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

Ruth Coppinger argues that, despite the progress being made, there is more that students can do to actively fight for abortion rights. Ruth CoppingerOp-Ed Contributor. blank. Guy Boggan for The University Times. Critical decisions will be made on ...and more »

Thousands attend Dublin abortion rights protest - Irish Times

Thousands of people took to the streets of Dublin on Saturday calling for the liberalisation of Ireland's abortion laws. The demonstration began at the Garden of Remembrance at 2pm and progressed down O'Connell Street, before turning onto the quays and ...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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Anti-abortion group criticises calls for repeal of Eighth Amendment - Irish Times

Anti-abortion group the Pro Life Campaign has said repeal of the Eighth Amendment would make it “impossible to have any meaningful protections for unborn babies” in Ireland. Speaking in advance of the March for Choice in Dublin on Saturday, Pro Life ...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 »

Thousands attend pro-choice rally in Dublin ahead of abortion law vote - Independent.ie

Demonstrators at The March for Choice in Dublin, a demonstration demanding change to Ireland's strict 22 Demonstrators at The March for Choice in Dublin, a demonstration demanding change to Ireland's strict abortion laws. Photo: Tom Honan/PA Wire ...and more »

Ireland abortion law: Mass march in Dublin - Deutsche Welle

Tens of thousands of people have marched in Ireland to protest against the country's strict abortion law. Until fairly recently, terminations were illegal even if carrying the baby put the life of the mother at risk. Irland Tausende demonstrieren für ...and more »