#RepealThe8th tops trending topics on Twitter in 2018

The weather, current affairs, and sport — Irish conversations online mirrored typical watercooler talk in 2018, according to Twitter.

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Abortion: Wait rather than risk a tragedy

The Government hopes to pass abortion legislation before Christmas and Taoiseach Leo Varadakar has said he is confident the Government’s timeline to have pregnancy termination services available in January 2019 can be met.

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Health committee rejects abortion legislation amendments by pro-life TDs

Latest: The Health Committee has rejected amendments to abortion legislation put forward by a group of pro-life TDs.

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Health Committee to continue debate on abortion legislation

A marathon debate on the new abortion legislation continues today at the Oireachtas Health Committee.

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Proposals to stop public money paying for abortion services shot down by Health Committee

Proposals to stop the State paying for abortions except where the woman's life is at risk have been shot down at the Health Committee.

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Health Committee scrutinising legislation to allow for abortion

The Health Committee has started scrutinising legislation to allow for abortion in this country.

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Alan Kelly: Proposed amendments to abortion legislation 'barbaric'

Amendments to the proposed legislation on abortion have been described as barbaric by a Labour TD.

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Concern at Simon Harris' call to expedite abortion

Several members of the Oireachtas health committee have expressed concern over Health Minister Simon Harris’ demand to expedite liberalised abortion laws.

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Committee asked to work on abortion bill over break

Simon Harris has asked that the Oireachtas health committee sit during the Halloween break to progress abortion legislation as quickly as possible.

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Respect will of the people on abortion, say TDs

Proposed abortion laws currently before the Dáil are tantamount to murder, Kerry TD Danny Healy Rae has said.

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Concerned parents call for protection for unborn babies with disabilities

Unborn babies with disabilities are in the ‘firing line’ of proposed abortion legislation, according to a group of concerned parents.

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Mattie McGrath tells TDs abortion legislation is 'humanitarian catastrophe'

New abortion legislation has been described as a moral and humanitarian catastrophe.

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'This has never been a quiet revolution' - thousands march for all-Ireland abortion services

The March for Choice demonstrators made their way through Dublin.

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Abortion: Dublin's annual 'March for Choice' to take place today

"Nothing has changed...Nine or 10 people a day travel from Ireland to the UK (to access abortion services) or three take safe but illegal abortion pills at home."

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Abortion services should be set up by the new year, Harris says

The Minister for Health Simon Harris has said abortion services should be in place by the new year as planned.

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Cabinet set to approve new abortion laws

Laws to make abortion legal will be approved by the Cabinet this morning.

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Simon Harris: Terminations will be completely free

Abortion services here will be completely free to ensure they can be fully accessed by anyone who needs them, will end the need to travel abroad for care and prevent an influx of private abortion clinics into this country.

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President signs 36th Amendment into law

President Michael D Higgins has signed into law the legislation amending the Constitution in relation to abortion.

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Simon Harris appeals against restarting abortion referendum campaign

Health Minister Simon Harris has appealed to Oireachtas colleagues and others not to restart the abortion referendum campaign now that the courts have cleared the way to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

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Supreme Court refusal clears way for abortion legislation

Legislation to allow for abortion in certain circumstances should be approved in the coming weeks.

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'Nothing changed' in 100 days since vote to repeal 8th Amendment

Today marks 100 days since a majority of the country voted to repeal the 8th Amendment.

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Challenge to abortion vote result rejected

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a challenge of the Eighth Amendment referendum result.

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Appeal court reserves judgment on woman’s challenge to referendum ruling

The Court of Appeal will rule later this month on a Dublin woman’s challenge of the abortion referendum result.

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Simon Harris to extend abortion service to citizens of North

Minister for Health Simon Harris has said his concern for women’s health does not stop at the border and he will be extending access to abortion services to residents of the North.

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Law of the land must remain supreme

The referendum to remove the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution may have passed by a substantial majority, but the debate on abortion is far from over.

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Court hears musician's only asset a piano as judge rules state entitled to referendum challenge costs

The State and Referendum Commission are entitled to their legal costs, estimated at more than €200,000, of successfully opposing two separate bids to challenge the abortion referendum result, the President of the High Court has ruled.

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Cost will not be barrier to accessing abortion, ministers agree

The new laws will allow for unrestricted access to abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy.

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Dublin woman challenging referendum result says Minister caused 'voter confusion'

Minister for Health Simon Harris was not entitled to commit public monies to making contraception freely available as part of "a narrative for voting Yes" in the abortion referendum, a Dublin woman seeking to challenge the referendum result has told the High Court.

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Tara Flynn on trolls and post-referendum life: 'There is a 'little beacon of hope in the world, and it’s Ireland'

Tara Flynn talks to Ciara McDonnell about Repeal, Internet trolls and finding herself again.

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High Court hears two separate applications to challenge abortion referendum result

The president of the High Court has begun hearing two separate applications for permission to bring petitions challenging the Yes result of last month’s abortion referendum.

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