See Her Elected, the award-winning Government-funded project which aims to encourage women from rural areas to engage in local politics, will be featured on RTE’s CountryWide show in the coming weeks.
Recording for the upcoming radio feature took place in Athlone last week when See Her Elected’s Programme Manager Michelle Maher and Communications Manager Mairead O’Shea were joined by Cllr. Emer Kelly from Roscommon and Cllr. Peggy Ryan from Tipperary along with Lorraine Lally from Galway and Breege Loftus from County Offaly.
See Her Elected runs free online training and workshops for women all over rural Ireland as part of their SHESchool model which aims to encourage more women to engage in local politics.
In recent months See Her Elected published ‘A Guide to Running in the 2024 Local Elections’ which is a user-friendly guide to running for election. The organisation was also crowned winners in the Democracy category of the Innovation in Politics Award by the EU in Brussels last December, which was a first for Ireland.