Rape Culture takes centre stage at The Abbey with Rathmines Road and Asking For It

Two plays taking pertinent looks at women speaking out against sexual assault take to the Abbey this autumn. First with Deirdre Kinehan’s new play, Rathmines Road, currently in the Peacock, and later Asking For It, based on Louise O’Neill’s best seller will begin its run in November. In Rathmines Road, Sandra is selling her deceased… Continue reading Rape Culture takes centre stage at The Abbey with Rathmines Road and Asking For It

Book Review: Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

Red Clocks by Leni Zumas imagines an America where abortion is illegal. This is due to the introduction of the 28th (Personhood) amendment into the American constitution two years prior to when the story takes place, which gives "the consititutional right to life, liberty and property to a fertilized egg at the moment of conception.… Continue reading Book Review: Red Clocks by Leni Zumas