At the heart of the Ploughing Championships, the largest rural festival in Europe, is the stand of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association. And if the Ploughing has forced a rethink of the national relationship with rural life, maybe it’s time ICA forced a rethink of feminism.
Thu, 20 Sep, 2018
IN the early 1980s, the Canadian writer Margaret Atwood wrote about why men fear women — they fear that women may laugh at them — and why women fear men — they fear that men may kill them. And Germaine Greer famously wrote how few women have little idea of the extent many men hate them. Nah, you might think. Surely not.
Mon, 02 Jun, 2014