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"Mo chorp, mo rogha"- O'Connell Bridge brought to a standstill by the Strike 4 Repeal

The Strike 4 Repeal has taken over Ireland.

WOMEN ALL OVER Ireland have gathered to Strike 4 Repeal.

Marches have been taking place in every corner of Ireland, with the Dublin strike bringing O’Connell Bridge to a complete standstill with the turnout.

The strike began the picket at the Department of Justice at 10.30am

#strike4repeal

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Before making it’s way to the Department of the Taoiseach, and the Department of Health, before finally gathering at O’Connell Bridge at 12.30pm

See anyone you know ? #strike4repeal #dublintown #discoverdublin #destinationdublin

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The only thing that can shut the city down worse than the Luas works #repealthe8th #strike4repeal #dublin #IWD2017

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The bridge is completely blocked by the strike

Amazing scenes at #Strike4Repeal going on right now 💪 #RepealThe8th #InternationalWomensDay

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And it’s just getting bigger

Further marches have been taking place in the likes of Sligo, Meath, Cork, Galway, Kilkenny, and Kerry

And students in colleges all over the country also walked out of lectures at 12pm to show their solidarity with the Repeal the 8th movement on International Women’s Day

Hey hey ho ho, the 8th Amendment has to go! #Strike4Repeal #UCC #RepealThe8th

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Musician Hozier was even spotted showing his support in Dublin

Planners on strike*! With unexpected Hozier photobomb. #Repeal8th #Strike4Repeal #IWD17 *On our lunch hour.

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Further strikes are taking place across the sea, with groups in Oxford showing their solidarity

Back in Dublin though, the city is definitely stopping to listen

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