# eighth-amendment - Today’s News
I took comfort and healing from the 38 weeks Carragh and I spent together, writes Mandy O’Neill.
The Citizens’ Assembly voted by 87% against maintaining the status quo.
The Labour leader also accused Shane Ross of “sitting in his office hiding”.
# eighth-amendment - Yesterday’s News
Its recommendation says that Ireland’s constitution should deal with abortion – but not in the manner it does now.
Up to four votes could take place over the course of two days.
# eighth-amendment - Thursday 9 March, 2017
The government won the vote easily with a margin of over 50.
# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 8 March, 2017
Similar demonstrations were staged in other cities around Ireland.
The ad-hoc protest involved hundreds of pro-choice campaigners who had earlier taken part in the Strike for Repeal protest.
# eighth-amendment - Monday 6 March, 2017
A new bill aimed at decriminalising abortion in Ireland will be debated by the Dáil tomorrow.
# eighth-amendment - Sunday 5 February, 2017
Supreme Court judge Ms Justice Mary Laffoy reaffirmed a commitment to balance.
# eighth-amendment - Saturday 4 February, 2017
The women will tell their own stories about their experience of the Eighth Amendment.
# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 1 February, 2017
Rosa said the tour will “provide direct assistance to those in need of safe abortion pills”.
# eighth-amendment - Monday 23 January, 2017
A group known as Strike 4 Repeal has threatened to organise strikes should a referendum on abortion not be held before 8 March.
The Abortion Rights Campaign, Outhouse, the Anti-Racism Network are in support of the proposed strike action.
Family and Life’s director David Manly has said there has been increased interest in secondary school presentations by his organisation.
# eighth-amendment - Sunday 8 January, 2017
The assembly is discussing issues around Ireland’s abortion laws.
# eighth-amendment - Saturday 24 December, 2016
Some people love him and some people don’t.
# eighth-amendment - Thursday 22 December, 2016
The assembly may choose to hear oral presentations from any group or individual who made a submission to assist in its deliberations.
# eighth-amendment - Saturday 26 November, 2016
At today’s Citizens’ Assembly, psychiatrist Anthony McCarthy expressed amazement that any woman would subject herself to the ordeal of obtaining a pregnancy termination in Ireland.
# eighth-amendment - Sunday 6 November, 2016
The Life Institute’s Yes to Life pamphlet has been printed 120,000 times. How much truth is in it?
# eighth-amendment - Thursday 27 October, 2016
Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.
# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 25 October, 2016
The Dáil is this evening discussing an AAA/PBP Bill calling for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.
The bill is due to be debated in the Dáil tonight.
# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 18 October, 2016
Northern Ireland is the only part of the UK where abortion is illegal, except where continuing a pregnancy would cause a serious risk to the mother’s health.
# eighth-amendment - Monday 17 October, 2016
The study examined the experiences of women who accessed abortion pills online.
# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 28 September, 2016
Or should slogans be kept outside?
# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 27 September, 2016
The six were shown on Oireachtas cameras wearing the attire during Leaders’ Questions this afternoon.
# eighth-amendment - Saturday 24 September, 2016
How are both sides shaping up Ireland’s abortion debate?
# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 21 September, 2016
The Government press office confirmed to TheJournal.ie that Red C polling will conduct the poll to decide the makeup of the assembly.
# eighth-amendment - Sunday 11 September, 2016
An Irish couple who are expecting a baby, and who received a diagnosis of fatal foetal abnormality, write about their ordeal for TheJournal.ie.
# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 6 September, 2016
The health minister said women need “accurate information in relation to their own health”.
# eighth-amendment - Thursday 1 September, 2016
The British Pregnancy Advice Service is concerned that, because they are committing an illegal act, women may not always seek help.
# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 30 August, 2016
Brianna Parkins said she wants a referendum to be held on repealing the Eighth Amendment.
# eighth-amendment - Friday 26 August, 2016
The Pro Life Campaign’s Sinead Slattery made a bold claim on Tonight With Alison O’Connor this week. Does it hold up?
# eighth-amendment - Thursday 25 August, 2016
# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 24 August, 2016
“The festival has been out there for years trying to dispel this ‘lovely girl competition’ image…”
# eighth-amendment - Monday 8 August, 2016
The majority of the letters urge the Taoiseach not to repeal the Eighth Amendment.
# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 3 August, 2016
FactCheck settles a heated dispute about late-term abortions that took place over the airwaves last week.
# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 27 July, 2016
The assembly has a deadline of 12 months from its establishment to complete its work.
# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 5 July, 2016
Cabinet agrees not to take a position on bill tabled by TD Mick Wallace