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Feminist Heart – Programme 4

In this, the final programme of Feminist Heart we look at what it means to be a feminist today and we assess the struggle for equal pay for women and the reality of the gender pay gap in Irish society. With women still under-represented on Irish airwaves ...

Feminist Heart – Programme 3

The third part of our documentary series Feminist Heart looks at the history and development of the women’s education movement in the working class communities of the Northside. We discuss how this seemingly simple approach to educating women did ...

Feminist Heart – Programme 2

The second part of Feminist Heart traces the campaign to legalize contraception in Ireland in the 1970’s and we look at the key role the Irish Women’s Liberation Movement played in that campaign. We remember the famous Contraception Train ...

Feminist Heart – Programme 1

This first part looks at the foundation of the Irish Women’s Liberation movement, through conversations with IWLM founder MairĂ­n De Burca. We look at the reality of being a woman in the 1960’s/early 70’s through conversations with ...