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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Irish abortion law: Tens of thousands march for change - BBC News

Tens of thousands of people have marched through Dublin to demand change to the Republic of Ireland's abortion laws. The March for Choice is the first major demonstration since the Taoiseach (Irish prime minister) Leo Varadkar said he wanted to hold a ...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 »

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 »