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#Eighth Amendment

# eighth-amendment - Today’s News

LIVEBLOG: Yes on the cusp of huge victory as celebrations begin

Dublin Castle is bracing itself for the declaration.

Roscommon has voted by nearly 60% to repeal the Eighth Amendment

There was an intense media focus on the area in the wake of the same-sex marriage referendum.

'It was the first time I could breathe since I lost my daughter'

Members of the Termination For Medical Reasons (TFMR) have spoken to reporters this afternoon.

'We did it': The messages people have been leaving at the Savita Halappanavar mural

Savita’s parents have said that they are “really, really happy” with the projected referendum result.

Poll: What had the biggest influence on your vote? Eighth Amendment This post contains a poll

Poll: What had the biggest influence on your vote?

In an RTE poll, most people said that they didn’t decide how they would vote during the referendum campaign.

'It's very tight': Donegal could be the only constituency to vote No in the referendum

The tallies are very, very tight in the constituency at the minute.

The world's media looks to Ireland as referendum results come in

Many international outlets have noted Ireland’s past relationship with religion and how recent referendums indicate the country is becoming more liberal.

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand'

Leading political figures have reacted to what appears to be an overwhelming Yes vote.

AS IT HAPPENED: Counting and final tallies indicate a strong Yes in Eighth Amendment referendum

Will the Eighth be repealed or retained? Find out live…

Most Irish people think referendum posters should be banned

There’s no authority in Ireland to police the claims made on referendum posters.

Landslide: two exit polls predict Ireland has voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Eighth Amendment

Voting has finished and counting will begin at 9am tomorrow morning.

The country has voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum - Here's what to expect from the day

With all the votes cast, all that’s left is to count them.

# eighth-amendment - Yesterday’s News

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland goes to the polls in Eighth Amendment referendum

Counting starts at 9am tomorrow and we should have a clear indication of the result by lunchtime.

Complaints made about campaign posters located too close to polling stations

If you see a poster that’s located too close to a polling station, you can contact the returning officer at your polling station.

From The Daily Edge 9 of the quickest reactions to Niall Horan calling for a yes vote Nialler For Yes

Q&A: The answers to your questions about the Eighth Amendment referendum

You’ve been submitting your questions – and here are the answers.

Referendum day: The world's media watches as Ireland goes to the polls

A number of international media have flown to Ireland for today’s referendum.

Wicklow Council tells woman she can't vote today due to an 'administrative error'

The woman sent in all relevant documents by the deadline, but the council said she could not be added to the supplementary register.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983 The 8th This post contains videos

Meet the man who's been collecting referendum leaflets since 1983

Alan Kinsella’s archive dates back almost four decades – and it’s still growing.

Here's your guide to voting in the Eighth Amendment referendum

What time do polling stations close at? What will the ballot paper say?

This is why you're still seeing referendum ads online

Google said that it was blocking ads – but Google isn’t the only way for campaigns to place ads online.

'No' side say proposals too extreme, while 'Yes' calls this a 'once-in-a-generation' chance

Both sides held their last press events on the eve of the Eighth Amendment referendum.

Leo Varadkar: 'I find it difficult to contemplate there being a No vote'

The Taoiseach said opinion polls have been wrong in the past.

Poll: Do you think employees should be given time off to vote tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think employees should be given time off to vote tomorrow?

Polls will open at 7am and close at 10pm.

Temperatures on polling day are set to reach 23 degrees

Tomorrow is to be mainly sunny.

Don't be confused at the ballot box - you're voting on the 36th Amendment tomorrow

The Eighth Amendment won’t be mentioned on the ballot paper.

'A defining moment for our generation': Why emigrants are coming home to vote From Kenya To Kerry This post contains videos

'A defining moment for our generation': Why emigrants are coming home to vote

Thousands of Irish people are coming #HomeToVote in tomorrow’s referendum.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

"It's going to impact my life": Immigrants have their say on both sides of the referendum debate Abortion This post contains videos

"It's going to impact my life": Immigrants have their say on both sides of the referendum debate

Only Irish citizens are allowed to vote in Friday’s referendum.

'G'wan Mary Lou!' - Sinn Féin's leader is a hit on the canvass but insists it's no election dry run

McDonald says her first campaign as leader is not practice for a general election.

Pro-life groups secured access to the names and addresses of Irish voters ahead of the referendum Exclusive

An investigation by TheJournal.ie and OpenDemocracy has found that at least two pro-life groups have applied for copies of the register for different local authorities.

FactFind: How many doctors support repeal?

There are Doctors for Yes and the Medical Alliance for No – but what are the numbers exactly?

From The Daily Edge 24 emotional #HomeToVote tweets by people coming back to Ireland from every corner of the globe Home To Vote

24 emotional #HomeToVote tweets by people coming back to Ireland from every corner of the globe

This country is definitely at its best when it’s time to come #HomeToVote

Taoiseach asks employers to be 'flexible' on Friday so staff can get home to vote

Varadkar said some people have to make long journeys home to vote.

Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over The Show Must Go On This post contains videos

Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over

Cora Sherlock has denied pulling out of last night’s Prime Time debate.

Poll: Have you decided how you will vote on Friday? Time To Vote This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you decided how you will vote on Friday?

Opinion polls on Sunday indicated that 14%-17% of people are still undecided about how they’ll vote.

How many women in Ireland request abortion pills? How safe are they? Are they illegal?

And how much will they cost if abortion is legalised in Ireland?

Nora Owen says she was 'confronted' and 'attacked' in Leinster House during the 1980s abortion debate

Fine Gael women who served as politicians in 1983 joined female politicians from the current Dáil to discuss the Eighth Amendment.

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

'If you vote No, abortion will not stop, we'll just export it to England'

John Halligan has appealed to men, in particular, to back the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

Simon Harris heckled by anti-abortion campaigner at large Yes event

The activist approached TDs Catherine Murphy and Roisin Shortall on the street after the press conference.

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