Eighth Amendment is a relic of harsh times for women

Ireland cannot be said to be a different place until amendment is removed

Joanne Hayes at the Tralee inquiry in 1985. This week’s apology to  Hayes by An Garda Síochána coincided with the Dáil debate on the recommendation that the Eighth Amendment be repealed. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

Joanne Hayes at the Tralee inquiry in 1985. This week’s apology to Hayes by An Garda Síochána coincided with the Dáil debate on the recommendation that the Eighth Amendment be repealed. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

“Ireland is changing mother

Tell yourself, tell your sons”

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