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“The auditorium erupted with howls of joy and relief, deep felt sobs escaping from our bodies as we clung to strangers all around us.”

By May 29, 2021June 9th, 2021No Comments

Three years after Repeal, Author of In her Shoes - Women of the Eighth Erin Darcy looks back on the campaign, and considers the power and the toll in sharing women’s stories.

It has been three years since I stood packed into an auditorium, shoulder to shoulder with strangers and newfound friends as we took a collective inhale in – silence – and then the woman at the podium spoke, rambling incoherently in Irish and then English. My ears were ringing in this feeling of delirium as my heart galloped away from me, unable to distinguish the words vibrating around . . .

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