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Updated: 13/01/18 : 09:17:02

Time To Repeal The 8th - Sligo Public Meeting

Susan McKay
Time To Repeal The 8th - Public Meeting With Speakers Susan McKay and Ailbhe Smyth 

On Thursday the 18th of January, the Northwest Coalition to Repeal The 8th is hosting a public meeting: 'Time To Repeal'.

The meeting will take place in The Glasshouse Hotel, Sligo at 7:30pm. The coalition consists of community activists, NGO’s, Trade Unions and political representatives who have united with a shared vision to repeal the eight amendment. 


The speakers on the night will be Susan McKay & Ailbhe Smyth. 
Susan McKay is well known in Ireland and abroad as an award-winning journalist and writer, as well as a broadcaster and documentary maker.

Ailbhe Smyth is Convenor of Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment. Ailbhe is also an academic, feminist and lesbian activist. She was a founding director of the Women's Education, Resource and Research Centre (WERRC),

With a referendum due to take place in 2018, the coalition is now calling on those who are interested in campaigning for a repeal of the eight amendment to attend the open meeting. 

For those interested in getting involved, but who cannot attend please email: NorthWestRepealThe8th@gmail.com or send a message via Facebook or Twitter at: @NorthWestCoalitionToRepeal