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Submission to the Citizens’ Assembly

calogoThe Citizens’ Assembly has been convened by the Government to make recommendations to the Oireachtas on a variety of topics, most notably on Constitutional reform. The Assembly has been taking submissions from the public on the first item for discussion, the Eighth Amendment. More information can be found at http://www.citizensassembly.ie/en/. This is my submission.

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International Women’s Day 2016

Frauentag_1914_Heraus_mit_dem_FrauenwahlrechtA very happy International Women’s Day to all, and especially to the many amazing women in my life.

For the day that’s in it, I’d like to thank two women in particular who helped nominate me as a candidate for the NUI constituency in this year’s Seanad Éireann election. Both are incredibly impressive with great achievements in their own fields, and I am honoured to have their support in this election. (more…)

The Hateful Eighth: Repealing the Eighth Amendment

2016-02-19_iri_17003533_i1The continued existence of the Eighth Amendment threatens the wellbeing of everyone of childbearing age in this country and infantilises women, our legislature, and the population as a whole

 

I hate the Eighth Amendment.

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