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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Thousands demand change to Ireland abortion law - Radio New Zealand

Tens of thousands of people have marched through Dublin to demand change to the Republic of Ireland's abortion laws. Protesters hold up placards as they take part in the March for Choice, calling for the legalising of abortion in Ireland after a ...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 »

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 »

Who's funding Ireland's abortion lobby? - Catholic Herald Online

The great and the good internationally have a big interest in the outcome of Ireland's looming abortion referendum, planned for next year. They want Irish voters to erase from their constitution the so-called Eighth Amendment, which gives the unborn ...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 »