From Guatemala to Ireland: #BeMyYes

On May 11th 2018 Guatemala Together for Yes, held our first and only event, in solidarity with the referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment of the Irish consititution. The Irish community in Guatemala is small and disperse but we managed to gather for one night to share our stories and perspectives about how our lives … Continue reading From Guatemala to Ireland: #BeMyYes

How Together4Yes Brought the Irish Together in Guatemala

Guatemala & Ireland Together for Yes On a Tuesday night, with only a month to go before the referendum, I was pulling my hair out with the frustration of living thousands of miles away from home and my ineligibility to vote. Inspired by the Repeal Global groups all over the world I decided to make one … Continue reading How Together4Yes Brought the Irish Together in Guatemala


From Dublin to Liverpool,From Belfast to London, #TwoWomenTravel From Poland to Germany,From Malta to Greece, #TwoWomenTravel From El Salvador to Mexico City, From Texas to California, #TwoWomenTravel By car,By bus,By boat, By train andBy plane, #TwoWomenTravel With a cabin size suitcase, A change of clothes, And some Maxi Pads, #TwoWomenTravel Two Women TravelBecause women are denied basic health care in their own country, Because they are … Continue reading #TwoWomenTravel

Sex Positive, Sex Ed?

"Educación sexual para decidir, anticonceptivos para no abortar y aborto legal para no morir." "Sexual education so we can decide, contraceptives so we can prevent and legal Abortion so we don't die." Fear and Loathing and Irish Sexuality Ireland's often dysfunctional attitude and practices in all things related to sexuality has been making national and … Continue reading Sex Positive, Sex Ed?

Of Life and Death and Catholic Morality in Ireland | Ovarious on

In another one of Ireland’s infinite ironies, while the Citizen’s Assembly was debating the Repeal of the 8th Amendment this weekend our nation made international headlines, once again, for the cruel and inhuman treatment of Ireland’s most vulnerable women and children, this time in the case of the Tuam babies. It is hard to know … Continue reading Of Life and Death and Catholic Morality in Ireland | Ovarious on

A Repeal Blessing from Brigid

February the 1st in Ireland is Saint Brigid’s Day. It also marks the first day of the Irish spring. The country fills with daffodils, snowdrops and the promise that the prolonged dreary winter will soon be over. Ireland’s most important female Saint, second in importance only to Patrick, is celebrated with the symbol of Brigid’s … Continue reading A Repeal Blessing from Brigid