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30 Jul

Sharrow:

A very interesting overview of one of the most active campaigners against social reform in this country.

Originally posted on Come here to me!:

We do not want contraception, abortion, divorce, homosexuality, secular schools or any of the trappings of an uninspiring secular Ireland.

So summed up the politics of Una Bean Mhic Mhathuna in a letter to The Irish Times in May 1976.

Una pictured in The Irish Independent, June 10 1986.

Una*, along with her friend and fellow campaigner Mena Cribben, is another colourful character in the world of reactionary Irish politics. She has been a dominant figure for over forty years having been a founding member of Mna na hEireann (c. 1972 – late 1970s) and the Irish Housewives Union (c. 1980 – early 1990s) as well as being active with the Council for Family Rights (1980s), Anti-Abortion Campaign (1983), No Divorce Campaign (1996/97), Friends of Youth Defence (1990s) and Coir (2000s).

Una grew up in Gurranabraher in Cork where her brother Larry White, a leading local activist with Saorise…

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Posted by on July 30, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

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  1. Petra

    August 9, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    What a disgusting woman

     

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