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#the eighth

# the-eighth - Friday 28 December, 2018

'You want the Eighth repealed because of Brexit': Letters sent to Varadkar about abortion referendum
# Abortion
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# Abortion

'You want the Eighth repealed because of Brexit': Letters sent to Varadkar about abortion referendum

Dec 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 20,021 Views 14 Comments

This year the country voted by 66.4% to 33.6% to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# the-eighth - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Harris hails 'significant step' as contract agreed with doctors for the provision of abortion services
# Fine Details
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# Fine Details

Harris hails 'significant step' as contract agreed with doctors for the provision of abortion services

Nov 14th 2018, 7:43 PM 11,405 Views 59 Comments

The contract will be offered by the HSE to medical practitioners who express an interest in providing such services.

# the-eighth - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services
# Survey
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# Survey

Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services

Nov 8th 2018, 6:15 PM 15,759 Views 49 Comments

Legislation on the provision of abortion has been debated by the Oireachtas health committee this week.

# the-eighth - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Eighth Amendment repealed as President signs referendum bill into law
# It's Gone
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# It's Gone

Eighth Amendment repealed as President signs referendum bill into law

Sep 18th 2018, 6:41 PM 60,773 Views 180 Comments

It will now allow the government to legislate for abortion, which is expected to be enacted by 2019 at the latest.

# the-eighth - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'We need an accessible service': Cork doctors set up group to ensure abortion provision for all communities
# Doctors For Choice
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# Doctors For Choice

'We need an accessible service': Cork doctors set up group to ensure abortion provision for all communities

Jun 10th 2018, 6:00 AM 9,880 Views 7 Comments

Dr Mary Favier said that she expects groups like the one in Cork to be operating around the country.

# the-eighth - Sunday 3 June, 2018

'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us'
# Tfmr
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# Tfmr

'The 'No' side feel let down by people and country. Nobody understands this feeling more than us'

Jun 3rd 2018, 7:00 AM 108,886 Views 110 Comments

‘Would it be too much for No side and the Yes side to come together and use their powers and money to bring positive change that will help and support the people of Ireland?’ asks Denise Coakley.

# the-eighth - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum
# What They Saw
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# What They Saw

Observers from the UK, US and Canada monitored the Eighth referendum

Jun 2nd 2018, 6:00 PM 37,036 Views 77 Comments

They raised concerns about some ballot boxes allegedly not being sealed correctly and so-called ‘family voting’.

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council
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# The Eighth

More than 150 complaints about 'graphic' and 'false' referendum posters sent to Dublin City Council

Jun 2nd 2018, 12:05 AM 24,436 Views 151 Comments

Office workers, parents, and staff at the Rotunda Hospital submitted complaints about graphic ‘Vote No’ posters.

# the-eighth - Friday 1 June, 2018

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations
# Euthanasia
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# Euthanasia

'How can you cheer abortion?': Bishop 'horrified' by referendum celebrations

Jun 1st 2018, 9:04 PM 84,437 Views 121 Comments

Alphonsus Cullinan said Catholic Yes voters “should go to confession”.

# the-eighth - Thursday 31 May, 2018

Police in Belfast seize abortion pills and robots from campaigners
# Abortion Pills
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# Abortion Pills

Police in Belfast seize abortion pills and robots from campaigners

May 31st 2018, 5:14 PM 20,417 Views 73 Comments

The demonstration saw an “abortion robot” deliver abortion pills to a number of women.

# the-eighth - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived
# Eighth Amendment
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# Eighth Amendment

The messages people left at the Savita Halappanavar mural will be digitally archived

May 30th 2018, 12:05 AM 43,669 Views 67 Comments

Since Friday, flowers have been left at the bottom of the mural, along with ‘Yes’ leaflets, pens and sellotape so that people could leave notes.

# the-eighth - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Abortion legislation expected to be law by January 2019
# Eighth Amendment
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# Eighth Amendment

Abortion legislation expected to be law by January 2019

May 29th 2018, 2:53 PM 11,196 Views 149 Comments

The first Dáil sitting since the country voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment takes place this afternoon.

# the-eighth - Monday 28 May, 2018

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

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

May 28th 2018, 8:40 PM 121,936 Views 619 Comments

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

Poll: Should there be Dáil sittings in the summer to pass abortion legislation?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Should there be Dáil sittings in the summer to pass abortion legislation?

May 28th 2018, 9:21 AM 19,701 Views 57 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has said he’s “extremely eager” to pass abortion legislation by the autumn.

# the-eighth - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer
# Eighth Amendment
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# Eighth Amendment

Harris to seek permission to draft abortion legislation over summer

May 27th 2018, 10:13 AM 23,153 Views 148 Comments

It could be in place by the end of the year.

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

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

May 27th 2018, 9:43 AM 28,104 Views 111 Comments

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

'Stepping out from under our shadows': How international media reacted to the referendum
# Eighth Amendment
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# Eighth Amendment

'Stepping out from under our shadows': How international media reacted to the referendum

May 27th 2018, 9:31 AM 25,324 Views 67 Comments

The eyes of the world were on Ireland yesterday.

The 11 standout moments of the Eighth Referendum campaign
# Landslide
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# Landslide

The 11 standout moments of the Eighth Referendum campaign

May 27th 2018, 7:15 AM 33,983 Views 63 Comments

The campaign this year had some highlights. Here are some of them.

# the-eighth - Saturday 26 May, 2018

The results are in and the country has voted YES - Here's what happens now
# Repealing The Eighth
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# Repealing The Eighth

The results are in and the country has voted YES - Here's what happens now

May 26th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,493 Views 150 Comments

The final results have just been announced, with the Yes side securing the majority vote.

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

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

May 26th 2018, 7:38 PM 154,112 Views 147 Comments

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

Analysis: Six reasons why Ireland was a landslide Yes for repeal
# It's Yes
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# It's Yes

Analysis: Six reasons why Ireland was a landslide Yes for repeal

May 26th 2018, 7:06 PM 34,137 Views 61 Comments

The country has voted to abolish the Eighth Amendment.

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand'
# The Eighth
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# The Eighth

'Women in crisis pregnancy have been told take the boat... today we tell them: take our hand'

May 26th 2018, 12:53 PM 18,772 Views 71 Comments

Leading political figures have reacted to what appears to be an overwhelming Yes vote.

AS IT HAPPENED: Counting and final tallies indicate a strong Yes in Eighth Amendment referendum
# 8thRef
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# 8thRef

AS IT HAPPENED: Counting and final tallies indicate a strong Yes in Eighth Amendment referendum

May 26th 2018, 12:15 PM 163,488 Views 202 Comments

Will the Eighth be repealed or retained? Find out live…

The country has voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum - Here's what to expect from the day
# Yes Or No
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# Yes Or No

The country has voted in the Eighth Amendment referendum - Here's what to expect from the day

May 26th 2018, 7:00 AM 34,477 Views 68 Comments

With all the votes cast, all that’s left is to count them.

# the-eighth - Friday 25 May, 2018

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland goes to the polls in Eighth Amendment referendum
# D DAY
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# D DAY

AS IT HAPPENED: Ireland goes to the polls in Eighth Amendment referendum

May 25th 2018, 6:25 PM 229,091 Views 266 Comments

Counting starts at 9am tomorrow and we should have a clear indication of the result by lunchtime.

Complaints made about campaign posters located too close to polling stations
# Eighth Ref
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# Eighth Ref

Complaints made about campaign posters located too close to polling stations

May 25th 2018, 2:07 PM 20,535 Views 77 Comments

If you see a poster that’s located too close to a polling station, you can contact the returning officer at your polling station.

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

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

May 25th 2018, 12:05 AM 35,466 Views 177 Comments

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

# the-eighth - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Temperatures on polling day are set to reach 23 degrees
# Skies Above
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# Skies Above

Temperatures on polling day are set to reach 23 degrees

May 24th 2018, 9:20 AM 14,306 Views 28 Comments

Tomorrow is to be mainly sunny.

# the-eighth - Wednesday 23 May, 2018

'G'wan Mary Lou!' - Sinn Féin's leader is a hit on the canvass but insists it's no election dry run
# Two Days To Go
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# Two Days To Go

'G'wan Mary Lou!' - Sinn Féin's leader is a hit on the canvass but insists it's no election dry run

May 23rd 2018, 8:00 PM 25,559 Views 73 Comments

McDonald says her first campaign as leader is not practice for a general election.

Pro-life groups secured access to the names and addresses of Irish voters ahead of the referendum
# Voter Data
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# Voter Data

Pro-life groups secured access to the names and addresses of Irish voters ahead of the referendum

May 23rd 2018, 7:00 PM 64,562 Views 123 Comments

An investigation by TheJournal.ie and OpenDemocracy has found that at least two pro-life groups have applied for copies of the register for different local authorities.

Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over
# The Show Must Go On
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# The Show Must Go On

Each side playing the blame game as fallout from the Prime Time debate no-show rolls over

May 23rd 2018, 12:45 PM 113,703 Views 316 Comments

Cora Sherlock has denied pulling out of last night’s Prime Time debate.

Giant 'No' sign removed from Dublin Mountains, says pro-life group
# Referendum
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# Referendum

Giant 'No' sign removed from Dublin Mountains, says pro-life group

May 23rd 2018, 9:48 AM 35,633 Views 167 Comments

The sign was taken down after the land owner received a number of concerned calls.

How many women in Ireland request abortion pills? How safe are they? Are they illegal?
# Eighth Referendum
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# Eighth Referendum

How many women in Ireland request abortion pills? How safe are they? Are they illegal?

May 23rd 2018, 6:01 AM 16,606 Views 58 Comments

And how much will they cost if abortion is legalised in Ireland?

# the-eighth - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

Doctor who led inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death calls for Yes vote 'for women’s health and rights'
# Eighth Amendment
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# Eighth Amendment

Doctor who led inquiry into Savita Halappanavar's death calls for Yes vote 'for women’s health and rights'

May 22nd 2018, 11:39 AM 21,124 Views 233 Comments

He also refuted claims that sepsis was the only cause of her death.

# the-eighth - Monday 21 May, 2018

Up to 125,000 people register to vote ahead of Eighth Amendment referendum
# This Friday
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# This Friday

Up to 125,000 people register to vote ahead of Eighth Amendment referendum

May 21st 2018, 6:10 AM 23,366 Views 55 Comments

The National Youth Council of Ireland says new figures represent an “unprecedented surge of voter registration”.

# the-eighth - Sunday 20 May, 2018

'Don't let what happened to us happen to other families': Savita's parents back Yes vote
# Eighth Amendment
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# Eighth Amendment

'Don't let what happened to us happen to other families': Savita's parents back Yes vote

May 20th 2018, 12:20 PM 16,818 Views 122 Comments

Savita Halappanavar died on 28 October 2012 at University Hospital Galway.

# the-eighth - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Families of those who died in road accidents 'upset' at placing of white crosses in Donegal
# 8th Amendment
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# 8th Amendment

Families of those who died in road accidents 'upset' at placing of white crosses in Donegal

May 19th 2018, 4:11 PM 30,690 Views 177 Comments

A Donegal Pro-Life campaigner told TheJournal.ie that “this is our version of posters”.

# the-eighth - Friday 18 May, 2018

Renua calls for No vote and questions the number of abortion pills used in Ireland
# 8th Ref
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# 8th Ref

Renua calls for No vote and questions the number of abortion pills used in Ireland

May 18th 2018, 1:48 PM 30,394 Views 221 Comments

The party acknowledged abortion pills are a problem but said it does not have a specific policy to deal with them.

Leo Varadkar: It's 'only a matter of time' before a woman dies after taking abortion pills unsupervised
# The Eighth
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# The Eighth

Leo Varadkar: It's 'only a matter of time' before a woman dies after taking abortion pills unsupervised

May 18th 2018, 10:28 AM 17,567 Views 346 Comments

The Taoiseach told RTÉ about why he’s voting ‘Yes’.

Pro-life group says the 'No' on Ben Bulben was 'vandalised' and removed
# I Will Arise And Go Now
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# I Will Arise And Go Now

Pro-life group says the 'No' on Ben Bulben was 'vandalised' and removed

May 18th 2018, 7:59 AM 40,664 Views 137 Comments

Pictures from this morning show only remnants of the sign remaining.

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