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#international women's day

# international-womens-day - Friday 8 March, 2019

From The Daily Edge These are the gaeilgeoirí you should be following on Insta this Seachtain na Gaeilge Seachtain Na Gaeilge

These are the gaeilgeoirí you should be following on Insta this Seachtain na Gaeilge

If you need a hand with the cúpla focal.

From The Daily Edge Cheers to IWD! 10 Dublin bars offering great drinks deals to mark the occasion International Women's Day
'We can't accept this as being the norm': USI President Síona Cahill on why she's calling for mass walkouts today Gender Violence This post contains videos

'We can't accept this as being the norm': USI President Síona Cahill on why she's calling for mass walkouts today

Activists are calling for mass walkouts to mark International Women’s Day today.

# international-womens-day - Thursday 7 March, 2019

From The Daily Edge 69 songs by our favourite Irish women: Here's your International Women's Day Spotify playlist International Women's Day

69 songs by our favourite Irish women: Here's your International Women's Day Spotify playlist

This playlist also happens to be 4 hours 20 minutes long and contains 69 songs.

# international-womens-day - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Abuse survivor says legal profession should 'bring their morals as well as law books into courtrooms'

Leona O’Callaghan said the government and judiciary needs to stop pointing at each other and step up to make changes.

# international-womens-day - Monday 11 February, 2019

Call for mass walkouts in Ireland to protest against gender-based violence and pay gap

Abuse survivor Leona O’Callaghan said she is urging people to stand together to demand change in Ireland.

# international-womens-day - Sunday 25 November, 2018

OPINION: Ruth Coppinger TD on why she believes her 'thong stunt' can kickstart a movement around sexism and consent This Is Not Consent This post contains videos

OPINION: Ruth Coppinger TD on why she believes her 'thong stunt' can kickstart a movement around sexism and consent

The Dublin West TD says the reaction to the ‘stunt’ showed how people are wanting to create a change in society in regards sexism and consent.

# international-womens-day - Friday 9 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge 23 of the best celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day Girl Power

23 of the best celebrity Instagrams from International Women's Day

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s 2 year old daughter saying ‘girl power’ will give you heart eyes for days

# international-womens-day - Thursday 8 March, 2018

From The Daily Edge 16 of the best scenes from Ireland's International Women's Day marches Mná
From The Daily Edge 5 fascinating Irish female trailblazers whose stories history has hidden Wild Irish Women

5 fascinating Irish female trailblazers whose stories history has hidden

Tricking the British empire for 50 years? That’s badass!

From The Daily Edge Aer Lingus offered women priority boarding for International Women's Day and it caused a LOT of controversy IWD

'Male celibates advise the Pope on what women really want, that is ludicrous'

The former president said women aren’t ‘mysteries’ or ‘strawberries on the cake’, despite what popes have called them.

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests Misogyny This post contains videos

Mary McAleese says it's 'pure codology' that women can't become priests

The former president also called the Catholic Church an “empire of misogyny”.

Poll: Are you a feminist? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you a feminist?

What does feminism mean to you?

International Women's Day 2018: Here's what Irish women need

IWD is an important moment to look to the changes we need to make for women’s equality, writes Orla O’Connor.

'More needs to be done': Just 16% of CEO jobs in Ireland last year went to women

The Central Bank said it remained concerned at the lack of diversity among senior roles in the Irish financial sector.

# international-womens-day - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

President Higgins: 'We are a very long way from adequately addressing issues of hierarchy'

President Michael D Higgins spoke to Ryan Tubridy ahead of International Women’s Day tomorrow.

# international-womens-day - Monday 10 April, 2017

Spanish policewoman reprimanded for taking 'menstruation break' while on duty

The policewoman has since alleged harassment against the officer who reprimanded her.

# international-womens-day - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

'Fearless Girl' to continue staring down the Wall Street bull until 2018

“She is inspiring everyone in a moment when we need inspiration,” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

# international-womens-day - Sunday 12 March, 2017

Could horses be the way forward for women in Saudi Arabia?

“There is this very weird belief that a woman shouldn’t ride a horse,” Gosaibi says, especially if she is not yet married as “she might lose her virginity”.

# international-womens-day - Friday 10 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook Embrace Vulnerability

The Rubberbandits' response to International Women's Day has really resonated on Facebook

“So many lads on twitter yesterday saying “What about international Mens day?”"

# international-womens-day - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin

Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.

Fair City's Úna Kavanagh: 'I had a social welfare book called 'Unmarried Mother's Allowance''

Today, RTÉ will air an all female episode of Fair City, interlacing narratives of strong female characters, writes Úna Kavanagh.

From The Daily Edge Snapchat spectacularly missed the point with their International Women's Day filters Smokey Eye

Snapchat spectacularly missed the point with their International Women's Day filters

They honoured Marie Curie by giving her… eyeliner?

From The Daily Edge 14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today Strike4Repeal
From The Daily Edge Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew Flying It

Aer Lingus has just released fantastic pictures of its all-female flight crew

The crew was assembled for International Women’s Day, of course.

From The Daily Edge "Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal Strike 4 Repeal

"Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal

The Strike 4 Repeal has taken over Ireland.

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub Here Come The Girls This post contains videos

Fair City is having an all-female episode... and they're all heading to the pub

The show is celebrating International Women’s Day.

16%: Ireland's gender pay gap between male and female managers in 2014

The figures from 2014 are being discussed as part of International Women’s Day today.

From The Daily Edge 7 perfect responses to all those annoying International Women's Day questions International Women's Day

7 perfect responses to all those annoying International Women's Day questions

“Why isn’t there an International Men’s Day?” Don’t even start.

What Irish women want: 'We must demand what is right and challenge what is frightening'

What does it mean to be a woman in 2017 and what are women’s hopes for equality and fairness?

# international-womens-day - Monday 6 March, 2017

UN committee warns scope of mother and baby homes inquiry is too narrow

A UN Committee added that the Eighth Amendment “unduly restricts access to abortion”.

# international-womens-day - Friday 3 March, 2017

Jane Fonda reveals she was raped and sexually abused as a child

The 79-year-old actress did not reveal who was responsible for the abuse.

# international-womens-day - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge This company was sent pens 'designed for women' and their response was excellent Bic For Her

This company was sent pens 'designed for women' and their response was excellent

What about them makes them ‘for women’, you ask? Well… They’re purple.

# international-womens-day - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

This amazing mural of 1916 women just appeared in Dublin city centre

It shows three women who were all involved in the Rising.

From The Daily Edge 14 things that make Irish gals so bloody brilliant Hon The Gals
From The Daily Edge 19 sound Irish women you should be following on Instagram Insta Crushes

19 sound Irish women you should be following on Instagram

Brighten up your Instagram timeline with these gals.

'Success shouldn't be a dirty word for women'

Some of Ireland’s most successful businesswomen gathered today in Dublin to share their experiences.

From The Daily Edge Here's what Ireland's 2016 summer festivals would look like without the men Festi-gals
From The Daily Edge 17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it Hon The Gals

17 Irish women who are absolutely killing it

Just some of the many, many legends this island has produced.

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