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Apply Now for YWCA Baggot Street RA Programme!

Apply Now for YWCA Baggot Street RA Programme!

The YWCA Dublin Resident Assistant (RA) programme provides an exciting opportunity for 4 women to enhance their work experience, hone their leadership skills and live in a dynamic and intercultural environment in our student residence in Dublin city centre from September 2017 – June 2018. During this time RAs are

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World Congress on Women’s Mental Health

Recently, Zainab Ashraf attended the World Congress on Women’s Mental Health on behalf of YWCA Ireland. Below are her reflections on her experience: I was fortunate enough to come across information online about the 7th World Congress for the International Association of Women’s Mental Health (IAWMH). The association comes together

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YWCA Book Club – Our April Read!

YWCA Book Club – Our April Read!

Our next Book Club Meeting will take place on Tuesday, 25th April 2017 at 7.30PM  in YWCA Ireland, 64 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. Our April Read: Daring Greatly by Brene Brown  “Daring Greatly is not about winning or losing. It’s about courage. In a world where “never enough” dominates

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Applications Open For YWCA Resident Assistant Programme – Summer 2017

Applications Open For YWCA Resident Assistant Programme – Summer 2017

Are you interested in honing your leadership skills and learning about the YWCA this summer? Would you like to live in Dublin City Centre for 2 months ? If the answer is ‘yes’, check out this exciting volunteer opportunity in the YWCA Residence! The YWCA Summer Resident Assistant (RA) programme provides

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President’s Message on International Women’s Day

President’s Message on International Women’s Day

Several years ago, I was struggling with feelings of not being heard and not feeling confident in claiming my voice in various areas of my life. It was a frustrating feeling and often left me feeling deflated and defeated.  On sharing these feelings, I was given a piece of advice

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Join Us for the Breathe Day of Prayer!

Join Us for the Breathe Day of Prayer!

We’re excited to partner with YMCA Breathe for their first 24 hour day of prayer of 2017! You are invited to join us for this special event on Tuesday, 14th March 2017 in the YWCA Residence located at 64 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin 2. What is a 24 Hour Day

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2016 In Review

2016 In Review

As we reflect on the progress and achievements made in 2016 we give thanks to God for His provision and guidance. We are pleased to share with you just some of the highlights of the last 12 months! January – Four of our national board members travel to Copenhagen to participate

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Volunteer Opportunity! National Treasurer

Volunteer Opportunity! National Treasurer

Working as a member of the YWCA Ireland national board the Treasurer will be responsible for the oversight of YWCA Ireland’s finances, including the Association’s investments and property portfolio. The ideal candidate will be passionate about YWCA Ireland’s vision, mission and values and have previous experience of managing financial accounts for

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The Istanbul Convention

Combatting Violence against Women by Clare Coulter The National Women’s Council Observatory on Violence against Women hosted an information forum on the Istanbul Convention as part of the 16 days of activism against gender based violence in December 2016. The forum highlighted the need for future reform, especially in the

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Christmas Greetings

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