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#Eighth Amendment

# eighth-amendment - Today’s News

Almost half of voters want to repeal Eighth Amendment

A referendum will take place on 25 May.

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.

# eighth-amendment - Yesterday’s News

'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.

Poll: Have you checked to see if you're on the voting register? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you checked to see if you're on the voting register?

The referendum will take place on 25 May.

# eighth-amendment - Friday 20 April, 2018

The Repeal The Eighth mural in Temple Bar is being taken down... again

The mural will be painted over at 11am on Monday.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 19 April, 2018

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 The Daily Edge Here's why 'In Her Shoes' is an extremely important resource for people who are undecided on the 8th Amendment In Her Shoes

Here's why 'In Her Shoes' is an extremely important resource for people who are undecided on the 8th Amendment

The Facebook group gives a voice to those directly affected by the 8th Amendment.

Can't find yourself on the checktheregister.ie? Don't worry, it's highly likely you're still able to vote

People have been having issues finding out if they’re still registered, but it’s unlikely to be because they’ve been de-registered to vote.

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

'A complete fabrication' - You cannot be taken off the electoral register by phone

A number of people on Twitter had suggested the idea in recent days.

# eighth-amendment - Saturday 14 April, 2018

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.

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

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

# eighth-amendment - Friday 13 April, 2018

Together for Yes crowdfunding appeal tops half a million euro

The group says that the money will “put posters across the country”.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 12 April, 2018

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.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'I've been ashamed to be a doctor in this country and look women in the eye and say we can't help'

The Together for Yes campaign says the removal of the Eighth is needed to regulate the use of abortion pills.

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

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.

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.

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 The Daily Edge Marian Keyes raised over €3,000 for Together For Yes with her own Twitter drive Together For Yes

Marian Keyes raised over €3,000 for Together For Yes with her own Twitter drive

That’s one way to raise a few bob.

# eighth-amendment - Monday 9 April, 2018

Repeal The Eighth mural returns to Temple Bar

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

# eighth-amendment - Friday 6 April, 2018

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.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'My first thought when I was raped was whether or not I was pregnant - that shouldn't be the case'

The Together For Yes campaign launched a position paper on the proposed legislation.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

Facebook page where women tell their abortion stories deliberately sabotaged in online attack

In Her Shoes is a community of women who have had experiences with the Eighth Amendment.

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

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.

# eighth-amendment - Sunday 1 April, 2018

From 1983 to 2018: A history of the Eighth Amendment

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

# eighth-amendment - Friday 30 March, 2018

How to get ready to vote in the Eighth Amendment referendum

We have everything you need to know.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 27 March, 2018

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

The Cabinet is discussing potential abortion legislation today.

# eighth-amendment - Monday 26 March, 2018

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.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 21 March, 2018

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”.

Sinn Féin TD Carol Nolan suspended after voting against abortion referendum

Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh told Nolan that she had been suspended for a period of three months.

# eighth-amendment - Monday 19 March, 2018

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”.

# eighth-amendment - Sunday 18 March, 2018

How to talk to children about the Eighth Amendment referendum

Irish psychologists explain how to talk to your child about the upcoming vote.

Half of voters are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

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

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

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”.

# eighth-amendment - Saturday 10 March, 2018

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.

# eighth-amendment - Friday 9 March, 2018

Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum

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

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'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.

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