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Local abortion services must be in place in time for January 2019 deadline

This press statement was issued on December 6th 2018 Kerry for Choice welcomes the passage of the passage of the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill in the Dáil. While we remain troubled at numerous provisions contained in the Bill, this is a momentous step towards achieving abortion rights in Ireland. Paula Dennan, spokesperson for Kerry for Choice said;…

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Kerry for Choice warns against two-tiered system for abortion care

This press statement was issued on November 11th 2018 Kerry for Choice welcomes the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill moving on to the next stage, but warns against a two-tiered system when it comes to abortion access. Paula Dennan, Kerry for Choice spokesperson said; “We are pleased that the Health Committee rejected amendments brought forward by anti-choice TDs.…

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Issues with abortion legislation must be resolved says Kerry for Choice

This press statement was issued on October 26th 2018 Kerry for Choice welcomes this week’s Dáil vote which brings the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill to committee stage, but reiterates problems with the legislation. Paula Dennan, Kerry for Choice spokesperson said; “We are glad to see the legislation passing to the next stage. The referendum passed five months…

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Abortion services must be provided locally

This press statement was issued on September 28th 2018 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…

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Kerry for Choice to take part in 7th Annual March for Choice

This press statement was issued on September 23rd 2018  The Abortion Rights Campaign 7th Annual March for Choice takes place on Saturday, September 29th in Dublin. Kerry for Choice will be there to represent the pro-choice people of Kerry and march in solidarity with the one woman every week who leaves Kerry to access abortion services abroad. Paula Dennan, spokesperson…

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

This press statement was issued on September 9th 2018 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.…

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Kerry says YES to care, compassion and change

This press statement was issued on May 27th 2018 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…

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Together for Yes campaign holds four stalls across Kerry

This press statement was issued on April 21st 2018 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:…

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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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