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to create councils that look like us, across rural Ireland

SHE supports women across rural Ireland to become county councillors and to be part of their campaign teams

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a FREE comprehensive practical guidebook

a continuous series of FREE interactive workshops.

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A Guide to Running in the 2024 Local Elections

For the first time in Ireland, every practical piece of information you need to know to consider running for election, or to help get a woman elected to your county council is contained in one very practical publication. It is FREE to download in English and Polish, and you need to contact us to get the code to open the documents.

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A Clear Pathway into Local Government with the Award Winning See Her Elected

For Local Election Candidates

The countdown to the Local Elections 2024 is now on and with that in mind we are running a FREE in-person event in Longford Women's Link to get you election ready!

How to Run for Election: Your Campaign Toolkit, in a Day. This event runs in Longford Women's Link from 11.15am- 3pm on Saturday, February 24th. Free childcare and free transport from Longford Train Station can be arranged. Please get in touch to book your place. (Please note this is a repeat of the event which took place on January 20th)

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Supporting a Woman to Run for Election

Be involved in getting a woman from your area elected to your County Council.

Please contact us for access to resources aimed at Campaign Managers and/or members of your campaign team. 

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Introduction to Local Government for Women

Everything you want to know about local politics brought to you for free by the award winning SHESchool.

We plan to run a series of workshops during 2024. More details to follow.

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Secondary Schools' Workshops

As part of our political education series, we can deliver a bespoke presentation for students from senior classes to encourage them to critically engage with See Her Elected’s work and the outcomes from having Council Chambers that do not reflect what the communities they represent look like.  It's a fantastic opportunity to get students thinking about why the current status quo needs to change.

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How Our Electoral System Works

SHE Speaks

Voices of women just like you.


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Megan Flynn Dixon

Initially, I didn’t think I would get involved in politics, but I felt compelled because…
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Roseann Dunne

Meet Roseann: 'Being a Campaign Manager can help to get more women elected onto County…
Frances Boyle

Frances Boyle

A can do 'no nonsense sense of attitude' will go along way for Frances in…
chloe o'malley

Chloe O’Malley

Chloe O' Malley wants to see more young women like herself on the makeup of…

Lola Gonzalez Farrell

Lola hopes to give a voice to the migrant community in Carrick-on-Shannon in Local Elections…
Anthonia Izekor

Anthonia Izekor

Anthonia is driven by a passion for more diversity and inclusion in the Kinnegad area

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Submission from See Her Elected to the Task Force on Safe Participation in Public Life

Women are not deterred from entering local politics by abuse or harassment. Our survey which…

Happy Hour Takeover on Flirt FM Community Radio for See Her Elected

Tune into Flirt FM 101.3FM tomorrow Wednesday, June 28th from 6-8pm to hear the #SeeHerElected team take…
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