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The referendum to Repeal the Eighth Amendment, which was a ban on abortion in almost all circumstances, took place on May 25 2018. One year on, Galway Pro-Choice spoke to the Galway Advertiser on what has changed, and why it believes there is still a need for pro-choice campaigning in Ireland.
Suzi Coombs, Galway Pro Choice
With a majority of Galway TDs opposed to, or undeclared on, repealing the Eighth Amendment, Galway Pro-Choice is calling on the 11 TDs, spread across the county's three constituencies, to "investigate the full impact" of the Eighth on women's lives.
Whatever today's outcome in the stand-off between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáíl over the controversy surrounding the Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, there must be no delay in, or backtracking on, holding a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
The fifth anniversary of the death of the Savita Halappanavar will be marked by a candlelit vigil on Saturday October 28 at 6:30pm on Church Yard Street at the Galway Market.
More than 100 women gave Galway addresses when accessing an abortion in the UK in 2016. At least 9 women travelled each month from Galway to the United Kingdom in order to access abortion services.
A rally to demand the right of Irish women to have full reproductive freedom and autonomy over their own bodies will take place this weekend as part of a series of Repeal events across the State.
Sunday May 14th in 8 cities of Ireland and the UK with more to be announced.
The fourth anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar will be marked in Galway city tomorrow with a memorial event orgainsed by Galway Pro-Choice.