Listen on Shanonnside Minister claims employment in Longford up 40pc since recession, 9th February 2018.
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys launched Longford Women’s Link’s Strategic Plan 2017-2022 at Willow Traders.
Article Planning for a diverse and inclusive world at Longford Women’s Link launch was published in Longford Leader, 8th February 2018.
Listen on Shannonside Longford Women’s Link study finds major gender imbalance in local government, 10th January 2018.
Listen on Shannonside Longford woman wins major entrepreneurial award, 21st November 2017.
The hard work of Longford Women’s Link was recognised as the organisation’s CEO, Louise Lovett, was named IMAGE Magazine’s Social Entrepreneur of the Year at a gala awards dinner at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin 4.
Article Longford Women’s Link chief scoops top business was published in Longford Leader on 22nd November 2017.
Longford Women’s Link were delighted to welcome Mrs Judit Tóth from ICB – International Charity Bazaar Dublin and her husband, His Excellency the Ambassador of Hungary, Istvan Palffy to LWL.
Articles “Hungarian Ambassador to Ireland visits LWL” and “Heather McKenna is new Domestic Violence Specialist at Longford Women’s Link” were published in Longford Leader on 3rd November 2017.
Longford Women’s Link’s Childcare Service takes part in symbolic walkout over low pay for childcare workers. Article “Longford nursery takes part in symbolic walkout over low pay for childcare workers” was published in Longford Leader on 3rd November 2017.
A Longford childcare workers says they are very disheartened by the wages paid to staff in early education.
Listen Longford childcare workers say government has failed them, 27th October 2017
Kathleen Dowd is representing Longford Women’s Link at a prestigious policy-making event in the Belgium capital.
Listen Longford woman representing region at European Adult Education event, 21st September 2017.
At the LWL graduation ceremony on International Women’s Day was celebration of the achievements of learners. Article “Graduation Ceremony at Longford Women’s Link” was published in Longford Leader on 19th March 2017.
EOLAS, March 29th, 2016, article “Legislating for equality in politics”
“It was this stance that sparked a lively debate and led to the creation of the ‘5050 Group’. They were followed by organizations such as the
Longford Women’s Link and Women’s Manifesto, Women into Public Life and Women for Election who ran campaigns to increase women’s participation in public life.”
Longford Leader, March 18th, 2016, article “The Unsung Heroines – Longford Women in the Rising”.
“Unsung Heroines – Longford Women in the 1916 Rising” a drama by Longford Women’s Link and Longford Women’s Manifesto group that was staged in Barneys in Longford town on Friday, March 11th. Scripted and performed by Manifesto group and LWL with students from Templemichael College. This short drama was performed twice.
Radio Shannonside: Longford Women’s Link says what happened at the recent Fianna Fáil selection convention damages what they’re trying to do in getting more women into politics. It was broadcasted at the News programme on the 6th of November. Listen “LWL says Longford Fianna Fail convention damaged campaign to get women into politics”.
“Founders’ vision praised at Longford Women’s Link anniversary party” in Longford Leader on 22nd of October.
“Women’s Link celebrates 20 years” in Longford Leader on 15th of October.
LEO Longford, in association with Longford Women’s Link and the Longford Women in Business Network, hosted a Women in Business Event at the Sin Bin Event Centre. Article “Huge interest in Enterprise Week” was published in Longford Leader on 1st of October.
Radio Shannonside about access to information in the County Council. It was broadcasted at the News programme on the 10th of September. Listen “Survey finds information on some county council meetings can be limited to the public”.