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#Eighth Q and A

# eighth-q-and-a - Friday 25 May, 2018

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

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

# eighth-q-and-a - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

Q&A: Can the 'hard cases' be dealt with while still retaining the Eighth Amendment?

It’s been a big question in recent days.

# eighth-q-and-a - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?

The government’s legal advice and the position of the courts on the Eighth Amendment have tied the hands of legislators in the past.

Q&A: Can pregnant women receive cancer treatment?

Women are advised against getting pregnant while receiving cancer treatment.

# eighth-q-and-a - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Q&A: If the Eighth is repealed, what role would the Supreme Court play in abortion laws?

Could we see judicial interference? Constitutional expert Assistant Professor David Kenny examines the issue.

# eighth-q-and-a - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

Pregnancy timeline: When does the heart, brain, and face form?

We don’t know where life begins – but here’s what we do know about what develops when during a pregnancy.

# eighth-q-and-a - Monday 7 May, 2018

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions 8th Amendment This post contains videos

Q&A: Here's how many women and girls travel to the UK for abortions

More than 170,000 females have travelled to another country for a termination since 1980.

# eighth-q-and-a - Sunday 6 May, 2018

Q&A: Who will pay for abortions if the Eighth Amendment is repealed?

Will taxpayers cover the cost of abortion under the public system?

# eighth-q-and-a - Saturday 5 May, 2018

# eighth-q-and-a - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.

Q&A: How are abortions carried out? Can a foetus feel pain?

It depends on a number of factors, including how far along the pregnancy is.