Why Fianna Fáil isn’t meeting local election target on female candidates

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Why Fianna Fáil isn’t meeting local election target on female candidates

In the halls of Leinster House, Constance Markievicz cuts a lonely figure as the only portrait of a female parliamentarian in the entire building.

When I pass her portrait, I often think this trailblazing woman would be horrified that the party she helped establish doesn’t have a single female TD today.

Electoral research shows once women get on the ballot paper they have the same chance of getting elected as their male counterparts.

We invite you to read the full article published April 2, 2014

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