The Derry Girls guide to Brexit

Siobhan McSweeney plays Sister Michael in acclaimed TV comedy Derry Girls. Outside of its fictional universe, the city still faces turbulent times. A growing women’s rights movement is calling for the decriminalisation of abortion and suggestions of a no deal Brexit, and resulting hard border, risking tipping Derry back into the bad old days.

JOE spoke to McSweeney about abortion, the border and Brexit ahead of the Rally for Choice in Belfast on September 7.

Source: The Derry Girls guide to Brexit |

Leave a Reply