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#Eighth Amendment

# eighth-amendment - Saturday 26 May, 2018

'It was the first time I could breathe since I lost my daughter'
# Termination For Medical Reasons
# Termination For Medical Reasons

'It was the first time I could breathe since I lost my daughter'

May 26th 2018, 3:30 PM 22,938 Views 14 Comments

Members of the Termination For Medical Reasons (TFMR) have spoken to reporters this afternoon.

'We did it': The messages people have been leaving at the Savita Halappanavar mural
# Dublin City
# Dublin City

'We did it': The messages people have been leaving at the Savita Halappanavar mural

May 26th 2018, 2:44 PM 22,282 Views 52 Comments

Savita’s parents have said that they are “really, really happy” with the projected referendum result.

Poll: What had the biggest influence on your vote?
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Poll: What had the biggest influence on your vote?

May 26th 2018, 2:13 PM 31,975 Views 102 Comments

In an RTE poll, most people said that they didn’t decide how they would vote during the referendum campaign.

The world's media looks to Ireland as referendum results come in
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

The world's media looks to Ireland as referendum results come in

May 26th 2018, 1:53 PM 31,301 Views 29 Comments

Many international outlets have noted Ireland’s past relationship with religion and how recent referendums indicate the country is becoming more liberal.

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand'
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand'

May 26th 2018, 12:53 PM 18,772 Views 71 Comments

Leading political figures have reacted to what appears to be an overwhelming Yes vote.

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

Most Irish people think referendum posters should be banned
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Most Irish people think referendum posters should be banned

May 26th 2018, 7:30 AM 22,606 Views 61 Comments

There’s no authority in Ireland to police the claims made on referendum posters.

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 285,572 Views 721 Comments

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

The country has voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum - Here's what to expect from the day
# Yes Or No
# Yes Or No

The country has voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum - Here's what to expect from the day

May 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 34,477 Views 68 Comments

With all the votes cast, all that’s left is to count them.

# eighth-amendment - Friday 25 May, 2018

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland goes to the polls in Eighth Amendment referendum
Live May 25th 2018, 6:25 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland goes to the polls in Eighth Amendment referendum

Complaints made about campaign posters located too close to polling stations
# Eighth Ref
# Eighth Ref

Complaints made about campaign posters located too close to polling stations

May 25th 2018, 2:07 PM 20,535 Views 77 Comments

If you see a poster that’s located too close to a polling station, you can contact the returning officer at your polling station.

9 of the quickest reactions to Niall Horan calling for a yes vote
# Nialler For Yes
From The Daily Edge
# Nialler For Yes

9 of the quickest reactions to Niall Horan calling for a yes vote

May 25th 2018, 11:10 AM 12,313 Views 1 Comment

He’s King of Ireland now.

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum
# Eighth Q And A
# Eighth Q And A

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum

May 25th 2018, 10:25 AM 112,341 Views 330 Comments

You’ve been submitting your questions – and here are the answers.

Referendum day: The world's media watches as Ireland goes to the polls
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Referendum day: The world's media watches as Ireland goes to the polls

May 25th 2018, 10:25 AM 44,176 Views 165 Comments

A number of international media have flown to Ireland for today’s referendum.

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 29,158 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.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983
# The 8th
# The 8th

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983

May 24th 2018, 7:13 PM 14,281 Views 84 Comments

Alan Kinsella’s archive dates back almost four decades – and it’s still growing.

Here's your guide to voting in the Eighth Amendment referendum
# Vote Vote Vote
# Vote Vote Vote

Here's your guide to voting in the Eighth Amendment referendum

May 24th 2018, 6:30 PM 53,693 Views 213 Comments

What time do polling stations close at? What will the ballot paper say?

This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online
# Transparency
# Transparency

This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online

May 24th 2018, 5:03 PM 22,581 Views 131 Comments

Google said that it was blocking ads – but Google isn’t the only way for campaigns to place ads online.

'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance
# Countdown
# Countdown

'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance

May 24th 2018, 2:29 PM 17,422 Views 270 Comments

Both sides held their last press events on the eve of the Eighth Amendment referendum.

Leo Varadkar: 'I find it difficult to contemplate there being a No vote'
# Referendum
# Referendum

Leo Varadkar: 'I find it difficult to contemplate there being a No vote'

May 24th 2018, 1:23 PM 25,220 Views 199 Comments

The Taoiseach said opinion polls have been wrong in the past.

Poll: Do you think employees should be given time off to vote tomorrow?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think employees should be given time off to vote tomorrow?

May 24th 2018, 9:24 AM 34,039 Views 148 Comments

Polls will open at 7am and close at 10pm.

Temperatures on polling day are set to reach 23 degrees
# Skies Above
# Skies Above

Temperatures on polling day are set to reach 23 degrees

May 24th 2018, 9:20 AM 14,306 Views 28 Comments

Tomorrow is to be mainly sunny.

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 85,572 Views 143 Comments

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

'A defining moment for our generation': Why emigrants are coming home to vote
# From Kenya To Kerry
# From Kenya To Kerry

'A defining moment for our generation': Why emigrants are coming home to vote

May 24th 2018, 12:05 AM 36,313 Views 202 Comments

Thousands of Irish people are coming #HomeToVote in tomorrow’s referendum.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Q&A: Can the 'hard cases' be dealt with while still retaining the Eighth Amendment?
# Eighth Q And A
# Eighth Q And A

Q&A: Can the 'hard cases' be dealt with while still retaining the Eighth Amendment?

May 23rd 2018, 9:30 PM 16,581 Views 158 Comments

It’s been a big question in recent days.

"It's going to impact my life": Immigrants have their say on both sides of the referendum debate
# Abortion
# Abortion

"It's going to impact my life": Immigrants have their say on both sides of the referendum debate

May 23rd 2018, 9:30 PM 11,076 Views 25 Comments

Only Irish citizens are allowed to vote in Friday’s referendum.

'G'wan Mary Lou!' - Sinn Féin's leader is a hit on the canvass but insists it's no election dry run
# Two Days To Go
# Two Days To Go

'G'wan Mary Lou!' - Sinn Féin's leader is a hit on the canvass but insists it's no election dry run

May 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 25,559 Views 73 Comments

McDonald says her first campaign as leader is not practice for a general election.

Pro-life groups secured access to the names and addresses of Irish voters ahead of the referendum
# Voter Data
# Voter Data

Pro-life groups secured access to the names and addresses of Irish voters ahead of the referendum

May 23rd 2018, 7:00 PM 64,566 Views 123 Comments

An investigation by TheJournal.ie and OpenDemocracy has found that at least two pro-life groups have applied for copies of the register for different local authorities.

FactFind: How many doctors support repeal?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactFind: How many doctors support repeal?

May 23rd 2018, 6:24 PM 22,537 Views 38 Comments

There are Doctors for Yes and the Medical Alliance for No – but what are the numbers exactly?

24 emotional #HomeToVote tweets by people coming back to Ireland from every corner of the globe
# Home To Vote
From The Daily Edge
# Home To Vote

24 emotional #HomeToVote tweets by people coming back to Ireland from every corner of the globe

May 23rd 2018, 4:17 PM 44,083 Views 10 Comments

This country is definitely at its best when it’s time to come #HomeToVote

Taoiseach asks employers to be 'flexible' on Friday so staff can get home to vote
# Homeward Bound
# Homeward Bound

Taoiseach asks employers to be 'flexible' on Friday so staff can get home to vote

May 23rd 2018, 4:11 PM 12,282 Views 81 Comments

Varadkar said some people have to make long journeys home to vote.

Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over
# The Show Must Go On
# The Show Must Go On

Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over

May 23rd 2018, 12:45 PM 113,707 Views 311 Comments

Cora Sherlock has denied pulling out of last night’s Prime Time debate.

Poll: Have you decided how you will vote on Friday?
# Time To Vote
# Time To Vote

Poll: Have you decided how you will vote on Friday?

May 23rd 2018, 10:27 AM 113,718 Views 292 Comments

Opinion polls on Sunday indicated that 14%-17% of people are still undecided about how they’ll vote.

How many women in Ireland request abortion pills? How safe are they? Are they illegal?
# Eighth Referendum
# Eighth Referendum

How many women in Ireland request abortion pills? How safe are they? Are they illegal?

May 23rd 2018, 6:01 AM 16,610 Views 58 Comments

And how much will they cost if abortion is legalised in Ireland?

Nora Owen says she was 'confronted' and 'attacked' in Leinster House during the 1980s abortion debate
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Nora Owen says she was 'confronted' and 'attacked' in Leinster House during the 1980s abortion debate

May 23rd 2018, 6:00 AM 14,398 Views 34 Comments

Fine Gael women who served as politicians in 1983 joined female politicians from the current Dáil to discuss the Eighth Amendment.

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England'
# Independent Alliance
# Independent Alliance

'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England'

May 22nd 2018, 5:46 PM 12,230 Views 147 Comments

John Halligan has appealed to men, in particular, to back the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

Simon Harris heckled by anti-abortion campaigner at large Yes event
# Women's Health In Ireland
# Women's Health In Ireland

Simon Harris heckled by anti-abortion campaigner at large Yes event

May 22nd 2018, 2:44 PM 36,322 Views 239 Comments

The activist approached TDs Catherine Murphy and Roisin Shortall on the street after the press conference.

Doctor who led inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death calls for Yes vote 'for women’s health and rights'
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Doctor who led inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death calls for Yes vote 'for women’s health and rights'

May 22nd 2018, 11:39 AM 21,125 Views 233 Comments

He also refuted claims that sepsis was the only cause of her death.

Q&A: Can the proposed legislation allowing abortion up to 12 weeks be changed in the future?
# 8info
# 8info

Q&A: Can the proposed legislation allowing abortion up to 12 weeks be changed in the future?

May 22nd 2018, 6:05 AM 18,319 Views 200 Comments

Many of our readers had questions about the legislative process, and trusting politicians.

# eighth-amendment - Monday 21 May, 2018

Simon Harris to take part in live televised Eighth debate
# Showdown
# Showdown

Simon Harris to take part in live televised Eighth debate

May 21st 2018, 9:11 PM 22,318 Views 141 Comments

The debates come with just days left in the campaign.