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Need an abortion?

Posted on: 24 Jan, 2019
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During the COVID-19 crisis, the HSE is allowing telemedicine abortion access.  For the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, abortion care will be accessible via telemedicine. If your pregnancy is less…

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Press Release: Review of law MUST remove 3-day waiting period says Abortion Rights Campaign

Posted on: 08 Dec, 2021
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“We are dismayed today to learn that the Minister for Health is announcing a review of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act that is so narrow in scope…

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Mandatory three day waiting period puts victims of violence and abuse in serious danger.

Posted on: 25 Nov, 2021
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The government has imposed the mandatory three day waiting period “to give women time to think over the decision”. This is not only unnecessary, as no-one makes important health decisions…

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Transphobia has no place in paper of record says Abortion Rights Campaign

Posted on: 20 Nov, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) voted today to join the Trans Writers’ Union boycott of the Irish Times. As a result, ARC will not share, read, pay for or write…

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Press Release: Abortion access in Ireland still fails to meet human rights standards, hears UN body.

Posted on: 09 Nov, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC), Abortion Support Network (ASN), and Termination for Medical Reasons (TFMR) urge the United Nations to hold Ireland to account at the Universal Periodic Review for…

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Talk to your TD! #RepealReview

Posted on: 05 Oct, 2021
Posted in: Contact your TD | Featured | Free Safe Legal | Getting involved | Politics and Lobbying | No Comments

The Health Bill (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) 2018 came into effect from January 1st 2019. The Bill makes elective abortion care legal for the first time in Ireland’s history,…

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Press Release: Three days later – three years later – why are we still waiting?

Posted on: 28 Sep, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) today called on the government to abolish mandatory waiting periods for those seeking abortions in ireland. ARC Spokesperson, JoAnne Neary, said “Three days ago, we…

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Why I’m Marching: We deserve a choice

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2021
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Janet Ní Shúilleabháin This year is the 10th Annual March for Choice, and I am Marching because we Still Do not Have Choice for all those who may need to…

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Press Release: Campaigners demonstrate at Dáil against barriers to abortion access

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2021
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The Abortion Rights Campaign today held a rally today calling on the government to take urgent steps to address the gaps in abortion care provision in Ireland.  Speaking at the…

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Why I’m Marching: We have not forgotten them

Posted on: 25 Sep, 2021
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Lucy Boland, West Cork Rebels for Choice I’ve been thinking about why I’m marching for a while now. Many people who I spoke to didn’t even know that there was…

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Why I’m Marching: Disappointed and really, really angry

Posted on: 24 Sep, 2021
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Lyn Brooke I am marching because I am very disappointed.  Disappointed and really, really angry.  When we repealed the 8th amendment, there was a tremendous expectation from the new legislation. …

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