Ireland’s first “science candidate” launches bid for Seanad seat

The Green Party’s Eva Dowling has officially launched her bid for a Seanad seat today (26.02.20), running as Ireland’s first ever “science candidate”. Cllr. Dowling MSc– who was elected to Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council on her first attempt last year – is running on the NUI panel for the Seanad election. A Green Party … Continue reading Ireland’s first “science candidate” launches bid for Seanad seat

Seanad 2020 – Nomination Papers

This morning I filed my nomination papers with the returning officer, Maurice Manning at National University of Ireland, for the Seanad 2020 election campaign. A very big thank you to all of my terrific nominees. If you'd like to support or get involved, please email me: eva.dowling@greenparty.ie If you would like to financially support the … Continue reading Seanad 2020 – Nomination Papers

A Sustainable Future for Our Community

This Summer I am contesting the 2019 local elections as the Green Party candidate for the Stillorgan electoral area of Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council. Some of the biggest decisions for our environment and our communities are taken at local level, which is why I am campaigning on the pledge of building ‘A Sustainable Future … Continue reading A Sustainable Future for Our Community

Feminism in Europe and reflections on Ireland’s abortion referendum

Last weekend, I spoke at the European Day/Journées d’été, in Strasbourg, France,  about my work on the Repeal campaign and my reflections on Ireland’s abortion referendum more generally. The panel, ‘This is My Body’, was convened by Charlotte Soulary from the Green Feminism Commission and included fellow European feminists: Evgenia Giakoumopoulou, founder of the Advocacy Centre on Council of Europe Standards (ACCESS); Daria … Continue reading Feminism in Europe and reflections on Ireland’s abortion referendum