1923 The Cumann na nGaedheal party were in government.

1927 Male ratepayers could be compelled to sit on juries but female ratepayers would have to apply to be included on a panel.

1932 The Fianna Fáil party were in government.
Female national teachers and civil servants lost their jobs on marriage.

1935 The Minister for Industry and Commerce could limit the number of women working in any industry. The government prohibited the advertisement, importation and sale of contraceptives.

1937 Bunreacht na hÉireann, the Constitution of Ireland included several articles concerning women which gave cause for concern.

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