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"It's a woman speaking to another woman": Amanda Palmer wrote a song about being in Ireland during the 8th referendum
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# Repeal The 8th

"It's a woman speaking to another woman": Amanda Palmer wrote a song about being in Ireland during the 8th referendum

Mar 6th 2019, 7:08 PM 3,765 Views 0 Comments

“It’s so impossible to disentangle the personal and the political.”

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment
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# Repealed

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment

Dec 14th 2018, 7:00 PM 4,488 Views 4 Comments

“It’s a moment brought about by a movement in the streets, civil disobedience, and young people and women in particularly fighting for change. Let’s keep it up!”

Your Repeal fire will be reignited watching Felicity Jones play ultra-feminist Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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# On The Basis Of Sex

Your Repeal fire will be reignited watching Felicity Jones play ultra-feminist Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jul 19th 2018, 11:47 AM 2,335 Views 0 Comments

The Notorious RBG is coming to a screen near you.

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

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

Jul 11th 2018, 4:48 PM 3,021 Views 1 Comment

She’s also obsessed with Mary Queen of Scots.

'The next generation will grow up in a more humane and decent Ireland than the one we have known'
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# Repealed The Eighth

'The next generation will grow up in a more humane and decent Ireland than the one we have known'

May 27th 2018, 5:43 PM 2,919 Views 3 Comments

Ireland did good.

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

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

May 25th 2018, 10:17 AM 7,299 Views 0 Comments

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

Pink is the latest celeb to call for a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment
# Together For Yes
# Together For Yes

Pink is the latest celeb to call for a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment

May 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,268 Views 1 Comment

She joins an ever-growing list.

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

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

May 21st 2018, 3:31 PM 5,559 Views 6 Comments

“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
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# Repeal The 8th

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

May 18th 2018, 6:45 PM 1,790 Views 3 Comments

“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
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# Repeal The 8th

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

May 18th 2018, 11:00 AM 2,973 Views 1 Comment

‘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.’

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

May 17th 2018, 12:39 PM 54,800 Views 158 Comments

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

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

May 15th 2018, 12:53 PM 12,977 Views 82 Comments

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

Saoirse Ronan and her fellow actors are backing Together For Yes with a powerful open letter
# Together For Yes
# Together For Yes

Saoirse Ronan and her fellow actors are backing Together For Yes with a powerful open letter

May 7th 2018, 10:30 AM 6,824 Views 6 Comments

“This is a once in a lifetime vote.”

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

May 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,501 Views 195 Comments

You asked, we answer.

Why influencers are to be commended for speaking out on #RepealThe8th
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# Repeal The 8th

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

May 4th 2018, 5:21 PM 7,216 Views 12 Comments

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
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# Together For Yes

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

May 2nd 2018, 8:43 AM 22,360 Views 4 Comments

The country’s love/hate relationship summarised.

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

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

Apr 27th 2018, 9:17 PM 23,141 Views 273 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 27th 2018, 5:53 PM 2,934 Views 0 Comments

The original was removed last week.

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

Apr 23rd 2018, 2:38 PM 18,893 Views 120 Comments

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
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# MASER

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

Apr 9th 2018, 2:35 PM 2,557 Views 1 Comment

Guess who’s back, back again …

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

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

Mar 16th 2018, 9:00 PM 3,449 Views 3 Comments

The podcast kicked off this week.

Louise O'Neill was scarlet when Ryan brought up her childhood Michael Collins obsession on the Late Late
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# Late Late

Louise O'Neill was scarlet when Ryan brought up her childhood Michael Collins obsession on the Late Late

Mar 10th 2018, 12:22 PM 11,007 Views 1 Comment

Having NONE of it.

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

Jan 19th 2018, 9:53 AM 12,768 Views 128 Comments

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
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# Repeal The 8th

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

Jan 18th 2018, 7:15 PM 12,663 Views 7 Comments

“Was he visited by three ghosts last night?”

A group of Irish Simpsons fans is selling merch inspired by the show to raise funds for the Coalition to Repeal the 8th
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# Worst Amendement Ever

A group of Irish Simpsons fans is selling merch inspired by the show to raise funds for the Coalition to Repeal the 8th

Jan 5th 2018, 4:29 PM 7,029 Views 8 Comments

“Can I borrow a repealing?

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

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 6:02 PM 3,817 Views 3 Comments

Made by an Irish mammy for choice, no less.

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

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

Oct 22nd 2017, 4:00 PM 4,867 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Sep 28th 2017, 2:26 PM 65,400 Views 311 Comments

Two venues have cancelled the event in the last week.

A #RepealThe8th protest inspired by The Handmaid's Tale just took place outside the Dáil
# Striking
# Striking

A #RepealThe8th protest inspired by The Handmaid's Tale just took place outside the Dáil

Sep 20th 2017, 2:51 PM 8,838 Views 27 Comments

“The handmaids are revolting.”

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

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

Jun 14th 2017, 6:30 AM 1,383 Views 48 Comments

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

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 6:17 PM 87,464 Views 261 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 13,670 Views 245 Comments

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

14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today
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# Strike4Repeal

14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today

Mar 8th 2017, 5:18 PM 11,748 Views 6 Comments

“Repeal The 8th You G*wl.”

Here's how you can participate in the women's strike around Ireland, even if you have to work
# Strike 4 Repeal
# Strike 4 Repeal

Here's how you can participate in the women's strike around Ireland, even if you have to work

Mar 8th 2017, 10:29 AM 25,279 Views 28 Comments

Strike 4 Repeal.

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

Feb 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,460 Views 70 Comments

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

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March
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# Strike4Repeal

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

Feb 16th 2017, 7:20 AM 11,408 Views 145 Comments

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

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

Feb 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 1,571 Views 119 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 26th 2016, 7:20 AM 6,869 Views 77 Comments

The current regime will be laid out but not critiqued.

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

Nov 19th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,488 Views 39 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 10th 2016, 8:44 AM 23,970 Views 77 Comments

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

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