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Volunteers Wanted: Summer Festivals!

Posted on: 17 Apr, 2018
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Want to help the Abortion Rights Campaign this summer and have fun doing it? This summer the Abortion Rights Campaign will be fundraising at a number of outdoor concerts and…

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So we repealed the 8th – what’s next?

Posted on: 10 Jun, 2018
Posted in: Breaking Silence | Opinion | Repeal the 8th | Stigma | No Comments

  It’s been an incredible few weeks for the Irish nation as we voted by a resounding margin to repeal the 8th amendment from the Constitution. But there is still…

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Press Release: Historic day as Ireland emphatically votes to remove the 8th amendment

Posted on: 26 May, 2018
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“We’re overjoyed with the result, and so proud to have been one of the three core organisations in Together for Yes” said ARC spokesperson Linda Kavanagh in Dublin this afternoon….

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I’m a Mother, I’m a Catholic, and I’m Voting YES

Posted on: 24 May, 2018
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Abortion has been happening in Ireland all my life. It’s time we accepted that and cared for women properly here at home. As a 64 year old Catholic woman with…

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Sharing stories: I was either going to die by suicide whilst pregnant or I was having an abortion

Posted on: 23 May, 2018
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  As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove…

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Sharing stories: some illnesses were sympathised with and some had to be kept shamefully secret

Posted on: 21 May, 2018
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As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Sharing Stories: I felt like I was doing it all in secret

Posted on: 20 May, 2018
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As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Sharing stories: What excuse could I use to justify being hospitalised

Posted on: 17 May, 2018
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As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Sharing stories: I hope by talking about it I can make a small difference

Posted on: 15 May, 2018
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As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Sharing stories: I was so alone and unprepared

Posted on: 13 May, 2018
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As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Sharing stories: I sometimes can’t put into words how painful that whole time was for me

Posted on: 07 May, 2018
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As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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