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# Dublin
Witness appeal after woman killed following single-vehicle collision in Howth
The incident occurred at 3.20pm yesterday on Windgate Road, when the car collided with the pillar of a house.
# worth knowing
Did you know males are at an equal risk of HPV as females? If you did you're in the minority
Two thirds of people don’t realise that males and females are at an equal risk of contracting a HPV infection.
# Gender Equality
After years of high-profile gender issues at NUIG, 40% of senior lecturers are now female
The equality reports come following a series of high profile gender discrimination cases taken against the university by female academic staff in recent years.
Complaint about 'misleading' online ad for Cork IVF clinic upheld
A complaint about a radio ad for the same clinic was also upheld.
# births and deaths
More males are born in Ireland, but women are living longer
Some 53,000 more females than males were recorded in the Census 2016 results.
# Girl Power
Women on State boards on the rise as 'talent bank' boosts numbers
A target of 40% female representation has been set for State boards.
# prenatal gender tests
Indian police find 19 female foetuses dumped in sewer
Women in India can face pressure to produce male children, who are seen as breadwinners.
'Families hire 'cutters' to remove any sensation for the girl and it's called a rite of passage'
Extreme forms of mutilation can lead to difficulties in menstruation, painful intercourse, incontinence and infertility.
Dalai Lama: 'My female successor needs to be attractive, otherwise they won't be much use'
Not what you usually hear from the Buddhist monk.
# mars and venus
This map shows where women outnumber men around the world
Ireland is among the more even countries.
# Hackballscross
Woman found dead in Louth house as gardaí probe link with fatal motorway crash
The body has been discovered at a house in Hackballscross, Co Louth.
# Gender Quotas
Can Fianna Fáil entice more women by holding bootcamps?*
*No, not the muscle kind.
# Women drivers
The guards have responded to that 'sexist' tweet
The tweet from the gardaí caused quite a bit of bother online.
# gender balance
Minister, mother, and TD on why young women need to see more female leaders
The Minister for Justice said that women often feel they have more to prove.
# Investigation
Second man arrested after shots fired at Limerick house
A man was arrested after a motorcycle was seen leaving the scene.
# 1920s ireland
Can you help identify these pioneering 1920s Irish science students?
They were students at UCD in 1920. Was one of them a relation of yours?
# genders
These are the main differences between men and women in Irish society
Irish women are also the most fertile in Europe, a new report notes, while men are more likely to be imprisoned.
# it's a girl's world
Pixar finally has a lead female character who ISN'T a princess
Meet 11-year-old Reilly.
# always
Brilliant ad redefines what 'like a girl' means, and everyone should watch it
“I wake up in the morning like a girl, because I AM a girl.
# age limit
Revised bill would allow people to legally change their gender at age 16 or 17
However, a court order will be required, as well as certification from a doctor that the applicant is mature enough.
# Mullingar
Westmeath woman Dorothy Healy found safe and well
Gardaí have thanked the public for their assistance.
Opinion: Women CEOs more likely to be fired? Here we go again ...
Female CEO are more likely to be fired, according to a new report. Let’s look at the possible reasons for this finding.
# historian
Royal Irish Academy appoints first woman president in 229 years
The academy appointed its second female chief executive in November 2013.
# firhouse
Woman in her 50s found dead at house in Dublin
A garda investigation has begun into the discovery of the woman’s body.
Comedian who was axed for being female gets apology after Twitter backs her up
Jenny Collier was told there were “too many women”.
# 1918
Senator gathers all the ladies of Leinster House for photo shoot
The occasion will mark the 95th anniversary of the 1918 General Election – and Ivana Bacik hopes to have a majority of women in the chamber for the first time ever.
# hairy situations
The absolute worst things about having girl hair
Come, share your pain.
# Women
Concern over female teens getting genital cosmetic surgery
Two new papers also say that little research exists about the clinical effectiveness and risks of this surgery.
# female problems
12 challenges women face that men just don't understand
They may think they do, but they couldn’t possibly.
# Body Found
Woman arrested after body of female found in west Dublin house
The discovery was made this morning at a house on Warrenstown Walk near Blanchardstown.
# gender battles
Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents
A group of parents want to see an end to the gender-specific advertisement of toys for boys and girls.
# Assault
Woman arrested over assault of 10-month-old child
The woman, who is in her 30s, was charged in relation to an assault in March and will appear before court today.
# James Cahillane
Two arrested in James Cahillane murder investigation
Cahillane was last seen on 18 April. His body was found the following day after a fire in his home.
# Assault
PSNI seek witnesses to assault of teenage girl
Police would particularly appeal to a male, with blonde hair, who is believed to have been in the vicinity at the time of the assault and may have spoken to the victim, to contact them.
# Fianna Fáil
First female president of Ógra Fianna Fáil elected
Sligo accountant Kate Feeney promised to strengthen the voice of the younger party leaders.
# Arrests
Gardaí arrest four people after search in Clare
The three men and one woman are aged from their late 20s to late 40s.
# Courts
Judges 'need guidelines' for sexual assault sentencing
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre said today that giving a man found guilty of sexual assault a fine and a suspended sentence “doesn’t give out a good message”.
# Gardaí
Body of woman found in Cork city house
The body of a female aged in her early 40s was found in a house in Summerhill North yesterday, gardaí said.
# cuteness alert
PHOTOS: What has Dublin Zoo named its new baby giraffe?
The seven-week-old giraffe is already 6 feet tall. Yowza.
# Assault
21-year-old arrested over Dublin city centre assault
The woman was arrested this morning over an attack that left its victim missing part of her nostril.