Advertisement

''I had no intention in taking my husbands name, it wasn't my name...''

When women and men get married, it is tradition for the wife to take her husband's name. Howev...

Share this article

13.32 7 Sep 2021


''I had no intention in taking my husbands name, it wasn't my name...''


Listen to this episode


Share this article

13.32 7 Sep 2021


When women and men get married, it is tradition for the wife to take her husband's name. However, legally, no such rule exists here in Ireland and women are free to use whichever surname they like. 

Then why do we still do it? Do you think its time women took back ownership of their name and forget about this archaic tradition? 

Joining Andrea was author, Andrea Mara... 

Listen and subscribe to Lunchtime Live on Apple PodcastsGoogle Podcasts and Spotify.

    

Download, listen and subscribe on the Newstalk App.

   

You can also listen to Newstalk live on newstalk.com or on Alexa, by adding the Newstalk skill and asking: 'Alexa, play Newstalk'.


Read more about

Husband Married Names Second Names Wife

Related Episodes

The Home Squad: Tiling

00:11:18

The Home Squad: Tiling

Lunchtime Live Highlights

00:11:18


Irish Astronaut is ready for s...

00:12:59

Irish Astronaut is ready for space!

Lunchtime Live Highlights

00:12:59


'I went from being a family of...

00:15:32

'I went from being a family of four to a family of one...'

Lunchtime Live Highlights

00:15:32


AI Week: Work

00:13:02

AI Week: Work

Lunchtime Live Highlights

00:13:02