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#Repeal

From TheJournal.ie Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s' Rights Today

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party Gone

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Campaigning for Repeal: 'My hijab made me a target. My brown skin made me a target' Column

Campaigning for Repeal: 'My hijab made me a target. My brown skin made me a target'

Now I see why so few other Muslim girls chose to voice opinions about the referendum, writes Somaya Mahmud.

From TheJournal.ie Ruth Coppinger: No Leo, this wasn't a 'quiet revolution' Opinion

Ruth Coppinger: No Leo, this wasn't a 'quiet revolution'

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.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Please come home Mam, I'm in agony': Parents of women who had crisis pregnancies urge Yes vote 8th Amendment

'Please come home Mam, I'm in agony': Parents of women who had crisis pregnancies urge Yes vote

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

From TheJournal.ie Vincent Browne: Let’s cease demanding more of women than we would dare demand of men Eighth Amendment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Seriously, this will make a massive difference

From TheJournal.ie LoveBoth says 'women can't be trusted' campaign poster is fake FAKE NEWS

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival Repeal

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Here's what the proposed legislation says about abortion up to six months Factcheck

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Love Both: 'We need hospice care for terminally ill babies, not abortion' Alternatives

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Tell me what's offensive about this': Ruth Coppinger holds up Repeal sign in Dáil chamber Mural

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí Reported

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Need a crash course in the history of the Eighth Amendment? Referendum

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

Get yourself up to speed.

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum Eighth Amendment

Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Name the date': Large crowd takes part in March for Repeal in Dublin city centre Eighth Referendum

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000 Amnesty International

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment?

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

From TheJournal.ie Leo Varadkar says he will campaign to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws The Eighth

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Charity's warning ahead of referendum: 'Stop exploiting children and adults with Down syndrome' The Eighth

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'These are not faceless women': Key moments from the Dáil's Eighth Amendment debate Both Sides Now

'These are not faceless women': Key moments from the Dáil's Eighth Amendment debate

The TDs gathered in the Dáil this week to debate the report published by the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

From TheJournal.ie 'There are two views in the party': Fianna Fáil split after Micheál Martin says he supports repeal DIVIDED PARTY

'There are two views in the party': Fianna Fáil split after Micheál Martin says he supports repeal

The Carlow–Kilkenny TD said there is a large contingency within the party that did not agree with its leader.

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