In this attitude, Ireland was by no means unique

In this attitude, Ireland was by no means unique Leslie Caron plays Jane, a single French girl who became pregnant by a man she is not in love with, in The L-Shaped Room.
What happened to former Garda Majella Moynihan – pressurised into yielding her baby son for adoption, back in the 1980s, after she became pregnant out of wedlock – is distressing and upsetting. And it’s certainly unjust that women were stigmatised when this happened while the fathers were seldom held responsible for a pregnancy they had…
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