Press Statements

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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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

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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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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Letters

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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Wording of enabling clause welcomed by Kerry for Choice

This statement was issued on 21st February 2018 Kerry for Choice welcomes the Government’s proposed clear and concise enabling clause as an important step toward a referendum to Repeal the Eighth Amendment. Kerry for Choice spokesperson and Convener Paula Dennan said the insertion of an enabling clause which reads: “Provision may be made by law for the regulation of termination…

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