The history of women and gender in Ireland
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- Women In The Irish National Liberation
- Radikal, #145, February 1992. In contrast to
Gaelic tradition and Irish culture, present-day Irish
society is even more male-dominated than that of other
European nations. However, resistance by
women—especially during the civil war of the last 20
years—can no longer be ignored.
- A Project on the Harassment of Women
- By Helen Harris & Eileen Healy, Common
Ground, 10 February 1995. Young Derry republican
woman is a project that aims to document and publish the
experiences of women who have suffered harassment by the
security forces, offer post-interview support for the women,
and facilitate the development of informal support
- Belfast Women's Conference
- By Frances Shilton, An Phoblacht/Republican
News, 9 March 1995. A lively and informative
discussion on The Role of Women in the Peace Process, at the
Whiterock College of Further Education, in Belfast on
Saturday, 4 March as part of the weekend celebrations of
International Women's Day.
- International ‘Ladies’
- By Meadbh Gallacher, An Phoblach/Republican
News, 9 March 1995. Up to the beautiful hills
we'd marched, to be greeted by lines of RUC and their
Saracens at another Brit blot on the landscape.
- Chasing after the 52%
- An Phoblach/Republican News, 9 March 1995. In
the Dublin parliament, a government composed of 15 men and
two women pushes through one more chunk of legislation for
hypocrisy between time-outs for International Women's
- Divorce Referendum Passes In Ireland
- By Marcella Fitzgerald, Militant, 11 December
1995. On November 24 the 26 counties of the Republic of
Ireland held a referendum on whether to allow civil
divorce. By a narrow margin of 9,000 votes, divorce became
legal, ending a decades-long ban.
- Abortion in Ireland—new poll
- By Geraldine Kennedy, Irish Times, 11
December 1997. An overwhelming majority of voters, 77 per
cent, believe that abortion should be permitted in the State
in limited circumstances. This may make it possible for the
Taoiseach, Mr Ahern, to put a successful referendum to
voters in 1999 making abortion available in this State.