Articles about 'Ireland'

IMP HOUR (Empower): the voices of feminism in Ireland

Tanis Smither interviews Susannah Appleby and Faye O'Rourke about women's rights in Ireland

Tanis Smither // 3 February 2017

Categories: Features

Mothers Against the Odds: new documentary

This is a guest post by Anne Daly, who wrote and co-produced Mothers Against The Odds (directed and co-produced by Ronan Tynan), a documentary by Esperanza Productions that can be...

Guest Blogger // 27 July 2014

Categories: Blog

Dublin improv tonight!

In our first review of the year, Jessamyn Fairfield recommends Tumbleweed's longform improv. Luckily for you if you're in Dublin, Tumbleweed are putting a show on tonight, upstairs in the Wellington Pub, on Baggot Street in Dublin, with doors opening at 8:30 pm

Chella Quint // 9 January 2014

Categories: Blog

7000 Irish women a year travel to the UK for abortions

Cara Murphy highlights how little impact the new Irish abortion legislation would actually have on Irish women, whose only current option is to travel overseas - if they can afford it

Guest Blogger // 15 July 2013

Categories: Blog

The killing of Savita Halappanavar

Guest blogger Sarah writes about the death of Savita Hapallanavar who was refused an abortion in Ireland which could have saved her life.

Guest Blogger // 14 November 2012

Categories: Blog

Ireland: woman wins workplace discrimination case

Via NewsTalk (also The Journal and RTE): In the first case of its kind, the Equality Tribunal has awarded €35,000 to a transexual worker who was discriminated against on gender...

Helen G // 19 April 2011

Categories: Blog

Q&A with Ken Wardrop

Katherine Wootton speaks with Ken Wardrop, the director of the creative documentary His & Hers. Read her review of the film here. What is the film about for you? Essentially...

Guest Blogger // 16 March 2011

Categories: Blog

Abortion Support Network to run out of funds by the end of the month

The Abortion Support Network, which helps women who have been forced to travel from Ireland to Britain for an abortion, is urgently in need of funds and is set to...

Jess McCabe // 14 February 2011

Categories: Blog

Irish Feminist Network vox pops on the street

Interesting vox pop by the Irish Feminist Network. They’re also on Twitter.

Jess McCabe // 10 October 2010

Categories: Blog

Forced divorce and sterilisation: a reality for many transgender persons

A couple of months ago I reported on the Irish Government’s decision to drop its challenge to a High Court declaration that Irish law on transgender rights is in breach...

Helen G // 31 August 2010

Categories: Blog

Urgent fundraising message from Abortion Support Network

Abortion Support Network seeking funds to help a young teenage girl who’s travel to the UK to access an abortion has been thwarted by the volcano transport chaos. (The network...

Jess McCabe // 21 April 2010

Categories: Blog

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