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#8thRef

# 8thref - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Poll: Were you offended by graphic abortion posters during the referendum campaign?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Were you offended by graphic abortion posters during the referendum campaign?

Jun 2nd 2018, 9:45 AM 30,146 Views 175 Comments

Many images of surgical procedures were used during the campaign.

# 8thref - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'The No side wasn't offering solutions to the hard cases' - Undecideds explain why they voted Yes
# Off The Fence
# Off The Fence

'The No side wasn't offering solutions to the hard cases' - Undecideds explain why they voted Yes

May 29th 2018, 6:15 AM 28,484 Views 154 Comments

“I’m not a fan of abortion, but I was even less of a fan of the Eighth Amendment.”

# 8thref - Sunday 27 May, 2018

The 11 standout moments of the Eighth Referendum campaign
# Landslide
# Landslide

The 11 standout moments of the Eighth Referendum campaign

May 27th 2018, 7:15 AM 34,111 Views 63 Comments

The campaign this year had some highlights. Here are some of them.

# 8thref - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Here's how each constituency voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum
# Location Location Location
# Location Location Location

Here's how each constituency voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum

May 26th 2018, 8:30 PM 251,609 Views 273 Comments

The tallies have started coming in – find out how people in your area voted.

Donegal is the only constituency to vote No in the referendum
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# 8thRef

Donegal is the only constituency to vote No in the referendum

May 26th 2018, 6:20 PM 42,180 Views 76 Comments

The final result was 51.9% No and 48.1% Yes.

AS IT HAPPENED: Counting and final tallies indicate a strong Yes in Eighth Amendment referendum
Live May 26th 2018, 12:15 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Counting and final tallies indicate a strong Yes in Eighth Amendment referendum

Over 65s and slight majority of Fianna Fáíl voters only groups to vote No - according to RTÉ exit poll
# 8thRef
# 8thRef

Over 65s and slight majority of Fianna Fáíl voters only groups to vote No - according to RTÉ exit poll

May 26th 2018, 11:00 AM 43,385 Views 98 Comments

The poll, conducted by Behaviour & Attitudes, asked 3,800 people at 175 polling stations.

Landslide: two exit polls predict Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Eighth Amendment
# 8thRef
# 8thRef

Landslide: two exit polls predict Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Eighth Amendment

May 26th 2018, 7:05 AM 285,629 Views 721 Comments

Voting has finished and counting will begin at 9am tomorrow morning.

# 8thref - Friday 25 May, 2018

Seeing bibles at polling stations? There's a reason for that
# Oath
# Oath

Seeing bibles at polling stations? There's a reason for that

May 25th 2018, 12:19 PM 40,131 Views 110 Comments

It’s not there to try to sway your vote.

Wicklow Council tells woman she can't vote today due to an 'administrative error'
# Referendum
# Referendum

Wicklow Council tells woman she can't vote today due to an 'administrative error'

May 25th 2018, 6:10 AM 29,187 Views 71 Comments

The woman sent in all relevant documents by the deadline, but the council said she could not be added to the supplementary register.

# 8thref - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow
# 8thRef
# 8thRef

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

May 24th 2018, 6:05 AM 85,634 Views 143 Comments

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

# 8thref - Monday 21 May, 2018

Watch: We put your questions to the chair of the Referendum Commission
# You Asked
# You Asked

Watch: We put your questions to the chair of the Referendum Commission

May 21st 2018, 7:17 PM 5,755 Views 22 Comments

We spoke live to Justice Isobel Kennedy.

# 8thref - Saturday 19 May, 2018

What would you like to ask the head of the Referendum Commission?
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

What would you like to ask the head of the Referendum Commission?

May 19th 2018, 7:45 PM 9,760 Views 0 Comments

We’re putting them to Justice Isobel Kennedy in a Facebook Live.

# 8thref - 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 32,866 Views 103 Comments

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

# 8thref - Monday 14 May, 2018

Secondary students tell pro-life groups to stay away from campaigning in schools
# 8thRef
# 8thRef

Secondary students tell pro-life groups to stay away from campaigning in schools

May 14th 2018, 9:19 AM 67,315 Views 190 Comments

Schools across the country were sent letters in the last week asking for a promotional DVD to be played to students in the senior cycle.

# 8thref - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Priests ask for an end to referendum campaigning at mass
# Pulpit
# Pulpit

Priests ask for an end to referendum campaigning at mass

May 5th 2018, 10:22 AM 48,287 Views 235 Comments

The Save the 8th campaign says it will not decline invitations.

# 8thref - Saturday 21 April, 2018

Tidy Towns groups across the country are asking campaigners not to put up posters
# Campaigning
# Campaigning

Tidy Towns groups across the country are asking campaigners not to put up posters

Apr 21st 2018, 7:30 AM 13,933 Views 162 Comments

This might be why some posters are missing in your town.

# 8thref - Friday 20 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 20th 2018, 6:04 PM 35,260 Views 118 Comments

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

# 8thref - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

'A complete fabrication' - You cannot be taken off the electoral register by phone
# Check The Register
# Check The Register

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

Apr 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 21,046 Views 16 Comments

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

# 8thref - Friday 13 April, 2018

Together for Yes crowdfunding appeal tops half a million euro
# Posters
# Posters

Together for Yes crowdfunding appeal tops half a million euro

Apr 13th 2018, 9:47 PM 24,719 Views 210 Comments

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

# 8thref - Monday 9 April, 2018

Repeal The Eighth mural returns to Temple Bar
# Project Arts Centre
# Project Arts Centre

Repeal The Eighth mural returns to Temple Bar

Apr 9th 2018, 5:20 PM 21,941 Views 195 Comments

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

# 8thref - Thursday 5 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 5th 2018, 2:42 PM 58,117 Views 241 Comments

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