Supports women in trades careers.

Impacts Irish industry.

Believes in a rewarding work environment for all,
regardless of gender.


Now is an excellent time to be looking for work. Ireland is currently experiencing a skills shortage and there are plenty of options for you.

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From day one, WITNI set out to galvanize a network of tradeswomen for meet-ups, skill-sharing, support, and cross-industry advice. See what women are saying about their experiences.

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WITNI has been working with employers to increase female engagement and diversify the workforce. How can we help you?

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Interested in speaking with WITNI about outreach and engagement?

Contact us at hello@witni.ie


31.03 2019
@ 15:00 / Cork City Centre

Cork Go Karting, meal and drinks.

A fantastic day out for all the petrol heads and speed-freak tradeswomen at the National Karting Centre in Cork. Then come together for drinks at award-winning Cocktail bar Cask, followed by a delicious meal at Amicus Restaurant in Cork centre.

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Totally Dublin: June 2019 ‘Work It’

"Ripping up the rulebook of male-dominated trades, Totally Dublin meets five women ‘tradies’ who wear it, work it and own ...

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Sunday Business Post: Women Apprentices are Starting To Get Hands On

'The number of women in apprenticeships in Ireland is rising, but we are still lagging behind Europe. Efforts are now being made ...

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"While the recession was on us there simply weren't the jobs there to promote. But now things are picking up, the opportunities are there, for all genders, for all ages.”

Margaret Reilly Cabinet maker & Director, Grand Designs, Kitchens & Bedrooms Drogheda

"It's so interesting this job. You're constantly learning. It's not as hard as people might think. Don't let the idea of a male-dominated industry put you off. Just go for it."

Sally Liddell Right Connection Electrical, Melbourne, Australia

“Have a willingness to learn and a positive attitude. Know what you’re talking about, but don’t take yourself too seriously. You can overcome any obstacle.”

Martha George Stone and Brick Mason and President of the Grand Valley Construction Association (GVCA), Ontario, Canada


Apprentice Painter & Decorator

Kelly & Thompson Ltd Painter Decorators

Jenny Thompson of Kelly & Thompson Ltd Painter Decorators is currently seeking an apprentice painter and decorator.

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Access to Apprenticeship

TU Dublin

Access to Apprenticeship is a 12 week programme being delivered by TU Dublin's College of Engineering and Built Environment.

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