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#repeal the 8th

Saoirse Ronan told Vogue Magazine she was "so proud" of Ireland for repealing the 8th

She’s also obsessed with Mary Queen of Scots.

Russell Crowe has backed Saoirse Long in calling for a Yes vote

“Nobody’s daughter should ever be told she doesn’t have authority over her own body.”

How has the referendum changed the public's interpretation of 'The Influencer?'

“Some people think it’s easier to say nothing rather than lose followers. But why act like a wallflower in certain situations?”

Why women don't deserve to be labeled as 'hard cases' or 'easy cases' in the abortion debate

“Such categorisation is too simplistic and robs the debate of the nuance it deserves.”

Here's why Irish artists contributed to the Repeal campaign, in their own words

‘I feel compelled as an artist to create art about things I care about, as I feel it’s a great opportunity to allow people to see things through your eyes.’

From TheJournal.ie Abortion rates and Christy Moore's appeal in focus as campaign nears the end Campaign Trail This post contains videos

Abortion rates and Christy Moore's appeal in focus as campaign nears the end

Moore says that he was called a “wife-swapping sodomite” at a campaign march many years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Council won't reverse cancellation of Eighth Amendment book event in spite of councillors' vote Literary Festival

Council won't reverse cancellation of Eighth Amendment book event in spite of councillors' vote

The Council has said it can’t be seen to be using public funding to support either side.

From TheJournal.ie Q&A: What will we be asked to vote on in the Eighth Amendment referendum? Eighth Amendment

Why influencers are to be commended for speaking out on #RepealThe8th

Marissa Carter, Pippa O’Connor, Suzanne Jackson and Joanne Larby have all spoken out this week.

11 of the gassest reactions to U2 coming out in support of Together For Yes

The country’s love/hate relationship summarised.

From TheJournal.ie Maser's Repeal the 8th mural is back up in Temple Bar (and it won’t come down this time) Another Lick On The Wall This post contains videos

Maser's Repeal the 8th mural is back up in Temple Bar (and it won’t come down this time)

Only this week it was removed from another wall in the area.

A new Repeal The 8th mural has gone up in Dublin

The original was removed last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again) MASER

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)

The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.

Maser's Repeal The 8th mural is back at the Project Arts Centre

Guess who’s back, back again …

Why you need the Don't Stop Repealin' podcast in the run-up to the referendum

The podcast kicked off this week.

From TheJournal.ie Repeal-supporting Micheál Martin doesn't think he's out of step with his own party Repeal The 8th

Repeal-supporting Micheál Martin doesn't think he's out of step with his own party

Martin says his party’s TDs are free to hold their own views.

9 of the quickest reactions to Micheál Martin coming out in favour of Repeal The 8th

“Was he visited by three ghosts last night?”

These homemade Repeal The 8th Christmas baubles are going on sale in Dublin next month

Made by an Irish mammy for choice, no less.

Should social influencers feel obliged to speak out on Repeal The 8th?

There have been calls for social influencers to speak out on Repeal The 8th – but is that their responsibility?

From TheJournal.ie Second Dublin hotel cancels pro-life meeting after alleged death threats against staff The Eighth

Second Dublin hotel cancels pro-life meeting after alleged death threats against staff

Two venues have cancelled the event in the last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool' Fatal Foetal Abnormality

'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool'

How many more girls are our government prepared to abuse while they delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment, asks Gerry Edwards.

From TheJournal.ie No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment Abortion This post contains videos

No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment

The Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendation will be sent to the Oireachtas.

From TheJournal.ie The Citizens' Assembly votes on abortion today. Here's how it will play out The Eighth

The Citizens' Assembly votes on abortion today. Here's how it will play out

Up to four votes could take place over the course of two days.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dismay' and online anger as pro-choice TFMR Ireland excluded from Citizens' Assembly Repeal The 8th

'Dismay' and online anger as pro-choice TFMR Ireland excluded from Citizens' Assembly

17 groups were chosen from 120 submissions to present in front the Citizen’s Assembly

From TheJournal.ie Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March Strike4Repeal

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

A number of businesses will also support their staff in walking out.

From TheJournal.ie My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his Opinion

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his

Gerry Edwards, chairperson of TFMR Ireland, on the pain and courage inherent in using a personal bereavement in a very public battle.

From TheJournal.ie The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda Devil In The Details

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda

The current regime will be laid out but not critiqued.

From TheJournal.ie Sitting down with Maser: The man and the artist behind the blue Repeal wall Interview

Sitting down with Maser: The man and the artist behind the blue Repeal wall

The 35-year-old’s love for his craft is matched only by his love for his city.

From TheJournal.ie A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality Fatal Foetal Abnormality

A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality

They say that their child has been diagnosed with Edwards syndrome, which could mean their child will only live for minutes or hours.

From TheJournal.ie Trouble brewing as Independent Alliance still want a free vote on Repeal the Eighth bill Abortion

Trouble brewing as Independent Alliance still want a free vote on Repeal the Eighth bill

An Independent Alliance source said the members have the same thoughts on the Bill as they did on Mick Wallace’s legislation on fatal foetal abnormalities.

From TheJournal.ie 'Examining the dress code of other parliaments is ridiculous' Dail Dress Code

'Examining the dress code of other parliaments is ridiculous'

The dress attire of politicians in the Dáil was raised at a recent committee meeting.

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