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Press Release: Historic day as Ireland emphatically votes to remove the 8th amendment

“We’re overjoyed with the result, and so proud to have been one of the three core organisations in Together for Yes” said ARC spokesperson Linda Kavanagh in Dublin this afternoon….

I’m a Mother, I’m a Catholic, and I’m Voting YES

Abortion has been happening in Ireland all my life. It’s time we accepted that and cared for women properly here at home. As a 64 year old Catholic woman with…

Sharing Stories: I felt like I was doing it all in secret

As part of our Citizens Assembly submission we gathered the real stories of real women who had been affected by the 8th Amendment. Now, as we approach the referendum to remove the…

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Why the Oireachtas Committee voted for Repeal

  Overview The Joint Oireachtas Committee on the 8th Amendment published its recommendations in December 2017. The key outcomes of their vote are summarised in our previous blogpost. Here, we…

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Explaining the Joint Oireachtas Committee Votes

On Wednesday 13 December, the Joint Oireachtas Committee voted on what they wanted to recommend to the government. The voting process was a bit complicated, and there was some confusion…