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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.

From TheJournal.ie Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment Referendum

Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment

A referendum will take place on 25 May.

From TheJournal.ie Council enforces ban so referendum groups can't use community venues for public meetings Fingal

Council enforces ban so referendum groups can't use community venues for public meetings

The council said this is a long-standing policy, but it recently contacted councillors to remind them of its existence after a public meeting in Baldoyle.

From TheJournal.ie 'They're confused - they don't know what to believe': Canvassing for hearts, minds (and votes) in the Dublin commuter belt To The Streets

'They're confused - they don't know what to believe': Canvassing for hearts, minds (and votes) in the Dublin commuter belt

We joined the trail in Drogheda and Ratoath with Save the 8th and Together for Yes.

From TheJournal.ie 'We still wrong women in Ireland today': Fine Gael launch referendum campaign Eighth

'We still wrong women in Ireland today': Fine Gael launch referendum campaign

Meanwhile, an event organised by Doctors for Life heard the Eighth Amendment hasn’t impinged on how doctors and nurses deliver healthcare.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly half of people in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment, latest poll finds Five Weeks To Go

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you registered to vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

Some people are having trouble finding themselves on the online register.

From TheJournal.ie Love Both launches its referendum campaign and criticises 12 weeks proposal for abortion The 8th

Love Both launches its referendum campaign and criticises 12 weeks proposal for abortion

The camapign claimed today that proposed legislation is worse than the UK system.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council has received 30 complaints about referendum posters The Eighth

Dublin City Council has received 30 complaints about referendum posters

But councils, the Gardaí, and the advertising authority don’t have powers to take down inaccurate or offensive posters.

From TheJournal.ie How do GPs treat women who've taken abortion pills in Ireland? Medical Abortion

How do GPs treat women who've taken abortion pills in Ireland?

“They’d be more nervous telling a doctor they don’t know. Oftentimes, they might say they’re miscarrying.”

From TheJournal.ie What the Eighth Amendment Committee heard and the recommendations it made Explainer

What the Eighth Amendment Committee heard and the recommendations it made

Over the course of three months, 22 TDs and senators questioned experts and people who had personal experiences related to the topic.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian NGO sending 'observation team' to monitor Eighth Amendment referendum Playing Fair

Canadian NGO sending 'observation team' to monitor Eighth Amendment referendum

The organisation says it wants to observe whether or not both sides “play fair”.

A guide to every way you can get involved in the Together for Yes campaign

From podcasts to canvassing, we’ve got you covered.

From TheJournal.ie Both sides in the Eighth debate say they're making sure money isn't coming in from abroad Coffers

Both sides in the Eighth debate say they're making sure money isn't coming in from abroad

Campaign financing has come into focus in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie Over €250k in 12 hours: Fundraising for Eighth Amendment campaigns takes centre stage The Eighth

Over €250k in 12 hours: Fundraising for Eighth Amendment campaigns takes centre stage

Together For Yes launched a crowdfunding campaign this morning to finance posters for the upcoming referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-life doctor says no woman has died because of the Eighth Amendment Abortion This post contains videos

Pro-life doctor says no woman has died because of the Eighth Amendment

Professor Eamon McGuinness’ comments are at odds with previous remarks made by Dr Peter Boylan.

From TheJournal.ie Both sides of referendum campaign asked not to put signs on electricity poles Charged Debate

Both sides of referendum campaign asked not to put signs on electricity poles

ESB Networks asked campaigners in Eighth Amendment referendum to refrain from putting posters on poles for safety reasons.

From TheJournal.ie Josepha Madigan to lead Fine Gael's campaign to repeal Eighth Amendment Together For Yes

Josepha Madigan to lead Fine Gael's campaign to repeal Eighth Amendment

“We have abortion here, it is just unsafe, unregulated and unlawful,” she said today.

From TheJournal.ie Here's the number of abortion pills seized in Ireland in the past 10 years Medical Abortion

Here's the number of abortion pills seized in Ireland in the past 10 years

“There is a risk when you buy anything from an unknown source that you simply do not know what you are getting.”

From TheJournal.ie From 1983 to 2018: A history of the Eighth Amendment Reeling In The Years

From 1983 to 2018: A history of the Eighth Amendment

Ireland will vote on the controversial Constitutional amendment in eight weeks time.

From TheJournal.ie 'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign Referendum This post contains videos

'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign

The campaign claimed today that it has already canvassed 300,000 homes.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you plan to vote in the Eighth referendum on 25 May? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the Eighth referendum on 25 May?

The date was announced yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Dr Rhona Mahony joins Together for Yes repeal campaign Yes Master

Dr Rhona Mahony joins Together for Yes repeal campaign

The Master of the National Maternity Hospital outlined her support for a Yes vote today.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the Senators who voted Yes and No on holding a repeal referendum The Eighth

Here are the Senators who voted Yes and No on holding a repeal referendum

The vote was passed by 35 votes to 10.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar says Coveney's call for two-thirds majority lock in abortion law is unconstitutional Legal Advice

Varadkar says Coveney's call for two-thirds majority lock in abortion law is unconstitutional

The Cabinet is discussing potential abortion legislation today.

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the legislation could look like if the Eighth is repealed Abortion Laws

Here's what the legislation could look like if the Eighth is repealed

Minister Simon Harris is set to bring the general scheme of legislation to Cabinet tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Coveney u-turn: Tánaiste now says he backs 12 weeks proposal Abortion

Simon Coveney u-turn: Tánaiste now says he backs 12 weeks proposal

Coveney had previously expressed concerns about the government’s plans.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-choice campaigners say they will 'of course' accept result of referendum Together For Yes

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

Campaign group Together For Yes was launched in Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie TDs approve Eighth Amendment referendum Bill Abortion

TDs approve Eighth Amendment referendum Bill

Health Minister Simon Harris said Ireland’s abortion law must change to help women who are currently “isolated and neglected”.

From TheJournal.ie Danny Healy-Rae criticised for 'vile comments' in the Dáil about abortion The Eighth

Danny Healy-Rae criticised for 'vile comments' in the Dáil about abortion

The Independent TD had himself been criticising Minister Simon Harris.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin moves Ard Fheis forward to June to sort Eighth Amendment policy Horse Before Cart

Sinn Féin moves Ard Fheis forward to June to sort Eighth Amendment policy

Mary Lou McDonald said the Amendment has caused “an alphabet soup of misery”.

From TheJournal.ie Half of voters are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment Opinion Poll

Half of voters are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

A referendum on the issue is due to take place this summer.

From TheJournal.ie Belfast student seeks rights for Irish citizens in Northern Ireland to be allowed vote in Eighth referendum Eighth Amendment
From TheJournal.ie TV and radio stations warned using stopwatch can 'straitjacket' referendum debates The Eighth Amendment

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

“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.”

From TheJournal.ie Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum High Court

Legal challenge lodged to allow people in North vote in Eighth Amendment referendum

A Belfast law firm said the issue is “a matter of national importance”.

From TheJournal.ie Broadcast guidelines updated ahead of the Eighth Amendment referendum We're Live

Broadcast guidelines updated ahead of the Eighth Amendment referendum

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland said that the “adversarial” debate around the Eighth will be a challenge for broadcasters.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands march in Dublin calling for Eighth Amendment to be retained Save The Eighth

Thousands march in Dublin calling for Eighth Amendment to be retained

Organisers said the rally would be the “biggest of the campaign” urging people to vote no in the upcoming referendum.

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ruling that Justice Minister 'obliged to consider' pregnancies in deportation cases could be 'helpful' The Unborn

Ruling that Justice Minister 'obliged to consider' pregnancies in deportation cases could be 'helpful'

A 2016 High Court ruling that said the Minister is obliged to consider the prospective rights of the unborn in deportation cases has been upheld by Ireland’s highest court.