Category Archives: Opinion

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

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….

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

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 It’s 4 years since we repealed the 8th, and what do I want from the review?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

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

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…

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

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…