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#Pro-Life

# pro-life - Thursday 2 January, 2020

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital

Jan 2nd 2020, 5:24 PM 69,911 Views 189 Comments

Simon Harris said the protests held outside Holles Street yesterday were ‘sickening’.

# pro-life - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Protesters with baby coffins plan to return to the National Maternity Hospital this Saturday
# Pro-Life
# Pro-Life

Protesters with baby coffins plan to return to the National Maternity Hospital this Saturday

Jul 9th 2019, 6:24 PM 38,527 Views 228 Comments

The issue was discussed on Liveline earlier today.

# pro-life - Saturday 6 July, 2019

'Heartbroken': After defeat in 2018, what's next for Ireland's pro-life campaigns?
# Rally For Life
# Rally For Life

'Heartbroken': After defeat in 2018, what's next for Ireland's pro-life campaigns?

Updated Jul 6th 2019, 4:36 PM 45,397 Views 347 Comments

Activists are taking a long view, as they hope to one day change Irish abortion law.

# pro-life - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban
# Louisiana
# Louisiana

Louisiana lawmakers pass controversial 'heartbeat' abortion ban

May 30th 2019, 8:41 AM 14,774 Views 191 Comments

Restrictions passed by a number of US States recently are expected to be blocked in lower courts and eventually appealed to the Supreme Court.

# pro-life - Thursday 16 May, 2019

Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael'
# Aontú Manifesto
# Aontú Manifesto

Peadar Tóibín hits out at larger parties: 'If you vote Fianna Fáil, you get Fine Gael'

May 16th 2019, 8:41 PM 14,248 Views 39 Comments

Aontú has 53 candidates running in the local elections.

# pro-life - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest
# Josepha Madigan
# Josepha Madigan

Nuns withdraw offer of venue for Minister's speech after threats of protest

Jan 23rd 2019, 11:38 PM 24,906 Views 114 Comments

Many of those protesting referring to her support for the Repeal campaign.

# pro-life - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'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 7,502 Views 17 Comments

Some of the more memorable moments.

# pro-life - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

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 64,610 Views 117 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.

# pro-life - Monday 14 May, 2018

Secondary students tell pro-life groups to stay away from campaigning in schools
# 8thRef
# 8thRef

Secondary students tell pro-life groups to stay away from campaigning in schools

May 14th 2018, 9:19 AM 67,269 Views 190 Comments

Schools across the country were sent letters in the last week asking for a promotional DVD to be played to students in the senior cycle.

# pro-life - Sunday 13 May, 2018

McGrath accuses Taoiseach of lobbying for ban on online referendum adverts
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

McGrath accuses Taoiseach of lobbying for ban on online referendum adverts

May 13th 2018, 2:53 PM 19,759 Views 137 Comments

The No side said earlier this week that the government had a hand in lobbying for the Google decision to ban all adverts.

# pro-life - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Micheál Martin says making up his mind on abortion has been a 'long and challenging process'
# Referendum
# Referendum

Micheál Martin says making up his mind on abortion has been a 'long and challenging process'

May 9th 2018, 8:36 PM 19,643 Views 121 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader said each person ‘has a personal responsibility as a citizen’ to decide where they stand on the issue.

# pro-life - Monday 7 May, 2018

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

May 7th 2018, 12:05 AM 86,910 Views 471 Comments

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

# pro-life - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Coveney: 'I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo'
# Personal Journey
# Personal Journey

Coveney: 'I approach the abortion issue from a pro-life perspective, but we need to end the status quo'

May 6th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,042 Views 164 Comments

For the first time, the Tánaiste speaks of his family’s own personal tragedy in pregnancy.

# pro-life - Friday 4 May, 2018

Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property
# Carrick-on-Shannon
# Carrick-on-Shannon

Gardaí investigating how pro-life campaign billboard van was allowed to park on Garda property

May 4th 2018, 12:05 AM 69,197 Views 191 Comments

The parking of the ‘No’ mobile billboard vehicle caused some concern.

# pro-life - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

McDonald: 'I would prefer if Peadar Tóibín was not speaking out on abortion in this way'
# Abortion Referendum
# Abortion Referendum

McDonald: 'I would prefer if Peadar Tóibín was not speaking out on abortion in this way'

Apr 24th 2018, 8:30 PM 21,918 Views 75 Comments

The Sinn Féin leader said party members that vote against party policy in the Dáil will face consequences.

# pro-life - Monday 23 April, 2018

Italy grants citizenship to terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans
# UK
# UK

Italy grants citizenship to terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans

Apr 23rd 2018, 10:43 PM 42,036 Views 75 Comments

The 23-month-old child has been in a coma for over a year and needs a ventilator to keep him breathing.

# pro-life - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May
# Abortion
# Abortion

Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May

Mar 28th 2018, 4:50 PM 57,666 Views 343 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

# pro-life - Friday 9 March, 2018

Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 9th 2018, 10:25 PM 30,398 Views 248 Comments

Earlier, Simon Harris outlined details of a policy paper on the proposed abortion legislation.

# pro-life - Sunday 18 February, 2018

About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks
# Opinion Poll
# Opinion Poll

About half of voters support unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks

Feb 18th 2018, 6:00 PM 32,415 Views 381 Comments

Minister for Social Protection Regina Doherty says she isn’t sure if the referendum will pass.

# pro-life - Saturday 27 January, 2018

'Negative tactics': Pro-choice group anger as "repeal8th.ie" redirects to pro-life website
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

'Negative tactics': Pro-choice group anger as "repeal8th.ie" redirects to pro-life website

Jan 27th 2018, 12:05 AM 22,223 Views 149 Comments

The URL repealeight.ie brings users to a pro-choice website but repealeighth.ie is a pro-life site.

# pro-life - Monday 15 January, 2018

'Good, measured debate' - Fine Gael TDs met for almost five hours to talk about abortion
# Behind Closed Doors
# Behind Closed Doors

'Good, measured debate' - Fine Gael TDs met for almost five hours to talk about abortion

Jan 15th 2018, 7:28 PM 9,569 Views 169 Comments

A two-day debate on the abortion issue kicks off on Wednesday.

# pro-life - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll

Dec 9th 2017, 10:31 AM 15,680 Views 349 Comments

A referendum is set to be held on the issue next year.

# pro-life - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'
Live Nov 22nd 2017, 7:43 PM

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'

# pro-life - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance
# Iona Institute
# Iona Institute

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance

Oct 19th 2017, 1:16 PM 39,762 Views 12 Comments

Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.

# pro-life - Saturday 14 October, 2017

Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis vote to protect rights of the unborn

Oct 14th 2017, 4:24 PM 25,899 Views 256 Comments

An opposing motion was defeated by a vote of party members.

# pro-life - Friday 6 October, 2017

Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law

Oct 6th 2017, 7:22 AM 11,527 Views 163 Comments

A referendum on the topic is set to take place next year.

# pro-life - Sunday 1 October, 2017

How Dublin's March for Choice was reported around the world
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

How Dublin's March for Choice was reported around the world

Oct 1st 2017, 1:28 PM 69,273 Views 256 Comments

Reuters, the New York Times and French newspaper Le Monde covered the demonstration.

# pro-life - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Photos: Thousands take part in March for Choice in Dublin city centre
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Photos: Thousands take part in March for Choice in Dublin city centre

Sep 30th 2017, 2:15 PM 37,752 Views 373 Comments

Meanwhile, the pro-life campaign is holding awareness events at 21 locations across the country.

# pro-life - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

Opinion: 'Sorry, UN. Ireland's abortion laws are progressive, modern and compassionate'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Opinion: 'Sorry, UN. Ireland's abortion laws are progressive, modern and compassionate'

Aug 15th 2017, 6:30 AM 20,035 Views 264 Comments

In pushing for abortion the UN is seriously undermining its human rights mission, writes Niamh Uí Bhriain.

# pro-life - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Pro-life abortion billboard 'unlikely to mislead readers' says ad watchdog
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Pro-life abortion billboard 'unlikely to mislead readers' says ad watchdog

Aug 2nd 2017, 12:16 PM 16,720 Views 270 Comments

The ASA found a billboard claiming 100,000 lives were saved as a result of Northern Ireland’s abortion laws was not misleading.

# pro-life - Saturday 29 July, 2017

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today

Jul 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,962 Views 174 Comments

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

# pro-life - Saturday 1 July, 2017

Thousands attend pro-life demonstration in Dublin
# Rally For Life
# Rally For Life

Thousands attend pro-life demonstration in Dublin

Jul 1st 2017, 5:10 PM 33,489 Views 433 Comments

A referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment is expected to take place next year.

# pro-life - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Complaint about RTÉ coverage of undercover pregnancy counselling report is rejected
# Broadcasting Act
# Broadcasting Act

Complaint about RTÉ coverage of undercover pregnancy counselling report is rejected

Jun 29th 2017, 4:00 PM 11,956 Views 39 Comments

The details are contained in the latest Broadcasting Association of Ireland report.

# pro-life - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Graphic pro-life events planned for Cork and Dublin airports 'won't get permission'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Graphic pro-life events planned for Cork and Dublin airports 'won't get permission'

Jun 27th 2017, 2:01 PM 47,007 Views 213 Comments

The group planning the events, the Irish Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform, is seeking volunteers and donations.

# pro-life - Wednesday 21 June, 2017

Abortion committee meets for the first time and elects Senator Catherine Noone as chairperson
# Citizens Assembly
# Citizens Assembly

Abortion committee meets for the first time and elects Senator Catherine Noone as chairperson

Jun 21st 2017, 3:15 PM 11,396 Views 47 Comments

The Joint Committee on the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution met in private today.

# pro-life - Tuesday 13 June, 2017

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK

Jun 13th 2017, 2:22 PM 13,081 Views 96 Comments

More than 3,200 women and girls travelled from Ireland to the UK for terminations last year.

# pro-life - Wednesday 17 May, 2017

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'
# Abortion Pills
# Abortion Pills

Abortion: 95% of Irish women who used pills to end pregnancy 'didn't need surgical intervention'

May 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 21,008 Views 143 Comments

Study from the British Medical Journal say the pills offer ‘an alternative to unsafe methods’

# pro-life - Saturday 22 April, 2017

No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

No repeal: Citizens’ Assembly recommends replacing or amending Eighth Amendment

Apr 22nd 2017, 6:17 PM 87,480 Views 261 Comments

The Citizens’ Assembly’s recommendation will be sent to the Oireachtas.

# pro-life - Monday 13 March, 2017

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law
# Man’s Right To Know
# Man’s Right To Know

Texas politician hits out at abortion law with 'satirical' anti-masturbation law

Mar 13th 2017, 8:27 PM 27,682 Views 44 Comments

Under Jessica Farrar’s proposal, men would be fined for masturbating.

# pro-life - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin

Mar 8th 2017, 8:00 PM 53,823 Views 251 Comments

Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.

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