Episode 1: Right to Choose


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By Aisling Dolan, Deirdre Kelly, Emma Callaghan, Tara Lonij, Davy Quinlivan, Aisling Dolan, Deirdre Kelly, Emma Callaghan, Tara Lonij, and Davy Quinlivan. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In our first episode of How The Yes Was Won, we give context to the introduction of the 8th Amendment by delving in to what was happening in Irish Feminism in the late 70s and early 80s, and the backlash from it. There are links to some additional resources you may be interested in just below.
We spoke with Anne Connolly, Mary Gordon, Dr Ursula Barry, with additional research assistance from Mary McAuliffe.
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Frank Crummy speaking at Dublin Castle on the day of the Referendum count

Dublin Well Woman Centre picket (1978) - Come Here To Me

1983 Eighth Amendment referendum and the Workers Party [wig snatch pic at 4:22]

Mairtin Mac Cormaic: My interview with Fine Gaeler may have sparked original amendment, 5/05/2013

Gene Kerrigan, The Moral Civil War, 31/081983

Linda Connolly - From Revolution to Devolution: A Social Movements Analysis of the Contemporary Womens Movement in Ireland (pdf) (1997)

Written and edited by Deirdre Kelly and Aisling Dolan. Narrated by Aisling Dolan. Produced by Deirdre Kelly, Aisling Dolan, Emma Callaghan, Tara Lonij, Davy Quinlivan
Music: A Dream
Written By Jessie Marie Villa, Matthew Wigton
Performed By Jessie Villa
Produced ByJessie Villa
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