Sex Anxiety in 1960s Ireland

Published by Dr Ciara Meehan

I am Head of History and Reader in History at the University of Hertfordshire. I am the author of 'The Cosgrave Party: a History of Cumann na nGaedheal, 1923-1933' (Royal Irish Academy, 2010) and 'A Just Society for Ireland? 1964-1987' (Palgrave, 2013). I also co-edited 'A Formative Decade: Ireland in the 1920s' (Irish Academic Press, 2015) and 'Perceptions of Pregnancy from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century' (Palgrave, 2017).

One thought on “Sex Anxiety in 1960s Ireland

  1. Excellent post Ciara, it reminds me of a woman telling me that when her first child was about 8 months old, the priest asked her why she wasn’t having another yet. Such was the influence and interference of the church!

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