Irish Examiner Covers The 20 Year Irish Singles Chart Data Report

Irish charts and radio “largely ignore” women and people of colour, according to the latest gender disparity report of the music industry. The report, compiled by the Why not her? Collective, examined how female artists have fared in the Irish single charts over a 20-year period, with some years not featuring any women artists at…

Winne Ama of Why Not Her? Chats With The Times UK

The Times UK: 20 Years of the Irish Singles Charts: Interview special Excerpt: Just one in nine Irish artists with a hit single over the past 20 years have been women, a report has found. A study by the Why Not Her? campaign found that female artists made up only 11.2 per cent of the Irish musicians…

20 YEARS OF THE IRISH SINGLES CHARTS: DISPARITY DATA REPORT 2000-2019

“Two decades of broken dreams, years of exclusion, lost income and shattered careers: A Look at The Irish Singles Charts 2000-2019 & The Homegrown Charts” ·      Link to play a slideshow presentation of the full report is here: https://bit.ly/3aF9hZy PRESS RELEASE: Irish music charts and radio stations largely ignore female and BiPoc artists. Before Imelda May’s ‘11…

Cork Echo 3 page feature on Why Not Her?

If you happen to be within Cork, Ireland, make sure you pick up a copy of the Cork Echo, and check out an interview with our founder Linda Coogan Byrne and Mike McGrath-Bryan.

Spin 103.8 the agents of change towards total gender parity

Huge congrats to SPIN 1038– they have reached 50/50 Gender parity on their Top 20 playlist of Irish acts this month!!! They are the first major Dublin station to reach total Parity in Ireland. Can’t express how happy I am to see this. From 5% to 50%! ADVANCING WOMEN’S EQUALITY CAN ADD over 12 TRILLION…

Data Reports

REPORTS: BEHIND THE AIRWAVES: Women’s voices are under-represented on Irish radio. 20 YEARS OF THE IRISH SINGLES CHARTS: PUBLISHED APRIL 28TH 2021>>>> AUG 2020 – FEB 2021- 6 MONTH FOLLOW UP REPORT TO THE GENDER DISPARITY DATA RADIO REPORT IN UK>>>> RADIOACTIVE: 6 months on – Gender Disparity Uk Radio Report by lindacooganb JAN 2020…

Éire Diversity

Éire Diversity, is a playlist put together that showcases the wonderful array of talent from the poc and black community of artists, bands, djs, rappers and performers in Ireland’s music scene. Featured acts include, Denise Chaila, Loah, Rose9, Rejji Snow, Erica Cody, Jafaris, Kedo, God Knows and many more that you should have on your…

Become A Volunteer.

What we have learnt is that DATA is what is making the difference in terms of getting people’s attention. Gender inequality in Ireland’s music scene is no longer an opinion by a womxn about womxn’s issues but a harsh reality that any womxn who creates music in Ireland faces. Hard data that can not be…