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Sunday 1 December, 2019

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

Dec 1st 2019, 9:30 AM 20,741 Views 24 Comments

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

Friday 28 December, 2018

National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January
# Crisis Pregnancy
# Crisis Pregnancy

National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January

Dec 28th 2018, 2:35 PM 28,313 Views 117 Comments

There were some concerns in recent weeks that hospitals would not be ready in time.

Friday 17 August, 2018

Court of Appeal to rule later this month on woman's challenge to Eighth Referendum result
# High Court
# High Court

Court of Appeal to rule later this month on woman's challenge to Eighth Referendum result

Aug 17th 2018, 4:42 PM 12,069 Views 0 Comments

On 25 May, 1,429,981 people voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

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 13,590 Views 27 Comments

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

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 33,550 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 122,019 Views 620 Comments

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

Saturday 26 May, 2018

Tears, relief and pride: A day in the RDS count centre
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Tears, relief and pride: A day in the RDS count centre

May 26th 2018, 8:00 PM 13,260 Views 76 Comments

We spoke to people on both sides of the campaign as the results were counted at the RDS centre yesterday.

Friday 25 May, 2018

It's polling day: Here's everything you need to know about the next 48 hours
# A Nation Decides
# A Nation Decides

It's polling day: Here's everything you need to know about the next 48 hours

May 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 35,472 Views 177 Comments

The chair of the Referendum Commission is urging people to “use your vote” today.

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 22,594 Views 131 Comments

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

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

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 16,671 Views 58 Comments

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

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?

May 22nd 2018, 12:22 PM 58,183 Views 236 Comments

We take a look at a recent claim made about this.

Thursday 17 May, 2018

Does the media influence your vote on the referendum? Have your say
# Abortion
# Abortion

Does the media influence your vote on the referendum? Have your say

May 17th 2018, 3:05 PM 18,667 Views 47 Comments

TheJournal.ie is partnering with UCC and UCD psychologists in study of factors that influence voting decisions.

How do Ireland's proposed abortion laws compare with Europe?
# The Law
# The Law

How do Ireland's proposed abortion laws compare with Europe?

May 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 32,733 Views 103 Comments

It has been compared to the UK, but how does it stack up to other countries?

Saturday 12 May, 2018

Q&A: If the Eighth is repealed, what role would the Supreme Court play in abortion laws?
# Eighth Q And A
# Eighth Q And A

Q&A: If the Eighth is repealed, what role would the Supreme Court play in abortion laws?

May 12th 2018, 11:00 AM 11,864 Views 177 Comments

Could we see judicial interference? Constitutional expert Assistant Professor David Kenny examines the issue.

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 26,101 Views 179 Comments

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

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 147,494 Views 384 Comments

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

Friday 20 April, 2018

Nearly half of people in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment, latest poll finds
# Five Weeks To Go
# Five Weeks To Go

Nearly half of people in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment, latest poll finds

Apr 20th 2018, 7:17 AM 37,322 Views 399 Comments

One in five people, meanwhile, have said that they are not sure how they’re going to vote.

Thursday 19 April, 2018

Can't find yourself on the checktheregister.ie? Don't worry, it's highly likely you're still able to vote
# Eighth Referendum
# Eighth Referendum

Can't find yourself on the checktheregister.ie? Don't worry, it's highly likely you're still able to vote

Apr 19th 2018, 6:05 AM 26,343 Views 18 Comments

People have been having issues finding out if they’re still registered, but it’s unlikely to be because they’ve been de-registered to vote.

Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Name the date': Large crowd takes part in March for Repeal in Dublin city centre
# Eighth Referendum
# Eighth Referendum

'Name the date': Large crowd takes part in March for Repeal in Dublin city centre

Mar 8th 2018, 8:13 PM 22,567 Views 89 Comments

The march was organised by the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.

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 117,284 Views 411 Comments

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