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#repeal the 8th

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Trouble brewing as Independent Alliance still want a free vote on Repeal the Eighth bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

Trouble brewing as Independent Alliance still want a free vote on Repeal the Eighth bill

Oct 19th 2016, 6:03 AM 5,680 Views 36 Comments

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.

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 17 October, 2016

'Examining the dress code of other parliaments is ridiculous'
# Dail Dress Code
# Dail Dress Code

'Examining the dress code of other parliaments is ridiculous'

Oct 17th 2016, 6:15 AM 15,732 Views 36 Comments

The dress attire of politicians in the Dáil was raised at a recent committee meeting.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 15 October, 2016

The Citizens' Assembly meets for the first time today, here's how it's going to work
# Power To The People
# Power To The People

The Citizens' Assembly meets for the first time today, here's how it's going to work

Oct 15th 2016, 6:00 AM 11,634 Views 69 Comments

The exact format is still to be decided.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Loads of Irish illustrators have designed deadly pro-choice prints for this exhibition in Dublin
# Someone You Love
From The Daily Edge
# Someone You Love

Loads of Irish illustrators have designed deadly pro-choice prints for this exhibition in Dublin

Oct 11th 2016, 11:16 AM 4,738 Views 9 Comments

Someone You Love takes place this evening.

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 7 October, 2016

New poll shows the vast majority of Irish people want Eighth Amendment repealed
# Abortion Debate
# Abortion Debate

New poll shows the vast majority of Irish people want Eighth Amendment repealed

Oct 7th 2016, 7:43 AM 16,439 Views 322 Comments

Most, however, do not want to see UK-style abortion laws in Ireland

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 6 October, 2016

RTÉ says it asked senator to remove Repeal the Eighth badge to stop "unchallenged campaigning"
# Badgegate
# Badgegate

RTÉ says it asked senator to remove Repeal the Eighth badge to stop "unchallenged campaigning"

Oct 6th 2016, 4:49 PM 18,243 Views 111 Comments

After the break in the show, Ó Ríordáin could be seen without the badge.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Repeal the Eighth campaigners call for referendum within 12 months
# Timeline
# Timeline

Repeal the Eighth campaigners call for referendum within 12 months

Sep 29th 2016, 7:00 PM 9,991 Views 252 Comments

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.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Poll: Were TDs right to wear 'Repeal' jumpers in the Dáil chamber?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Were TDs right to wear 'Repeal' jumpers in the Dáil chamber?

Sep 28th 2016, 9:37 AM 30,155 Views 270 Comments

Or should slogans be kept outside?

Irish people from all walks of life are showing solidarity with #RepealThe8th on Twitter
# Know Your Repealers
From The Daily Edge
# Know Your Repealers

Irish people from all walks of life are showing solidarity with #RepealThe8th on Twitter

Sep 28th 2016, 9:26 AM 4,752 Views 0 Comments

Not just the usual suspects.

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 26 September, 2016

A heckler at the March for Choice was shut down by this singing pro-choicer
# Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal

A heckler at the March for Choice was shut down by this singing pro-choicer

Sep 26th 2016, 7:20 PM 5,681 Views 7 Comments

Ooof.

This jumper is shaping up to be the latest symbol of the Repeal The 8th campaign
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

This jumper is shaping up to be the latest symbol of the Repeal The 8th campaign

Sep 26th 2016, 11:14 AM 8,584 Views 19 Comments

Can’t get your hands on a Repeal jumper, but still want to support the campaign? You’re in luck.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Here's how Irish emigrants in 23 cities are showing their support for Repeal The 8th today
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

Here's how Irish emigrants in 23 cities are showing their support for Repeal The 8th today

Sep 24th 2016, 10:26 AM 8,082 Views 10 Comments

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
# Pounding The Streets
# Pounding The Streets

Make no mistake, today's March for Choice is just the beginning of a long ground war

Sep 24th 2016, 6:15 AM 30,822 Views 520 Comments

How are both sides shaping up Ireland’s abortion debate?

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

The Citizens' Assembly will take place on Saturday 15 October in Dublin Castle
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

The Citizens' Assembly will take place on Saturday 15 October in Dublin Castle

Sep 21st 2016, 2:28 PM 9,456 Views 77 Comments

The Government press office confirmed to TheJournal.ie that Red C polling will conduct the poll to decide the makeup of the assembly.

# repeal-the-8th - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers
# Beir Bua
# Beir Bua

Female troops fighting Isis in Syria support the 'Repeal the 8th' campaign - and Dublin Bus drivers

Sep 11th 2016, 12:42 PM 29,327 Views 138 Comments

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”.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Health Minister says it was "important" to respond to women who live-tweeted their abortion journey
# Two Women Travel
# Two Women Travel

Health Minister says it was "important" to respond to women who live-tweeted their abortion journey

Aug 23rd 2016, 1:39 PM 17,084 Views 263 Comments

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
# Rose Of Tralee
# Rose Of Tralee

'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player

Aug 23rd 2016, 1:30 PM 29,143 Views 89 Comments

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
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

'No discussion, edits or changes' were made to the Sydney Rose's abortion comments on the RTÉ Player

Aug 23rd 2016, 12:40 PM 6,499 Views 3 Comments

Sydney Rose Brianna Parkins called for a repeal of the eighth amendment.

# repeal-the-8th - Sunday 14 August, 2016

'We need a directly elected mayor to deliver for Dublin. But not someone like Boris'.
# Total Mayor
# Total Mayor

'We need a directly elected mayor to deliver for Dublin. But not someone like Boris'.

Aug 14th 2016, 7:45 AM 7,473 Views 39 Comments

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.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Polling firm to pick 'diverse' group of 99 people to sit on Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

Polling firm to pick 'diverse' group of 99 people to sit on Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment

Aug 9th 2016, 10:33 AM 16,391 Views 155 Comments

The Department of An Taoiseach issued a tender for a polling company yesterday.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

A new Repeal mural has just appeared in Dublin 7
# Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal

A new Repeal mural has just appeared in Dublin 7

Aug 3rd 2016, 12:11 PM 3,649 Views 6 Comments

Two replica banners have been unveiled in Blackhall Place.

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 1 August, 2016

5 ways people are wearing their Repeal The Eighth support
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

5 ways people are wearing their Repeal The Eighth support

Aug 1st 2016, 9:30 AM 11,131 Views 45 Comments

Doughnuts, sweatshirts and badges

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 28 July, 2016

A Wicklow artist has responded to the Repeal controversy with a mural of his own
# Repeal The 8th
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The 8th

A Wicklow artist has responded to the Repeal controversy with a mural of his own

Jul 28th 2016, 10:01 AM 7,670 Views 5 Comments

It went up yesterday.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Rugby star Cian Healy has been slammed by Repeal supporters after this 'blue wall' tweet
# Cian Healy
From The Daily Edge
# Cian Healy

Rugby star Cian Healy has been slammed by Repeal supporters after this 'blue wall' tweet

Jul 27th 2016, 8:15 AM 10,008 Views 10 Comments

“Ya ain’t alternative unless you’re in front of a blue wall these days.”

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 25 July, 2016

'Repeal the 8th' mural in Temple Bar removed due to planning rules
# Abortion
# Abortion

'Repeal the 8th' mural in Temple Bar removed due to planning rules

Jul 25th 2016, 1:41 PM 26,218 Views 304 Comments

The mural has attracted around 50 complaints – but hundreds of people have sent messages supporting the display.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

A mystery of our time: How do you get a TD to answer a question?
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

A mystery of our time: How do you get a TD to answer a question?

Jun 7th 2016, 6:10 AM 17,029 Views 90 Comments

How long is a piece of string?

We asked every TD if they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment - here's what they said
# Abortion
# Abortion

We asked every TD if they want to repeal the Eighth Amendment - here's what they said

Jun 7th 2016, 6:05 AM 63,352 Views 363 Comments

A lot of them don’t want to talk about it.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 2 June, 2016

No tender issued yet to seek company to set up Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

No tender issued yet to seek company to set up Citizens' Assembly on Eighth Amendment

Jun 2nd 2016, 6:00 AM 11,118 Views 213 Comments

No move – despite the self-imposed August deadline of the government.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Labour's demise puts abortion off the agenda for a decade, claims minister
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Labour's demise puts abortion off the agenda for a decade, claims minister

Feb 27th 2016, 7:36 PM 18,280 Views 86 Comments

The party’s collapse means social change will not happen, according to Kevin Humphreys.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Labour wants to replace the Eighth Amendment with a UK-style abortion law
# Labour's Way
# Labour's Way

Labour wants to replace the Eighth Amendment with a UK-style abortion law

Feb 18th 2016, 4:36 PM 15,734 Views 91 Comments

The party has outlined its plans to hold a referendum on the abortion ban if returned to government.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Call me a selfish criminal and a murderer if you want, but having an abortion was right for me
# Opinion
# Opinion

Call me a selfish criminal and a murderer if you want, but having an abortion was right for me

Feb 17th 2016, 5:00 PM 10,011 Views 325 Comments

I made a decision to abort at seven weeks for many reasons, writes an anonymous contributor.

# repeal-the-8th - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

More bizarre situations will emerge unless we say women are not vessels
# Opinion
# Opinion

More bizarre situations will emerge unless we say women are not vessels

Dec 29th 2015, 8:30 AM 258 Views 323 Comments

If you believe that mothers should come first when being treated medically, then the eighth needs to be repealed, writes Sam Elliot.

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 28 December, 2015

Enda promises action on abortion within six months of re-election
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Enda promises action on abortion within six months of re-election

Dec 28th 2015, 6:05 AM 12,593 Views 251 Comments

However, the Taoiseach would not be drawn on any possible date for a referendum on the matter.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 17 December, 2015

'Abortion is a divisive issue, but we can't pretend it's going to go away' - Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar
# Leo Varadkar

'Abortion is a divisive issue, but we can't pretend it's going to go away' - Varadkar

Dec 17th 2015, 1:28 PM 7,547 Views 153 Comments

Leo Varadkar says he supports the Taoiseach’s plan to call a convention on the issue.

# repeal-the-8th - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Pat Kenny: 'My voice couldn't even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby'
# Abortion Clinic
# Abortion Clinic

Pat Kenny: 'My voice couldn't even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby'

Dec 12th 2015, 7:30 AM 36,277 Views 109 Comments

The veteran broadcaster has spoken of the challenges he faced while reporting on abortion in the United Kingdom.

# repeal-the-8th - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

What to do about abortion? Enda wants the country to get together and talk about it
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

What to do about abortion? Enda wants the country to get together and talk about it

Nov 25th 2015, 10:56 PM 11,266 Views 62 Comments

Taoiseach Enda Kenny briefed his party’s TDs and Senators on its position regarding the 8th Amendment this evening.

This is the law that Labour wants to replace the 8th Amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

This is the law that Labour wants to replace the 8th Amendment

Nov 25th 2015, 2:25 PM 13,948 Views 77 Comments

The legislation would allow for terminations on four grounds.

# repeal-the-8th - Thursday 5 November, 2015

A lot of women are tweeting Enda about their periods - and he's cool with it
# Abortion
# Abortion

A lot of women are tweeting Enda about their periods - and he's cool with it

Nov 5th 2015, 1:57 PM 30,470 Views 69 Comments

“People send tweets to the Taoiseach all the time on all sorts of issues and are entitled to do so.”

# repeal-the-8th - Friday 23 October, 2015

Pro-choice campaigners take 'abortion pill bus' across Ireland
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

Pro-choice campaigners take 'abortion pill bus' across Ireland

Oct 23rd 2015, 12:50 PM 28,747 Views 238 Comments

Women with unwanted pregnancies will be able to access pills on the bus after an online consultation.

# repeal-the-8th - Monday 19 October, 2015

'In Ireland, Helen would go to jail': Graham Linehan speaks of wife's abortion after fatal foetal diagnosis
# Abortion
# Abortion

'In Ireland, Helen would go to jail': Graham Linehan speaks of wife's abortion after fatal foetal diagnosis

Oct 19th 2015, 10:34 AM 27,560 Views 154 Comments

The couple decided to highlight their story as part of Amnesty International’s campaign to decriminalise abortion in Ireland.