Illegal Abortion Cases in Twentieth-Century Ireland


 Widow Welch's Pills. Wellcome Library London, CC BY 4.0

In the early twentieth century, newspapers such as the Irish Times and the Leitrim Observer featured adverstisements for Widow Welch’s Pills and Towle’s Pills, which eventually would be used as evidence in several abortion trials. Widow Welch’s Pills. Wellcome Library London, CC BY 4.0

Speaker

Professor Cara Delay (College of Charleston and Fulbright Scholar at UCD Humanities Institute)

Title

Illegal Abortion Cases in Twentieth-Century Ireland.

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