Public Consultation Meetings


All meetings have now concluded. We would like to extend our thanks to all who attended and contributed their views.

A summary of the views expressed at these meetings is given in the following document

"Towards a new National Women's Strategy 2017-2020: Outcomes of the Public Consultation Meetings December 2016-January 2017"


We are holding a series of public consultation meetings on the new Strategy at which people may contribute their views:

Cork, Monday 19 December 2016 from 14:00 to 17:00, at the Imperial Hotel.

Athlone, Monday 16 January 2017 from 14:00 to 17:00, at the Sheraton Hotel.

Dublin, Wednesday 18 January 2017 from 10:00 to 13:00, at the Alexander Hotel, Fenian Street, Dublin 2.

Sligo, Tuesday 31 January 2017 from 10:00 to 13:00, at the Sligo Park Hotel.

To register your interest in attending one of the consultation meetings please contact Gender Equality Division, providing the details requested below. There are limited spaces available at each location. We will contact you before the event to confirm your place and details of the venue.

Registration details may be provided

  • by email to, with "NWS Consultation 2016" in the subject line, or
  • by phone to Gender Equality Division at 01-4790264 or 4790200 during office hours.



Details required for registration of interest

(1) I am interested in attending a consultation meeting. I would like to attend the meeting in: Cork / Dublin / Athlone / Sligo (please specify)

(2) Please provide the details below so we will be able to contact you:

  • First name
  • Surname
  • Address
  • Contact telephone number
  • email
  • Organisation (if any)

(3) Please indicate if you have any of the following accessibility requirements:

  • Sign language interpreter
  • Assistance in an emergency
  • Other (please specify)

 (4) Please select which of the following apply (if any)

  • I am a wheelchair user
  • I will be accompanied by a personal assistant or advocate
  • I will bring an assistance animal (e.g. guide dog)
  • Other (please specify)

(5) Please indicate if you will require any materials to be available in alternative formats:

  • Large print
  • Electronic form
  • Other (please specify)

(6) Light refreshments (tea/coffee, biscuits) will be provided at the event. Please let us know of any dietary requirements:

  • Dairy-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Other (please specify)