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#repeal the 8th

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

"It's a woman speaking to another woman": Amanda Palmer wrote a song about being in Ireland during the 8th referendum
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

"It's a woman speaking to another woman": Amanda Palmer wrote a song about being in Ireland during the 8th referendum

Mar 6th 2019, 7:08 PM 3,807 Views 0 Comments

“It’s so impossible to disentangle the personal and the political.”

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 14 December, 2018

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment
# Repealed
From The Daily Edge
# Repealed

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment

Dec 14th 2018, 7:00 PM 4,544 Views 4 Comments

“It’s a moment brought about by a movement in the streets, civil disobedience, and young people and women in particularly fighting for change. Let’s keep it up!”

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Your Repeal fire will be reignited watching Felicity Jones play ultra-feminist Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg
# On The Basis Of Sex
From The Daily Edge
# On The Basis Of Sex

Your Repeal fire will be reignited watching Felicity Jones play ultra-feminist Supreme Court Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Jul 19th 2018, 11:47 AM 2,340 Views 0 Comments

The Notorious RBG is coming to a screen near you.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Saoirse Ronan told Vogue Magazine she was "so proud" of Ireland for repealing the 8th
# Saoirse Ronan
From The Daily Edge
# Saoirse Ronan

Saoirse Ronan told Vogue Magazine she was "so proud" of Ireland for repealing the 8th

Jul 11th 2018, 4:48 PM 3,093 Views 1 Comment

She’s also obsessed with Mary Queen of Scots.

# repeal-the-8th - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'The next generation will grow up in a more humane and decent Ireland than the one we have known'
# Repealed The Eighth
From The Daily Edge
# Repealed The Eighth

'The next generation will grow up in a more humane and decent Ireland than the one we have known'

May 27th 2018, 5:43 PM 2,964 Views 3 Comments

Ireland did good.

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 25 May, 2018

Russell Crowe has backed Saoirse Long in calling for a Yes vote
# Russell Crowe
From The Daily Edge
# Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe has backed Saoirse Long in calling for a Yes vote

May 25th 2018, 10:17 AM 7,397 Views 0 Comments

“Nobody’s daughter should ever be told she doesn’t have authority over her own body.”

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Pink is the latest celeb to call for a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment
# Together For Yes
From The Daily Edge
# Together For Yes

Pink is the latest celeb to call for a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum on the Eighth Amendment

May 24th 2018, 8:30 AM 7,289 Views 1 Comment

She joins an ever-growing list.

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 21 May, 2018

How has the referendum changed the public's interpretation of 'The Influencer?'
# Influencers
From The Daily Edge
# Influencers

How has the referendum changed the public's interpretation of 'The Influencer?'

May 21st 2018, 3:31 PM 5,620 Views 6 Comments

“Some people think it’s easier to say nothing rather than lose followers. But why act like a wallflower in certain situations?”

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 18 May, 2018

Why women don't deserve to be labeled as 'hard cases' or 'easy cases' in the abortion debate
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

Why women don't deserve to be labeled as 'hard cases' or 'easy cases' in the abortion debate

May 18th 2018, 6:45 PM 1,803 Views 3 Comments

“Such categorisation is too simplistic and robs the debate of the nuance it deserves.”

Here's why Irish artists contributed to the Repeal campaign, in their own words
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

Here's why Irish artists contributed to the Repeal campaign, in their own words

May 18th 2018, 11:00 AM 3,114 Views 1 Comment

‘I feel compelled as an artist to create art about things I care about, as I feel it’s a great opportunity to allow people to see things through your eyes.’

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 17 May, 2018

Abortion rates and Christy Moore's appeal in focus as campaign nears the end
# Campaign Trail
# Campaign Trail

Abortion rates and Christy Moore's appeal in focus as campaign nears the end

May 17th 2018, 12:39 PM 54,833 Views 158 Comments

Moore says that he was called a “wife-swapping sodomite” at a campaign march many years ago.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Council won't reverse cancellation of Eighth Amendment book event in spite of councillors' vote
# Literary Festival
# Literary Festival

Council won't reverse cancellation of Eighth Amendment book event in spite of councillors' vote

May 15th 2018, 12:53 PM 12,983 Views 82 Comments

The Council has said it can’t be seen to be using public funding to support either side.

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 7 May, 2018

Saoirse Ronan and her fellow actors are backing Together For Yes with a powerful open letter
# Together For Yes
From The Daily Edge
# Together For Yes

Saoirse Ronan and her fellow actors are backing Together For Yes with a powerful open letter

May 7th 2018, 10:30 AM 6,855 Views 5 Comments

“This is a once in a lifetime vote.”

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Q&A: What will we be asked to vote on in the Eighth Amendment referendum?
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Q&A: What will we be asked to vote on in the Eighth Amendment referendum?

May 5th 2018, 12:05 AM 29,674 Views 195 Comments

You asked, we answer.

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 4 May, 2018

Why influencers are to be commended for speaking out on #RepealThe8th
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

Why influencers are to be commended for speaking out on #RepealThe8th

May 4th 2018, 5:21 PM 7,277 Views 12 Comments

Marissa Carter, Pippa O’Connor, Suzanne Jackson and Joanne Larby have all spoken out this week.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

11 of the gassest reactions to U2 coming out in support of Together For Yes
# Together For Yes
From The Daily Edge
# Together For Yes

11 of the gassest reactions to U2 coming out in support of Together For Yes

May 2nd 2018, 8:43 AM 22,397 Views 4 Comments

The country’s love/hate relationship summarised.

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 27 April, 2018

Maser's Repeal the 8th mural is back up in Temple Bar (and it won’t come down this time)
# Another Lick On The Wall
# Another Lick On The Wall

Maser's Repeal the 8th mural is back up in Temple Bar (and it won’t come down this time)

Apr 27th 2018, 9:17 PM 23,233 Views 273 Comments

Only this week it was removed from another wall in the area.

A new Repeal The 8th mural has gone up in Dublin
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

A new Repeal The 8th mural has gone up in Dublin

Apr 27th 2018, 5:53 PM 2,945 Views 0 Comments

The original was removed last week.

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 23 April, 2018

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)
# MASER
# MASER

'You can't paint over a movement': Repeal mural removed from Temple Bar (again)

Apr 23rd 2018, 2:38 PM 19,076 Views 121 Comments

The Charities Regulator has defended its decision to say the Project Arts Centre could lose its charitable status if the mural remained.

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 9 April, 2018

Maser's Repeal The 8th mural is back at the Project Arts Centre
# MASER
From The Daily Edge
# MASER

Maser's Repeal The 8th mural is back at the Project Arts Centre

Apr 9th 2018, 2:35 PM 2,593 Views 1 Comment

Guess who’s back, back again …

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 16 March, 2018

Why you need the Don't Stop Repealin' podcast in the run-up to the referendum
# Don't Stop Repealin'
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Stop Repealin'

Why you need the Don't Stop Repealin' podcast in the run-up to the referendum

Mar 16th 2018, 9:00 PM 3,466 Views 3 Comments

The podcast kicked off this week.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Louise O'Neill was scarlet when Ryan brought up her childhood Michael Collins obsession on the Late Late
# Late Late
From The Daily Edge
# Late Late

Louise O'Neill was scarlet when Ryan brought up her childhood Michael Collins obsession on the Late Late

Mar 10th 2018, 12:22 PM 11,098 Views 1 Comment

Having NONE of it.

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 19 January, 2018

Repeal-supporting Micheál Martin doesn't think he's out of step with his own party
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# Repeal The 8th

Repeal-supporting Micheál Martin doesn't think he's out of step with his own party

Jan 19th 2018, 9:53 AM 12,792 Views 128 Comments

Martin says his party’s TDs are free to hold their own views.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 18 January, 2018

9 of the quickest reactions to Micheál Martin coming out in favour of Repeal The 8th
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From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

9 of the quickest reactions to Micheál Martin coming out in favour of Repeal The 8th

Jan 18th 2018, 7:15 PM 12,701 Views 7 Comments

“Was he visited by three ghosts last night?”

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 5 January, 2018

A group of Irish Simpsons fans is selling merch inspired by the show to raise funds for the Coalition to Repeal the 8th
# Worst Amendement Ever
From The Daily Edge
# Worst Amendement Ever

A group of Irish Simpsons fans is selling merch inspired by the show to raise funds for the Coalition to Repeal the 8th

Jan 5th 2018, 4:29 PM 7,066 Views 8 Comments

“Can I borrow a repealing?

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 23 November, 2017

These homemade Repeal The 8th Christmas baubles are going on sale in Dublin next month
# Baubles For Choice
From The Daily Edge
# Baubles For Choice

These homemade Repeal The 8th Christmas baubles are going on sale in Dublin next month

Nov 23rd 2017, 6:02 PM 3,833 Views 3 Comments

Made by an Irish mammy for choice, no less.

# repeal-the-8th - Sunday 22 October, 2017

Should social influencers feel obliged to speak out on Repeal The 8th?
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

Should social influencers feel obliged to speak out on Repeal The 8th?

Oct 22nd 2017, 4:00 PM 4,922 Views 4 Comments

There have been calls for social influencers to speak out on Repeal The 8th – but is that their responsibility?

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 28 September, 2017

Second Dublin hotel cancels pro-life meeting after alleged death threats against staff
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Second Dublin hotel cancels pro-life meeting after alleged death threats against staff

Sep 28th 2017, 2:26 PM 65,450 Views 303 Comments

Two venues have cancelled the event in the last week.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

A #RepealThe8th protest inspired by The Handmaid's Tale just took place outside the Dáil
# Striking
From The Daily Edge
# Striking

A #RepealThe8th protest inspired by The Handmaid's Tale just took place outside the Dáil

Sep 20th 2017, 2:51 PM 8,935 Views 27 Comments

“The handmaids are revolting.”

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool'
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool'

Jun 14th 2017, 6:30 AM 1,404 Views 48 Comments

How many more girls are our government prepared to abuse while they delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment, asks Gerry Edwards.

# repeal-the-8th - 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 87,506 Views 261 Comments

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

The Citizens' Assembly votes on abortion today. Here's how it will play out
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

The Citizens' Assembly votes on abortion today. Here's how it will play out

Apr 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 13,689 Views 245 Comments

Up to four votes could take place over the course of two days.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today
# Strike4Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Strike4Repeal

14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today

Mar 8th 2017, 5:18 PM 11,771 Views 6 Comments

“Repeal The 8th You G*wl.”

Here's how you can participate in the women's strike around Ireland, even if you have to work
# Strike 4 Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Strike 4 Repeal

Here's how you can participate in the women's strike around Ireland, even if you have to work

Mar 8th 2017, 10:29 AM 25,312 Views 28 Comments

Strike 4 Repeal.

# repeal-the-8th - 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 12,515 Views 71 Comments

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

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 16 February, 2017

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March
# Strike4Repeal
# Strike4Repeal

Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March

Feb 16th 2017, 7:20 AM 11,436 Views 145 Comments

A number of businesses will also support their staff in walking out.

# repeal-the-8th - Sunday 12 February, 2017

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his
# Opinion
# Opinion

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his

Feb 12th 2017, 8:30 AM 1,691 Views 119 Comments

Gerry Edwards, chairperson of TFMR Ireland, on the pain and courage inherent in using a personal bereavement in a very public battle.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 26 November, 2016

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda
# Devil In The Details
# Devil In The Details

The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda

Nov 26th 2016, 7:20 AM 6,990 Views 78 Comments

The current regime will be laid out but not critiqued.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Sitting down with Maser: The man and the artist behind the blue Repeal wall
# Interview
# Interview

Sitting down with Maser: The man and the artist behind the blue Repeal wall

Nov 19th 2016, 10:00 PM 17,045 Views 39 Comments

The 35-year-old’s love for his craft is matched only by his love for his city.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 10 November, 2016

A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality

Nov 10th 2016, 8:44 AM 24,011 Views 77 Comments

They say that their child has been diagnosed with Edwards syndrome, which could mean their child will only live for minutes or hours.

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