Category Archives: Repeal the 8th

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…

I marched, canvassed, and campaigned

Shauna February 2018: My father-in-law is anti-choice. I definitively found this out this evening when I asked if he was registered and ready to vote yes for freedom to informed…

How the North West was won

Lyn Brookes – Leitrim ARC I arrived in Ireland in October 2008 aged 48 years.  I had a hysterectomy at 33 so things like contraception and unexpectedly finding myself pregnant…

Figure eight on a maroon background with "Repealed 25th May 2018" across it in white text

We are the women that repealed the 8th.

G.K. I was involved with Dún Laoghaire Repeal the 8th which subsequently became Dún Laoghaire together for yes.  We first met in a local pro-choice pub in September 2016. I…

Figure eight on a maroon background with "Repealed 25th May 2018" across it in white text

Write your Repeal story

To mark the two year anniversary of Ireland repealing the 8th, we’re inviting you to write your own Repeal story. Did you canvass? Leaflet drop? Speak to family, friends or…