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Polar Opposites

In 1935, Iceland legalised abortion, making it the first Western nation to do so. A very small Pro-Life group named Lífsvernd is led by Corkman Fr Denis O'Leary. We also meet staff working in the area of abortion at the National Hospital of Iceland (2017)

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Documentary maker: Eithne Hand

EITHNE HAND is an award-winning radio producer and writer. She worked in RTÉ Radio for many years setting up the Today show and Rattlebag arts show. Her radio documentary,Voicejazz, won a Prix Italia for Best Work on Music. She was Head of RTÉ Radio 1 from 2003-2006. Since leaving RTÉ  she has written and produced four radio dramas for RTÉ Radio. She was the launch producer for RTÉ Jr Radio.  She is the curator of the First Thought talks strand of the Galway International Arts Festival and as an independent producer she works with Gay Byrne on his Sunday Jazz program on RTÉ lyric FM. She is currently producing a one man theatre production The Man In The Woman’s Shoes. In Jan 2016 she was the audio producer on Dublin Rising – an interactive Google App narrated by Colin Farrell.

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