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Harris lobbied by pharmacists' group and pharma company on free contraception
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Harris lobbied by pharmacists' group and pharma company on free contraception

Jan 26th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,700 Views 44 Comments

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment recommended free contraception for all women.

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland
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Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland

Dec 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 24,841 Views 84 Comments

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment in May of this year.

Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons
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Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons

Nov 6th 2018, 2:06 PM 18,884 Views 55 Comments

The Health Minister also said he wants the Bill to be inclusive of members of the trans community.

Campaigning for Repeal: 'My hijab made me a target. My brown skin made me a target'
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Campaigning for Repeal: 'My hijab made me a target. My brown skin made me a target'

Jun 10th 2018, 8:45 AM 59,731 Views 269 Comments

Now I see why so few other Muslim girls chose to voice opinions about the referendum, writes Somaya Mahmud.

Ruth Coppinger: No Leo, this wasn't a 'quiet revolution'
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Ruth Coppinger: No Leo, this wasn't a 'quiet revolution'

Jun 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 43,260 Views 102 Comments

It was the active involvement of tens of thousands on the ground in the referendum campaign – a social and political movement in itself – that was critical to the resounding win, writes Ruth Coppinger.

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum
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Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum

Jun 2nd 2018, 6:00 PM 37,049 Views 77 Comments

They raised concerns about some ballot boxes allegedly not being sealed correctly and so-called ‘family voting’.

Irish viewers were emotional watching the Gogglebox folk discuss last week's referendum
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Irish viewers were emotional watching the Gogglebox folk discuss last week's referendum

Jun 2nd 2018, 9:20 AM 23,845 Views 3 Comments

‘They just wanted a choice.’

Column: 'We need to learn from how we treated each other during the referendum'
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Column: 'We need to learn from how we treated each other during the referendum'

May 28th 2018, 7:00 AM 34,512 Views 77 Comments

Whatever way we voted, we are all human beings and deserve respect, writes Philip Kirwan.

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result
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GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result

May 27th 2018, 5:00 PM 26,693 Views 100 Comments

Abortion services are expected to be GP-led.

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result
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Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result

May 27th 2018, 3:52 PM 49,341 Views 57 Comments

Eamon Martin, the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has thanked “courageous” pro-life campaigners.

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law
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'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

May 27th 2018, 2:45 PM 18,769 Views 63 Comments

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer
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Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer

May 27th 2018, 10:13 AM 23,156 Views 148 Comments

It could be in place by the end of the year.

'Stepping out from under our shadows': How international media reacted to the referendum
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'Stepping out from under our shadows': How international media reacted to the referendum

May 27th 2018, 9:31 AM 25,329 Views 67 Comments

The eyes of the world were on Ireland yesterday.

This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online
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This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online

May 24th 2018, 5:03 PM 22,594 Views 131 Comments

Google said that it was blocking ads – but Google isn’t the only way for campaigns to place ads online.

Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow
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Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow

May 24th 2018, 6:05 AM 85,588 Views 143 Comments

The Eighth Amendment won’t be mentioned on the ballot paper.

'You have to examine your conscience': What tipped the scales for someone who voted for the 8th in 1983?
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# Tipping The Scales

'You have to examine your conscience': What tipped the scales for someone who voted for the 8th in 1983?

May 23rd 2018, 8:30 PM 3,615 Views 0 Comments

“I gave a lot of thought to this referendum.”

'Please come home Mam, I'm in agony': Parents of women who had crisis pregnancies urge Yes vote
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'Please come home Mam, I'm in agony': Parents of women who had crisis pregnancies urge Yes vote

May 23rd 2018, 2:41 PM 27,820 Views 128 Comments

Elaine Bedford spoke about her daughter’s experience taking abortion pills last year.

'She was not a baby with a fatal foetal abnormality, she was my baby, and she was perfect'
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'She was not a baby with a fatal foetal abnormality, she was my baby, and she was perfect'

May 23rd 2018, 7:00 AM 50,020 Views 156 Comments

We are being asked to sanction every future abortion in Ireland on the basis of my pain, and the pain of women like me, writes Vicky Wall.

John Bruton: 'Abortion ends a life. Once it has happened there is no going back'
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John Bruton: 'Abortion ends a life. Once it has happened there is no going back'

May 22nd 2018, 8:00 PM 26,847 Views 120 Comments

If the State is to have a obligation to step in to protect a one-month-old baby, it also has an obligation, four months earlier, to protect its right to be born, writes John Bruton.

'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England'
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'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England'

May 22nd 2018, 5:46 PM 12,232 Views 147 Comments

John Halligan has appealed to men, in particular, to back the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo'
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# The Eighth Amendment

'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo'

May 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 5,588 Views 3 Comments

How does it feel to go through cancer treatment when you could potentially get pregnant?

Watch: We put your questions to the chair of the Referendum Commission
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Watch: We put your questions to the chair of the Referendum Commission

May 21st 2018, 7:17 PM 5,734 Views 22 Comments

We spoke live to Justice Isobel Kennedy.

'It's not right for a woman to be criminalised for having a choice to her own body and her own quality of life'
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'It's not right for a woman to be criminalised for having a choice to her own body and her own quality of life'

May 20th 2018, 8:00 AM 2,549 Views 4 Comments

We spoke to 3 men in their early 20s who will be voting yes in the upcoming referendum and found out why.

What would you like to ask the head of the Referendum Commission?
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What would you like to ask the head of the Referendum Commission?

May 19th 2018, 7:45 PM 9,739 Views 0 Comments

We’re putting them to Justice Isobel Kennedy in a Facebook Live.

On the fence on the 8th? Here are the interviews everyone should listen to before May 25th
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# The 8th Interviews

On the fence on the 8th? Here are the interviews everyone should listen to before May 25th

May 19th 2018, 5:00 PM 3,429 Views 0 Comments

Make sure you’re informed before you go to the polls.

Families of those who died in road accidents 'upset' at placing of white crosses in Donegal
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Families of those who died in road accidents 'upset' at placing of white crosses in Donegal

May 19th 2018, 4:11 PM 30,704 Views 177 Comments

A Donegal Pro-Life campaigner told TheJournal.ie that “this is our version of posters”.

'I was in pain all the time': Pregnant woman denied treatment for 'gangrenous ovarian cyst'
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'I was in pain all the time': Pregnant woman denied treatment for 'gangrenous ovarian cyst'

May 19th 2018, 2:14 PM 38,036 Views 70 Comments

Kate Campbell had to have her ovary, fallopian tube and part of her abdominal wall removed.

'Our access to basic healthcare is determined by whether we can afford it, our visa status, our passport and our language'
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'Our access to basic healthcare is determined by whether we can afford it, our visa status, our passport and our language'

May 19th 2018, 8:00 AM 2,479 Views 1 Comment

Migrant women and pregnant people including asylum seekers are disproportionately affected by the 8th Amendment.

Two Irish women told us what it was like being students during the 1983 Referendum
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# 1983 Referendum

Two Irish women told us what it was like being students during the 1983 Referendum

May 18th 2018, 6:00 PM 3,059 Views 0 Comments

One voted for, one voted against the Amendment. How will they vote this time?

'I'm not amoral, not stupid, and not promiscuous. I took every precaution. I still got pregnant'
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'I'm not amoral, not stupid, and not promiscuous. I took every precaution. I still got pregnant'

May 18th 2018, 7:00 AM 61,421 Views 241 Comments

“Am I selfish for taking control of my own fate rather than simply letting life happen to me? I do not see it that way.”

12 little things you can do to switch off if the referendum is getting too much for you
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# Switch Off

12 little things you can do to switch off if the referendum is getting too much for you

May 14th 2018, 4:00 PM 4,096 Views 1 Comment

We all need to look after ourselves.

13 songs for Yes that you need to get you through to May 25th
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13 songs for Yes that you need to get you through to May 25th

May 12th 2018, 7:00 PM 4,226 Views 2 Comments

We’ve designed the perfect playlist.

The deadline to register to vote is today, here's what you need to know
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The deadline to register to vote is today, here's what you need to know

May 8th 2018, 1:45 PM 61,386 Views 81 Comments

It’s not too late to register but you need to get your skates on.

'I am Irish': Modern Family's Sarah Hyland on the need to repeal the 8th Amendment
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'I am Irish': Modern Family's Sarah Hyland on the need to repeal the 8th Amendment

May 8th 2018, 1:23 PM 31,360 Views 20 Comments

“I am a woman. I am Irish.”

Anti-amendment Dún Laoghaire bucked the national trend in '83. We went to talk to locals this week
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Anti-amendment Dún Laoghaire bucked the national trend in '83. We went to talk to locals this week

May 7th 2018, 9:00 PM 27,605 Views 137 Comments

The ’83 debate was bitter and divisive. Those who lived through it say there’s a more informed debate on the doorsteps today.

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions
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Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

May 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 86,880 Views 473 Comments

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

8 out of 10 voters in this area backed the Eighth Amendment in '83. We went to talk to locals this week
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8 out of 10 voters in this area backed the Eighth Amendment in '83. We went to talk to locals this week

May 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 33,819 Views 216 Comments

How are the campaigns shaping up in traditionally conservative Roscommon and east Mayo?

'It seems disingenuous that now a referendum about abortion is on the cards, women are now front and centre of Fianna Fáil'
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'It seems disingenuous that now a referendum about abortion is on the cards, women are now front and centre of Fianna Fáil'

May 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 4,521 Views 8 Comments

The photo which is mostly made up of men is quite jarring to the eye.

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?
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Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

May 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 49,534 Views 192 Comments

The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.

An Irish photographer has created a wonderful 'Humans of Repeal' Instagram in the run up the Referendum
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# Humans Of Repeal

An Irish photographer has created a wonderful 'Humans of Repeal' Instagram in the run up the Referendum

May 2nd 2018, 4:04 PM 4,280 Views 0 Comments

Molly Keane created the project after being inspired by ‘Humans of New York’.

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