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Young People Must Further Mobilise to Repeal the Eighth Ahead of Oireachtas Committee Decision - The University Times

Critical decisions will be made on abortion rights in Ireland between September and December of this year. An Oireachtas Committee of 21 TDs and Senators will adjudicate on the Citizens' Assembly proposals. It can recommend to the Dáil what should ...and more »

Abortion wars will be fought on the street, online and in the Dáil - Irish Times

Tens of thousands of people will march through Dublin today in support of the liberalisation of Ireland's abortion laws in the now annual March for Choice that has become a rallying point for the campaign to repeal the Eighth Amendment. As the campaign ...and more »

Students among 30000 at March for Choice ahead of referendum - Trinity News

Students were among the 30,000 protesters taking part in today's 6th annual March For Choice, calling for the repeal of the eighth amendment ahead of the abortion referendum scheduled for next May or June. Speaking to Trinity News prior to the march ...and more »

Channel 4 documentary takes a more robust approach to Ireland's abortion debate - Irish Times

We can expect to see a lot of international television crews reporting from Ireland over the next few months as the country moves towards holding a referendum on the future of the Eighth Amendment. One of the first of those programmes will be broadcast ...and more »

Abortion campaigners tell Government what they really, really want - Irish Times

Abortion is a black and white issue. Those Repeal jumpers, designed in anger last year by campaigner Anna Cosgrave, have become a ubiquitous fashion and political statement. On Saturday lunchtime there were thousands of them in evidence. Those ...and more »

Una Mullally: Political backsliding on the Eighth Amendment referendum has begun - Irish Times

Already we are hearing that Fine Gael Ministers “Do not believe the recommendations of the Citizens' Assembly for the legislation of abortion will pass 'party, Dáil or country' and will have to be significantly amended.” It's hard to know what these ...and more »

Zappone: public would reject full liberalisation of abortion laws - Irish Times

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone has said she believes the public would not support a referendum proposing the extensive liberalisation of Ireland's abortion laws recommended by the Citizens' Assembly. Her comments come as the Coalition to ...and more »

Thousands protest against Ireland's abortion ban - The Indian Express

Thousands of people staged a massive protest in Dublin, calling for an end to Ireland's strict abortion laws, the media reported. Campaigners took part in the March for Choice in the capital's city centre on Saturday, chanting: “Hey, hey Leo (Prime ...and more »

Pro-choice activists protest outside Irish Embassy in London - Irish Times

Pro-choice campaigners have gathered in London to call for a change to Ireland's strict abortion laws, urging an engagement in “respectful debate” ahead of a referendum on the issue in 2018. The event was one of the first rallies since the Irish ...and more »

Thousands march for change to Irish abortion laws - euronews

Tens of thousands of people have demonstrated in Dublin for a loosening of some of the strictest abortion laws in the world. They took part in the 'March for Choice' on Saturday, days after the Irish government announced a referendum on the issue next ...and more »