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See Her Elected

to create councils that look like us, across rural Ireland

The Countdown is Over! Local Election Stats

Last update: Tuesday, 11th June 10:30am

247
Total Women Elected
949
Overall Total Elected

Elected Female Candidates

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

We offer...

FREE online political education

a FREE comprehensive practical guidebook

a continuous series of FREE interactive workshops.

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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For Local Election Candidates

Now that Local Elections 2024 is over we are busy analysing the stats and figures and gaining valuable feedback and learning to help inform the content for our next election cycle. Please sign up to our mailing list or keep an eye on our social platforms or website for updates.

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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 in late 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…
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Chloe O’Malley

Chloe O' Malley wants to see more young women like herself on the makeup of…
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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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Why is Ireland electing so few women and what can we do about it?

Dr Michelle Maher, Programme Manager with See Her Elected shares her thoughts on Local Elections…

See Her Elected launch Live Local Election Tracker -Record number of women (677) set to contest Local Elections

See Her Elected has launched a Live Local Elections Tracker, which calculates that a total…

40% of female local election candidates for 2024 have availed of training & support from See Her Elected

See Her Elected, the award winning, Government funded programme, has provided a gate way for…

Confidence and candidate selection are still some of the barriers for women in politics

"Be conscious of the time it involves but if you want to do it- go…

Kilkenny County Council seminar celebrates Women in Politics and promotes diversity

 We are delighted to have teamed up with Kilkenny County Council to bring a seminar…
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