04 Oct 2022

Northwest Coalition to Repeal The 8th meeting

Journalist and writer Susan McKay to speak at the event

 Northwest Coalition to Repeal The 8th  meeting

Susan McKay is well known in Ireland and abroad as an award-winning journalist and writer.

On Thursday the 18th of January, the Northwest Coalition to Repeal The 8th is hosting a public meeting: 'Time To Repeal'  at 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: or send a message via Facebook or Twitter at: @NorthWestCoalitionToRepeal

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