Research Reports on Local Government

Here are links to the research reports on local government tthat are named in the 2020 Programme for Government – Our Shared Future ProgrammeforGovernment_Final_16.06.20

Cullen, P. and C. McGing (2019) Women Beyond the Dáil: More Women in Local Government, published by the National Women’s Council of Ireland. Women Beyond the Dail

Moorhead, S. (2020) Independent Review of the Role and Remuneration of Local Authority Elected Members, commissioned by the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage independent_review_of_role_and_remuneration_of_local_authority_elected_members

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%.
making our councils more open

Making Our Councils More Open, Accessible and Representative – Experiences and observations of attending council meetings

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gender equality and local government

Gender Equality and Local Government – Accessibility, Opportunity & Balance

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