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#Eighth Ref

# eighth-ref - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law

Hospitals will provide the services in 2019.

# eighth-ref - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Complaints about Pat Kenny's treatment of Maria Steen during Eighth debates rejected by BAI

The complainants had alleged that Kenny had questioned Steen differently than Peter Boylan.

# eighth-ref - Monday 18 June, 2018

Here's how many complaints city councils got about referendum posters

Galway City Council got nine, while Dublin City Council got almost 300 over the same time period.

# eighth-ref - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

'How long must women in Northern Ireland wait for change?' - UK MPs debate abortion laws

An MP told the House of Commons that UK laws “put abortion in the same category as homicide, child stealing, or rape”.

# eighth-ref - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you expect abortion legislation to be enacted in Ireland before the end of 2018?

Now that Ireland has voted overwhelmingly for abortion legislation, how soon do you think it will be enacted?

# eighth-ref - Saturday 26 May, 2018

AS IT HAPPENED: Yes celebrates huge victory after massive vote to repeal Repealed This post contains videos

AS IT HAPPENED: Yes celebrates huge victory after massive vote to repeal

The official announcement was made just after 6.10 pm this evening.

'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.

Most Irish people think referendum posters should be banned

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

# eighth-ref - Friday 25 May, 2018

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.

# eighth-ref - Thursday 24 May, 2018

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.

# eighth-ref - Saturday 5 May, 2018

'Force them to take responsibility': Press Ombudsman wants crackdown on Facebook misinformation

Peter Feeney called for stricter regulation on social media at a conference in Dublin this week.

# eighth-ref - Friday 4 May, 2018

FactCheck: Does abortion increase the risk of a woman developing breast cancer?

A paid-for advertisement on Facebook is surfacing on Irish user pages, claiming this is the case. We examine the evidence.

# eighth-ref - Friday 27 April, 2018

FactCheck: Are 1 in 5 babies in England aborted?

We look at the facts behind a Save the 8th campaign poster.

# eighth-ref - Friday 20 April, 2018

The Repeal The Eighth mural in Temple Bar is being taken down... again

The mural will be painted over at 11am on Monday.

# eighth-ref - Monday 9 April, 2018

Repeal The Eighth mural returns to Temple Bar

The artwork, by street artist Maser, was commissioned nearly two years ago.

# eighth-ref - Sunday 4 February, 2018

FactCheck: Are 90% of babies with Down syndrome in Britain aborted?

We take a look at a claim in a poster used in a new campaign by Save the 8th.