WCI – October Recap

📅 October Recap 🍂 As we bid farewell to the vibrant colours of autumn, let's take a moment to reflect on the highlights and achievements of the past month. October has been a month full of new programmes, thought-provoking discussions, exciting...

WCI launch a new ‘Women in Leadership’ programme

WCI delighted to launch its new WCI Grassroots ‘Women in Leadership programme to be delivered in our 17 local WCI projects to grassroots women covering participation to politics, starting from the first steps of empowering activities, to understanding public civic...

Women’s Collective Ireland (WCI) Pre-Budget Submission 2024

IntroductionThis proposal is being submitted to Minister Roderic O’Gorman - Minister of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration & Youth, Carol Baxter - Assistant Secretary General, International Protection, Integration and Equality Division and Jane Anne Duffy...

WCI Community Grassroots Weaving All Island Connections Project

WCI Community Grassroots Weaving All Island Connections project aimed to engage, connect and create opportunities for grassroots women from diverse communities across the Island to come together to share skills, life experiences, challenge their perceptions of each...

WCI – Board & Staff Gathering ‘Connecting & Sharing’

Women’s Collective Ireland Board & Staff Gathering ‘Connecting & Sharing’ was enjoyed by all staff from across the country. It was collective gathering to share our innovative working practices with each other and have a little bit of fun a long the way.

WCI visit EU Parliament

Women's Collective Ireland board and staff had an amazing two days in Brussels visiting EU Parliament.What a fantastic trip of meetings and feminist conversations on issues affecting grassroots women such as:•Accessing employment and further education •Mental Health...

Women’s Collective Ireland host Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald

Women's Collective Ireland were delighted to host Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald and Sinn Fein TD Mark Ward in our National premises.Vibrant discussions took place with Ailbhe Smyth (WCI Patron), WCI National Team and Mary Lou McDonald & Team on recognising...

Women’s Collective Ireland (WCI) launches its 2022-2026 Strategic Plan and unveils new name and logo

Since its inception in January 2011, as an alternative grassroots women’s structure when the 17 local Women’s Community Development Projects amalgamated under one national legal structure, WCI has continued to develop and evolve through a many changes and challenges. With this journey in mind, the new strategic plan reflects our evolution as a Collective with a new name and visual identity and frames our direction for the coming years.


The vision of WCI is an Ireland where women in all our diversity are flourishing.

NCCWN STEPS Programme is underway in 10 locations Lucan/Balgaddy, Tallaght, North Clondalkin, Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown, Limerick, Donegal, North Leitrim, Mullingar, Monaghan, South Kerry and Limerick. Register your interest for 2021.

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PEIL WCI Steps to Employment for Women Programme

NCCWN were delighted to be successful in the second round of ESF PEIL funding. From 2014-2019 NCCWN engaged with 296 women to support them into employment, education and training through the PEIL STEPS for Women Programme.

STEPS is a free, unique and practical programme which supports women to increase their confidence, build relationships and foster a sense of personal power to shape their lives for future employment or education.

STEPS is available in 10 locations Lucan/Balgaddy, Tallaght, North Clondalkin, Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown, Limerick, Donegal, North Leitrim, Mullingar, Monaghan, and South Kerry. Register your interest for 2022 by contacting us below

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International Women's Day 2020

On Wednesday the 4th of March 2020, the NCCWN Dublin Region celebrated International Women’s Day by hosting “Celebrating Feminism Today In Ireland” event in the Louis Fitzgerald Hotel, Dublin.

Watch the video below for all the highlights of the day or read more here