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    December 2, 2019

    Submission to the Committee on the Elimi...

    About our Organisations The Abortion Rights Campaign (ARC) is a grassroots all-volunteer group dedicated to achieving free, safe, legal and local abor...
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    March 21, 2019

    ARC policy submission on misuse of crimi...

    The Misuse of Criminal Law Regarding Abortion in Ireland and Northern Ireland Submitted to the International Commission of Jurists, Joint United Natio...
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    February 25, 2019

    Let’s talk about: why we need free...

    In this blog post from our ‘Let’s talk about’ series, we talk about why ‘free, safe and legal’ is crucial for more than just abo...
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    January 24, 2019

    Need an abortion?

    During the COVID-19 crisis, the HSE is allowing telemedicine abortion access.  For the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, abortion care will be ...
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    January 17, 2019

    Press release: ARC condemns wrongful ref...

    The Abortion Rights Campaign condemns the wrongful refusal of care of a woman diagnosed with a fatal foetal anomaly at the Coombe Hospital.
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Important

Need an abortion?

During the COVID-19 crisis, the HSE is allowing telemedicine abortion access.  For the duration of the COVID-19 emergency, abortion care will be accessible via telemedicine. If your pregnancy is less…

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…

Why ARC supports the 26th June protest for public and secular ownership of our National Maternity Hospital

On the 26th of June, a large crowd is expected at an outdoor protest against the ongoing collaboration of Church and State in delivering maternity services in Ireland. The current…

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…

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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,…

Press release: Sinn Fein lets down abortion seekers and activists by abstaining on DUP vote to restrict abortion access in Stormont

Yesterday, the DUP’s bill aimed at restricting abortion access for families who receive a devastating diagnosis of severe foetal impairment had its second reading in Stormont. Alliance for Choice are…