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# 8info - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it?
# False Memories
# False Memories

Fake news in the referendum: Did you fall for it?

Jun 2nd 2018, 8:45 PM 43,507 Views 51 Comments

UCC and UCD psychological study ‘implanted’ false memories in survey to explore how they might affect votes.

# 8info - Friday 25 May, 2018

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum
# Eighth Q And A
# Eighth Q And A

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum

May 25th 2018, 10:25 AM 112,355 Views 330 Comments

You’ve been submitting your questions – and here are the answers.

# 8info - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Here's your guide to voting in the Eighth Amendment referendum
# Vote Vote Vote
# Vote Vote Vote

Here's your guide to voting in the Eighth Amendment referendum

May 24th 2018, 6:30 PM 53,693 Views 213 Comments

What time do polling stations close at? What will the ballot paper say?

'A defining moment for our generation': Why emigrants are coming home to vote
# From Kenya To Kerry
# From Kenya To Kerry

'A defining moment for our generation': Why emigrants are coming home to vote

May 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 36,316 Views 202 Comments

Thousands of Irish people are coming #HomeToVote in tomorrow’s referendum.

# 8info - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Q&A: Can the 'hard cases' be dealt with while still retaining the Eighth Amendment?
# Eighth Q And A
# Eighth Q And A

Q&A: Can the 'hard cases' be dealt with while still retaining the Eighth Amendment?

May 23rd 2018, 9:30 PM 16,581 Views 158 Comments

It’s been a big question in recent days.

# 8info - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?

May 22nd 2018, 12:22 PM 58,180 Views 236 Comments

We take a look at a recent claim made about this.

Q&A: Can the proposed legislation allowing abortion up to 12 weeks be changed in the future?
# 8info
# 8info

Q&A: Can the proposed legislation allowing abortion up to 12 weeks be changed in the future?

May 22nd 2018, 6:05 AM 18,320 Views 200 Comments

Many of our readers had questions about the legislative process, and trusting politicians.

# 8info - Thursday 17 May, 2018

How do Ireland's proposed abortion laws compare with Europe?
# The Law
# The Law

How do Ireland's proposed abortion laws compare with Europe?

May 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 32,705 Views 103 Comments

It has been compared to the UK, but how does it stack up to other countries?

# 8info - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?
# Your Questions
# Your Questions

Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?

May 13th 2018, 10:00 PM 31,034 Views 195 Comments

The government’s legal advice and the position of the courts on the Eighth Amendment have tied the hands of legislators in the past.

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

May 13th 2018, 8:30 AM 21,477 Views 163 Comments

Women are advised against getting pregnant while receiving cancer treatment.

# 8info - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Q&A: If the Eighth is repealed, what role would the Supreme Court play in abortion laws?
# Eighth Q And A
# Eighth Q And A

Q&A: If the Eighth is repealed, what role would the Supreme Court play in abortion laws?

May 12th 2018, 11:00 AM 11,862 Views 177 Comments

Could we see judicial interference? Constitutional expert Assistant Professor David Kenny examines the issue.

# 8info - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Sign up to get answers to the big questions about the referendum
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Sign up to get answers to the big questions about the referendum

May 9th 2018, 7:50 PM 16,601 Views 0 Comments

Our new email newsletter will answer your questions in the run-up to the referendum.

# 8info - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

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

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

May 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 143,327 Views 291 Comments

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

# 8info - Monday 7 May, 2018

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

May 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 86,740 Views 471 Comments

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

# 8info - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed?
# The Money Question
# The Money Question

Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed?

May 6th 2018, 7:45 AM 35,540 Views 165 Comments

Will taxpayers cover the cost of abortion under the public system?

# 8info - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Q&A: What will we be asked to vote on in the Eighth Amendment referendum?
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Q&A: What will we be asked to vote on in the Eighth Amendment referendum?

May 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,543 Views 195 Comments

You asked, we answer.

# 8info - Friday 4 May, 2018

FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?

May 4th 2018, 6:20 PM 26,066 Views 179 Comments

A paid-for advertisement on Facebook is surfacing on Irish user pages, claiming this is the case. We examine the evidence.

# 8info - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

May 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 48,999 Views 192 Comments

The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.

Q&A: How are abortions carried out? Can a foetus feel pain?
# Termination
# Termination

Q&A: How are abortions carried out? Can a foetus feel pain?

May 3rd 2018, 3:00 PM 43,445 Views 2 Comments

It depends on a number of factors, including how far along the pregnancy is.

# 8info - Sunday 29 April, 2018

Savita Halappanavar: Her tragic death and how she became part of Ireland's abortion debate
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Savita Halappanavar: Her tragic death and how she became part of Ireland's abortion debate

Apr 29th 2018, 12:05 AM 77,181 Views 235 Comments

Her name and face are known the country over. She left a mark on Ireland, its medical care and its laws.

# 8info - Saturday 28 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 65,040 Views 414 Comments

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

# 8info - Friday 27 April, 2018

FactCheck: Are 1 in 5 babies in England aborted?
# Eighth Referendum
# Eighth Referendum

FactCheck: Are 1 in 5 babies in England aborted?

Apr 27th 2018, 2:52 PM 147,449 Views 384 Comments

We look at the facts behind a Save the 8th campaign poster.

# 8info - Sunday 22 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:30 PM 14,508 Views 159 Comments

Get yourself up to speed.

# 8info - Saturday 14 April, 2018

What the Eighth Amendment Committee heard and the recommendations it made
# Explainer
# Explainer

What the Eighth Amendment Committee heard and the recommendations it made

Apr 14th 2018, 9:00 PM 21,226 Views 135 Comments

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

# 8info - Sunday 1 April, 2018

From 1983 to 2018: A history of the Eighth Amendment
# Reeling In The Years
# Reeling In The Years

From 1983 to 2018: A history of the Eighth Amendment

Apr 1st 2018, 9:00 PM 35,972 Views 161 Comments

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

# 8info - Sunday 4 February, 2018

FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?

Feb 4th 2018, 4:00 AM 115,091 Views 414 Comments

We take a look at a claim in a poster used in a new campaign by Save the 8th.