Tuesday 22 August 2017

Alice Glenn in quotes

"The people of Ireland are aware that something sinister is going on and they believe that we are truly at a crossroads."

Alice on the Family Planning Bill, which she branded "The Sale of Contraceptive Devices Bill" in 1985.

"I dreamt I was in a jacuzzi along with Alice Glenn, 'twas then I knew I'd never ever, ever drink again."

Christy Moore's satirical lyrics from the song, 'Delirium Tremens', in 1985.

"You must agree -- a woman voting for divorce is like a turkey voting for Christmas."

Alice on the 1986 divorce referendum.

"She's in bed at the moment, drinking a hot whiskey, if you don't mind."

Her husband, William Glenn, the day after she was de-selected by Fine Gael in 1986.

Irish Independent

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