Tag: Repeal

After Repeal: Why I Turned Against the Abortion Movement

On Saturday the 2nd of July, I will be attending the annual all Ireland rally for life in Dublin. Only this will not be the first time I will be attending the march. I attended the same event over ten...

/ 29/06/2022

Rally for Life to Return July 2nd

The first national Rally for Life in two years will be held in Dublin on Saturday July 2nd, organised by the Life Institute. The Rally had become a staple for Pro-Life activists over the last number of years, culminating in...

/ 25/06/2022

Escaping Irish Feminism

I was once a feminist – of the fourth wave variety. My activist ensemble consisted of a slogan t-shirt, leggings and Doc Marten boots. A rebuttal of my generation’s dichotomic embrace of Kardashian - like overt sexuality or Middleton-esque sedate...

/ 11/04/2022

Rally for Life: How Fares Pro-Life Politics in 2021?

The now annual Rally for Life took place yesterday, Saturday 3rd, outside the GPO. The timing of this year’s rally coincided with the stark news earlier in the week that abortions had continued apace throughout 2020 with over 6 and...

/ 04/07/2021

Ellen Coyne’s BBW Liberation Theology

Coyne: A career in bloatmaxxing  A distinctive feature of contemporary Ireland is the prominence of female writers. Following the successful adaptation of Sally Rooney’s ‘Normal People’ to domestic and international screens, it was announced that Naoise Dolan’s ‘Exciting Times’ would...

/ 24/10/2020

The Burkean Interviews Maria Steen of the No Campaign

Maria Steen is at the forefront of the pro-life campaign in Ireland, and she is urging a No vote in the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment tomorrow on May 25th. She is a spokeswoman for the Iona institute and...

/ 24/05/2018

A Doctored Solution

Photo: “The Rock of Cashel [...]” by RX-Guru is licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 Around the turn of the 12th century, Muirchertach Ua Briain, grandson of Brian Boru, had plans to become High King of Ireland. He couldn’t risk the...

/ 28/04/2018

PBP’s Disgraceful Action

It is more than clear that we here at The Burkean have our ideological differences with Trinity’s People Before Profit, as we do with many other students’ societies and communities around the college. We do not dispute PBP’s right to...

/ 27/09/2017