Press Statements

Abortion services must be provided locally

Ahead of the Abortion Rights Campaign 7th Annual March for Choice in Dublin on Saturday, September 29th, Kerry for Choice calls on the Government to ensure that abortion services are provided locally. Paula Dennan, Kerry for Choice spokesperson said; “Women living in rural Ireland must have the same access to reproductive healthcare as those living in cities. We cannot allow mandatory…

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Kerry for Choice welcomes Supreme Court decision not to hear challenge to referendum vote

Kerry for Choice welcomes the Supreme Court decision that there are no grounds to hear an appeal to challenge the referendum result. This decision clears the way for President Higgins to sign the Referendum Bill into law and for the Government to introduce legislation allowing for abortion when the Dáil returns.   Paula Dennan, spokesperson for Kerry for Choice said;…

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Kerry says YES to care, compassion and change

Kerry Together for Yes welcomes the overwhelming Yes vote in Kerry. This is a vote for care, compassion and change for pregnant people in Ireland. Paula Dennan, Kerry Together for Yes convener said; “The people of Kerry are compassionate. They understand there is no one size fits all approach for women and their families. They understand the Eighth Amendment is…

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Articles

#Register4Yes – Making sure you can vote

Every vote will be important in the upcoming referendum to remove the Eighth Amendment from our Constitution. It is therefore important that you make sure you, your family and friends can vote if at all possible. In order to vote on May 25th you have to be an Irish Citizen, 18 or over on the day of the referendum, have…

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Together for Yes campaign holds four stalls across Kerry

Today (21.04.18) the Together for Yes campaign held four information stalls in Kerry to encourage people to vote Yes on May 25th Kerry Together for Yes volunteers were out in Cahersiveen, Killarney and Tralee, while Corca Dhuibhne Together for Yes were out in Dingle. Paula Dennan, Kerry Together for Yes said: “Local engagement on the issue is certainly increasing since…

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Kerry for Choice joins national Together for Yes campaign

    Kerry for Choice has joined Together for Yes, the National Civil Society campaign to remove the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution. Kerry for Choice spokesperson and Convener Paula Dennan said: “We are proud to join the national Together for Yes campaign to remove the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution on Friday, May 25th. We are calling on all…

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Letters

We must have more compassion for human frailty

This letter, by Kerry for Choice member Saorlait Moore-Foley, first appeared in The Kerryman on the 8th March 2018 IT seems to me that both sides of the abortion debate are motivated by fear. THE world in which we live can be frightening and unpredictable, and our lives can be messy and confusing. I think those who claim pro-life views…

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Abortion is a decision that is never taken lightly

This letter, by Kerry for Choice member Fionnuala Sarsfield, first appeared in The Kerryman on the 28th February 2018 I read with interest Michael Gleeson’s letter re morality and the choices women make (The Kerryman, February 21). Elderly gentlemen seem to think that women who don’t do what they are told are immoral. Abortion is never a decision that is…

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