Tag: feminism

Have the Irish Saved Civilisation? – Again?

Have the Irish Saved Civilisation? – Again?

Thomas Cahill’s book, ‘How the Irish Saved Civilisation,’ about how Irish scribes saved all of Europe’s written texts, pagan and christian, including Homer and Aristotle, after the fall of Rome, came to mind this morning. What I know is this. That we went to bed […]

Repeal the 8th – My View & Why I Marched

Repeal the 8th – My View & Why I Marched

In 1995 I was a young student living in a tiny flat-share in Dublin when I discovered I was pregnant. If I’d wanted an abortion there were people would have helped me make the necessary trip to England, but I didn’t want one. It was […]


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