This afternoon.

Essex Street,, Temple Bar, Dublin 2

Artists join forces to shred the Eighth Amendment outside Project Arts Centre ahead of A Day of Testimonies at the theatre tomorrow.

A Day of Testimonies will bring together Ireland’s leading performers and creators to “reflect both the complexity of the issue and the simple truth that women’s health is put at risk because of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution”

Artists include Bassam Alsabah, Aideen Barry, Sebastian Barry, Cecily Brennan, Mary Coughlan, Sarah Cullen, Raymond Deane, Theo Dorgan, Racheal Fallon, Kim Gleeson, Eithne Jordan, Joey Kavanagh, Alice Maher, Paula Meehan, Amy Walsh and more.


A Day Of Testimonies (Project Arts Centre)

Pic: Ruth Medjbar

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9 thoughts on “Testify

  1. Not Gerry Adams

    with the amount of pro-life/pro-8th campaigning going on around the country, the referendum will never pass. this is a country that had to be cajoled into gay marriage, and while you might paint that as a “landslide”, it had the support of every party apart from Renua.
    Keep selling the jumpers lads, they’ll make nice souvenirs.

  2. Eamonn Clancy

    It’s a wonder any of the artists found the Project Arts Centre, it’s become so irrelevant it’s almost invisible these days.

  3. Zuppy International

    Another comment (consisting solely of a link to a mainstream news source) fails to appear.

    Is the Broadsheet baby-murder agenda so fragile it cannot tolerate any dissent?

  4. Eoin

    I wonder how many of these women have children? You never see children at these 8th things do you? Don’t see any men there either. It’s always the pink/blue haired student crowd with a line of silver haired senior feminists mixed in. I’d love to see the statistics on support for the repeal from women with and without children. I’m just curious. I’ve got a sickening feeling in my gut that many of the repeal activists are coming from a political standpoint, rather than a moral one. I wonder if they’ve even given much thought to abortion. If you campaign to legalize the termination of a human life on political grounds…you are a monster.

    1. The Ghost of Starina

      you’ve very clearly never, ever been to a Repeal demonstration, they are full of men and women with children in tow.

  5. Peter Dempsey

    A lot of childless (by choice) campaigners with political views firmly on the left. You do see men at these events too. Many will have beards.

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