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Women in 20th-Century Ireland, 1922-1966: Sources from the Department of the Taoiseach

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Record 101 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from the Secretary to the Government to LP O'Donohoe, Hon. Secretary, Irish Conference of Professional and Service Association, acknowledging receipt of their letter dated 5 January 1967 conveying the text of a resolution passed at their recent conference. The matters referred to in the resolution was referred to the Ministers for Finance and Labour for examination.

Date:

9/1/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 102 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Dáilquestion to be put by Richie Ryan to the Taoiseach requesting to know if the Taoiseach, having regard to the practice in EEC countries of paying men and women equally for equal work, what steps are being taken by the government to give practical application to this principle in the public and private sectors and the estimated cost of implementing the principle.

Date:

20/7/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Dail question

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 103 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Extract from the Official Report of DáilDebates containing Richie Ryan's question requesting to know if the Taoiseach, having regard to the practice in EEC countries of paying men and women equally for equal work, what steps are being taken by the government to give practical application to this principle in the public and private sectors and the estimated cost of implementing the principle. Dr. Hillery's response that this country, on entry to the EEC, is prepared to accept the aims of the community under the Treaty of Rome, including that relating to equal pay for the same work.

Date:

20/7/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Dail Question

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 104 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from the Department of External Affairs to the Department of the Taoiseach, referring to the correspondence concerning the possibility of establishing a unified long-term United Nations programme for the Advancement of Women and to transmit a copy of a Note and Questionnaire from the Secretary-General of the United Nations on the role of women in the Economic and Social Development of their countries. The Secretary-General requested that a reply be sent by the 1 November 1967. Enclosed are the Note and Questionnaire. The Note details the Untied Nations commitment to equal rights for women and the purpose of the questionnaire. The four page questionnaire is concerned with the role of women in the economic and social development of the country, the areas of economic and social development where women's role might be developed, the problems to overcome, measures designed to increase women's contribution to the economic and social development of the country, the assistance required and the role of non-governmental organisations.

Date:

24/8/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 105 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Copy of a two part interview with the Taoiseach, Jack Lynch. The interview is mainly concerned with his opinion on the role Irish women had to play in the economic progress of the country and the possibility of having the sex barriers 'evened out'. Lynch discusses women in public life and why it is a difficult career choice, the question of unequal pay and the promotion of women in semi-state bodies.

Date:

29/8/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Author:

Ida Grehan

Type:

Newspaper clipping

Published:

Irish Times

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 106 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from R O'Foghlu to the Department of External Affairs regarding the correspondence from the Secretary-General of the United Nations concerning a possible United Nations Programme for the Advancement of Women, and informing him that his Department have no observations on the matter.

Date:

7/9/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 107 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from Dr B Weekes. Hon. Secretary, the National Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs of the Republic of Ireland, forwarding a resolution unanimously passed at their Annual General Meeting. Resolution calls upon the government to ratify the recommendation on equal pay for equal work as between men and women adopted by the International Labour Organisation in 1954. Letter acknowledged by the Department on 27 November 1967 and forwarded to the Minister for Labour.

Date:

22/11/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 108 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from the LP O'Donohoe, the Irish Conference of Professional and Service Associations, to the Secretary to the Government, forwarding terms of a resolution passed unanimously at a recent Annual General Meeting, calling on the government to terminate the 'A' or unmarried pay scale in the Public Service.

Date:

20/12/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 109 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Letter from the LP O'Donohoe, the Irish Conference of Professional and Service Associations, to the Secretary to the Government, forwarding terms of a resolution passed unanimously at a recent Annual General Meeting, calling on the government to support the principle of equal pay for equal work.

Date:

20/12/1967

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

Record 110 from 'Women in 20th-century Ireland – 1922-1966: sources from the Department of the Taoiseach database'
Description:

Copy of a letter from the Under Secretary, Legal Counsel, United Nations, to the Minister for External Affairs informing him of the accession of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Convention on the Political Rights of Women adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations in December 1952. Included is a copy of the details of the instrument of accession.

Cabinet:

96/6/184

File:

Status of Women International Conventions Equal Pay for Equal Work

Type:

Letter

Keywords:

equal rights

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