Category Archives: Opinion

The Struggle is Real: Activism in Rural Ireland

Most of us don’t know any different. It’s far from super-fast fibre-optic broadband we were reared. And don’t talk to us about mobile phone coverage; standing in a window to…

Paola Rivetti

Let’s Talk About: What We Can Learn from Italy about “conscientious objection”

My name is Paola Rivetti and I am a member of MERJ: Migrants and Ethnic Minorities for Reproductive Justice. We formed some months before the referendum with the goal of…

Luke Field

Why I’m Marching: We’ve come a long way, but we have further still to go

Luke is an academic and political activist based in Cork, and a member of Rebels4Choice, the Cork branch of the Abortion Rights Campaign. Here he shares his reasons for travelling…

Midwives for Choice

Why I’m Marching: The battle over abortion is far from won

Philomena Canning is a midwife and chairperson of Midwives for Choice. Midwives for Choice is an organisation which advocates for the rights of all during childbirth and for informed choice…

Kathy image

Why I’m Marching: We have the power to make great changes in this country

As we do every year, we’ve been asking you to tell us why you are marching in this year’s March for Choice on the 29th of September. Kathy is a…