Why was female sexuality seen as challenging the power of church, state and society in modern Ireland?

Why was female sexuality seen as challenging the power of church, state and society in modern Ireland?

2. How have Irish attitudes to sex and sexuality evolved in the modern era?For the reference please use this:

J.R. Hill, A New History of Ireland Volume VII: Ireland 1921-84 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003) ‘The mother-and-child scheme’, p. 279-81