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# abortion - Monday 11 June, 2018

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Simon Harris: Stance of GP group 'flies in the face of care and compassion'

Jun 11th 2018, 7:44 AM 26,263 Views 108 Comments

The NAGP has insisted onward referral of a patient should not be compulsory.

# abortion - Saturday 9 June, 2018

The referendum is over - but voters are still snapping up campaign materials
# Eighth Referendum
# Eighth Referendum

The referendum is over - but voters are still snapping up campaign materials

Jun 9th 2018, 9:00 PM 13,572 Views 27 Comments

People want a ‘piece of history’ – campaign materials still being sought a week after the country went to vote.

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services

Updated Jun 9th 2018, 4:22 PM 24,930 Views 84 Comments

The NAGP passed a series of motions after an emergency meeting today following the result of the referendum.

# abortion - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Over 3,000 women and girls travelled from Ireland to England and Wales for abortions last year
# Statistics
# Statistics

Over 3,000 women and girls travelled from Ireland to England and Wales for abortions last year

Jun 7th 2018, 2:34 PM 12,131 Views 48 Comments

Irish women and girls accounted for over six in 10 (64.3%) of the non-resident abortions carried out in England and Wales last year.

Human rights campaigners lose Supreme Court appeal over Northern Irish abortion laws
# Court
# Court

Human rights campaigners lose Supreme Court appeal over Northern Irish abortion laws

Jun 7th 2018, 10:03 AM 12,928 Views 43 Comments

However, the judges said that when it comes to fatal foetal abnormality, NI abortion law is not compatible with human rights laws.

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights
# Belfast
# Belfast

UK Supreme Court to rule on whether the North's abortion laws violate human rights

Jun 7th 2018, 6:10 AM 6,546 Views 22 Comments

If the court rules that it does, it could lead to Westminster legislating for abortion in the North.

# abortion - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust

Jun 6th 2018, 3:33 PM 12,577 Views 79 Comments

The DUP MLA made the comments on the BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan show today.

# abortion - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws
# Eighth Ref
# Eighth Ref

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws

Jun 5th 2018, 4:15 PM 15,954 Views 43 Comments

An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.

# abortion - Sunday 3 June, 2018

Woman who delayed children's referendum outcome for three years takes legal action on abortion result
# Challenge
# Challenge

Woman who delayed children's referendum outcome for three years takes legal action on abortion result

Jun 3rd 2018, 12:16 PM 147,265 Views 0 Comments

It is not yet known on what grounds Jordan is appealing the result of the referendum.

A new Ireland? A look at the numbers behind the marriage equality and abortion votes
# Grab Your Anorak
# Grab Your Anorak

A new Ireland? A look at the numbers behind the marriage equality and abortion votes

Jun 3rd 2018, 7:45 AM 43,975 Views 53 Comments

Just how similar were the two votes?

'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us'
# Tfmr
# Tfmr

'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us'

Jun 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 108,886 Views 110 Comments

‘Would it be too much for No side and the Yes side to come together and use their powers and money to bring positive change that will help and support the people of Ireland?’ asks Denise Coakley.

# abortion - 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 43,506 Views 51 Comments

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

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum
# What They Saw
# What They Saw

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum

Jun 2nd 2018, 6:00 PM 37,039 Views 77 Comments

They raised concerns about some ballot boxes allegedly not being sealed correctly and so-called ‘family voting’.

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 30,124 Views 175 Comments

Many images of surgical procedures were used during the campaign.

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council

Jun 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 24,436 Views 151 Comments

Office workers, parents, and staff at the Rotunda Hospital submitted complaints about graphic ‘Vote No’ posters.

# abortion - Friday 1 June, 2018

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations

Jun 1st 2018, 9:04 PM 84,437 Views 121 Comments

Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.

Senior garda at centre of two internal investigations over his behaviour during referendum time
# Disciplinary Proceedings
# Disciplinary Proceedings

Senior garda at centre of two internal investigations over his behaviour during referendum time

Jun 1st 2018, 6:10 AM 110,238 Views 0 Comments

The officer has previously been accused of improper behaviour.

# abortion - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Police in Belfast seize abortion pills and robots from campaigners
# Abortion Pills
# Abortion Pills

Police in Belfast seize abortion pills and robots from campaigners

May 31st 2018, 5:14 PM 20,417 Views 73 Comments

The demonstration saw an “abortion robot” deliver abortion pills to a number of women.

# abortion - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived

May 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 43,669 Views 67 Comments

Since Friday, flowers have been left at the bottom of the mural, along with ‘Yes’ leaflets, pens and sellotape so that people could leave notes.

# abortion - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

'They have suffered long enough': Pressure mounts on Theresa May to legislate for change to Northern Ireland abortion law
# Reform
# Reform

'They have suffered long enough': Pressure mounts on Theresa May to legislate for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

May 29th 2018, 9:46 PM 16,767 Views 38 Comments

May has responded to those calls by saying that the issue is for the North to decide.

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

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

May 29th 2018, 6:04 PM 38,294 Views 126 Comments

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

Abortion legislation expected to be law by January 2019
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Abortion legislation expected to be law by January 2019

May 29th 2018, 2:53 PM 11,196 Views 149 Comments

The first Dáil sitting since the country voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment takes place this afternoon.

Peadar Tóibín: 'One child’s life is more important than my job, and every TD's job'
# I Won't Back Down
# I Won't Back Down

Peadar Tóibín: 'One child’s life is more important than my job, and every TD's job'

May 29th 2018, 1:03 PM 36,865 Views 183 Comments

The Sinn Féin TD said he will oppose such proposals in the Dáil.

GPs who refuse to refer on patients seeking an abortion will need to respect 'law of the land'
# Simon Harris
# Simon Harris

GPs who refuse to refer on patients seeking an abortion will need to respect 'law of the land'

May 29th 2018, 9:00 AM 47,871 Views 210 Comments

The Cabinet is discussing the planned passage of the legislation this morning.

# abortion - Monday 28 May, 2018

'We're unstoppable': Large crowds protest in Belfast for change to Northern Ireland abortion law
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'We're unstoppable': Large crowds protest in Belfast for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

May 28th 2018, 9:42 PM 33,542 Views 82 Comments

The DUP’s Arlene Foster has said that it was up to the North’s politicians to decide on its abortion laws.

Bishop says Catholics who voted Yes have sinned and should go to confession
# Eighth Referendum
# Eighth Referendum

Bishop says Catholics who voted Yes have sinned and should go to confession

May 28th 2018, 8:40 PM 121,939 Views 620 Comments

Meanwhile, Father Brian D’Arcy said that he “wouldn’t like to attribute sin in this manner, at all”.

Harris to bring abortion legislation to Dáil before summer recess
# Speedy
# Speedy

Harris to bring abortion legislation to Dáil before summer recess

May 28th 2018, 7:40 PM 25,487 Views 165 Comments

Simon Harris is ‘extremely eager’ to pass abortion legislation by the autumn

Poll: Should there be Dáil sittings in the summer to pass abortion legislation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be Dáil sittings in the summer to pass abortion legislation?

May 28th 2018, 9:21 AM 19,701 Views 57 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has said he’s “extremely eager” to pass abortion legislation by the autumn.

# abortion - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'The next generation will grow up in a more humane and decent Ireland than the one we have known'
# Repealed The Eighth
From The Daily Edge
# Repealed The Eighth

'The next generation will grow up in a more humane and decent Ireland than the one we have known'

May 27th 2018, 5:43 PM 2,928 Views 3 Comments

Ireland did good.

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result
# Abortion Pills
# Abortion Pills

GPs to hold emergency meeting to discuss referendum result

May 27th 2018, 5:00 PM 26,690 Views 100 Comments

Abortion services are expected to be GP-led.

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result
# Catholic Church
# Catholic Church

Archbishop says he is 'deeply saddened' by referendum result

May 27th 2018, 3:52 PM 49,339 Views 57 Comments

Eamon Martin, the leader of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has thanked “courageous” pro-life campaigners.

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law
# Together For Yes
# Together For Yes

'We owe her family a great debt': Calls for abortion legislation to be named Savita's Law

May 27th 2018, 2:45 PM 18,754 Views 64 Comments

Together for Yes said the legislation must be enacted as quickly as possible.

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer

May 27th 2018, 10:13 AM 23,153 Views 148 Comments

It could be in place by the end of the year.

Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018?

May 27th 2018, 9:43 AM 28,104 Views 111 Comments

Now that Ireland has voted overwhelmingly for abortion legislation, how soon do you think it will be enacted?

'Stepping out from under our shadows': How international media reacted to the referendum
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'Stepping out from under our shadows': How international media reacted to the referendum

May 27th 2018, 9:31 AM 25,324 Views 67 Comments

The eyes of the world were on Ireland yesterday.

'Not conservative ... just complicated' - Roscommon's repealers on the county's journey from No to Yes
# Global Attention
# Global Attention

'Not conservative ... just complicated' - Roscommon's repealers on the county's journey from No to Yes

May 27th 2018, 9:15 AM 17,089 Views 32 Comments

Voters across Roscommon have been talking to each other, finally, about previously “taboo subjects”.

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 33,983 Views 63 Comments

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

'Today we tell them - 'Take our hand': The Referendum in Quotes
# Say That Again
# Say That Again

'Today we tell them - 'Take our hand': The Referendum in Quotes

May 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 7,470 Views 17 Comments

Some of the more memorable moments.

# abortion - Saturday 26 May, 2018

'A hammer blow to the Church': How the world reacted to Ireland's Yes vote
# World Is Watching
# World Is Watching

'A hammer blow to the Church': How the world reacted to Ireland's Yes vote

May 26th 2018, 9:18 PM 78,108 Views 166 Comments

A number of outlets reported the significance of the result ahead of Pope Francis’ visit in August.

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 251,437 Views 272 Comments

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