Donegal ranks as one of the worst for electing women to the Dail

women for election logoA new survey has confirmed that Donegal is one of the counties with the lowest record in electing woman to the Dail.

Since 1918 only 95 women have been elected to the Dail and just two of those from Donegal namely Cecila Keaveney and Mary Coughlan.

The figures were compiled by 'Women in Politics'.

Director of Operations and Campaigns, Suzanne Collins says border counties in general have a poor record in electing women as TDS a fact discussed during a recent cross border workshop: