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#Referendum

Marian Keyes raised over €3,000 for Together For Yes with her own Twitter drive

That’s one way to raise a few bob.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook page where women tell their abortion stories deliberately sabotaged in online attack In Her Shoes

Facebook page where women tell their abortion stories deliberately sabotaged in online attack

In Her Shoes is a community of women who have had experiences with the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie How to get ready to vote in the Eighth Amendment referendum Check The Register

How to get ready to vote in the Eighth Amendment referendum

We have everything you need to know.

From TheJournal.ie 'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign Referendum This post contains videos

'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign

The campaign claimed today that it has already canvassed 300,000 homes.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May Abortion

Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-choice campaigners say they will 'of course' accept result of referendum Together For Yes

Pro-choice campaigners say they will 'of course' accept result of referendum

Campaign group Together For Yes was launched in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie TDs approve Eighth Amendment referendum Bill Abortion

TDs approve Eighth Amendment referendum Bill

Health Minister Simon Harris said Ireland’s abortion law must change to help women who are currently “isolated and neglected”.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin moves Ard Fheis forward to June to sort Eighth Amendment policy Horse Before Cart

Sinn Féin moves Ard Fheis forward to June to sort Eighth Amendment policy

Mary Lou McDonald said the Amendment has caused “an alphabet soup of misery”.

From TheJournal.ie Half of voters are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment Opinion Poll

Half of voters are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

A referendum on the issue is due to take place this summer.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast student seeks rights for Irish citizens in Northern Ireland to be allowed vote in Eighth referendum Eighth Amendment
From TheJournal.ie Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum High Court

Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum

A Belfast law firm said the issue is “a matter of national importance”.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands march in Dublin calling for Eighth Amendment to be retained Save The Eighth

Thousands march in Dublin calling for Eighth Amendment to be retained

Organisers said the rally would be the “biggest of the campaign” urging people to vote no in the upcoming referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Government releases wording of what will replace the Eighth Amendment if referendum passes Abortion
From TheJournal.ie Special Cabinet meeting to consider final wording of Eighth Amendment referendum Abortion

Special Cabinet meeting to consider final wording of Eighth Amendment referendum

Ministers will also consider and publish the Referendum Bill which formally allows for a referendum to be called.

From TheJournal.ie Ruling that Justice Minister 'obliged to consider' pregnancies in deportation cases could be 'helpful' The Unborn

Ruling that Justice Minister 'obliged to consider' pregnancies in deportation cases could be 'helpful'

A 2016 High Court ruling that said the Minister is obliged to consider the prospective rights of the unborn in deportation cases has been upheld by Ireland’s highest court.

From TheJournal.ie Argument from Justice Minister that unborn has no constitutional rights 'radical', Supreme Court told Bunreacht Na HÉireann

Argument from Justice Minister that unborn has no constitutional rights 'radical', Supreme Court told

The Supreme Court is considering the legal arguments for and against defining ‘the unborn’ in the Constitution as an unborn child.

From TheJournal.ie Seven people who took part in the last Citizens' Assembly weren't recruited properly Mistake

Seven people who took part in the last Citizens' Assembly weren't recruited properly

The majority view on four questions cannot be determined as a result.

From TheJournal.ie Giving the unborn full rights would have consequences 'with reverberations', Supreme Court hears Supreme Court

Giving the unborn full rights would have consequences 'with reverberations', Supreme Court hears

A landmark Supreme Court appeal hearing is under way which is expected to have crucial ramifications for the pending referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie Cabinet approves draft bill clearing way Oireachtas to set new abortion laws if 8th is repealed The Eighth

Cabinet approves draft bill clearing way Oireachtas to set new abortion laws if 8th is repealed

The deadline for production of a final bill is 6 March.

From TheJournal.ie About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks Opinion Poll

About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says she isn’t sure if the referendum will pass.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court dismisses Pro Life Campaign request to become adviser in 'defining the unborn' case Constitution

Supreme Court dismisses Pro Life Campaign request to become adviser in 'defining the unborn' case

The Pro Life Campaign had argued that it had spent “a significant amount of time” on the issue of defining the unborn.

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: 'I don't believe there should be unrestricted access to abortion at any point in time' 12 Weeks

Coveney: 'I don't believe there should be unrestricted access to abortion at any point in time'

The Tánaiste attempted to clarify his position ahead of the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar: 'Right now a 15-year-old girl who is raped cannot get an abortion' The Eighth

Varadkar: 'Right now a 15-year-old girl who is raped cannot get an abortion'

Leo Varadkar said no foreign funding should prop up either campaign in the referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Citizens' Assembly recommends a permanent electoral commission, equal funding and weekend voting Voting

Citizens' Assembly recommends a permanent electoral commission, equal funding and weekend voting

The Assembly has been hearing from experts on the issue all weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should referenda only be held at non-religious venues? What Do You Think This post contains a poll

Poll: Should referenda only be held at non-religious venues?

How Ireland carries out a referendum is being discussed by the Citizens’ Assembly this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Atheist Ireland calls for bibles to be removed from referendum polling stations Losing My Religion

Atheist Ireland calls for bibles to be removed from referendum polling stations

The group calls the current system “discriminatory”.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says ministers will be allowed 'dissent' on Eighth Amendment 2018 Referendum

Taoiseach says ministers will be allowed 'dissent' on Eighth Amendment

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar added that his own personal views wouldn’t decide what stance the Cabinet takes.

From TheJournal.ie Legal abortion in cases of rape would be a 'GP-led service' under draft proposals Referendum

Legal abortion in cases of rape would be a 'GP-led service' under draft proposals

Cases of rape would follow the same rules as the proposed 12 week limit.

From TheJournal.ie Only small minority would support lowering voting age to 16 Referendum

Only small minority would support lowering voting age to 16

The voting age referendum is one of a raft that will be put to the public in the coming years.

From TheJournal.ie How much would a general election delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment? Ballot Box

How much would a general election delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment?

For one, a summer referendum would be out the window.

From TheJournal.ie Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover Independence

Catalonia's leader wants 'democratic opposition' to Spanish government's takeover

The Spanish prime minister last night quashed the Catalan parliament and called an election for late December.

From TheJournal.ie 450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco' Spain

450,000 protest in Barcelona as Catalan leader claims Spanish government is 'acting like Franco'

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont was scathing in his condemnation of the Spanish government’s decision to strip him and his administration of their autonomy.

From TheJournal.ie Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push Tension

Spain to suspend Catalonia's autonomy unless leader abandons independence push

If Catalonia does not provide a satisfactory response by 8am tomorrow, direct rule could be imposed.

From TheJournal.ie UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough Impeachment

UCD referendum to be held for impeachment of Students' Union president Katie Ascough

Last month, Ascough pulled abortion information from a fresher’s magazine.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain Referendum

Catalan president may declare region independent in defiance of Spain

All eyes will be on Carles Puigdemont’s speech later today.

From TheJournal.ie Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law Eighth Amendment

Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law

A referendum on the topic is set to take place next year.

From TheJournal.ie FC Barcelona, tourist sites and universities all expected to join Catalonia general strike today Independence

FC Barcelona, tourist sites and universities all expected to join Catalonia general strike today

The strike is to condemn police violence at a banned weekend referendum on independence.

From TheJournal.ie Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum Independence Day

Catalan leader says region has won right to independence after 90% vote Yes in chaotic referendum

The controversial referendum saw violent scenes as Spanish police attempted to prevent the poll from taking place.