Thursday 22 June 2017

Battle for equality at the Forty Foot is still making waves

Women protesting at the Forty Foot back in July 1974. RTE Archive
Women protesting at the Forty Foot back in July 1974. RTE Archive
Martina Devlin

Martina Devlin

It's a last bastion of discrimination and the battle has been fought for four decades

JUST when you thought all the Neanderthals were extinct, replaced by a more evolved species known as homo sapiens, proof emerges that some diehard pockets of cavemen continue to survive in a rocky enclave of south Dublin.

Biological differences between these primitive men and their modern replacements are not obvious to the naked eye. At first glance, the cave-dwellers look exactly like everyone else. However, their reactionary attitudes are the telltale sign.

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