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Audio: A history of pro-choice struggles in Ireland

category national | rights, freedoms and repression | opinion/analysis author Tuesday April 28, 2009 17:08author by Hilary, Mary, Andrew, Sinead - various (editing/publishing Andrew, WSM, personal capacity) Report this post to the editors

Three speakers talk about the pro-choice struggles in Ireland they were involved in over the last three decades. These include the 1983 anti-referendum campaign, the Womens' Information Network, the SPUC v students case, Dublin Abortion Information Campaign, X-Case, Repeal 8th Amendment, 1992 Referendum, Dublin Abortion Rights Group, Alliance for a No Vote, 1998 referendum, Choice Ireland and the D-Case.

March in Temple Bar during Womens on Waves visit
March in Temple Bar during Womens on Waves visit

The audio was recorded at a meeting of the Maynooth Sociology Society, April 2009. It is one hour in length. I'll be posting some of the Q&A that followed the presentations tomorrow as a comment to this thread.

Related Link: http://www.wsm.ie/story/4421

Counter demo to YD anti-women march - 1992?
Counter demo to YD anti-women march - 1992?

During the X-case
During the X-case

During the D-case
During the D-case



audio Three speakers on Pro-Choice Struggles in Ireland 25.89 Mb
author by Andrewpublication date Wed Apr 29, 2009 11:49Report this post to the editors

This is the Question and answer session from the meeting, its just short of 30 minutes

Some further reading
Choice Ireland - http://www.choiceireland.org/
Old Dublin Abortion Rights Group site - http://struggle.ws/darg.html
The struggle for abortion rights in Ireland - a pretty detailed history - http://www.wsm.ie/story/4421

SPUC v Student Unions from late 1980's
SPUC v Student Unions from late 1980's

Inside Women on Waves ship
Inside Women on Waves ship

X-case March
X-case March

Could have been anytime in the last 17 years
Could have been anytime in the last 17 years



audio Question & Answer session from Three speakers on Pro-Choice Struggles in Ireland 13.66 Mb
author by redjadepublication date Thu Apr 30, 2009 01:25Report this post to the editors

thank you andrew

 
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