WE OWN OUR HOSPITALS!
NATIONAL MARCH ON SUNDAY 7TH MAY 2PM
GARDEN OF REMEMBRANCE TO LEINSTER HOUSE
Please join us as we march through Dublin on May 7th to protest against the decision of Minister Simon Harris to grant ownership of the National Maternity Hospital to the Sisters of Charity. The march, themed ‘We Own Our Hospitals’, will gather at 2pm outside the Garden of Remembrance and finish at Merrion Square outside Leinster House.
NATIONWIDE PROTEST :: SATURDAY APRIL 22ND, 3PM :: WE OWN OUR HOSPITALS!
On Tuesday the 18th of April, the Sisters of Charity, a religious organisation that still owes millions of euro to the redress scheme for institutional abuse victims, were announced as the intended ‘sole owners’ of the new State-funded National Maternity Hospital being built in south Dublin. Read more here.
A list of protests taking place at maternity hospitals around the country on Saturday 22nd April at 3pm is here. We own our own hospitals! If you can’t take part in person, please join us on social media and tag #parents4choice.
Read our Press Release on this issue here.
St. Vincents – protest location Merrion Road side
Erika Csibi of P4C will be joined at St. Vincent’s, by Gaye Edwards, TFMR, Dr Jo Murphy Lawless of the Elephant Collective, Sarah from the Abortion Rights Campaign.
National Maternity Hospital Holles Street – protest location Merrion Square East, at bicycle railings
Lisa Carey of P4C will be joined at NMH by Graham and Helen Linehan, Wendy Lyon of Choice Ireland, Anna Cosgrave of Repeal Project, Emily Waszak of Anti Racism Network, and Voices for Choice.
University Maternity Hospital Limerick – protest location Ennis Road across from the Strand Hotel
Sinéad Redmond of P4C will be joined at UMHL by Yvie of Limerick Feminist Network and Arlette from Clare ARC.
Cork University Maternity Hospital – Protest location Bus stop at main gates
University Hospital Galway – protest location main traffic entrance Newcastle Road
Jenni Owen-Thomas of P4C will be joined at Galway University Hospital by Dette McLoughlin of Galway ProChoice, Niall O’Tuathaill, father and Repeal campaigner, and Joe Loughnane of Anti Racism Network.
March for Choice
The 5th Annual March for Choice will take place in Dublin on Saturday September 24th marking the Global Day of Action for Access to Safe and Legal Abortion.