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# repeal the 8th

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Strike4Repeal to stage walkout on 8 March
A number of businesses will also support their staff in walking out.
My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his
Gerry Edwards, chairperson of TFMR Ireland, on the pain and courage inherent in using a personal bereavement in a very public battle.
The Citizens' Assembly will start discussing abortion today. Here's what's on the agenda
The current regime will be laid out but not critiqued.
Sitting down with Maser: The man and the artist behind the blue Repeal wall
The 35-year-old’s love for his craft is matched only by his love for his city.
A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality
They say that their child has been diagnosed with Edwards syndrome, which could mean their child will only live for minutes or hours.
Trouble brewing as Independent Alliance still want a free vote on Repeal the Eighth bill
An Independent Alliance source said the members have the same thoughts on the Bill as they did on Mick Wallace’s legislation on fatal foetal abnormalities.
'Examining the dress code of other parliaments is ridiculous'
The dress attire of politicians in the Dáil was raised at a recent committee meeting.
The Citizens' Assembly meets for the first time today, here's how it's going to work
The exact format is still to be decided.
Loads of Irish illustrators have designed deadly pro-choice prints for this exhibition in Dublin
Someone You Love takes place this evening.
New poll shows the vast majority of Irish people want Eighth Amendment repealed
Most, however, do not want to see UK-style abortion laws in Ireland
RTÉ says it asked senator to remove Repeal the Eighth badge to stop "unchallenged campaigning"
After the break in the show, Ó Ríordáin could be seen without the badge.
Repeal the Eighth campaigners call for referendum within 12 months
Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment said it has a number of concerns about the Citizens’ Assembly due to hold its first meeting next month.
Poll: Were TDs right to wear 'Repeal' jumpers in the Dáil chamber?
Or should slogans be kept outside?
Irish people from all walks of life are showing solidarity with #RepealThe8th on Twitter
Not just the usual suspects.
A heckler at the March for Choice was shut down by this singing pro-choicer
This jumper is shaping up to be the latest symbol of the Repeal The 8th campaign
Can’t get your hands on a Repeal jumper, but still want to support the campaign? You’re in luck.
Here's how Irish emigrants in 23 cities are showing their support for Repeal The 8th today
It’s all part of a ‘global gathering’ to coincide with the March For Choice.
Make no mistake, today's March for Choice is just the beginning of a long ground war
How are both sides shaping up Ireland’s abortion debate?
The Citizens' Assembly will take place on Saturday 15 October in Dublin Castle
The Government press office confirmed to that Red C polling will conduct the poll to decide the makeup of the assembly.
Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers
The US-backed Bob Crow brigade, a group of British and Irish volunteers embedded with Kurdish forces in northern Syria, tweeted its support for the proposed changes to the Irish constitution with the slogan “Ní saoirse go saoirse na mban”.
Health Minister says it was "important" to respond to women who live-tweeted their abortion journey
He said he expected all members of government, including those in the Independent Alliance, to back the Citizen’s Assembly process.
'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player
Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins called for a repeal of the Eighth Amendment.
'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player
Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins called for a repeal of the eighth amendment.
'We need a directly elected mayor to deliver for Dublin. But not someone like Boris'.
In a wide-ranging interview, Fianna Fáil’s Dublin spokesman John Lahart talks about a mayor for the capital, being a psychotherapist, and repealing the Eighth.
Polling firm to pick 'diverse' group of 99 people to sit on Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment
The Department of An Taoiseach issued a tender for a polling company yesterday.
A new Repeal mural has just appeared in Dublin 7
Two replica banners have been unveiled in Blackhall Place.
5 ways people are wearing their Repeal The Eighth support
Doughnuts, sweatshirts and badges
A Wicklow artist has responded to the Repeal controversy with a mural of his own
It went up yesterday.
Rugby star Cian Healy has been slammed by Repeal supporters after this 'blue wall' tweet
“Ya ain’t alternative unless you’re in front of a blue wall these days.”
'Repeal the 8th' mural in Temple Bar removed due to planning rules
The mural has attracted around 50 complaints – but hundreds of people have sent messages supporting the display.
A mystery of our time: How do you get a TD to answer a question?
How long is a piece of string?
We asked every TD if they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment - here's what they said
A lot of them don’t want to talk about it.
No tender issued yet to seek company to set up Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment
No move – despite the self-imposed August deadline of the government.
Labour's demise puts abortion off the agenda for a decade, claims minister
The party’s collapse means social change will not happen, according to Kevin Humphreys.
Labour wants to replace the Eighth Amendment with a UK-style abortion law
The party has outlined its plans to hold a referendum on the abortion ban if returned to government.
Call me a selfish criminal and a murderer if you want, but having an abortion was right for me
I made a decision to abort at seven weeks for many reasons, writes an anonymous contributor.
More bizarre situations will emerge unless we say women are not vessels
If you believe that mothers should come first when being treated medically, then the eighth needs to be repealed, writes Sam Elliot.
Enda promises action on abortion within six months of re-election
However, the Taoiseach would not be drawn on any possible date for a referendum on the matter.
'Abortion is a divisive issue, but we can't pretend it's going to go away' - Varadkar
Leo Varadkar says he supports the Taoiseach’s plan to call a convention on the issue.
Pat Kenny: 'My voice couldn't even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby'
The veteran broadcaster has spoken of the challenges he faced while reporting on abortion in the United Kingdom.