The Center for Reproductive Rights (CRR) having an address at 199 Water Street, New York, NY 10038, USA is raising money in the United States to Repeal 8th Amendment. Further it employs Irish lobbyists DHR Communications Limited an Irish registered company having a registered office at 2 Drumartin Road, Goatstown, Dublin 14 to lobby members of the Oireachtas to achieve their political goals.
DHR Communications Limited are registered lobbyists on behalf of CRR. Here is a link to http://www.lobbying.ie . They confirm on their website that CRR is a client of theirs.
This company was set up by Catherine Heaney former head of Irish Family Planning Association, which is campaigning to repeal the 8th amendment and which has received funding from the US based IPPF.
Below here’s a recent fundraising email CRR sent out in America seeking money to fight for abortion in Ireland. As you know it is unlawful to fundraise abroad for purposes of political campaigning in Ireland.
From: “Center for Reproductive Rights” <email@example.com>
Subject: We won’t stop until every woman has abortion access
Date: September 28, 2017 at 11:36:58 AM EDT
Reply-To: Center for Reproductive Rights <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Hiring DHR as lobbyists is proof of intent to engage in ‘political campaigning in Ireland.
They also issue press releases calling fro a change in the law in Ireland.
You can see these here.
All of the following documents also confirm that they are campaigning here.