The Irish Federation of University Women


2019 Conference 18th and 19th October TCD

Join the Irish Federation of University Women for their annual conference this year Friday 18th and Saturday 19th October hosted by Trinity Women Graduates. The theme is Hearing Women’s Voices and we have some amazing women who will be sharing their experience and research with us over the weekend. The event starts at 3pm on Friday with registration in the Alumni Office in East Chapel front square in Trinity.

We want to hear your voice too so come along and take part.

The dinner begins at 7pm in the Trinity City Hotel on Pearse Street where the guest speaker is Sharon Bowers New York Literary Agent on Hearing Women’s Voices in Modern Literature.

Tickets are available to buy for the dinner using this website see link below. The cost of the dinner ticket is €55. This includes dinner and a glass of wine or soft drink.

On Saturday 19th October the conference continues in the Trinity Long Room Hub in the morning starting at 9.30am

Guest Speakers include Frances Fitzgerald MEP, Anne Nègre UWE President, Brid Horan Balance for Better Business and Co Founder 30%Club Ireland, Dr Tanusree Jain Trinity Business School and Prof Deirdre Ahern School of Law Trinity College Dublin.

Several other speakers and activities are being finalised for the two conference days.

Tickets for the two day conference registration are €40 and can be purchased on this website also see link below. This ticket covers both Friday and Saturdays conference events but not the dinner which is priced separately. Trinity Long Room Hub is the venue for the conference panel discussions and presentations starting at 9.30am.

Accommodation if needed is the responsibility of attendees to organise. A limited number of rooms are available in the Trinity City Hotel at a special conference rate.

Accommodation: This offer rate is available until 31st August only.

€196 per room B&B Single and €206 per room B&B Double Occupancy

IrFUW Fundraising Event and IrFUW Triennial Meeting 

Saturday 25th May –  2019 Fundraising Event “Inspiring Dreams” Location United Arts Club, 3 Fitzwilliam St Upper, Dublin 2  –  10am – 4pm  –

Hear from internationally renowned fashion designer Peter O’Brien and Anne Tannam Poet and Creative Coach

Members €45, Non-Members €50 (€5 reduction if paid by 28/04/19)   –  for updates see  

This will be followed by the IrFUW Triennial Meeting, including Handover of IrFUW Presidency and Council.

IrFUW Annual Conference 2019 –  18-19 October 2019 – Hosted this year by TWG  –  “Hearing Women’s Voices”  –  Long Room Hub, TCD, Dublin  – 

Speakers will include former Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald and UWE President Anne Nègre on the collective complaint on the Gender Pay Gap. 


Membership of Trinity Women Graduates includes membership of the Irish Federation of University Women (IrFUW), Founded 1924, linking Trinity Women Graduates with women graduate associations in University College Dublin, NUI Galway, and Queen’s University Belfast.

The purpose of The Irish Federation of University Women is to bring together women graduates in Ireland to uphold the aims of Graduate Women International of which it is a constituent member.

Graduate Women International is a leading girls’ and women’s global organisation run by and for women, to promote women’s rights, equality and empowerment through access to quality education and training up to the highest levels.

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