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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 11:49author address author phone Report 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 01:25author address author phone Report this post to the editors

thank you andrew

 
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