Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Aoife Dermody

Interviewee is a woman in her late thirties who was centrally involved in the Abortion Rights Campaign from the beginning. Her interview discussed the centrality of pre-existing networks to forming the Abortion Rights Campaign, the importance of strategic thinking in the work of

Non-hierarchical | Abortion | reproductive rights

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Éilís Murphy

Éilís grew up in the west of Ireland. For the early years of campaigning she was living in Dublin. In her interview she speaks about her experience of moving to a rural area in the west where she assisted in setting up a branch of the Abortion Rights Campaign. She talks about her

Non-hierarchical | Abortion | reproductive rights

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Paola Rivetti

The interviewee is an Italian female migrant in her 30s. She talks about her experience of activism in Italy prior to becoming involved in pro-choice campaigning in Ireland with MERJ. She talks about her difficulties in finding a way to become close to the Abortion Rights Campaig

Anarchism | Abortion | reproductive rights

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Emily Waszak

The interviewee is a migrant from the US in her early 40s. She grew up mixed-race, in an environment where race and class politics have always been central to her experience of activism. She is very critical of other abortion campaign organisations as not being not sufficiently i

Anarchism | abortion | reproductive rights

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Claire Brophy

Interviewee is a Dublin-based woman in her 20s, whose parents were trade unionists. Her prior involvement in politics was attending demos and she became active around the 2012 Youth Defence posters, working in a central capacity in the Abortion Rights Campaign and then in Togethe

Non-hierarchical | Abortion | reproductive rights

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Sarah Monaghan

The interviewee is an Irish female activist who was spurred into grassroots mobilization for choice following the Ms Y case. She joined the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) in 2014 and worked with the Abortion Rights Campaign’s regional groups as a representative for partnership an

Abortion | reproductive rights | Protest movements

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Bernie Linnane

Interviewee is an older woman. Her early childhood was spent in London, the child of Irish emigrants who worked in public transport. They returned to Ireland when she was in her pre-teens to a rural area. She spoke of the liberalising impact of emigration and her experience of tr

Non-hierarchical | Abortion | reproductive rights

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Clare Cullen-Delsol

The interviewee is a woman in her mid-thirties. During her third pregnancy, her foetus was diagnosed with a fatal foetal syndrome. Due to financial constraints, she was unable to travel abroad for termination. In this interview she talks about her experience of having no other op

Non-hierarchical | Abortion | reproductive rights

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Grainne Griffin

The interviewee is in her thirties and lives in Dublin. She grew up on a farm in the south of Ireland and spoke of her first political activity in terms of involvement in a peace and justice group in her school. As a university student in Dublin, she became politically active an

Non-hierarchical | Anarchism | Abortion

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Marianne Farrelly

The interviewee is a woman in her 30s who was involved in anarchism in the early 2000s. She was a founding member of RAG (Revolutionary Anarcha-Feminist Group) and the Abortion Rights Campaign, and during the campaign was involved in Parents for Choice. During the interview she t

Non-hierarchical | Anarchism | Abortion

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Alan Gibson

The interviewee was born in New Zealand, leaving it to work in London first and arriving in Ireland in 1997. He spoke of his first involvement in political activism in New Zealand via protests against the 1981 South African Rugby tour. Later he was involved in Defend the Clinics

Non-hierarchical | Abortion | reproductive rights

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Repeal the Eighth and Reproductive Rights Interview with Mary Favier

The interviewee is a GP living in Cork City. In her childhood she was brought leafleting on issues at an early age, and as a teenager had access to second wave feminist books such as The Feminine Mystic. She became involved in Student Union activism in University and joined the c

Abortion | reproductive rights | Protest movements

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