Category Archives: Blog

Clare Lanigan and co in Carlow

Ceatharlach abú!

Clare L It’s around the 23rd of May 2018. Tá an ghrian ag spalpadh. In the tiny hamlet of Glynn, Co Carlow, a red-haired woman and I climb a pole…

A large group of dog owners gathered at Sandymount Strand with their canine friensd

Dogs campaigning for choice need bandanas

Jim Healy, Dogs for Choice So how does one harness the power of dogs to help fight for people’s reproductive rights? Social media really helps. Over a year before Ireland’s…

Newspaper clipping, headline reads "People of Fingal Say Emphatic Yes"

Fingal Said Yes

Orla Drohan Everybody who took part in the campaign to repeal the 8th amendment has their own story to tell. Here are some of my personal reflections and memories. The…

Cork Together For Yes Volunteers pictured on the couch of the title

A couch

Luke Field, Rebels4Choice Thinking back to the referendum in 2018, the first memory that jumps out at me is not a conversation I had, or a leaflet I handed out,…

Members of Leitrim ARC pictured in front of a Vote Yes mobile billboard

Change by Candlelight

Bernie Linnane – Leitrim ARC On a chilly November afternoon, in 2012, I stood among a small crowd in Sligo. We had gathered to protest, to express our anger, our…