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April 24, 2012

The Cedar Lounge Revolution

Some of you may have seen the reports of Senator Rónán Mullens behaviour in a Leinster House meeting last week to three women who had pregnancies in which their babies were diagnosed with abnormalities “incompatible with life” . The women like thousands others travelled to Britain to have their pregnancies terminated.
The women had previously been interviewed in the Irish Times and last Friday appeared on the Late Late Show.
Its covered by Maman Poulet and by Broadsheeet.ie, it was also covered in the Irish Times.
The recent X-Case motion in the Dail and these women (and their partners) reminded me of how many stories of such cases I’d heard in the past year. They are tragic.
A few months ago a friend mentioned how one of his neighbours called in to say that another neighbour who was pregnant called in and asked him to “spread the word” that…

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