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#Eighth Ref

# eighth-ref - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law
# Free Safe Legal
# Free Safe Legal

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law

Dec 20th 2018, 4:18 PM 43,854 Views 224 Comments

Hospitals will provide the services in 2019.

# eighth-ref - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI
# Head To Head
# Head To Head

Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI

Oct 17th 2018, 6:01 AM 22,269 Views 24 Comments

The complainants had alleged that Kenny had questioned Steen differently than Peter Boylan.

# eighth-ref - Monday 18 June, 2018

Here's how many complaints city councils got about referendum posters
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# Eighth Ref

Here's how many complaints city councils got about referendum posters

Jun 18th 2018, 6:10 AM 19,237 Views 13 Comments

Galway City Council got nine, while Dublin City Council got almost 300 over the same time period.

# eighth-ref - 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 15,955 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”.

# eighth-ref - Sunday 27 May, 2018

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 28,105 Views 111 Comments

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

# eighth-ref - Saturday 26 May, 2018

AS IT HAPPENED: Yes celebrates huge victory after massive vote to repeal
Live May 26th 2018, 7:38 PM

AS IT HAPPENED: Yes celebrates huge victory after massive vote to repeal

'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 22,286 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 31,977 Views 102 Comments

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

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 22,607 Views 61 Comments

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

# eighth-ref - Friday 25 May, 2018

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 20,538 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.

# eighth-ref - Thursday 24 May, 2018

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 22,590 Views 131 Comments

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

# eighth-ref - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation
# Eighth Ref
# Eighth Ref

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation

May 5th 2018, 1:00 PM 14,427 Views 63 Comments

Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.

# eighth-ref - Friday 4 May, 2018

FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?

May 4th 2018, 6:20 PM 26,066 Views 179 Comments

A paid-for advertisement on Facebook is surfacing on Irish user pages, claiming this is the case. We examine the evidence.

# eighth-ref - Friday 27 April, 2018

FactCheck: Are 1 in 5 babies in England aborted?
# Eighth Referendum
# Eighth Referendum

FactCheck: Are 1 in 5 babies in England aborted?

Apr 27th 2018, 2:52 PM 147,449 Views 384 Comments

We look at the facts behind a Save the 8th campaign poster.

# eighth-ref - 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 35,191 Views 118 Comments

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

# eighth-ref - 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 21,918 Views 200 Comments

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

# eighth-ref - Sunday 4 February, 2018

FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?
# Factfind
# Factfind

FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?

Feb 4th 2018, 4:00 AM 115,116 Views 411 Comments

We take a look at a claim in a poster used in a new campaign by Save the 8th.