Ailbhe Smyth has been active in LGBTIQ, feminist and radical politics for many years. She was head of Women’s Studies at UCD from 1990 until 2006 when she left the university to work in the community sector. She was centrally involved in Ireland’s successful the Marriage Equality campaign in 2015. A co-founder and Convenor of the Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment, she co-directed the victorious Together for Yes national campaign to repeal the 8th Amendment and legislate for women’s right to choose in Ireland. She was on the Time Magazine list of the '100 Most Influential People' this year. She is joined in conversation with Dr Heather Brunskell-Evans.