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#The 8th

# the-8th - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'It's like an enormous weight being lifted': Applause for Clare Daly's heartfelt referendum speech The 8th This post contains videos

'It's like an enormous weight being lifted': Applause for Clare Daly's heartfelt referendum speech

The TD, who has campaigned on the issue for years, said she couldn’t believe change had taken so long.

# the-8th - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983 The 8th This post contains videos

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983

Alan Kinsella’s archive dates back almost four decades – and it’s still growing.

Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow

The Eighth Amendment won’t be mentioned on the ballot paper.

# the-8th - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Catherine Noone says pro-life booklet is attempt to 'fool' voters

Save the 8th has rejected her claim.

# the-8th - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

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.

# the-8th - Thursday 29 March, 2018

'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.

# the-8th - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Children's Minister says Irish women will never have autonomy until the Eighth is repealed

Minister Katherine Zappone is making a speech at the opening of the Kennedy Summer School.

# the-8th - Sunday 12 February, 2017

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his

Gerry Edwards, chairperson of TFMR Ireland, on the pain and courage inherent in using a personal bereavement in a very public battle.

# the-8th - Monday 25 July, 2016

'Repeal the 8th' mural in Temple Bar removed due to planning rules

The mural has attracted around 50 complaints – but hundreds of people have sent messages supporting the display.

# the-8th - Thursday 18 February, 2016

A week out from polling day, the Catholic Bishops are weighing in on abortion

Today’s statement from the Bishops’ Conference coincides with a Labour event calling for a referendum.

# the-8th - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Does Labour really want to repeal the 8th Amendment?

Joan Burton latest comments have raised eyebrows about a key Labour commitment.

# the-8th - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

More than a quarter of people say abortion will sway their vote

The 8th Amendment looks set to be a big issue at the next general election.

# the-8th - Saturday 27 December, 2014

# the-8th - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Varadkar: Abortion issue is 'never going to go away'

The Health Minister said he was aware of the life support case in Mullingar when he called legislation “too restrictive”.

# the-8th - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Enda: Leo Varadkar spoke 'in a personal capacity' on abortion issue The 8th This post contains videos

Enda: Leo Varadkar spoke 'in a personal capacity' on abortion issue

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was responding to Varadkar’s comments last night that the 8th Amendment was too restrictive.

Poll: Do you agree that our abortion laws are too restrictive? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree that our abortion laws are too restrictive?

The Health Minister made a significant speech last night.

FULL SPEECH: Minister for Health on what is wrong with Ireland's abortion laws

Leo Varadkar rules out ‘rushed referendum’.