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#Eight Amendment

# eight-amendment - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on
# Abortion Law
# Abortion Law

Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on

May 26th 2019, 6:07 PM 19,650 Views 89 Comments

Today marks exactly one year since the result of the referendum was announced

# eight-amendment - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Simon Harris: Women from North will be allowed access to abortion services in Republic
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Simon Harris: Women from North will be allowed access to abortion services in Republic

Aug 8th 2018, 8:25 AM 13,126 Views 115 Comments

The Abortion Rights Campaign has said the announcement, while welcome, is not a solution to the abortion issue in Northern Ireland.

# eight-amendment - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Repeal simpliciter: Here is the final report of the Eighth Amendment Committee
# Abortion
# Abortion

Repeal simpliciter: Here is the final report of the Eighth Amendment Committee

Dec 20th 2017, 1:02 PM 13,758 Views 267 Comments

The committee answered questions from reporters this afternoon.

# eight-amendment - Saturday 28 October, 2017

'The majority of us don't agree with either pro choice or pro life hardliners'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'The majority of us don't agree with either pro choice or pro life hardliners'

Oct 28th 2017, 8:30 AM 20,845 Views 268 Comments

The middle ground are rarely heard in Ireland’s fraught debates over abortion, writes Larry Donnelly.

# eight-amendment - Saturday 25 February, 2017

'Dismay' and online anger as pro-choice TFMR Ireland excluded from Citizens' Assembly
# Repeal The 8th
# Repeal The 8th

'Dismay' and online anger as pro-choice TFMR Ireland excluded from Citizens' Assembly

Feb 25th 2017, 6:30 AM 12,473 Views 70 Comments

17 groups were chosen from 120 submissions to present in front the Citizen’s Assembly

# eight-amendment - Saturday 20 August, 2016

James Corden has joined the Twitter support as two Irish women live-tweet their abortion journey
# Two Women Travel
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# Two Women Travel

James Corden has joined the Twitter support as two Irish women live-tweet their abortion journey

Aug 20th 2016, 9:23 AM 17,120 Views 12 Comments

The women set out at 4.30am this morning.

# eight-amendment - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Hillary Clinton asked advisor about Irish abortion penalty before official visit
# Eight Amendment
# Eight Amendment

Hillary Clinton asked advisor about Irish abortion penalty before official visit

Feb 25th 2016, 8:30 AM 24,839 Views 41 Comments

The then US secretary of state was briefed about the Savita Halappanavar case before a trip to Ireland.

# eight-amendment - Sunday 12 July, 2015

This is what it's like to have to travel abroad for an abortion
# My Abortion Story
# My Abortion Story

This is what it's like to have to travel abroad for an abortion

Jul 12th 2015, 9:12 PM 20,624 Views 71 Comments

Nearly 4,000 women with Irish addresses had abortions in the UK last year. Three Irish women who sought terminations abroad share their stories with TheJournal.ie.

# eight-amendment - Friday 22 August, 2014

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion
# Visas
# Visas

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion

Aug 22nd 2014, 4:52 PM 12,040 Views 84 Comments

HSE says that while it has no authority to assist asylum seekers in travelling abroad for an abortion, it has provided financial support for travel and care.

# eight-amendment - Friday 15 February, 2013

Suicidal risk in X Case law 'not consistent with Constitution' - John Bruton
# Abortion
# Abortion

Suicidal risk in X Case law 'not consistent with Constitution' - John Bruton

Feb 15th 2013, 10:14 AM 5,333 Views 122 Comments

The former taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael argues that including suicidal risk in forthcoming legislation is not consistent with Article 40.3.3 which protests the life of the unborn child.