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#repeal the eighth

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week

It is likely the landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil at the earliest next week.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 29 September, 2018

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar

She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

This was the seventh annual March for Choice and the first since the Eighth Amendment was removed from the Constitution.

# repeal-the-eighth - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris

The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week

# repeal-the-eighth - Monday 28 May, 2018

'Ireland shedding its old skin', but will that include Fianna Fáil?

While the celebrations were all about women, when the dust settles, there will be a political aftermath to deal with.

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge This dog being held up like Simba became a star of Dublin Castle during yesterday's celebrations Circle Of Life

There was talk that Dublin Castle would be muted. That is not what happened

There was talk that there would be a much more muted, sombre celebration at this referendum result. But how wrong people were.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 26 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 16 touching moments from this historic day in Ireland What A Day

16 touching moments from this historic day in Ireland

It’s been emotional.

From The Daily Edge Will you be out celebrating the referendum results this evening? Out Out This post contains a poll
From The Daily Edge Just 15 great responses to the referendum's landslide exit polls Repealed

Just 15 great responses to the referendum's landslide exit polls

It was an emotional night.

# repeal-the-eighth - Tuesday 10 April, 2018

Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment' Referendum This post contains videos

Harris takes his message to Moore Street: 'Men need to talk to the women in their lives about the Eighth Amendment'

Health Minister Simon Harris stopped by Moore Street today to launch the ‘It’s Time to Talk’ referendum campaign.

# repeal-the-eighth - Monday 9 April, 2018

Repeal The Eighth mural returns to Temple Bar

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

# repeal-the-eighth - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

Referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment to be held on Friday 25 May

Minister Eoghan Murphy made the announcement this afternoon.

# repeal-the-eighth - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Special Cabinet meeting to consider final wording of Eighth Amendment referendum

Ministers will also consider and publish the Referendum Bill which formally allows for a referendum to be called.

# repeal-the-eighth - Tuesday 16 January, 2018

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.

# repeal-the-eighth - Sunday 24 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge These amazing Uterus Prime jumpers have gone on sale ahead of the March for Choice Time To Act

These amazing Uterus Prime jumpers have gone on sale ahead of the March for Choice

“Bodily autonomy is the right of all sentient beings.”

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge The Onion absolutely skewered Ireland's strict abortion laws in a piece yesterday Repeal The Eighth

The Onion absolutely skewered Ireland's strict abortion laws in a piece yesterday

We’re making The Onion for all the wrong reasons.

# repeal-the-eighth - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

'I wouldn't be surprised if the majority of special Dáil committee are anti-choice' - Smith

Solidarity-PBP says a referendum on abortion should be held before the autumn.

# repeal-the-eighth - Saturday 1 April, 2017

Abortion Rights Campaign gives back €23,000 US donation

The $24,999 was donated by US billionaire George Soros’ Open Societies Foundation.

# 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.