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#Repeal

# repeal - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment
# Termination Of Pregnancy
# Termination Of Pregnancy

6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment

Jun 30th 2020, 12:44 PM 41,109 Views 278 Comments

These are the first official figures published since Ireland’s liberalised abortion laws came into effect from 1 January 2019.

# repeal - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on
# Abortion Law
# Abortion Law

Irish Bishops say people who voted for repeal 'may not be entirely happy with their choice’ one year on

May 26th 2019, 6:07 PM 19,621 Views 92 Comments

Today marks exactly one year since the result of the referendum was announced

# repeal - Monday 10 December, 2018

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'
# Rights Today
# Rights Today

Rise of 'tough guy' world leaders 'mirrors the rise of fascism in the 1930s'

Dec 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 21,047 Views 55 Comments

A new report said some leaders are using “bully tactics” to “demonise and persecute” vulnerable people.

# repeal - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party
# Gone
# Gone

Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party

Updated Nov 15th 2018, 3:25 PM 63,044 Views 173 Comments

The TD was suspended from the party for six months because he voted against the abortion legislation in the Dáil.

# repeal - 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 39,697 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 33,419 Views 87 Comments

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

# repeal - Thursday 6 September, 2018

'Ireland is the champion of progress at the moment, it's beating everyone else hands down'
# Caitlin Moran
# Caitlin Moran

'Ireland is the champion of progress at the moment, it's beating everyone else hands down'

Sep 6th 2018, 6:30 PM 24,864 Views 36 Comments

Columnist and author Caitlin Moran gives her view on Ireland post-Eighth referendum, and on what it means to be famous.

# repeal - 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 2,335 Views 0 Comments

The Notorious RBG is coming to a screen near you.

# repeal - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Campaigning for Repeal: 'My hijab made me a target. My brown skin made me a target'
# Column
# Column

Campaigning for Repeal: 'My hijab made me a target. My brown skin made me a target'

Jun 10th 2018, 8:45 AM 59,714 Views 269 Comments

Now I see why so few other Muslim girls chose to voice opinions about the referendum, writes Somaya Mahmud.

# repeal - Thursday 7 June, 2018

Ruth Coppinger: No Leo, this wasn't a 'quiet revolution'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ruth Coppinger: No Leo, this wasn't a 'quiet revolution'

Jun 7th 2018, 7:00 AM 43,241 Views 102 Comments

It was the active involvement of tens of thousands on the ground in the referendum campaign – a social and political movement in itself – that was critical to the resounding win, writes Ruth Coppinger.

# repeal - 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 8,009 Views 2 Comments

A symbol of hope and cuteness.

# repeal - 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 4,659 Views 5 Comments

Done and dusted.

# repeal - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

A story for each of the 12 Irish women who will have an abortion today
# In Her Shoes
From The Daily Edge
# In Her Shoes

A story for each of the 12 Irish women who will have an abortion today

May 23rd 2018, 10:00 PM 7,748 Views 1 Comment

Every day, 12 women across Ireland make this decision for incredible varying and complex reasons.

'Please come home Mam, I'm in agony': Parents of women who had crisis pregnancies urge Yes vote
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

'Please come home Mam, I'm in agony': Parents of women who had crisis pregnancies urge Yes vote

May 23rd 2018, 2:41 PM 27,801 Views 128 Comments

Elaine Bedford spoke about her daughter’s experience taking abortion pills last year.

# repeal - Monday 21 May, 2018

Vincent Browne: Let’s cease demanding more of women than we would dare demand of men
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Vincent Browne: Let’s cease demanding more of women than we would dare demand of men

May 21st 2018, 8:00 PM 236,594 Views 265 Comments

Writing in TheJournal.ie, Vincent Browne argues for a Yes vote on Friday.

# repeal - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Here's what 10 first time voters have got to say about the upcoming referendum
# Eighth Amendment
From The Daily Edge
# Eighth Amendment

Here's what 10 first time voters have got to say about the upcoming referendum

May 20th 2018, 5:00 PM 4,545 Views 8 Comments

The atmosphere in secondary schools seems to vary greatly.

# repeal - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Here are some of the ways in which people who are too young to vote have been campaigning for the referendum
# Youth For Yes
From The Daily Edge
# Youth For Yes

Here are some of the ways in which people who are too young to vote have been campaigning for the referendum

May 19th 2018, 6:00 PM 3,254 Views 1 Comment

From Wexford to Westmeath, young people across the country have been involved.

# repeal - Friday 18 May, 2018

Two Irish women told us what it was like being students during the 1983 Referendum
# 1983 Referendum
From The Daily Edge
# 1983 Referendum

Two Irish women told us what it was like being students during the 1983 Referendum

May 18th 2018, 6:00 PM 3,035 Views 0 Comments

One voted for, one voted against the Amendment. How will they vote this time?

# repeal - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

People weren't impressed with the behaviour of the audience on Claire Byrne's live referendum debate
# The Eighth Amendment
From The Daily Edge
# The Eighth Amendment

People weren't impressed with the behaviour of the audience on Claire Byrne's live referendum debate

May 15th 2018, 8:01 AM 37,209 Views 39 Comments

There was heckling, laughter, whooping and abuse from audience members during the debate.

# repeal - Monday 14 May, 2018

#WhoNeedsYourYes: People on Twitter are explaining who their Yes vote will honour
# Who Needs Your Yes
From The Daily Edge
# Who Needs Your Yes

#WhoNeedsYourYes: People on Twitter are explaining who their Yes vote will honour

May 14th 2018, 7:05 PM 3,354 Views 0 Comments

So poignant.

# repeal - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Broke or time poor? You can help Together for Yes by doing this one tiny thing
# Together For Yes
From The Daily Edge
# Together For Yes

Broke or time poor? You can help Together for Yes by doing this one tiny thing

May 8th 2018, 3:15 PM 8,950 Views 13 Comments

Seriously, this will make a massive difference

# repeal - Monday 30 April, 2018

LoveBoth says 'women can't be trusted' campaign poster is fake
# FAKE NEWS
# FAKE NEWS

LoveBoth says 'women can't be trusted' campaign poster is fake

Apr 30th 2018, 12:32 PM 43,613 Views 298 Comments

LoveBoth has sought to clarify that this poster is not part of its campaign, nor was the use of the organisation’s logo or name authorised.

# repeal - Sunday 29 April, 2018

RuPaul's Drag Race star Sharon Needles gave a shout-out to the repeal movement during her Dublin gig
# Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Repeal

RuPaul's Drag Race star Sharon Needles gave a shout-out to the repeal movement during her Dublin gig

Apr 29th 2018, 9:35 AM 9,463 Views 2 Comments

The performer has been vocal about the Eighth Amendment in the past.

# repeal - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival
# Repeal
# Repeal

Dublin City Council directs 'The Question of the Eighth' event be cancelled at literature festival

Apr 28th 2018, 7:12 PM 23,084 Views 92 Comments

The event in question was due to be held on Monday 21 May – four days before the Eighth Amendment referendum.

Explainer: Here's what the proposed legislation says about abortion up to six months
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Explainer: Here's what the proposed legislation says about abortion up to six months

Apr 28th 2018, 12:05 AM 65,002 Views 414 Comments

New billboards launched this week have raised questions about access to terminations after 12 weeks if the Eighth Amendment is repealed.

# repeal - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Love Both: 'We need hospice care for terminally ill babies, not abortion'
# Alternatives
# Alternatives

Love Both: 'We need hospice care for terminally ill babies, not abortion'

Apr 25th 2018, 6:03 PM 24,713 Views 347 Comments

The pro-life movement today said the government should be working harder to help families of babies with life-limiting conditions.

# repeal - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Why we need more male sports stars to come out in support of Together For Yes
# Men4Yes
From The Daily Edge
# Men4Yes

Why we need more male sports stars to come out in support of Together For Yes

Apr 24th 2018, 9:00 PM 4,406 Views 2 Comments

We need more men like Richie Sadlier and Eamon McGee to step up.

'Tell me what's offensive about this': Ruth Coppinger holds up Repeal sign in Dáil chamber
# Mural
# Mural

'Tell me what's offensive about this': Ruth Coppinger holds up Repeal sign in Dáil chamber

Apr 24th 2018, 5:31 PM 36,886 Views 200 Comments

Coppinger held up the poster while asking the Taoiseach about the removal of a Repeal mural outside Dublin city’s Project Arts Centre.

# repeal - 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 18,914 Views 120 Comments

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

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí
# Reported
# Reported

'An attempt to suppress democracy': Removal of Labour's referendum posters reported to gardaí

Apr 23rd 2018, 12:16 PM 15,871 Views 122 Comments

A member of the public sent a video of people removing the Yes posters in Limerick city to Jan O’Sullivan TD.

# repeal - Sunday 22 April, 2018

Need a crash course in the history of the Eighth Amendment?
# Referendum
# Referendum

Need a crash course in the history of the Eighth Amendment?

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:30 PM 14,505 Views 159 Comments

Get yourself up to speed.

# repeal - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Watch this 10 minute film that RTÉ can't broadcast until after the Referendum
# In Her Shoes
From The Daily Edge
# In Her Shoes

Watch this 10 minute film that RTÉ can't broadcast until after the Referendum

Apr 19th 2018, 8:00 PM 24,384 Views 1 Comment

It’s the visual accompaniment to ‘In Her Shoes’.

# repeal - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Michelle Visage urged men to get involved with the upcoming referendum on abortion while she was speaking in Limerick
# Michelle Visage
From The Daily Edge
# Michelle Visage

Michelle Visage urged men to get involved with the upcoming referendum on abortion while she was speaking in Limerick

Mar 18th 2018, 2:44 PM 5,982 Views 9 Comments

“At the end of the day, guys, we need your vote.”

# repeal - Friday 9 March, 2018

Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Minister establishes Referendum Commission for Eighth Amendment referendum

Mar 9th 2018, 10:25 PM 30,396 Views 248 Comments

Earlier, Simon Harris outlined details of a policy paper on the proposed abortion legislation.

# repeal - Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Name the date': Large crowd takes part in March for Repeal in Dublin city centre
# Eighth Referendum
# Eighth Referendum

'Name the date': Large crowd takes part in March for Repeal in Dublin city centre

Mar 8th 2018, 8:13 PM 22,556 Views 89 Comments

The march was organised by the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# repeal - Monday 12 February, 2018

Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000
# Amnesty International
# Amnesty International

Amnesty launches case challenging standards watchdog's order that it return €137,000

Feb 12th 2018, 4:47 PM 7,870 Views 0 Comments

The money was donated to the group in order to fund activities around the Eighth Amendment.

# repeal - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Poll: Will you vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you vote to repeal the Eighth Amendment?

Jan 30th 2018, 8:33 AM 85,732 Views 644 Comments

The government has agreed to hold a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment.

# repeal - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar says he will campaign to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Leo Varadkar says he will campaign to liberalise Ireland's abortion laws

Jan 27th 2018, 9:33 AM 20,966 Views 324 Comments

Speaking to BBC Radio 4, Varadkar said he was in favour of changing Ireland’s abortion laws.

# repeal - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Charity's warning ahead of referendum: 'Stop exploiting children and adults with Down syndrome'
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Charity's warning ahead of referendum: 'Stop exploiting children and adults with Down syndrome'

Jan 24th 2018, 8:21 AM 26,758 Views 232 Comments

Down Syndrome Ireland said use of images could cause stress for parents.

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