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6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment
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6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment

Jun 30th 2020, 12:44 PM 41,442 Views 280 Comments

These are the first official figures published since Ireland’s liberalised abortion laws came into effect from 1 January 2019.

Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on
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Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on

May 26th 2019, 6:07 PM 19,636 Views 92 Comments

Today marks exactly one year since the result of the referendum was announced

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'
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Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'

Dec 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 21,050 Views 55 Comments

A new report said some leaders are using “bully tactics” to “demonise and persecute” vulnerable people.

Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party
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Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party

Updated Nov 15th 2018, 3:25 PM 63,054 Views 173 Comments

The TD was suspended from the party for six months because he voted against the abortion legislation in the Dáil.

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

Sep 29th 2018, 6:02 PM 39,707 Views 49 Comments

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

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin
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Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

Sep 29th 2018, 4:14 PM 33,427 Views 87 Comments

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

'Ireland is the champion of progress at the moment, it's beating everyone else hands down'
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'Ireland is the champion of progress at the moment, it's beating everyone else hands down'

Sep 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 24,882 Views 35 Comments

Columnist and author Caitlin Moran gives her view on Ireland post-Eighth referendum, and on what it means to be famous.

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 2,337 Views 0 Comments

The Notorious RBG is coming to a screen near you.

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 59,727 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 43,258 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.

This dog being held up like Simba became a star of Dublin Castle during yesterday's celebrations
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# Circle Of Life

This dog being held up like Simba became a star of Dublin Castle during yesterday's celebrations

May 27th 2018, 11:19 AM 8,107 Views 2 Comments

A symbol of hope and cuteness.

16 touching moments from this historic day in Ireland
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# What A Day

16 touching moments from this historic day in Ireland

May 26th 2018, 6:35 PM 10,462 Views 0 Comments

It’s been emotional.

Will you be out celebrating the referendum results this evening?
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# Out Out

Will you be out celebrating the referendum results this evening?

May 26th 2018, 3:00 PM 4,660 Views 5 Comments

Done and dusted.

A story for each of the 12 Irish women who will have an abortion today
# In Her Shoes
# In Her Shoes

A story for each of the 12 Irish women who will have an abortion today

May 23rd 2018, 10:00 PM 7,782 Views 1 Comment

Every day, 12 women across Ireland make this decision for incredible varying and complex reasons.

'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 27,811 Views 128 Comments

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

Vincent Browne: Let’s cease demanding more of women than we would dare demand of men
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Vincent Browne: Let’s cease demanding more of women than we would dare demand of men

May 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 236,614 Views 265 Comments

Writing in TheJournal.ie, Vincent Browne argues for a Yes vote on Friday.

Here's what 10 first time voters have got to say about the upcoming referendum
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# Eighth Amendment

Here's what 10 first time voters have got to say about the upcoming referendum

May 20th 2018, 5:00 PM 4,547 Views 8 Comments

The atmosphere in secondary schools seems to vary greatly.

Here are some of the ways in which people who are too young to vote have been campaigning for the referendum
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# Youth For Yes

Here are some of the ways in which people who are too young to vote have been campaigning for the referendum

May 19th 2018, 6:00 PM 3,254 Views 1 Comment

From Wexford to Westmeath, young people across the country have been involved.

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

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

May 18th 2018, 6:00 PM 3,050 Views 0 Comments

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

People weren't impressed with the behaviour of the audience on Claire Byrne's live referendum debate
# The Eighth Amendment
# The Eighth Amendment

People weren't impressed with the behaviour of the audience on Claire Byrne's live referendum debate

May 15th 2018, 8:01 AM 37,218 Views 39 Comments

There was heckling, laughter, whooping and abuse from audience members during the debate.

#WhoNeedsYourYes: People on Twitter are explaining who their Yes vote will honour
# Who Needs Your Yes
# Who Needs Your Yes

#WhoNeedsYourYes: People on Twitter are explaining who their Yes vote will honour

May 14th 2018, 7:05 PM 3,355 Views 0 Comments

So poignant.

Broke or time poor? You can help Together for Yes by doing this one tiny thing
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# Together For Yes

Broke or time poor? You can help Together for Yes by doing this one tiny thing

May 8th 2018, 3:15 PM 8,951 Views 13 Comments

Seriously, this will make a massive difference

LoveBoth says 'women can't be trusted' campaign poster is fake
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LoveBoth says 'women can't be trusted' campaign poster is fake

Apr 30th 2018, 12:32 PM 43,633 Views 298 Comments

LoveBoth has sought to clarify that this poster is not part of its campaign, nor was the use of the organisation’s logo or name authorised.

RuPaul's Drag Race star Sharon Needles gave a shout-out to the repeal movement during her Dublin gig
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# Repeal

RuPaul's Drag Race star Sharon Needles gave a shout-out to the repeal movement during her Dublin gig

Apr 29th 2018, 9:35 AM 9,473 Views 2 Comments

The performer has been vocal about the Eighth Amendment in the past.

Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival
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Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival

Apr 28th 2018, 7:12 PM 23,087 Views 92 Comments

The event in question was due to be held on Monday 21 May – four days before the Eighth Amendment referendum.

Explainer: Here's what the proposed legislation says about abortion up to six months
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Explainer: Here's what the proposed legislation says about abortion up to six months

Apr 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 65,050 Views 414 Comments

New billboards launched this week have raised questions about access to terminations after 12 weeks if the Eighth Amendment is repealed.

Love Both: 'We need hospice care for terminally ill babies, not abortion'
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Love Both: 'We need hospice care for terminally ill babies, not abortion'

Apr 25th 2018, 6:03 PM 24,720 Views 347 Comments

The pro-life movement today said the government should be working harder to help families of babies with life-limiting conditions.

Why we need more male sports stars to come out in support of Together For Yes
# Men4Yes
# Men4Yes

Why we need more male sports stars to come out in support of Together For Yes

Apr 24th 2018, 9:00 PM 4,412 Views 2 Comments

We need more men like Richie Sadlier and Eamon McGee to step up.

'Tell me what's offensive about this': Ruth Coppinger holds up Repeal sign in Dáil chamber
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'Tell me what's offensive about this': Ruth Coppinger holds up Repeal sign in Dáil chamber

Apr 24th 2018, 5:31 PM 36,890 Views 201 Comments

Coppinger held up the poster while asking the Taoiseach about the removal of a Repeal mural outside Dublin city’s Project Arts Centre.

'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 18,955 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.

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí
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'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí

Apr 23rd 2018, 12:16 PM 15,874 Views 122 Comments

A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.

Need a crash course in the history of the Eighth Amendment?
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Need a crash course in the history of the Eighth Amendment?

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:30 PM 14,519 Views 159 Comments

Get yourself up to speed.

Watch this 10 minute film that RTÉ can't broadcast until after the Referendum
# In Her Shoes
# In Her Shoes

Watch this 10 minute film that RTÉ can't broadcast until after the Referendum

Apr 19th 2018, 8:00 PM 24,385 Views 1 Comment

It’s the visual accompaniment to ‘In Her Shoes’.

Michelle Visage urged men to get involved with the upcoming referendum on abortion while she was speaking in Limerick
# Michelle Visage
# Michelle Visage

Michelle Visage urged men to get involved with the upcoming referendum on abortion while she was speaking in Limerick

Mar 18th 2018, 2:44 PM 5,987 Views 9 Comments

“At the end of the day, guys, we need your vote.”

Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum
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Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 9th 2018, 10:25 PM 30,397 Views 248 Comments

Earlier, Simon Harris outlined details of a policy paper on the proposed abortion legislation.

'Name the date': Large crowd takes part in March for Repeal in Dublin city centre
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'Name the date': Large crowd takes part in March for Repeal in Dublin city centre

Mar 8th 2018, 8:13 PM 22,562 Views 89 Comments

The march was organised by the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.

Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000
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Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000

Feb 12th 2018, 4:47 PM 7,872 Views 0 Comments

The money was donated to the group in order to fund activities around the Eighth Amendment.

Poll: Will you vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment?
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Poll: Will you vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment?

Jan 30th 2018, 8:33 AM 85,740 Views 641 Comments

The government has agreed to hold a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment.

Leo Varadkar says he will campaign to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws
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Leo Varadkar says he will campaign to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws

Jan 27th 2018, 9:33 AM 20,971 Views 324 Comments

Speaking to BBC Radio 4, Varadkar said he was in favour of changing Ireland’s abortion laws.

Charity's warning ahead of referendum: 'Stop exploiting children and adults with Down syndrome'
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Charity's warning ahead of referendum: 'Stop exploiting children and adults with Down syndrome'

Jan 24th 2018, 8:21 AM 27,078 Views 232 Comments

Down Syndrome Ireland said use of images could cause stress for parents.

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