Una Mullally: Why the abortion strike will succeed

Strike 4 Repeal’s planned action will inspire movement against the Eighth Amendment

Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment rally in Dublin in 2016. File photograph: Alan Betson

Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment rally in Dublin in 2016. File photograph: Alan Betson

Last year, I went to see a production of The Mandela Trilogy in Cardiff with Catherine O’Reilly, one of the Dunnes Stores strikers.

She spent two years and seven months on the picket line in the 1980s protesting South Africa’s apartheid regime.

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