Irish Family Planning Association receives foreign funding

It is well known that the Irish Family Planning Association (IFPA), a political group, supports and campaigns for the removal of the 8th Amendment, which is a political campaign. What is perhaps less known is that the IFPA receives a substantial amount of funds from the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). The relationship between the … Continue reading Irish Family Planning Association receives foreign funding

Repeal the 8th lobbyists Irish Family Planning Association registered with Lobbying.ie but claims it is not a campaigning body

Documents leaked last August by DC Leaks claimed that Open Society Foundations (OSF), which is bankrolled by billionaire investor George Soros, intended to remove Ireland’s constitutional protections for the unborn and establish in Ireland an unrestricted abortion regime. This was to be be achieved by massive funding of the repeal the 8th groups, the Abortion Rights Campaign, […]

FOI documents re SIPO warning of Abortion Rights Campaign – refund money to Soros or face prosecution

Here is a link to the correspondence between the Irish Standards in Public Office Commission and the Irish Abortion Rights Campaign regarding the funding from Open Society Foundations obtained under the Freedom of Information Act 2014 showing the flow of correspondence between the State watchdog charged with dealing with illegal campaign funding and the Abortion Rights Campaign. From … Continue reading FOI documents re SIPO warning of Abortion Rights Campaign – refund money to Soros or face prosecution

Repeal the 8th lobby groups de-register from SIPO

It is interesting that the main three repeal the 8th lobby pro-choice groups, Amnesty International Ireland, The Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the Abortion Rights Campaign have according to records of the Standards in Public Office (SIPO) de-registered from SIPO. Who is obliged to register? The Explanatory Note from SIPO setting out which organisations referred … Continue reading Repeal the 8th lobby groups de-register from SIPO

How to buy an Irish referendum

Have you been wondering why we are expending taxpayers’ funds in having a Citizens Assembly to discuss the issue of the Eight Amendment of the Irish Constitution in 2017 – when a lack of resources has resulted in record-breaking numbers of people on Irish hospital trolleys or on waiting lists? Have you been wondering why … Continue reading How to buy an Irish referendum