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Feminists give feminism a bad name.

As a thirty something woman in Ireland, I think I have it good.  I come from a family in which the matriarchs rule the roost, and I’ve unconsciously carried on that tradition.  Up until this week, I’d considered myself a

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Former IRA women complain of pornography, but where do they stand on abuse revelations?

In today’s blog, Catherine Mc Cartney explores a communique on Pornography written by female IRA prisoners in the mid nineties, chastising their male counterparts in the Republican Movement. ‘The ultimate form of domination, next to murder, is rape.’ Very few

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People Power at the Sinn Fein Ard Fheis

Not every political party is as media savvy as Sinn Féin these days.  Sure, they try the auto cues  to perfect their delivery of oft boring speeches to the media, yet seem to fail miserably (remember Alasdair Mc Donnell, anyone?)

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