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#repeal the eighth

# repeal-the-eighth - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Face-off as pro-life and pro-choice campaigners protest on Dame St

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

# repeal-the-eighth - Monday 6 March, 2017

'Get out of our lives': Call for abortion penalty to be reduced to €1 fine

A new bill aimed at decriminalising abortion in Ireland will be debated by the Dáil tomorrow.

# repeal-the-eighth - Friday 3 March, 2017

Abortion as an option in Ireland? Just 28% are in favour of it

Most people are opposed to a choice in all circumstances.

# repeal-the-eighth - Thursday 27 October, 2016

Repeal the Eighth Bill blocked in the Dáil after government deal

Fine Gael, the Independent Alliance and independents in government took a unified approach to the issue.

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Poll: Should independent ministers be given a free vote on the Repeal the Eighth bill? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should independent ministers be given a free vote on the Repeal the Eighth bill?

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

Ruth Coppinger: 'The TDs who decided women's destinies in 1983 abortion debate still hold office'

Ruth Coppinger said her party will take the pay increase due to TDs, but it will go towards campaigns supports.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Coppinger on Zappone: 'She wore a Repeal jumper on the march and she won't vote for a repeal bill'

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coppinger said the AAA-PBP are calling on John Halligan, Shane Ross and Finian McGrath to stand by their principles and support the bill.

# repeal-the-eighth - Thursday 6 October, 2016

RTÉ says it asked senator to remove Repeal the Eighth badge to stop "unchallenged campaigning"

After the break in the show, Ó Ríordáin could be seen without the badge.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 1 October, 2016

'Any politician that says repealing the Eighth doesn't come up on the doorsteps is living in cloud cuckoo land'

With the political landscape so uncertain, the current government is unlikely to rush a referendum through.

# repeal-the-eighth - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Repeal the Eighth campaigners call for referendum within 12 months

Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment said it has a number of concerns about the Citizens’ Assembly due to hold its first meeting next month.

'I know there are a dwindling band of fanatics out there': TD hits out after his office was vandalised

The Cork TD had attended the march for choice in Dublin city centre last Saturday.

# repeal-the-eighth - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge Sydney Rose is 'disappointed' and 'confused' after festival chair Mary Kennedy condemned abortion comments Rose Of Tralee

Sydney Rose is 'disappointed' and 'confused' after festival chair Mary Kennedy condemned abortion comments

“The festival has been out there for years trying to dispel this ‘lovely girl competition’ image…”

# repeal-the-eighth - Monday 22 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge The Sydney Rose is winning praise for speaking out on Repeal The 8th Repeal The Eighth

The Sydney Rose is winning praise for speaking out on Repeal The 8th

“I think it’s time to give women a say over their reproductive rights.”

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the members of the citizens' assembly be anonymous?

Their names will be published on the citizens’ assembly website.

# repeal-the-eighth - Friday 13 May, 2016

Ireland has been told by the UN Human Rights Council to change its abortion laws

A total of 262 recommendations were made to Ireland by other states regarding human rights.

# repeal-the-eighth - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge RuPaul's Drag Race led a Repeal the 8th chant at their Dublin show last night Repeal The Eighth

RuPaul's Drag Race led a Repeal the 8th chant at their Dublin show last night

“Hey Ireland — repeal the 8th!”

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Pat Kenny: ‘My voice couldn’t even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby’

The veteran broadcaster has spoken of the challenges he faced while reporting on abortion in the United Kingdom.

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 22 November, 2015

James Reilly has reignited the abortion debate by calling for an early referendum Repeal The Eighth This post contains a poll

James Reilly has reignited the abortion debate by calling for an early referendum

Enda Kenny has said Fine Gael won’t commit to a vote if the party is reelected.

# repeal-the-eighth - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

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

More than 240 artists have already joined the campaign.