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Sunday 1 December, 2019

Peter Boylan: 'Online abuse didn't bother me - I wasn't going to resign'

The obstetrician has written about his career in a new memoir.

Friday 28 December, 2018

National Maternity Hospital to begin abortion services on 7 January

There were some concerns in recent weeks that hospitals would not be ready in time.

Friday 17 August, 2018

Court of Appeal to rule later this month on woman's challenge to Eighth Referendum result

On 25 May, 1,429,981 people voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

Saturday 9 June, 2018

The referendum is over - but voters are still snapping up campaign materials

People want a ‘piece of history’ – campaign materials still being sought a week after the country went to vote.

Monday 28 May, 2018

'We're unstoppable': Large crowds protest in Belfast for change to Northern Ireland abortion law

The DUP’s Arlene Foster has said that it was up to the North’s politicians to decide on its abortion laws.

Bishop says Catholics who voted Yes have sinned and should go to confession

Meanwhile, Father Brian D’Arcy said that he “wouldn’t like to attribute sin in this manner, at all”.

Saturday 26 May, 2018

Tears, relief and pride: A day in the RDS count centre

We spoke to people on both sides of the campaign as the results were counted at the RDS centre yesterday.

Friday 25 May, 2018

It's polling day: Here's everything you need to know about the next 48 hours

The chair of the Referendum Commission is urging people to “use your vote” today.

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.

Wednesday 23 May, 2018

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?

Tuesday 22 May, 2018

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?

We take a look at a recent claim made about this.

Thursday 17 May, 2018

Does the media influence your vote on the referendum? Have your say is partnering with UCC and UCD psychologists in study of factors that influence voting decisions.

How do Ireland's proposed abortion laws compare with Europe?

It has been compared to the UK, but how does it stack up to other countries?

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Q&A: If the Eighth is repealed, what role would the Supreme Court play in abortion laws?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

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.

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.

Friday 20 April, 2018

Nearly half of people in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment, latest poll finds

One in five people, meanwhile, have said that they are not sure how they’re going to vote.

Thursday 19 April, 2018

Can't find yourself on the Don't worry, it's highly likely you're still able to vote

People have been having issues finding out if they’re still registered, but it’s unlikely to be because they’ve been de-registered to vote.

Thursday 8 March, 2018

'Name the date': Large crowd takes part in March for Repeal in Dublin city centre

The march was organised by the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment.

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.