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

Thousands of people have protested in Dublin, calling for an end to Ireland's strict abortion laws. Campaigners took part in the March for Choice in the capital's city centre, chanting: “Hey, hey Leo, the eighth amendment has got to go” and carrying ...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 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 »

Thousands march in Dublin demanding change to Ireland's abortion law - ITV News

Tens of thousands of people have marched through Dublin demanding change to Ireland's strict abortion laws. The annual March for Choice was the first major demonstration on the abortion issue since the Government set an indicative timescale of early ...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 »

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 »

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 »

Thousands Rally in Dublin Against Ireland's Abortion Ban - New York Times

Thousands of people marched in Dublin on Saturday to demand an end to the country's constitutional ban on abortion, one of the strictest such laws in the Western world. The March for Choice is an annual protest against the Eighth Amendment to the Irish ...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 »

Tens of thousands take part in March for Choice rally -

Tens of thousands of people took part in a 'March for Choice' rally in Dublin city centre today. Organisers said they want a repeal of the Eighth Amendment and legislation for free, safe, legal abortions in Ireland. The March for Choice rally is the ...and more »