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#Eighth Amendment

# eighth-amendment - Yesterday’s News

Taoiseach to make his own views known on abortion in a 'couple of weeks'

The were calls for the Taoiseach to put his views on abortion on the record today.

# eighth-amendment - Monday 15 January, 2018

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

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

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum Repeal Or No Repeal This post contains videos

Leo Varadkar still won't say how he'll campaign in an abortion referendum

The Taoiseach says, however, that his Cabinet wants a referendum to take place.

# eighth-amendment - Sunday 7 January, 2018

Archbishop Eamon Martin: 'Abortion ends the human life of an unborn girl or boy'

Martin wants followers to convince others to fight a repeal of the Eighth Amendment.

# eighth-amendment - Saturday 6 January, 2018

Today is Nollaig na mBan, so what's it all about?

Events are taking place to celebrate the contribution of women to society.

# eighth-amendment - Friday 5 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge A group of Irish Simpsons fans is selling merch inspired by the show to raise funds for the Coalition to Repeal the 8th Worst Amendement Ever

# eighth-amendment - Monday 25 December, 2017

Read the emails sent to Leo in his first month as Taoiseach

People wanted to talk to Varadkar about the Pride Parade, the Eighth Amendment and the cost of rent.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 21 December, 2017

Open Society says Sipo may have relied on stolen documents to make Amnesty donation decision

Sipo has ordered Amnesty to return the €137,000 donation it received from Open Society.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

'Once the debate starts. Once the referendum campaign kicks off, it's open season'

It’s almost time for the abortion debate to be in the hands of the Irish public.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Legal abortion in cases of rape would be a 'GP-led service' under draft proposals

Cases of rape would follow the same rules as the proposed 12 week limit.

'We have further to go': Why three Sinn Féin politicians abstained in an Eighth Committee vote

Louise O’Reilly said the motion to allow unrestricted access to a termination up to 12 weeks went “slightly beyond party policy”.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment The Eighth This post contains videos

As it happened: TDs and Senators vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment

A referendum on the issue will be held next year.

Eighth Amendment committee to vote on repealing the Eighth today

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

# eighth-amendment - Saturday 9 December, 2017

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

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

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

As it happened: Eighth Amendment Committee to recommend straight repeal

Here’s what happened at the committee’s meeting today.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 30 November, 2017

As it happened: 'Only seven maternity hospitals offer all women access to anomaly scans' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'Only seven maternity hospitals offer all women access to anomaly scans'

The Eighth Amendment Committee today discussed access to scans, counselling and other services.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Eighth Amendment Committee to decide on repeal or no repeal on 13 December The Eighth This post contains videos

Eighth Amendment Committee to decide on repeal or no repeal on 13 December

The committee is to begin drafting a report on its recommendations after 13 December.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 23 November, 2017

As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'A woman is responsible for her own choice, ultimately she has to make the decision'

The Eighth Amendment Committee today focused on obstetric medicine in the Netherlands.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'

Representatives from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and support group One Day More addressed the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'Women from all walks of life and from every county in Ireland travel for abortion'

Representatives from the Irish Family Planning Association and the HSE appeared before the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away'

Today’s hearing focused on mental health, and medical and international law.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 25 October, 2017

As it happened: 'We signed for our baby's remains like an Amazon delivery, it haunted us' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: 'We signed for our baby's remains like an Amazon delivery, it haunted us'

Today’s session focused on mental health, and terminations in cases of rape and foetal abnormality.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Psychiatrist pulls out of Eighth Amendment Committee appearance

Professor Patricia Casey has accused the committee of being biased.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 18 October, 2017

As it happened: 'The Eighth has caused endless problems, you need to legislate'

The wording remains uncertain, but we’re having a referendum.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 12 October, 2017

'These are the cases that keep us up at night' - GPs tell politicians about crisis pregnancy

The Irish College General Practitioners were speaking at today’s Eighth Amendment Committee meeting.

Dublin maternity hospital chief says Irish abortion patient died while flying home after termination

Fergal Malone revealed the woman’s death at yesterday’s hearing of the Committee on the Eighth Amendment.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Dr Rhona Mahony tells Eighth Committee: 'We must address the criminalisation of medical care'

International experts are also set to address the members.

# eighth-amendment - Friday 6 October, 2017

Over half of voters would back a limited liberalisation of Ireland's abortion law

A referendum on the topic is set to take place next year.

# eighth-amendment - Monday 2 October, 2017

Over half of people say they'd vote 'to repeal' in a referendum on the Eighth Amendment

In a poll for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live, 55% of people said they’d vote yes to repeal in a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

# eighth-amendment - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Today's March for Choice comes at a vital time for Ireland's abortion debate

It is the sixth annual march by the Abortion Rights Campaign.

# eighth-amendment - Friday 29 September, 2017

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

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

'The assembly has the advantage of not having to address constituents': Politicians discuss abortion The Eighth This post contains videos

'The assembly has the advantage of not having to address constituents': Politicians discuss abortion

The Committee on the Eighth Amendment met for the second time today.

Poll: Should the Taoiseach make clear his stance on the abortion campaign now? The Eighth This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Taoiseach make clear his stance on the abortion campaign now?

The Taoiseach is said to be waiting until the recommendations of the all-party committee before deciding his stance.

# eighth-amendment - Tuesday 26 September, 2017

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

# eighth-amendment - Wednesday 20 September, 2017

'Fair, balanced, impartial': Chair defends Citizens' Assembly at Oireachtas abortion committee

Justice Mary Laffoy spoke before the 22 member committee.

# eighth-amendment - Friday 15 September, 2017

Taoiseach not sure public would back Citizens' Assembly's stance on abortion

The Assembly said terminations should be allowed without restriction up to the 12th week of pregnancy.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 7 September, 2017

Children's Minister says Irish women will never have autonomy until the Eighth is repealed

Minister Katherine Zappone is making a speech at the opening of the Kennedy Summer School.

# eighth-amendment - Thursday 31 August, 2017

Bishops have 'constructive' meeting with Varadkar and ministers

The agenda for the meeting included the Eighth Amendment and the possibility of a visit to Ireland by Pope Francis.

# eighth-amendment - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Varadkar says it's 'only a matter of time' before North legalises same-sex marriage

The Taoiseach made the comments at a gay pride event in Belfast today.

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