Head-shaving, rape, murder. Atrocities against women in the ‘Tan War’ - Irish Times (Wednesday, 3rd June 2020) - Professor Linda Connelly discusses Violence against women, by both sides, was an integral aspect of the War of Independence
Punishment of pregnant garda an example of sexual policing - Irish Examiner (Wednesday, June 19) - Professor Linda Connolly discusses Joanne Hayes was wrongly accused of the murder of an infant child in 1984, becoming the focus of the Kerry Babies
Sexual violence a dark secret of War of Independence and Civil War - The Irish Times (Thursday 10th January 2019) - Professor Linda Connolly discusses the unspoken sexual and physical violence the women of the War of Independance and the Civil War suffered through.
Wartime sexual violence against women in Ireland 'ignored' - The Irish Times (Monday 9th July 2018) - Prof Linda Connolly to deliver a controversial paper at a lecture, Addressing the Violence Suffered by Women during the Irish Revolution, at the second West Cork History Festival.
Time to come clean on the State’s dirty secrets - The Irish Examiner (Monday, June 25, 2018 )
- The Women's Suffrage Movement In this special episode we explore the history of the women's suffrage movement in Ireland, in the company of Margaret Ward, Linda Connolly, Claire McGing and Liz Gillis. (4th March 2018 )
Why it's time for a woman to become president of an Irish university - The Irish Times (22nd, February 2017)
Kildare Census 2016 Profiles Launched in Athy - Kildare.ie 3rd July 2018. Discusses the Kildare's Local Community Development Committee recognises AIRO’s expertise at the launch of the Kildare Census 2016 Profiles last week.
On the 6th of April 2017 the Central Statistics Office (CSO) launched the results from their Summary Part I output. Following the launch of the preliminary results a few months ago this is the first in a long schedule of Census releases between now and December. Justin director of AIRO here in the Maynooth University Social Science Institute discusses with Newstalk the conclusions that can be drawn and what we can learn from the results so far.
9th January 2019 - Claire speaks to KFM discussing women in politics and supports for people in politics with caring responsibilities, Listen back here (at 8 mins 35 seconds)
12th December 2018 - Claire had the opporunity to write an opinion piece for the Irish Times on the Widows Mandate and how it was the route through which most women TDs were selected and elected in the early decades of the State. How the ‘widow’s mandate’ was women’s main route to Dáil -Irish Times
4th May 2018 - in the 100th anniversary of Votes for women Claire McGing appeared in the Irish Times today to discuss what if anything has changed for women in Politics in the last 100 years. - After a century of women’s votes what about political seats? - Irish Times