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From TheJournal.ie 'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar Eighth Amendment

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar

She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.

From TheJournal.ie Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin Abortion Rights Campaign

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

This was the seventh annual March for Choice and the first since the Eighth Amendment was removed from the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris Abortion Law

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris

The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland shedding its old skin', but will that include Fianna Fáil? 36th Amendment

'Ireland shedding its old skin', but will that include Fianna Fáil?

While the celebrations were all about women, when the dust settles, there will be a political aftermath to deal with.

From TheJournal.ie There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened Dublin Castle

There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened

There was talk that there would be a much more muted, sombre celebration at this referendum result. But how wrong people were.

16 touching moments from this historic day in Ireland

It’s been emotional.

Will you be out celebrating the referendum results this evening? Out Out This post contains a poll

Just 15 great responses to the referendum's landslide exit polls

It was an emotional night.

From TheJournal.ie Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment' Referendum This post contains videos

Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment'

Health Minister Simon Harris stopped by Moore Street today to launch the ‘It’s Time to Talk’ referendum campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Repeal The Eighth mural returns to Temple Bar Project Arts Centre

Repeal The Eighth mural returns to Temple Bar

The artwork, by street artist Maser, was commissioned nearly two years ago.

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 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 Taoiseach to make his own views known on abortion in a 'couple of weeks' Mixed Messages

Taoiseach to make his own views known on abortion in a 'couple of weeks'

The were calls for the Taoiseach to put his views on abortion on the record today.

These amazing Uterus Prime jumpers have gone on sale ahead of the March for Choice

“Bodily autonomy is the right of all sentient beings.”

The Onion absolutely skewered Ireland's strict abortion laws in a piece yesterday

We’re making The Onion for all the wrong reasons.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith Repeal The Eighth

'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith

Solidarity-PBP says a referendum on abortion should be held before the autumn.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion Rights Campaign gives back €23,000 US donation George Soros

Abortion Rights Campaign gives back €23,000 US donation

The $24,999 was donated by US billionaire George Soros’ Open Societies Foundation.

From TheJournal.ie Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St Eighth Amendment

Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St

The ad-hoc protest involved hundreds of pro-choice campaigners who had earlier taken part in the Strike for Repeal protest.

From TheJournal.ie 'Get out of our lives': Call for abortion penalty to be reduced to €1 fine Eighth Amendment

'Get out of our lives': Call for abortion penalty to be reduced to €1 fine

A new bill aimed at decriminalising abortion in Ireland will be debated by the Dáil tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it Appetite For Repeal

Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it

Most people are opposed to a choice in all circumstances.

From TheJournal.ie Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal Abortion

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should independent ministers be given a free vote on the Repeal the Eighth bill? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should independent ministers be given a free vote on the Repeal the Eighth bill?

Health Minister Simon Harris is hoping a technical counter-motion will be a good enough compromise for independent TDs.

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office' Sunday Interview

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'

Ruth Coppinger said her party will take the pay increase due to TDs, but it will go towards campaigns supports.

From TheJournal.ie Coppinger on Zappone: 'She wore a Repeal jumper on the march and she won't vote for a repeal bill' War Of Words

Coppinger on Zappone: 'She wore a Repeal jumper on the march and she won't vote for a repeal bill'

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coppinger said the AAA-PBP are calling on John Halligan, Shane Ross and Finian McGrath to stand by their principles and support the bill.

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ says it asked senator to remove Repeal the Eighth badge to stop "unchallenged campaigning" Badgegate

RTÉ says it asked senator to remove Repeal the Eighth badge to stop "unchallenged campaigning"

After the break in the show, Ó Ríordáin could be seen without the badge.

From TheJournal.ie 'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land' Political Hand Grenade

'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land'

With the political landscape so uncertain, the current government is unlikely to rush a referendum through.

From TheJournal.ie Repeal the Eighth campaigners call for referendum within 12 months Timeline

Repeal the Eighth campaigners call for referendum within 12 months

Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment said it has a number of concerns about the Citizens’ Assembly due to hold its first meeting next month.

From TheJournal.ie 'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised Abortion

'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised

The Cork TD had attended the march for choice in Dublin city centre last Saturday.

Sydney Rose is 'disappointed' and 'confused' after festival chair Mary Kennedy condemned abortion comments

“The festival has been out there for years trying to dispel this ‘lovely girl competition’ image…”

The Sydney Rose is winning praise for speaking out on Repeal The 8th

“I think it’s time to give women a say over their reproductive rights.”

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous?

Their names will be published on the citizens’ assembly website.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has been told by the UN Human Rights Council to change its abortion laws Human Rights Record

Ireland has been told by the UN Human Rights Council to change its abortion laws

A total of 262 recommendations were made to Ireland by other states regarding human rights.

RuPaul's Drag Race led a Repeal the 8th chant at their Dublin show last night

“Hey Ireland — repeal the 8th!”

From TheJournal.ie Pat Kenny: ‘My voice couldn’t even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby’ Abortion Clinic

Pat Kenny: ‘My voice couldn’t even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby’

The veteran broadcaster has spoken of the challenges he faced while reporting on abortion in the United Kingdom.

From TheJournal.ie James Reilly has reignited the abortion debate by calling for an early referendum Repeal The Eighth This post contains a poll

James Reilly has reignited the abortion debate by calling for an early referendum

Enda Kenny has said Fine Gael won’t commit to a vote if the party is reelected.

From TheJournal.ie Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed Abortion

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.