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Vote on abortion set to test Ireland's Varadkar - Financial Times

Ireland's Leo Varadkar bolstered his international credentials as a young modernising leader in the mould of Canada's Justin Trudeau and France's Emmanuel Macron this week when he promised a vote to loosen his country's constitutional ban on abortion, ...and more »

Thousands take part in pro-choice march ahead of Ireland's abortion referendum - The Independent

Thousands of people have taken part in protests demanding abortion rights for Irish citizens, after the Government announced last week a referendum on the issue would be held in 2018. The sixth annual March for Choice is believed to have been the ...and more »

Why Young Irish Women Are Marching For Choice - HuffPost

By Lorna O'Hara. If one more person refers to how “progressive” Ireland is for voting in marriage equality and for having a gay prime-minister, I think I'm going to scream. It really isn't difficult to scrape off the veneer of gleaming “progressiveness ...and more »

Thousands march in Dublin calling for end to Ireland's abortion ban - The Guardian

Appetite for change stirred after announcement of 2018 referendum on Ireland's strict laws on terminations. Nicola Slawson · @nicola_slawson. Sat 30 Sep 2017 14.34 EDT First published on Sat 30 Sep 2017 13.41 EDT. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

A vote on abortion is welcome, but not without risk - Little Atoms

Irish polling stations are set to be busy over the next few years. Taoiseach (Prime Minister) Leo Varadkar has announced that six referendums and a plebiscite will be held in 2018 and 2019. Eighty years after the Irish people adopted Bunreacht na ...and more »

Pro-choice campaigners make 200000 chalk marks outside Irish embassy as part of London rally - Evening Standard

Protesters drew more than 200,000 white marks outside the Irish embassy in London to represent the number of women who travelled to the UK from the country for an abortion. The pro-choice campaigners attempted to make more than 205,700 marks in ...and more »

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

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Ireland abortion law: Mass march in Dublin - Deutsche Welle

Protesters chanted and marched across Dublin, assembling outside the office of prime Minister Leo Varadkhar. Some help posters demanding "repeal now” while the crowd chanted "Get your rosaries off our ovaries." Abortion has always been illegal in ...and more »

Thousands demand changes to Ireland´s abortion laws - Daily Mail

Thousands of people are marching through Dublin demanding change to Ireland's strict abortion laws. The March for Choice is the first major demonstration since the Government set an indicative timescale of early summer 2018 for a referendum on the ...and more »

Irish abortion law: Tens of thousands march in Dublin - Sky News

With around 4,000 woman travelling from Ireland to Great Britain for abortions every year, campaigners say it is time for change. 21:35, UK, Saturday 30 September 2017. Protests have been held in Ireland to demand a change in abortion law. Image: A a ...and more »