Irish women line up for powerful Repeal Project video We Face This Land

In the space of less than twenty-four hours, the Repeal Project's powerful video, We Face This Land, has amassed over 17,000 views.

The Repeal the 8th video stars some well-known Irish women, such as Fight Likes Apes singer MayKay, Ripper Street actor Charlene McKenna, comedian Tara Flynn, A Date For Mad Mary star Seana Kerslake. The poem they recite is We Face This Land by author Sarah Maria Griffin.

As well as writing the poem, Sarah Maria Griffin's sister, mother, grandmother and aunts all participated in the video. Journalists Una Mullally and Roisin Ingle, Senator Lynn Ruane, novelist Kate Thompson, Penny Dreadful star Charlene Gleeson and many others also took part.

The video, directed by Dave Tynan, featured the song 'Lucid' from Mmoths / Jack Colleran.


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