Kathy Sheridan

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Simon Harris, Minister for Health, on the Irish Times Women’s Podcast: ‘I’ll get it done this year.’  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said that legislating for abortion is his “number one priority” and he will “get it done this year”. Speaking on(...)

Women’s Podcast: Katha Pollitt, Fiona de Londras, Kathy Sheridan and Rhona Mahony reflect on the referendum campaign

“The Eighth was a pre-emptive strike against women’s liberation in this country.” On Referendum Eve, legal expert Professor Fiona de Londras reflects(...)

Ann Lovett: Rosita Boland tells Kathy Sheridan about reporting her story. Photograph © The Irish Times

“He needed to be heard, after 34 years of silence,” the Irish Times journalist Rosita Boland says of her interview last Saturday with Richard McDonnel(...)

“There’s this old chestnut there that people believe, that women don’t vote for women. Research is showing that that’s not actually the case. It’s jus(...)

The grotto where 15-year-old Ann Lovett died. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A little over 34 years ago, a 15-year-old girl died after giving birth at a grotto in the small town of Granard in Co Longford on a freezing cold, wet(...)

Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding (right) who were both found not guilty of the rape of 19-year-old student.

“After 41 days, 30 witnesses, two snow storms, one Six Nations and three hours and 40 minutes of deliberations, the accused were acquitted on all coun(...)

Lean Out: Kathy Sheridan, Dawn Foster and Frances Weetman / Photo: Ger Holland

If women were more prominent in debates about economics and policy formulation, would the questions we ask be different and informed by women’s experi(...)

Irish Times Women’s Podcast: this edition was recorded in front of an audience at the Little Museum of Dublin

“I am actually able to say that I have saved a life, and I don’t say that with an ego,” says the firefighter Teresa Hudson. “It’s like, ‘Wow, that’s a(...)

Sex and the City stars: Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kristin Davis. Photograph: Mark Liddell/Reuters/HBO

The ongoing public feud between Sex and the City stars Kim Cattrall and Sarah Jessica Parker stepped up a notch this week. Responding to Parker’s con(...)

Electronic voting machines and ballot modules  in storage in Glasnevin, Dublin. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Opinion writers stand accused of undue negativity, so make way for a few heart-lifting positives. Well-thumbed physical election registers. Paper ball(...)

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