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# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 6 June, 2020

'There's 35 years of history there': Documentary takes behind-the-scenes look at Together For Yes campaign
# Repeal The Eighth
# Repeal The Eighth

'There's 35 years of history there': Documentary takes behind-the-scenes look at Together For Yes campaign

Jun 6th 2020, 7:00 AM 13,375 Views 35 Comments

Anna Rodgers, the director of When Women Won, discusses the importance of history when it comes to the ‘repeal’ campaign.

# repeal-the-eighth - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Abortion services will be available in Ireland from today
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Abortion services will be available in Ireland from today

Jan 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 23,491 Views 112 Comments

Women who have been given a diagnosis of fatal foetal abnormalities will be able to legally avail of early termination of pregnancy.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week
# Edging Closer
# Edging Closer

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week

Dec 1st 2018, 11:00 AM 20,257 Views 110 Comments

It is likely the landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil at the earliest next week.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar

Sep 29th 2018, 6:02 PM 39,705 Views 49 Comments

She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin
# Abortion Rights Campaign
# Abortion Rights Campaign

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

Sep 29th 2018, 4:14 PM 33,423 Views 87 Comments

This was the seventh annual March for Choice and the first since the Eighth Amendment was removed from the Constitution.

# repeal-the-eighth - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris
# Abortion Law
# Abortion Law

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris

Updated Sep 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 21,757 Views 107 Comments

The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week

# repeal-the-eighth - Monday 28 May, 2018

'Ireland shedding its old skin', but will that include Fianna Fáil?
# 36th Amendment
# 36th Amendment

'Ireland shedding its old skin', but will that include Fianna Fáil?

May 28th 2018, 7:25 AM 22,799 Views 65 Comments

While the celebrations were all about women, when the dust settles, there will be a political aftermath to deal with.

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 27 May, 2018

This dog being held up like Simba became a star of Dublin Castle during yesterday's celebrations
# Circle Of Life
From The Daily Edge
# Circle Of Life

This dog being held up like Simba became a star of Dublin Castle during yesterday's celebrations

May 27th 2018, 11:19 AM 8,039 Views 2 Comments

A symbol of hope and cuteness.

There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened
# Dublin Castle
# Dublin Castle

There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened

May 27th 2018, 6:30 AM 44,912 Views 148 Comments

There was talk that there would be a much more muted, sombre celebration at this referendum result. But how wrong people were.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 26 May, 2018

16 touching moments from this historic day in Ireland
# What A Day
From The Daily Edge
# What A Day

16 touching moments from this historic day in Ireland

May 26th 2018, 6:35 PM 10,459 Views 0 Comments

It’s been emotional.

Will you be out celebrating the referendum results this evening?
# Out Out
From The Daily Edge
# Out Out

Will you be out celebrating the referendum results this evening?

May 26th 2018, 3:00 PM 4,660 Views 5 Comments

Done and dusted.

Just 15 great responses to the referendum's landslide exit polls
# Repealed
From The Daily Edge
# Repealed

Just 15 great responses to the referendum's landslide exit polls

May 26th 2018, 10:21 AM 11,760 Views 0 Comments

It was an emotional night.

# repeal-the-eighth - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment'
# Referendum
# Referendum

Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment'

Apr 10th 2018, 5:30 PM 14,174 Views 165 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris stopped by Moore Street today to launch the ‘It’s Time to Talk’ referendum campaign.

# repeal-the-eighth - Monday 9 April, 2018

Repeal The Eighth mural returns to Temple Bar
# Project Arts Centre
# Project Arts Centre

Repeal The Eighth mural returns to Temple Bar

Apr 9th 2018, 5:20 PM 21,916 Views 195 Comments

The artwork, by street artist Maser, was commissioned nearly two years ago.

# repeal-the-eighth - 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 57,655 Views 343 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

# repeal-the-eighth - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Special Cabinet meeting to consider final wording of Eighth Amendment referendum
# Abortion
# Abortion

Special Cabinet meeting to consider final wording of Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 8th 2018, 6:20 AM 6,163 Views 65 Comments

Ministers will also consider and publish the Referendum Bill which formally allows for a referendum to be called.

# repeal-the-eighth - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

Taoiseach to make his own views known on abortion in a 'couple of weeks'
# Mixed Messages
# Mixed Messages

Taoiseach to make his own views known on abortion in a 'couple of weeks'

Jan 16th 2018, 7:45 PM 19,209 Views 236 Comments

The were calls for the Taoiseach to put his views on abortion on the record today.

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 24 September, 2017

These amazing Uterus Prime jumpers have gone on sale ahead of the March for Choice
# Time To Act
From The Daily Edge
# Time To Act

These amazing Uterus Prime jumpers have gone on sale ahead of the March for Choice

Sep 24th 2017, 7:00 PM 6,322 Views 18 Comments

“Bodily autonomy is the right of all sentient beings.”

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 1 July, 2017

The Onion absolutely skewered Ireland's strict abortion laws in a piece yesterday
# Repeal The Eighth
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The Eighth

The Onion absolutely skewered Ireland's strict abortion laws in a piece yesterday

Jul 1st 2017, 4:41 PM 10,793 Views 4 Comments

We’re making The Onion for all the wrong reasons.

# repeal-the-eighth - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith
# Repeal The Eighth
# Repeal The Eighth

'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith

May 2nd 2017, 1:44 PM 9,446 Views 51 Comments

Solidarity-PBP says a referendum on abortion should be held before the autumn.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Abortion Rights Campaign gives back €23,000 US donation
# George Soros
# George Soros

Abortion Rights Campaign gives back €23,000 US donation

Apr 1st 2017, 7:05 AM 15,274 Views 96 Comments

The $24,999 was donated by US billionaire George Soros’ Open Societies Foundation.

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

Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St

Mar 8th 2017, 4:33 PM 20,591 Views 121 Comments

The ad-hoc protest involved hundreds of pro-choice campaigners who had earlier taken part in the Strike for Repeal protest.

# repeal-the-eighth - Monday 6 March, 2017

'Get out of our lives': Call for abortion penalty to be reduced to €1 fine
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'Get out of our lives': Call for abortion penalty to be reduced to €1 fine

Mar 6th 2017, 1:46 PM 18,138 Views 334 Comments

A new bill aimed at decriminalising abortion in Ireland will be debated by the Dáil tomorrow.

# repeal-the-eighth - Friday 3 March, 2017

Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it
# Appetite For Repeal
# Appetite For Repeal

Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it

Mar 3rd 2017, 7:52 AM 22,102 Views 241 Comments

Most people are opposed to a choice in all circumstances.

# repeal-the-eighth - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal
# Abortion
# Abortion

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Oct 27th 2016, 2:26 PM 15,883 Views 84 Comments

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Poll: Should independent ministers be given a free vote on the Repeal the Eighth bill?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should independent ministers be given a free vote on the Repeal the Eighth bill?

Oct 23rd 2016, 10:34 AM 14,025 Views 63 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris is hoping a technical counter-motion will be a good enough compromise for independent TDs.

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'

Oct 23rd 2016, 7:00 AM 18,950 Views 185 Comments

Ruth Coppinger said her party will take the pay increase due to TDs, but it will go towards campaigns supports.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Coppinger on Zappone: 'She wore a Repeal jumper on the march and she won't vote for a repeal bill'
# War Of Words
# War Of Words

Coppinger on Zappone: 'She wore a Repeal jumper on the march and she won't vote for a repeal bill'

Oct 22nd 2016, 10:15 PM 24,443 Views 90 Comments

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coppinger said the AAA-PBP are calling on John Halligan, Shane Ross and Finian McGrath to stand by their principles and support the bill.

# repeal-the-eighth - 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 18,221 Views 111 Comments

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

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 1 October, 2016

'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land'
# Political Hand Grenade
# Political Hand Grenade

'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land'

Oct 1st 2016, 6:30 AM 10,294 Views 140 Comments

With the political landscape so uncertain, the current government is unlikely to rush a referendum through.

# repeal-the-eighth - 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 9,969 Views 253 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.

'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised
# Abortion
# Abortion

'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised

Sep 29th 2016, 2:47 PM 16,515 Views 204 Comments

The Cork TD had attended the march for choice in Dublin city centre last Saturday.

# repeal-the-eighth - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Sydney Rose is 'disappointed' and 'confused' after festival chair Mary Kennedy condemned abortion comments
# Rose Of Tralee
From The Daily Edge
# Rose Of Tralee

Sydney Rose is 'disappointed' and 'confused' after festival chair Mary Kennedy condemned abortion comments

Aug 24th 2016, 2:04 PM 105,981 Views 216 Comments

“The festival has been out there for years trying to dispel this ‘lovely girl competition’ image…”

# repeal-the-eighth - Monday 22 August, 2016

The Sydney Rose is winning praise for speaking out on Repeal The 8th
# Repeal The Eighth
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The Eighth

The Sydney Rose is winning praise for speaking out on Repeal The 8th

Aug 22nd 2016, 11:36 PM 19,361 Views 8 Comments

“I think it’s time to give women a say over their reproductive rights.”

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous?

Aug 14th 2016, 10:31 AM 12,512 Views 75 Comments

Their names will be published on the citizens’ assembly website.

# repeal-the-eighth - Friday 13 May, 2016

Ireland has been told by the UN Human Rights Council to change its abortion laws
# Human Rights Record
# Human Rights Record

Ireland has been told by the UN Human Rights Council to change its abortion laws

May 13th 2016, 8:11 PM 22,367 Views 247 Comments

A total of 262 recommendations were made to Ireland by other states regarding human rights.

# repeal-the-eighth - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

RuPaul's Drag Race led a Repeal the 8th chant at their Dublin show last night
# Repeal The Eighth
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal The Eighth

RuPaul's Drag Race led a Repeal the 8th chant at their Dublin show last night

Mar 23rd 2016, 11:00 AM 7,630 Views 1 Comment

“Hey Ireland — repeal the 8th!”

# repeal-the-eighth - 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 36,258 Views 109 Comments

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

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 22 November, 2015

James Reilly has reignited the abortion debate by calling for an early referendum
# Repeal The Eighth
# Repeal The Eighth

James Reilly has reignited the abortion debate by calling for an early referendum

Nov 22nd 2015, 4:29 PM 16,895 Views 63 Comments

Enda Kenny has said Fine Gael won’t commit to a vote if the party is reelected.

# repeal-the-eighth - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed
# Abortion
# Abortion

Irish stars are calling for the 8th Amendment to be repealed

Sep 15th 2015, 12:47 PM 27,323 Views 153 Comments

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.