Sunday January 19, 2020

In the Shadow of the Eighth: candid account of fight for women’s healthcare rights

Peter Boylan has produced an important document of some dark decades for Irish women and the medical professionals

12th January, 2020
Dr Peter Boylan was Master of Holles Street for seven years. Picture: Fergal Phillips


In the Shadow of the Eighth

By Peter Boylan

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