Repeal the 8th groups refuse to reveal spend on referendum to RTE/Primetime

It has been reported by RTE / Primetime that two of the three leading pro-repeal campaign groups are refusing to say how much they will spend during the abortion referendum. In contrast, all of the main groups campaigning for a NO vote had answered in full. Pro-choice groups say they will spend more than €500,000. … Continue reading Repeal the 8th groups refuse to reveal spend on referendum to RTE/Primetime

Soros / Open Society Foundations makes massive donation to ICCL

It has reported that Open Society Foundations (OSF) has made a very substantial donation to the ICCL which is a lead campaigner for repeal of the 8th Amendment. We understand that the ICCL was the subject of several complaints to the Standards in Public Office Commission. OSF was founded by billionaire businessman George Soros, who with … Continue reading Soros / Open Society Foundations makes massive donation to ICCL

Is Criminal Funding Endemic to Repeal The 8th/ Together 4 Yes Campaign?   

Many were not surprised by the recent rebranding  of the repeal the 8th lobby as the vaguely titled 'Together for Yes Campaign' given the somewhat negative associations of the former. What was surprising though is the fact that it failed to jettison some of its former member organisations that are now the subject of criminal … Continue reading Is Criminal Funding Endemic to Repeal The 8th/ Together 4 Yes Campaign?