Wednesday 26 September 2018

Irish women must embrace their anger and really sharpen themselves against it

For too long, we have been taught that anger is a negative emotion but after dark decades, women here have seen and heard enough, writes Niamh Horan

Emma Mhic Mhathuna. Photo: Don MacMonagle
Emma Mhic Mhathuna. Photo: Don MacMonagle
Niamh Horan

Niamh Horan

The text came in from a female friend just after midnight."I hate this country. I really do. The way we treat women in this country is so f***ed up."

It had no preamble. It didn't need to.

I knew she had just had the chance to listen to Emma Mhic Mhathuna on RTE's Morning Ireland playback.

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