To be updated
Events hosted (and attended) to date by Doctors for Choice
September 27th 2014: March for Choice, Dublin
September 6th 2014: Repeal the 8th Amendment conference, Gresham Hotel, Dublin
June 6th 2014: National Women’s Council of Ireland AGM, Gresham Hotel, Dublin.
March 5th 2014: New abortion legislation: doctor’s or a woman’s right to choose? Professor Veronica O’Keane Emmet Theatre Trinity College Dublin 7pm-8.30pm. Hosted with Medical Students for Choice Ireland
January 13th 2014: Abortion Values Clarification Workshop Dublin. Hosted with Catholics for Choice
December 2nd 2013: We attended the IFPA’s High Level Legal Seminar in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin and participated in the discussion at the event.
November 23rd 2013: We attended the Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) Winter meeting in Athlone.
November 15th and 16th 2013: We attended the Festival for Choice in Dublin organised by Abortion Rights Campaign.
November 2013: Constitutional Convention- we attended meetings in Galway and Dublin and emailed a 15 page submission to the Convention.
October 16th and 17th 2013: Communications and Advocacy Weekend. Hosted with Global Doctors for Choice in Dublin.
October 7th 2013: Repeal the 8th Amendment Campaign. Doctors for Choice hosted Press Conference in Merrion Hotel, Dublin attended by Abortion Rights Campaign, Action on X, Akidwa, Cork Women Right to Choose Group, Dublin Well Woman Centre, Irish Council for Civil Liberties, National Women’s Council of Ireland, Terminations for Medical Reasons, Union of Students in Ireland, Unite Trade Union and the Socialist Party.
September 28th 2013: Doctors for Choice Annual Conference. ‘Being a Pro-Choice Doctor’ 11 am
September 28th 2013: We attended March for Choice Dublin 2pm at Garden of Remembrance, Dublin and screening of ‘After Tiller’ at 4pm in the Irish Film Institute in Dublin
July 8th 2013: Reproductive Health Round Table, morning session in NWCI, Dublin with NWCI, Action on X, Bpas, Catholics for Choice, Abortion Rights Campaign. Reproductive Health Round Table, afternoon session, Buswell’s Hotel, Dublin with Bpas, Catholics for Choice, Abortion Rights Campaign, Amnesty Ireland, Joan Collins TD United Left, Senator Ivana Bacik Labour and Olivia Mitchell TD Fine Gael.
May 28th 2013: Doctors for Choice Parliamentary Briefing in Audio Visual room of Leinster House, Dail Eireann 3pm. Hosted with National Women’s Council of Ireland and Irish Council for Civil Liberties.
May 20th 2013: Dr Peadar O’Grady of Doctors for Choice is invited to make an oral submission to the Parliamentary hearing on the proposed Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013.
May 8th 2013: Doctors for Choice makes written submission on Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill 2013
April 8th 2013: Dr Mary Favier, Dr Mark Murphy and Dr Peadar O’Grady appear on ‘Would You Believe’ documentary broadcast on the state television channel RTE One.
March 5th 2013: Doctors for Choice seminar ‘Abortion and the Lives and Health of Women in Ireland’ Hosted with National Women’s Council of Ireland, Dublin with Marge Berer Editor, Reproductive Health Matters and Orla O’Connor, Director of NWCI, Dr Mary Favier, Dr Mark Murphy and Dr Peadar O’Grady.
January 19th 2013: We attended inaugural Abortion Rights Campaign conference, Teacher’s Club, Dublin