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'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 13,549 Views 35 Comments

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

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 23,505 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.

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 20,285 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.

'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 39,763 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 33,454 Views 87 Comments

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

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 21,818 Views 107 Comments

The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week

'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 22,832 Views 65 Comments

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

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 8,420 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 45,015 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.

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 10,480 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 4,680 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 11,777 Views 0 Comments

It was an emotional night.

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 14,201 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 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 21,945 Views 195 Comments

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

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 57,698 Views 343 Comments

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

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 6,183 Views 65 Comments

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

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 19,232 Views 236 Comments

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

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 6,348 Views 18 Comments

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

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 10,819 Views 4 Comments

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

'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 9,467 Views 51 Comments

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

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 15,304 Views 96 Comments

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

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 20,614 Views 122 Comments

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

'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 18,171 Views 334 Comments

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

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 22,323 Views 236 Comments

Most people are opposed to a choice in all circumstances.

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 15,923 Views 84 Comments

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

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 14,040 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 19,101 Views 185 Comments

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

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 24,497 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.

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 18,305 Views 111 Comments

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

'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 10,422 Views 140 Comments

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

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 10,036 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 16,534 Views 204 Comments

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

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 106,147 Views 216 Comments

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

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 19,389 Views 8 Comments

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

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 12,527 Views 75 Comments

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

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 22,432 Views 248 Comments

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

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 7,656 Views 1 Comment

“Hey Ireland — repeal the 8th!”

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 36,313 Views 109 Comments

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

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 16,934 Views 63 Comments

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

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 27,388 Views 153 Comments

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.