The politics of gender and sexuality in modern Ireland

A Reader


Jennifer Redmond & Mary McAuliffe, editors

Paperback €26.95
Catalogue Price: €29.95
ISBN: 978-1-80151-139-1
August 2024. 272 pages. Ills.

Maeve O’Riordan
Elite courtship

Mary McAuliffe
Queer Irish female revolutionaries

Conor Reidy
Shameful women, violent men

Leanne McCormick, Sean O’Connell and John Privilege
Mother and baby institutions in Northern Ireland

Caitlin O’Neill and Jennifer Redmond
‘The unmarried mothers in the institution are admirably dealt with’

Jennifer Redmond
The politics of emigrant bodies

Tanya Ní Mhuirthile
Intersex in Ireland, a legal history

Theresa O’Keefe
Strip searches, sexual violence and feminism during the war in Northern/Ireland

Sinead Kennedy
Women to blame, Irish feminism’s story of backlash and resistance

Antonia Hart
Women and pawnbroking in Ireland

Deirdre Foley
Provided the family is not neglected

Elizabeth Kiely
Culture wars in Ireland 1996–2021: sex education debates

Mary Muldowney
Breaking the silence II: the struggle for abortion rights in the Republic of Ireland

Orla Egan
Lesbian activism in Cork

Sara Philips
The emergence of the Irish Trans Archive

Maria Luddy
Afterword