Category Archives: Opinion

Addressing information and abortion access with the Irish Deaf Community

RTÉ’s “Hands On”, a show for and by the Irish Deaf and hearing impaired community, covered abortion access in a 10 minute segment still currently available on the RTÉ player….

BPAS serves notice to the Irish Government

On November 2nd  the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) placed the following notice in the Irish Times. They simultaneously engaged with their supporters (and detractors) across social media outlets using…

New guidance, No Change: responding to the Northern Ireland Termination Guidance Document

The Northern Ireland Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSS&PS) recently produced a guidance document for health and social care professionals on termination of pregnancy in Northern Ireland….


The Abortion Rights Campaign [ARC] regretfully announces that following extensive analysis, we find the ‘Protection of Life During Pregnancy’ Bill is not fit for purpose. This legislation does not establish…

New Irish Abortion Legislation Will Not Prevent Another Savita Halappanavar Case

This week, the Irish parliament is debating new abortion legislation, to be enacted before the parliamentary summer break. For anybody familiar with the now infamous Savita Halappanavar case, this should…