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# Abortion Referendum

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# Abortion Services
Taoiseach says they've run into 'real difficulties' around legislating for exclusion zones at GP surgeries
Varadkar says government needs to ensure they are on solid ground if one is going to restrict the right to protest.
# Dismissed
Challenge to abortion referendum result dismissed by Court of Appeal
The judge said that the challenge was on such flimsy and slender grounds that it amounted to “a frustration of the democratic process in relation to referendums”
# Challenge
Woman who delayed children's referendum outcome for three years takes legal action on abortion result
It is not yet known on what grounds Jordan is appealing the result of the referendum.
# Interview
Micheál Martin: 'The argument is that if we legislate for abortion we'll become like England. That's not true. This is Ireland'
Martin describes himself as pro-life, but he said as a legislator, he has to face the reality of the situation.
# rebel city
'We all have to get up on the 26th and live together again': On the trail with the 'Yes' and 'No' TDs of Fianna Fáil
More than half of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party are backing a No vote next week.
# Carrick-on-Shannon
Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property
The parking of the ‘No’ mobile billboard vehicle caused some concern.
# Abortion Referendum
McDonald: 'I would prefer if Peadar Tóibín was not speaking out on abortion in this way'
The Sinn Féin leader said party members that vote against party policy in the Dáil will face consequences.
# Eighth Amendment
Taoiseach wants Dáil to sit on Friday to ensure May abortion referendum date isn't jeopardised
A special Cabinet meeting is due to be held tomorrow or Thursday.
# Abortion Referendum
'I trust women': Sinn Féin says it will be 'knocking on doors' to repeal the Eighth Amendment
Sinn Féin’s new leader Mary Lou McDonald said the current situation cannot be tolerated.
# Abortion Referendum
'Psychiatrist should not have used HSE headed paper to contact TDs about retaining the Eighth Amendment'
Chief Executive Tony O’Brien said the HSE must stay neutral in referenda and elections.
Taoiseach says women seeking morning after pill should not face 'invasive' questioning
On the referendum, Varadkar said women should be trusted in the first 12 weeks of their pregnancy.
# 12 weeks
Coveney: 'I don't believe there should be unrestricted access to abortion at any point in time'
The Tánaiste attempted to clarify his position ahead of the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
# Abortion Referendum
This is the advice that convinced the Cabinet to seek the 'repeal and replace' option
A summary of the Attorney General’s advice has been published.
# the eighth
Abortion referendum proposed for May, but 12-week law goes too far for Coveney
During the four-hour long special meeting on the issue there was division on the question of unrestricted abortion up to 12 weeks.
# Rose of Tralee
RTÉ received 10 formal complaints about Sydney Rose's abortion comments
Brianna Parkins told Dáithí Ó Sé she would like to see a referendum on abortion.
# Flashback
Check out this abortion debate between William Binchy and Mary Robinson in 1983
The controversial 8th Amendment has just been passed and two heavyweights from the pro-choice and pro-life sides go head-to-head.
# Abortion
Pro Choice group plans to counter protest Pro Life demo
The protests are being held at the same time on Saturday, 19 January at 4.30pm in the Merrion Square area.