The Shameful, Unnecessary Death of Peggy McCarthy – August 20th, 2018

Conor Keane spoke to Jerry about the radio documentary he made about a young Listowel woman, Peggy McCarthy, who died in childbirth in February 1946. She had been refused admission to two hospitals because she was pregnant out of wedlock. The Leas Cathaoirleach of Listowel Municipal District, Cllr Mike Kennelly also spoke to Jerry.

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