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Friday 15 October, 2021

Opinion: For too long, contraception has been a woman’s private and personal responsibility
# Budget 2022
# Budget 2022

Opinion: For too long, contraception has been a woman’s private and personal responsibility

Oct 15th 2021, 7:00 AM 10,674 Views 7 Comments

Director of the National Women’s Council, Orla O’Connor says while this week’s announcement is welcome, we must move fast to provide universal contraception.

Saturday 29 May, 2021

Opinion: Without a public childcare model there can be no equality for women
# Childcare Crossroads
# Childcare Crossroads

Opinion: Without a public childcare model there can be no equality for women

May 29th 2021, 7:01 PM 15,851 Views 19 Comments

The National Women’s Council says inadequate State investment in childcare has led to an unsustainable system in crisis.

Friday 29 December, 2017

Opinion: Women of Ireland, 2018 will be our year
# It Stops Now
# It Stops Now

Opinion: Women of Ireland, 2018 will be our year

Dec 29th 2017, 7:00 AM 18,075 Views 188 Comments

Women’s voices are vibrant, we are energised and engaged, writes Orla O’Connor.

Friday 6 January, 2017

Nollaig na mBan 2017: 'Do we trust Irish women to make the best decisions for themselves in pregnancy?'
# Column
# Column

Nollaig na mBan 2017: 'Do we trust Irish women to make the best decisions for themselves in pregnancy?'

Jan 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 208 Views 139 Comments

On Nollaig na mBan, a day when traditionally women celebrate their Christmas, 12 women are travelling abroad for healthcare that is unavailable to them here, writes Orla O’Connor.