Calls are being made for more to be done to encourage people to run for election.
It’s as more than €200,000 was today announced to support 26 local authorities across the country as well as one regional women’s caucus in their activities to encourage the increased participation of women and diversity in the 2024 campaign.
Local Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness says action’s needed to get more people involved and not just women. But Carlow College lecturer Steph Hanlon says gender quotas are something she agrees with. While the Chair of the Carlow Kilkenny branch of the Labour Party, former local councillor Seán Ó hArgáin,
Hear their conversation with our Brian Redmond on The KCLR Daily here;