Mother Ireland

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]

The first of a newsix-part series in which leading Irish women writers reflect on the idea of "Mother Ireland".

1: Distinguished novelist Jennifer Johnston offers a personal view. Producer Ian Kirk-Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970108]

Unknown: Jennifer Johnston

Producer: Ian Kirk-Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970115]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970115]

The second of a six-part series in which leading Irish women writers reflect on the idea of "Mother

Ireland". 2: Eavan Boland on women, poetry, and the idea of the nation. Producer Ian Kirk-Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970115]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970115]

Unknown: Eavan Boland

Producer: Ian Kirk-Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970122]

The third of a six-part series in which leading Irish women writers reflect on the idea of "Mother Ireland".

3: In the seventies, Dorothea Melvin was a founder of the first family planning clinic in the west of Ireland. She reflects on the changes for women since then, and on the impact made by Mary Robinson 's election as president. Producer Chris Spurr

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970122]

Unknown: Dorothea Melvin

Unknown: Mary Robinson

Producer: Chris Spurr

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970129]

The fourth of six programmes in which journalist Fionnuala O'Connor reflects on the experience of women in Northern Ireland in the past 25 years. Producer Ian Kirk-Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970129]

Unknown: Fionnuala O'Connor

Producer: Ian Kirk-Smith

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]

Irish Poet Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill reflects on the present-day relationships between women poets, the language; and a literary tradition thousands of years old. Producer Chris Spurr

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]

Unknown: Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill

Producer: Chris Spurr

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970205]

Unknown: Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill

Producer: Chris Spurr

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

In the final programme of the series, poet and journalist Katie Donovan reflects on how life might change for women in Ireland as the millennium approaches.

Producer Judith Elliott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

In the final programme of the series, poet and journalist Katie Donovan reflects on how life might change for women in Ireland as the millennium approaches.

Producer Judith Elliott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

Unknown: Katie Donovan

Producer: Judith Elliott

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970212]

Unknown: Katie Donovan

Producer: Judith Elliott