Category Archives: Repeal the 8th

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,…

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Figure eight on a maroon background with "Repealed 25th May 2018" across it in white text

We are the women that repealed the 8th.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…