Tomás Ó Flatharta

Looking at Things from the Left

Action on ‘X’ Public Meeting in Gresham Hotel on Tuesday 21st February at 7.30pm

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Action on X

Public Meeting on February 21

Speakers include:
Vincent Browne, Journalist and Broadcaster
Anthea McTeirnan, Journalist and Reproductive Rights Activist
Dr Fiona De Londras, UCD School of Law
Mick Wallace, Independent TD for Wexford
Ailbhe Smyth, Feminist Open Forum

In the meantime Eamonn McCann has written a good article on this subject for the Belfast Telegraph :

 X’ marks spot for changes to anti-woman irrationality

He captures the spirit of those days well

As concern for the girl and outrage against her ‘internment’ grew, and demonstrations began outside embassies and consulates in Europe and the US, the case was hustled into the Supreme Court in record time.

The former diplomat Eamon Delaney, now a journalist in Dublin, has described younger staff members at the New York consulate photocopying leaflets for demonstrators outside who were running short of supplies.

Read the entire article here :

Written by tomasoflatharta

Feb 10, 2012 at 11:21 pm

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