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'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil
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'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil

Dec 5th 2018, 8:36 AM 20,247 Views 104 Comments

“What’s the ethnicity about? Is that to find out if we have immigrants in this country who avail of health services as women?”

'We watched Ireland rip off one of the chains that tied us to the country that succeeded in shutting women up'
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# A New Ireland

'We watched Ireland rip off one of the chains that tied us to the country that succeeded in shutting women up'

May 28th 2018, 4:21 PM 2,627 Views 1 Comment

Saturday brought an end to the idea that Irish people are conservative.

#IVotedYes is trending and is packed with some incredibly uplifting tweets
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#IVotedYes is trending and is packed with some incredibly uplifting tweets

May 25th 2018, 2:35 PM 9,941 Views 9 Comments

Whoever held the Stena Line ferry is a hero.

'I feel morally obliged to come home to vote. I couldn't bear the stress and guilt I would feel if I hadn't'
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# Home To Vote

'I feel morally obliged to come home to vote. I couldn't bear the stress and guilt I would feel if I hadn't'

May 22nd 2018, 8:40 PM 3,473 Views 0 Comments

What is motivating the people coming home to vote and those sponsoring them?

8 things you should do instead of watching another abortion debate tonight
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# Not Again

8 things you should do instead of watching another abortion debate tonight

May 22nd 2018, 3:00 PM 3,968 Views 2 Comments

It’s never too late to figure out what GDPR is.

'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo'
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# The Eighth Amendment

'I realised she didn’t want me to get pregnant because that would impact me so much with chemo'

May 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 5,576 Views 3 Comments

How does it feel to go through cancer treatment when you could potentially get pregnant?

People weren't impressed with the behaviour of the audience on Claire Byrne's live referendum debate
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# 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 37,216 Views 39 Comments

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

Pregnancy timeline: When does the heart, brain, and face form?
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Pregnancy timeline: When does the heart, brain, and face form?

May 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 142,899 Views 290 Comments

We don’t know where life begins – but here’s what we do know about what develops when during a pregnancy.

People who become Irish citizens on 21 May won't be able to vote in Eighth referendum
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People who become Irish citizens on 21 May won't be able to vote in Eighth referendum

May 6th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,251 Views 12 Comments

This is because they can only show an intention to become a citizen in the period between 8 May and polling day on 25 May.

A quick runthrough of the legal terms you're going to hear in the referendum campaign
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A quick runthrough of the legal terms you're going to hear in the referendum campaign

Apr 29th 2018, 9:00 PM 16,749 Views 226 Comments

A referendum on whether to repeal or retain the Eighth Amendment will be held on 25 May.

GAA responds to Save the 8th launch and says it has 'no position' on elections or referenda
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GAA responds to Save the 8th launch and says it has 'no position' on elections or referenda

Apr 23rd 2018, 3:13 PM 42,782 Views 202 Comments

It comes after a group of GAA athletes called for a No vote in the upcoming referendum.

Nearly half of people in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment, latest poll finds
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Nearly half of people in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment, latest poll finds

Apr 20th 2018, 7:17 AM 37,312 Views 399 Comments

One in five people, meanwhile, have said that they are not sure how they’re going to vote.

Pro-choice campaigners say they will 'of course' accept result of referendum
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Pro-choice campaigners say they will 'of course' accept result of referendum

Mar 22nd 2018, 2:52 PM 16,999 Views 179 Comments

Campaign group Together For Yes was launched in Dublin today.

TV and radio stations warned using stopwatch can 'straitjacket' referendum debates
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TV and radio stations warned using stopwatch can 'straitjacket' referendum debates

Mar 14th 2018, 12:05 AM 10,541 Views 45 Comments

“When somebody is brought into the studio, the instinct is ‘I must bring somebody with the other viewpoint into the studio as well’. That’s not the case.”

What the 'unborn' ruling means for the Eighth Amendment referendum
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What the 'unborn' ruling means for the Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 8th 2018, 6:05 AM 18,845 Views 55 Comments

Yesterday, the Supreme Court clarified that the unborn does not have constitutional rights outside of the Eighth Amendment.

Supreme Court rejects definition of 'unborn' as an unborn child in Constitution
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Supreme Court rejects definition of 'unborn' as an unborn child in Constitution

Mar 7th 2018, 10:56 AM 51,496 Views 189 Comments

The Taoiseach had previously halted publishing the draft legislation for the Eighth referendum pending the ruling.

Abortion referendum proposed for May, but 12-week law goes too far for Coveney
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Abortion referendum proposed for May, but 12-week law goes too far for Coveney

Jan 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 26,547 Views 155 Comments

During the four-hour long special meeting on the issue there was division on the question of unrestricted abortion up to 12 weeks.

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 20,967 Views 324 Comments

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

'This is a time for political courage not political cowardice' - Zappone calls for leadership on the Eighth
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'This is a time for political courage not political cowardice' - Zappone calls for leadership on the Eighth

Jan 24th 2018, 7:15 PM 12,432 Views 149 Comments

Zappone made reference to those, including Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who have not spoken.

Members of Eighth Amendment Committee receive letter warning of 'excommunication'
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Members of Eighth Amendment Committee receive letter warning of 'excommunication'

Oct 24th 2017, 9:12 PM 48,009 Views 190 Comments

Senator Lynn Ruane said she’d never seen that level of detail in a package sent to her office before.

Politicians are about to get down to the business of scoping out an abortion referendum
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Politicians are about to get down to the business of scoping out an abortion referendum

Sep 11th 2017, 6:05 AM 8,277 Views 95 Comments

The Committee on the Eighth Amendment meets formally for the first time this week.

'As the first TD to speak about my abortion, I hope to dispel the shame'
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'As the first TD to speak about my abortion, I hope to dispel the shame'

Jul 11th 2017, 12:05 AM 5,764 Views 154 Comments

I’m delighted to have the chance to explain why I’m so passionate about repealing the Eighth Amendment, writes Brid Smith.

Citizens' Assembly - here's what individual members said about the Eighth Amendment
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Citizens' Assembly - here's what individual members said about the Eighth Amendment

Jun 30th 2017, 7:40 AM 11,218 Views 54 Comments

The personal opinions of the members of the Citizens’ Assembly directly influenced five additional recommendations.

Rights groups hit out after Micheál Martin declines to say if he supports abortion in cases of rape
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Rights groups hit out after Micheál Martin declines to say if he supports abortion in cases of rape

May 5th 2017, 1:46 PM 14,481 Views 266 Comments

TFMR Ireland called on Martin to “give us honest, complete answers” in relation to his stance on abortion.

Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year
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Frances Fitzgerald: Abortion referendum should be held next year

Apr 24th 2017, 6:25 PM 23,559 Views 243 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly has made recommended sweeping changes be implemented regarding Ireland’s abortion laws.

'It's about parental equality': Citizens' Assembly will not hear from fathers' group
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'It's about parental equality': Citizens' Assembly will not hear from fathers' group

Mar 19th 2017, 8:05 AM 13,314 Views 89 Comments

The group argues the future of an embryo or a child should be a collaborative decision.

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

Oct 23rd 2016, 10:34 AM 14,026 Views 63 Comments

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

Poll: Should there be a dress code for TDs and Senators?
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Poll: Should there be a dress code for TDs and Senators?

Oct 14th 2016, 10:43 AM 30,413 Views 108 Comments

A number of TDs wore Repeal jumpers in the chamber last month.

Pictures: Thousands throng Dublin city centre for pro choice rally
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Pictures: Thousands throng Dublin city centre for pro choice rally

Sep 24th 2016, 5:02 PM 34,915 Views 463 Comments

Demonstrations took place in major cities across Europe in solidarity with the Dublin march.

Health Minister thanks two women who live-tweeted their abortion journey
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Health Minister thanks two women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

Aug 22nd 2016, 9:00 AM 26,522 Views 325 Comments

Simon Harris took the somewhat surprising action of thanking the two women directly.