Category Archives: Repeal the 8th

Abortion must be fully decriminalised

Ireland’s abortion laws are amongst the most restrictive in the world, with termination of pregnancy only permitted in cases where there is a “real and substantial” threat to the life…

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Why the Oireachtas Committee voted for Repeal

  Overview The Joint Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment published its recommendations in December 2017. The key outcomes of their vote are summarised in our previous blogpost. Here, we…

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee report is important step for ensuring realistic abortion care in Ireland

  The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) welcomes some of the recommendations in the Joint Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment report, published today. ARC says these recommendations must be carried…

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Our Annual Report 2015

2015 was an incredible year for the Abortion Rights Campaign. We saw our membership grow significantly, our partnership with international groups strengthen, and our activities in regional Ireland increase. From…

Make Sure You Can Vote in Next Year’s Referendum!

Make sure you’re all set to vote in next year’s referendum by checking our handy flowchart. You can check the register here If you’re not registered you can download a…