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# 8th-amendment - Thursday 18 January, 2018

As it happened: TDs share their views on Ireland's abortion laws

The debate on the Eighth Amendment commmitte’s report continues.

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

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

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 12 February, 2017

My son Joshua was born and died 16 years ago today and we still punish tragedies like his

Gerry Edwards, chairperson of TFMR Ireland, on the pain and courage inherent in using a personal bereavement in a very public battle.

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Citizens' Assembly chair says balance 'fundamental' following criticism from anti-abortion groups

Supreme Court judge Ms Justice Mary Laffoy reaffirmed a commitment to balance.

# 8th-amendment - Monday 23 January, 2017

Pro-life group wants to raise €18,000 to fund Facebook page targeting Irish teens

Family and Life’s director David Manly has said there has been increased interest in secondary school presentations by his organisation.

# 8th-amendment - Thursday 10 November, 2016

A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality

They say that their child has been diagnosed with Edwards syndrome, which could mean their child will only live for minutes or hours.

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 6 November, 2016

FactCheck: Does this pro-life leaflet stand up to scrutiny?

The Life Institute’s Yes to Life pamphlet has been printed 120,000 times. How much truth is in it?

# 8th-amendment - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

TDs from AAA-PBP wear 'Repeal' sweatshirts in Dáil

The six were shown on Oireachtas cameras wearing the attire during Leaders’ Questions this afternoon.

# 8th-amendment - Friday 26 August, 2016

FactCheck: What do HSE guidelines actually say about the effects of abortion?

The Pro Life Campaign’s Sinead Slattery made a bold claim on Tonight With Alison O’Connor this week. Does it hold up?

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

RTÉ received 10 formal complaints about Sydney Rose's abortion comments

Brianna Parkins told Dáithí Ó Sé she would like to see a referendum on abortion.

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

FactCheck: Who got it right on "abortion up to birth" - Cora Sherlock or Ivana Bacik?

FactCheck settles a heated dispute about late-term abortions that took place over the airwaves last week.

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Daly reads woman's letter: 'My son's ashes will be delivered along with Amazon and eBay purchases'

“I do not want to terminate my baby’s life but he does not have one.”

# 8th-amendment - Thursday 23 June, 2016

FactCheck: Who got it right in this abortion debate between Ruth Coppinger and Cora Sherlock?’s FactCheck attempts to resolve an argument over abortion facts on Tonight with Vincent Browne last night.

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Bill to repeal Eighth Amendment launched as Coppinger says free vote issue is "ludicrous"

The bill will be brought before the Dáil tomorrow.

# 8th-amendment - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

People are divided on the Eighth Amendment, but half want it repealed

Many people are still on the fence about the topic.

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

How long is a piece of string?

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

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

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 5 June, 2016

FactCheck: Did Enda Kenny mislead the Dáil over the Eighth Amendment?’s FactCheck looks into the Taoiseach’s controversial claim on a controversial issue, last week.

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion

Instead, a ‘Citizens’ Assembly’ will be able to make recommendations to the Dáil on issues like the Eighth Amendment.

# 8th-amendment - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Two-week protest on the doorstep of power will aim to push abortion issue

The campaign supported by Amnesty International is starting today.

# 8th-amendment - Monday 11 January, 2016

‘Unclear’ if referendum to repeal Eighth Amendment would pass – Enda

The Taoiseach said a citizens’ assembly, similar to the Constitutional Convention, will examine the issue within six months if Fine Gael is re-elected.

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 3 January, 2016

This new Irish film follows a young couple as they go to England for an abortion

Ardal O’ Hanlon and Pat Shortt are among the cast.

# 8th-amendment - Monday 28 December, 2015

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

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

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Senator regrets if people were offended by controversial abortion comments

The Renua senator was responding to criticism of his remarks in the Seanad yesterday.

# 8th-amendment - Monday 30 November, 2015

Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality

“It does not protect morals to export the problem to another jurisdiction and then turn a blind eye.”

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

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

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

# 8th-amendment - Friday 20 November, 2015

Leading Irish doctors call for abortion to be decriminalised

Some of Ireland’s most prominent doctors are among hundreds of professionals calling for abortion to be legalised.

# 8th-amendment - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Is Fianna Fáil really completely opposed to abortion?

Analysis: Micheál Martin has said Fianna Fáil “are not going there” on the 8th Amendment.

# 8th-amendment - Friday 23 October, 2015

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

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

# 8th-amendment - Thursday 8 October, 2015

This Labour minister's tweet about abortion has kicked up a bit of a row

Renua general election candidate Patrick McKee called Aodhán Ó Ríordáin’s remark “disgusting”.

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 27 September, 2015

Poll: Do you want the 8th Amendment to be repealed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want the 8th Amendment to be repealed?

The issue is really back on the agenda.

# 8th-amendment - Saturday 26 September, 2015

'Women must decide their fate': Thousands attend pro-choice march 8th Amendment This post contains images

'Women must decide their fate': Thousands attend pro-choice march

Pro-life campaigners have said organisers of the demonstration are in “absolute denial”.

‘It’s time for political parties to stop procrastinating. Abortion regulation does not belong in our constitution’

It is clear that on the issue of abortion, the electorate are now way ahead of our political leaders who seem determined to prevaricate and evade their responsibilities to women living in Ireland, writes Ailbhe Smyth

# 8th-amendment - Tuesday 22 September, 2015

Fianna Fáil will NOT hold a referendum on the 8th

The party will not initiate any vote on the controversial constitutional amendment.

# 8th-amendment - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

More than a quarter of people say abortion will sway their vote

The 8th Amendment looks set to be a big issue at the next general election.

# 8th-amendment - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

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

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.

# 8th-amendment - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Pro-choice activists are not impressed by Enda’s latest remarks

Kenny said yesterday that he has no intention of holding a referendum on the controversial eighth amendment.

# 8th-amendment - Friday 11 September, 2015

Enda won't commit to abortion referendum

The Taoiseach said today he has no intention of introducing abortion on demand.

# 8th-amendment - Sunday 6 September, 2015

A comedian talked about her abortion at Electric Picnic and drew widespread praise

Tara Flynn says she wanted to put a face on statistics.

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