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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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What I Want From the #RepealReview: A full-throated defence of abortion rights

Posted on: 24 May, 2022
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Paula Dennan is a founding member of Kerry for Choice and the current co-convener of the Abortion Rights Campaign.  What do I want from the #RepealReview? The same thing I,…

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A law which provides abortions only for certain people and only in ‘special’ circumstances is not fit for purpose

Posted on: 23 May, 2022
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By Anna Carnegie, Rachel Roth, Aideen O’Shaughnessy and Lorraine Grimes  On April 1st, the review into the operation of the Health (Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018 closed for public submissions….

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What I Want From the #RepealReview: Same thing I wanted 4 years ago, free, safe, legal, local and accessible healthcare

Posted on: 22 May, 2022
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Darina Murray is the current co-convener of the Abortion Rights Campaign. It’s 4 years since we repealed the 8th, and what do I want from the review? Same thing I…

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What I Want From the #RepealReview: I want all the barriers gone – financial, geographical, and legislative

Posted on: 20 May, 2022
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Helen Stonehouse is a queer neurodivergent mama and ARC member. What do I want from the #RepealReview? That’s a simple (and complicated) question. Simply put, I want what I’ve always…

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Tell us what you want from the #RepealReview

Posted on: 12 May, 2022
Posted in: Creative and Direct Action | Free Safe Legal | Opinion | Repeal the 8th | No Comments

To mark the fourth anniversary of Ireland repealing the 8th, we’re inviting you to share your hopes for the outcome of the review of the operation of the Health (Regulation…

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Press Release: National Maternity Hospital MUST be public and secular to protect reproductive rights, says Abortion Rights Campaign

Posted on: 11 May, 2022
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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) fully supports the Our Maternity Hospital Campaign’s call for a secular National Maternity Hospital built on public land.  “Despite the Minister for Health’s assurances that…

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Let’s Talk About: Why the National Maternity Hospital must be public and secular

Posted on: 10 May, 2022
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On the 14th of May 2022, a large crowd is expected outside Leinster House to protest against the government’s plan to hand over our new National Maternity Hospital to a…

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Letter to the Polish Ambassador: Abortion Dream Team activist Justyna Wydrzyńska faces charges for helping someone access abortion pills

Posted on: 06 Apr, 2022
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Justyna Wydrzyńska is facing three years in prison in Poland for helping someone access abortion pills. Justyna is an activist with the Abortion Dream Team and is dedicated to ensuring…

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Press Release: Multiple changes needed to abortion legislation as we are still forcing people to travel, including a raped teenager, says Abortion Rights Campaign and Abortion Support Network

Posted on: 22 Mar, 2022
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The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) today launched their public submission for the review of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Act 2018, urging the Government to decriminalise abortion in…

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Have your say on abortion.

Posted on: 12 Feb, 2022
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The government has commenced the review process into Ireland’s abortion legislation.  Since abortion has been legalised many people have been able to access abortion here at home but others have…

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