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#Suffrage

# suffrage - Friday 14 December, 2018

1918 was an 'incredibly dramatic year' for Ireland

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

# suffrage - Wednesday 7 February, 2018

Fighting for equality: The life of Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

The suffragette smashed a window at Dublin Castle in 1912.

# suffrage - Tuesday 6 February, 2018

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

# suffrage - Monday 5 February, 2018

What the National Library archives tell us about the 'incredibly dramatic year' of 1918

We took a trip to the archives to find out about some of the fascinating people involved.

# suffrage - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?

Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.

# suffrage - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Column: What would you ask Enda? Opinion This post contains a poll

Column: What would you ask Enda?

Voters should be allowed to question their political leaders in parliament, according to the UK’s Labour leader Ed Miliband. But is this a cheap gimmick or an idea that could re-invigorate people’s passion for politics?

# suffrage - Saturday 8 March, 2014

Column: A tribute to Margaret Hinchey, one of Ireland's most remarkable daughters

Irish immigrant, suffragette and labour leader Margaret Hinchey resisted a society which treated her as a should-be-mother first, a woman second and as a human last, writes Liam Hogan.

# suffrage - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 17? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 17?

The Constitutional Convention, kicking off today, is to consider lowering the minimum voting age. What would you do?

# suffrage - Saturday 22 September, 2012

My favourite speech: Owner and CEO of Harmonia, Norah Casey Famous Words This post contains videos

My favourite speech: Owner and CEO of Harmonia, Norah Casey

Continuing our series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, a former dragon to the den chooses a speech from the women’s suffrage movement in the US.

# suffrage - Saturday 11 February, 2012

Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote in elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should 16-year-olds be allowed to vote in elections?

The National Youth Council of Ireland wants the voting age lowered. Do you think 16-year-olds should be franchised?

Youth lobby launches campaign seeking votes for 16-year-olds

The National Youth Council of Ireland says people who can work, pay taxes and join the army should be given a vote.