Category Archives: Press Release

Press Release: Abortion must be decriminalised

The Abortion Rights Campaign calls on Stephen Donnelly, Minister for Health, to decriminalise abortion now.   “Pregnant people in the most difficult of circumstances are still being forced to leave this…

Press Release: Unacceptable that 90% of GPs and half of maternity hospitals still refuse to provide abortion care.

The Abortion Rights Campaign calls on the government to tackle refusal of care and instutitional obstruction so that abortion can be accessed locally across the country.  “The refusal to provide…

Over six thousand people were able to access abortion care within Ireland in 2020

Spokesperson Helen Stonehouse said that, “Despite the pandemic, 6,577 people had an abortion in Ireland during 2020, a similar number to the prior year, showing that abortion is very much…

Press release: At least 10 people every week were forced to travel for care throughout 2020 pandemic

Data released today by the UK government shows that during 2020, 565 people gave addresses from Ireland, North and South, when having an abortion in England or Wales. 371 travelled…

Repeal Review text overlayed above image of two hands in a 'pinky swear'

Press Release: On the Abortion Review, has the government lied to us?

24th May 2021 On the third anniversary of the repeal of the 8th Amendment, the Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) highlights the promises broken by the Minister of Health on abortion,…