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Launch

Senator Ivana Bacik, chairperson of the Vótáil 100 steering committee, outlines the events planned to commemorate the centenary of Irish women's right to vote.

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Forthcoming events

Last updated - 13 Feb 2018, 12.15

  • Gift of a painting to the House of Commons

    Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, will gift a copy of a portrait of Countess de Markievicz to the Rt Hon John Bercow MP, Speaker of the House of Commons in London.

  • Seachtain na Gaeilge lecture le Energia - Máire Geoghegan-Quinn

    Máire Geoghegan-Quinn will discuss the importance of our National language to her and in her work as she speaks about her life and career in Irish and European politics.

    This event will be broadcast on Oireachtas TV

  • International Women’s Day - unveiling of group portrait of current female Members of the Houses of the Oireachtas

    Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, will receive a group portrait of all current female Members of the Oireachtas by award winning artist Noel Murphy. The painting will go on public display in Leinster House.

    This event will be the subject of an Oireachtas TV documentary co-funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

  • Díospóireacht na nÓg

    The 16 winners of the Oireachtas all-island school competition will take part in a debate in the Seanad Chamber on the legacy of the suffrage movement.

    This event will be broadcast live on Oireachtas TV.

  • Culture Night 2018

    A celebration of Irish history and political culture themed around the Vótáil 100 commemoration, Leinster House

  • Art exhibition on Countess de Markievicz

    The National Gallery of Ireland, in collaboration with the Houses of the Oireachtas, will hold an exhibition exploring  aspects of Countess de Markievicz's complex and enigmatic identity through her visual portrayal in painting, photography, illustration and film.

    The exhibition will remain open until 17 March 2019.

  • Photograph of current and former female Oireachtas Members

    To record and represent the incremental growth in female representation in Parliament, a photograph of current and former female Members of the Oireachtas will be taken in the Dáil Chamber.

  • Speaker's Lecture

    Hosted by the Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl TD, the Speaker's lecture in Leinster House will be in the context of Vótáil 100.

  • Former Members’ Symposium on Women’s Suffrage, Leinster House

    Former elected Members of the Oireachtas will meet in Leinster House to discuss matters relating to Vótáil100

    This event will be broadcast live on Oireachtas TV.

  • Centenary of 1918 election

    Event to mark the first time Irish women voted in a parliamentary election