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Repeal – A Night in the Key of 8
23 April 2017 @ 20:00 - 23:30
Repeal Project are running a Night in the Key of 8 with a host of major acts and performances from across the broad spectrum of Ireland’s unique arts community, with all proceeds going to the Repeal Project, supporting fundraising for the repeal the 8th movement.
Acts just announced to appear include:
- David Gray
- Mary Black
- Neil Hannon
- Camille O’Sullivan
- Lisa O’Neill
- Printer Clips featuring Paul Noonan & Guests
- Roisin O
- Wyvern Lingo
There will also be contributions from:
- Activist Ailbhe Smyth
- Writer Roisin Ingle
- Comedian Tara Flynn
- Writer Una Mullally
PLUS: Many more acts to be announced.
The Repeal Project was set up by activist Anna Cosgrave to fundraisewith the simple jumper idea: “Outerwear to Give a Voice to a Hidden Problem”. The black and whitejumpers have sold in their thousands and have been worn by supporters around the world from Vivienne Westwood to Sharon Horgan and from Gloria Steinem to a human rights lecturer in the Arctic Circle and politicians in the Dail.
Anna Cosgave said: “I set up Repeal Project, with the intention of opening up a conversation around reproductive rights in Ireland, as I had become so disillusioned, upset and frustrated that every day up to 11 women were being failed by our State.”
“As an a-political outerwear initiative, that sought to give a very hidden issue more visibility, the project has encouraged women to come forward sharing their stories and is now acting as a much needed fundraising mechanism for organisations in need of funding.”
Repeal Project is supported by the Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment and NWCI (National Women’s Council of Ireland).
Full line-up coming soon. For more infovisit www.repeal.ie/