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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# 8th ref

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# head to head
Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI
The complainants had alleged that Kenny had questioned Steen differently than Peter Boylan.
# High Court
Court of Appeal to rule later this month on woman's challenge to Eighth Referendum result
On 25 May, 1,429,981 people voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment.
# Abortion
Liberalised abortion services to be made available in Ireland by January
Ireland voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Eighth Amendment.
# court challenges
Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn
Simon Harris says that a number of court challenges are delaying the process.
# petitions committee
A petition to 'abolish abortion' in Ireland will be discussed in the Oireachtas
It is one of three petitions up for discussions.
# love both
Pro Life Campaign can't say what's next but it's 'certainly not going away'
The group was speaking in Dublin today.
# Speedy
Harris to bring abortion legislation to Dáil before summer recess
Simon Harris is ‘extremely eager’ to pass abortion legislation by the autumn
# global attention
'Not conservative ... just complicated' - Roscommon's repealers on the county's journey from No to Yes
Voters across Roscommon have been talking to each other, finally, about previously “taboo subjects”.
# 8th ref
Roscommon has voted by nearly 60% to repeal the Eighth Amendment
There was an intense media focus on the area in the wake of the same-sex marriage referendum.
Ireland goes to the polls in Eighth Amendment referendum
Counting starts at 9am tomorrow and we should have a clear indication of the result by lunchtime.
# Transparency
This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online
Google said that it was blocking ads – but Google isn’t the only way for campaigns to place ads online.
# Countdown
'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance
Both sides held their last press events on the eve of the Eighth Amendment referendum.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?
We take a look at a recent claim made about this.
# 8th ref
Latest referendum polls show the 'Yes' side is ahead
This is likely to be the last of the national surveys before polling day.
# 8th ref
Renua calls for No vote and questions the number of abortion pills used in Ireland
The party acknowledged abortion pills are a problem but said it does not have a specific policy to deal with them.
# 8th ref
TFMR Ireland: 'It was difficult being talked about when we were right there in the room'
The group has asked not be to be left out of the campaign.
# 8th ref
Catherine Noone: Claire Byrne Live debate was 'a demeaning environment'
The Senator said there was “a level of aggression” from the No side that she found difficult.
# abortion laws
GP who supports No vote rejects Coveney claim that 'there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland'
The Tánaiste asserted in an op-ed that “there will be no abortion clinics in Ireland”.
# the eighth referendum
'Whatever I have to do, I'll do it': Voters rush to get on the register before the 5pm cut-off
Before the deadline closed, we spoke to some prospective voters in Dublin city about why they registered today.
# 8th ref
'Sinn Féin is an absolute disgrace' - We spoke to the republican pro-lifers at the GPO today
The event was held by a group called Cherish All the Children Equally.
# factfind
FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?
We take a look at a claim in a poster used in a new campaign by Save the 8th.