In this episode of The Eighth
, Louise tells the story of having termination following a fatal foetal abnormality diagnosis, and Ciara and her friend Karen share their own abortion stories with each other for the first time.
Content warning for discussion of abortion, in some detail.
Produced by Ciara O’Connor Walsh
Executive Producer: Alan Bennett, HeadStuff
Production assistance from Paddy Walsh and Brian from HeadStuff
Artwork: Eimear Gavin
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The Eighth is a podcast series documenting the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment to the constitution of Ireland. This new podcast attempts to answer tough questions about life, rights, and why we battle so hard on the issue of abortion in Ireland, through the lens of a pro repeal host attempting to bring clarity, understanding and some degree of common ground to this incredibly fraught space.