Choice Ireland was founded in 2007 by a diverse group of pro-choice activists. We are a voluntary organisation with no full-time or paid staff, no office, and no funding. We are not affiliated to any political party.
Commenting on anti-abortion billboards which have appeared around Dublin recently, Choice Ireland spokesperson Stephanie Lord said:
"Choice Ireland have received a number of angry and offended emails about these billboards, which proclaim that abortion tears a woman's life apart. Some of the emails are from women who have had abortions themselves and who object to the message the billboards convey. These billboards do not speak for them.
On Saturday, 27th August, from 12noon to 1pm, Choice Ireland will hold its latest demonstration against the rogue crisis pregnancy agency, the WRC, at 50 Upper Dorset Street, Dublin 1.
Choice Ireland was involved in organising the 2010 Feminist Walking Tour in Dublin on International Women's Day. Below is the text of the booklet produced for the tour and audio recording made during the tour. To see the locations mapped see Andrew Flood's
On 1 December 2009, Choice Ireland appeared before the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children to present the results of its investigation into rogue crisis pregnancy agencies operating in Ireland, and to call on the government to regulate the activities of these groups. Choice Ireland members Sinéad Ahern and Maura Lane represented the group at the hearing, which heard details of the tactics used by these agencies to prevent women gaining access to the crisis pregnancy support services they need. For more on the CI investigation please "read more":
Three speakers talk about the pro-choice struggles in Ireland they were involved in over the last three decades. These include the 1983 anti-referendum campaign, the Womens' Information Network, the SPUC v students case, Dublin Abortion Information Campaign, X-Case, Repeal 8th Amendment, 1992 Referendum, Dublin Abortion Rights Group, Alliance for a No Vote, 1998 referendum, Choice Ireland and the D-Case.
A list of websites of interest; they do not necessarily represent the views of Choice Ireland