LOCAL ELECTIONS 2019 – just 24% women are elected

Local election results underline case for gender quotas

Gender quotas are the jump start needed to increase female political representation
https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/local-election-results-underline-case-for-gender-quotas-1.3910900

Women represent less than 6% of seats on some councils – how does your council fare on gender?
https://www.thejournal.ie/women-represent-less-than-1-of-seats-on-some-councils-4660423-May2019/

Female Representation in Politics in Ireland
https://irelandsdg.geohive.ie/app/female-representation-in-politics-in-ireland

No breakthrough for women in Local Elections – it’s time for gender quotas
https://www.nwci.ie/learn/article/no_breakthrough_for_women_in_local_elections_its_time_for_gender_quotas

Call to tackle ‘significant underrepresentation’ of women in senior council roles
https://www.thejournal.ie/women-in-local-government-4364807-Nov2018/

949
Councillors in Ireland
24
224 are Women
48
of councillors elected in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council were women. Rural counties like Mayo and Longford have less than 7%.
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