The four NUI Galway lecturers who say they were discriminated against on gender grounds with Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor.

Four female lecturers who say they were discriminated against on gender grounds are set to be promoted as part of a settlement with NUI Galway which i(...)

 Up to 300 staff and students attended the  SolidariTEA support event for four academics pursuing legal action over lack of promotion at NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The chair of NUI Galway women’s staff network has called on the outgoing university president to resolve the situation of four academics taking legal (...)

The agreement includes compensation of an undisclosed sum.

One of five female academics who initiated action against NUI Galway over lack of promotion has reached an agreement after an initial Labour Court hea(...)

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(...)

Mourners light candles at a Place de la République in Paris, France on Saturday, November 14th, 2015.  Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

In driving rain and storm force winds, several hundred people joined French honorary consul Catherine Gagneux at Galway’s Spanish Arch for a minute’s (...)

NUIG initiated a task force in January in response to an Equality Tribunal finding in favour of scientist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington late last year

Four female lecturers at NUI Galway (NUIG) have secured trade union backing for two court challenges which they are pursuing over lack of promotion.Th(...)

NUI Galway

Five female academics have said they are instituting legal proceedings against NUI Galway (NUIG) over gender imbalance at the university.The five wome(...)

Micheline Sheehy Skeffington (fourth from left)  at NUI Galway yesterday with, from left: Dr Margaret Hodgins, Dr Adrienne Gorman, Dr Elizabeth Tilley, Dr Sylvie Lannegrand and Dr Roisin Healey. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Scientist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington says she plans to use a €70,000 award ordered by the Equality Tribunal to help five other female academics w(...)