This article has been amended 28th August to include a more appropriate rebuttal of the allegation levelled against the Iona Institute* and updates at the end. Earlier this week some
Since the last of the Liveline debates a week ago The Irish Times has run no less than nine articles on this contentious issue, not one of which provided any balance by seeking out the opinions of women who called the programme.
"We do not go to publication without seeking both sides of the story" says the editor of The Irish Times, Paul O'Neill. Here is the coverage by the paper in one week since the Liveline programmes prompted by women's concerns over the erasure of our name "woman" from legislation.