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#Repeal

# repeal - Saturday 20 January, 2018

'These are not faceless women': Key moments from the Dáil's Eighth Amendment debate
# Both Sides Now
# Both Sides Now

'These are not faceless women': Key moments from the Dáil's Eighth Amendment debate

Jan 20th 2018, 7:00 AM 12,538 Views 91 Comments

The TDs gathered in the Dáil this week to debate the report published by the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

# repeal - Friday 19 January, 2018

'There are two views in the party': Fianna Fáil split after Micheál Martin says he supports repeal
# DIVIDED PARTY
# DIVIDED PARTY

'There are two views in the party': Fianna Fáil split after Micheál Martin says he supports repeal

Jan 19th 2018, 3:40 PM 16,649 Views 115 Comments

The Carlow–Kilkenny TD said there is a large contingency within the party that did not agree with its leader.

# repeal - Monday 15 January, 2018

'Good, measured debate' - Fine Gael TDs met for almost five hours to talk about abortion
# Behind Closed Doors
# Behind Closed Doors

'Good, measured debate' - Fine Gael TDs met for almost five hours to talk about abortion

Jan 15th 2018, 7:28 PM 9,569 Views 169 Comments

A two-day debate on the abortion issue kicks off on Wednesday.

# repeal - Thursday 28 December, 2017

19 of the very best signs spotted at Repeal The 8th marches in 2017
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# Think Outside My Box

19 of the very best signs spotted at Repeal The 8th marches in 2017

Dec 28th 2017, 1:00 PM 11,496 Views 19 Comments

Inspired work.

# repeal - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today
# Abortion Laws
# Abortion Laws

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

Dec 13th 2017, 6:00 AM 6,425 Views 51 Comments

After the vote, the committee will begin drafting a report on its recommendations.

# repeal - Saturday 9 December, 2017

Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Most people want Ireland's abortion law changed, according to new poll

Dec 9th 2017, 10:31 AM 15,681 Views 349 Comments

A referendum is set to be held on the issue next year.

# repeal - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

Strike 4 Repeal propose a second demonstration if the government does not commit to a 'yes or no' question on abortion
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Strike 4 Repeal propose a second demonstration if the government does not commit to a 'yes or no' question on abortion

Dec 6th 2017, 4:35 PM 2,427 Views 3 Comments

The group organised a successful demonstration earlier this year.

# repeal - Saturday 30 September, 2017

15 of the best signs from today's March for Choice
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# Repeal

15 of the best signs from today's March for Choice

Sep 30th 2017, 3:29 PM 15,556 Views 15 Comments

Someone actually invested in a uterus costume.

Photos: Thousands take part in March for Choice in Dublin city centre
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

Photos: Thousands take part in March for Choice in Dublin city centre

Sep 30th 2017, 2:15 PM 37,752 Views 373 Comments

Meanwhile, the pro-life campaign is holding awareness events at 21 locations across the country.

LCD Soundsystem's guitarist Al Doyle may have pissed off Leo Varadkar with a 'Repeal' tote bag last night
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LCD Soundsystem's guitarist Al Doyle may have pissed off Leo Varadkar with a 'Repeal' tote bag last night

Sep 30th 2017, 11:21 AM 11,275 Views 8 Comments

A Fine Gael TD subsequently argued with him by using some hashtags.

# repeal - Friday 29 September, 2017

Everything you need to know about getting involved in tomorrow's March For Choice
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From The Daily Edge
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Everything you need to know about getting involved in tomorrow's March For Choice

Sep 29th 2017, 8:00 AM 4,868 Views 12 Comments

Time to act.

# repeal - 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 6,327 Views 18 Comments

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

# repeal - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal
# Healthcare Bill
# Healthcare Bill

'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal

Sep 23rd 2017, 1:58 PM 25,466 Views 49 Comments

McCain’s opposition is likely to doom the effort to repeal.

# repeal - Friday 4 August, 2017

A photo of 3 women in Repeal jumpers defiantly sitting behind Leo Varadkar in Belfast has gone viral
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A photo of 3 women in Repeal jumpers defiantly sitting behind Leo Varadkar in Belfast has gone viral

Aug 4th 2017, 3:52 PM 8,565 Views 10 Comments

Iconic.

# repeal - Sunday 18 June, 2017

Why it's time to stop tone policing pro-choice campaigners
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Why it's time to stop tone policing pro-choice campaigners

Jun 18th 2017, 6:00 PM 6,753 Views 12 Comments

It’s not a coincidence that a largely female movement is being criticized as ‘strident’.

# repeal - Saturday 27 May, 2017

New poll says Irish public want abortion laws to change... but only in certain cases
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

New poll says Irish public want abortion laws to change... but only in certain cases

May 27th 2017, 3:11 PM 11,434 Views 55 Comments

According to the Irish Times/Ipsos Mori poll, most people don’t favour unrestricted access to abortion, however.

# repeal - Monday 24 April, 2017

This lovely Repeal the 8th street art has been spotted on a wall in Portugal
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This lovely Repeal the 8th street art has been spotted on a wall in Portugal

Apr 24th 2017, 5:40 PM 4,372 Views 1 Comment

Thanks Portugal.

# repeal - Sunday 19 March, 2017

'It's about parental equality': Citizens' Assembly will not hear from fathers' group
# Fathers4Justice
# Fathers4Justice

'It's about parental equality': Citizens' Assembly will not hear from fathers' group

Mar 19th 2017, 8:05 AM 13,322 Views 86 Comments

The group argues the future of an embryo or a child should be a collaborative decision.

# repeal - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Repeal protests attract thousands to the streets of Dublin

Mar 8th 2017, 8:00 PM 53,824 Views 251 Comments

Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.

14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today
# Strike4Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Strike4Repeal

14 inspired signs seen at the Strike4Repeal protests around the country today

Mar 8th 2017, 5:18 PM 11,758 Views 6 Comments

Repeal The 8th You G*wl.”

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 20,599 Views 122 Comments

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

# repeal - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Debate Room: Can you be pro-life and a feminist?
# Read Me
# Read Me

Debate Room: Can you be pro-life and a feminist?

Mar 4th 2017, 9:30 AM 3,412 Views 131 Comments

Is it possible to oppose abortion rights and still call yourself a feminist?

# repeal - Saturday 11 February, 2017

Trump wants it gone but 12.2 million people have signed up for Obamacare in 2017
# Repeal
# Repeal

Trump wants it gone but 12.2 million people have signed up for Obamacare in 2017

Feb 11th 2017, 7:20 AM 10,467 Views 9 Comments

Trump has vowed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

# repeal - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Citizens' Assembly receives over 13,000 submissions about abortion
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Citizens' Assembly receives over 13,000 submissions about abortion

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:22 PM 7,177 Views 93 Comments

The assembly may choose to hear oral presentations from any group or individual who made a submission to assist in its deliberations.

# repeal - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Sitting down with Maser: The man and the artist behind the blue Repeal wall
# Interview
# Interview

Sitting down with Maser: The man and the artist behind the blue Repeal wall

Nov 19th 2016, 10:00 PM 16,758 Views 39 Comments

The 35-year-old’s love for his craft is matched only by his love for his city.

# repeal - 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 14,031 Views 63 Comments

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

# repeal - Friday 14 October, 2016

Poll: Should there be a dress code for TDs and Senators?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be a dress code for TDs and Senators?

Oct 14th 2016, 10:43 AM 30,479 Views 113 Comments

A number of TDs wore Repeal jumpers in the chamber last month.

# repeal - 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 - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Irish people from all walks of life are showing solidarity with #RepealThe8th on Twitter
# Know Your Repealers
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# 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 - Monday 26 September, 2016

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

# repeal - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Pictures: Thousands throng Dublin city centre for pro choice rally
# The Eighth Amendment
# The Eighth Amendment

Pictures: Thousands throng Dublin city centre for pro choice rally

Sep 24th 2016, 5:02 PM 34,937 Views 463 Comments

Demonstrations took place in major cities across Europe in solidarity with the Dublin march.

11 excellent signs spotted at the March For Choice today
# Eat Sleep Rave Repeal
From The Daily Edge
# Eat Sleep Rave Repeal

11 excellent signs spotted at the March For Choice today

Sep 24th 2016, 3:49 PM 13,311 Views 13 Comments

Thousands have turned out for what has been called the biggest pro-choice gathering in Ireland.

# repeal - Thursday 15 September, 2016

A host of Irish women have lent their voices to a powerful film about the 8th Amendment
# We Face This Land
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# We Face This Land

A host of Irish women have lent their voices to a powerful film about the 8th Amendment

Sep 15th 2016, 7:50 PM 7,921 Views 11 Comments

“How is livestock worth more to this land than us?”

# repeal - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

A new Repeal mural has just appeared in Dublin 7
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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 - Wednesday 27 July, 2016

Supreme Court judge to chair assembly on repealing Eighth Amendment
# Mary Laffoy
# Mary Laffoy

Supreme Court judge to chair assembly on repealing Eighth Amendment

Jul 27th 2016, 5:54 PM 13,625 Views 155 Comments

The assembly has a deadline of 12 months from its establishment to complete its work.

Aungier Danger are selling donuts with Maser's 'Repeal' design on them today
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From The Daily Edge
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Aungier Danger are selling donuts with Maser's 'Repeal' design on them today

Jul 27th 2016, 9:27 AM 3,774 Views 15 Comments

Amazing.

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 - Saturday 9 July, 2016

This Repeal mural by Maser has just gone up in Temple Bar
# Street Art
From The Daily Edge
# Street Art

This Repeal mural by Maser has just gone up in Temple Bar

Jul 9th 2016, 11:50 AM 4,443 Views 2 Comments

The mural now sits on the Project Arts Centre.

# repeal - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Here's how these Repeal jumpers sold out in one day and became an Irish phenomenon
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From The Daily Edge
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Here's how these Repeal jumpers sold out in one day and became an Irish phenomenon

Jul 5th 2016, 11:13 AM 10,360 Views 4 Comments

Plus, how you can get your mitts on one next weekend.

# repeal - Thursday 18 February, 2016

A week out from polling day, the Catholic Bishops are weighing in on abortion
# The Eighth
# The Eighth

A week out from polling day, the Catholic Bishops are weighing in on abortion

Feb 18th 2016, 10:00 AM 13,614 Views 262 Comments

Today’s statement from the Bishops’ Conference coincides with a Labour event calling for a referendum.