. When NUI Galway president Dr Jim Bro(...)

The Equality Tribunal found in 2014 that NUIG lecturer, Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington, was discriminated against on grounds of gender. File  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times

A judge has granted an application by National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG) for a trial of preliminary legal issues before a full hearing of ac(...)

Four female lecturers at National University of Ireland Galway have sued the college at the High Court alleging gender discrimination in a competition(...)

Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington: “This case was never just about me.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Are women in academia about to get a fair crack of the whip? Today, a national review of gender equality in Ireland’s third-level institutions, chair(...)

Third-level institutions will be required to ensure more women are promoted to senior academic posts as part of a major report on gender equality to (...)

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington won a landmark Equality Tribunal case in 2014 over her failure to be granted promotion. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

NUI Galway (NUIG) has defended its decision to threaten legal action over the removal of a blog run by supporters of a former academic at the centre (...)

A taskforce report has made 24 recommendations aimed at promoting gender equality at NUI Galway.

Mandatory gender quotas will be introduced in NUI Galway to ensure more women are promoted to senior academic posts. The move follows a decision by t(...)

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