'Together for Yes' celebrate anniversary of abortion referendum with Dublin event

Meanwhile, the Pro-Life Campaign have urged voters to support pro-life candidates in tomorrow's elections.

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Together for Yes campaigners 'overcome and thrilled' at inclusion on TIME 100 list

The former co-directors of the Together for Yes campaign to repeal the 8th amendment have been included in TIME magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world for 2019.

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#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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High Court to hear separate applications from three people seeking to challenge referendum result

The High Court is due to hear separate applications this morning from three people seeking to challenge the result of the abortion referendum.

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Man refused access to registers of voters in challenge to abortion referendum result

A man seeking leave to challenge the result of last month’s abortion referendum has failed to get court orders requiring the State to provide him with registers of voters and their dates of birth.

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McDonald calls for reality check to overcome abortion objections

The Sinn Fein president said the party would call on the Republic of Ireland to provide services to women living in the north.

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Legislation to allow abortion may not be introduced until autumn

It is understood legislation to allow abortions will not be introduced into the Dáil until the autumn.

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Readers' Blog: We have entered era of eugenic euthanasia

The era of eugenic euthanasia is upon us, since we have cleared the way for elective abortion, the wholesale termination of the vulnerable youngest.

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Welcome for Taoiseach's clarification on GPs rights to conscientiously object over abortion services

he President of the National Association of GPs, Dr Maitiu O’Tuathail has welcomed clarification from the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar today about the provision of an opt-in service in relation to GPs and termination of pregnancy.

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Reader's Blog: The Eighth caused 35 years of misery

Victoria White takes issue with an RTÉ News report on the referendum result, specifically with the assertion that the Eighth Amendment was “the brainchild of Catholic lay activists”.

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Latest: GP group announces support for conscientious objection to abortion without obligation to refer

Latest: A group representing over 2,000 GPs has today called on the Minister for Health to include an "opt-in" provision for doctors wishing to provide termination of pregnancy services.

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Campaigners: Government not obliged to allow unrestricted early stage abortion

LoveBoth attempted to ‘save’ the Eighth Amendment on the grounds that protecting the unborn’s right to life was sacrosanct.

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GPs to meet and discuss concerns in wake of abortion referendum

GPs will meet tomorrow to discuss their concerns in the wake of the abortion referendum.

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Michelle O'Neill welcomes Westminster's 'first step' towards abortion reform in the North

Sinn Féin vice president Michelle O'Neill welcomed a Westminster debate, describing it as a "first step" on the road to abortion reform in the North.

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How they did it: Behind-the-scenes of how the Eighth was repealed

A five-year plan to put personal stories and medical facts, not legal and religious arguments, at the heart of the campaign, resulted in a repeal of the Eighth Amendment. Political Correspondents Elaine Loughlin and Fiachra Ó Cionnaith reveal the behind-the-scenes blueprint of how the race was won.

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Bishop defends Church position and describes referendum celebrations as 'horrific'

In a wide ranging and forthright interview a Catholic Bishop has lashed out at recent criticism of the Church on a range of issues and suggested he was confident a smaller and more committed church will achieve many good things in the future.

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Harris: Health service does have the capacity for abortion services

The Health Minister has insisted that our health system does have the capacity to provide abortion services.

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Last day for campaign groups to take down referendum posters

Referendum posters have to be taken down today, or the campaign groups behind them will be fined.

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UK’s highest court to rule on Northern Ireland’s strict abortion law

Campaigners have told the Supreme Court that the current legislation subjects vulnerable women and girls to inhuman and degrading treatment.

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Update: Government to examine loosening current abortion laws while waiting for new legislation

The Health Minister has praised Independent TD Clare Daly for her work on the abortion referendum.

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Anti-abortion group seeks to defend graphic imagery on posters

The Irish Centre For Bio-Ethical Reform was responsible for the excessively graphic images during the Eighth Amendment referendum campaign. Its director talks to Billy O'Riordan.

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Govt may allow Northern Ireland women to have abortions in the Republic of Ireland

Leo Varadkar said he could not imagine why they would not be able to receive treatment for crisis pregnancies.

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Taoiseach expects new abortion laws by January, agrees Dáil should be extended to speed up legislation

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says it will be January 1, 2019, before new abortion laws take effect.

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RTÉ received over 1,000 complaints after Claire Byrne referendum debate

RTÉ has revealed that it received over 1,277 complaints in relation to the Claire Byrne Live Referendum Special.

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Ruth Coppinger to seek to remove 'insulting' 72-hour wait for abortion

Ruth Coppinger says she will try to get rid of the 72-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion when the bill comes to the Dáil.

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Peadar Toibín still opposed to 'abortion on demand' up until 12 weeks

Sinn Féin TD for Meath West Peadar Toibín has said that he still opposed to "abortion on demand" up until 12 weeks but would reserve his position on how he would vote on any legislation to repeal the Eighth amendment until it had been published.

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Abortion law will take until end of year, says health minister

Simon Harris said he has three tasks to complete and he is determined to ‘get it right’.

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Simon Harris to outline abortion timetable to Cabinet

Cabinet will discuss the timeline for new abortion laws today.

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Eighth campaign lessons: Vote showed real power of coalitions

As the scale of the landslide vote became apparent last weekend, the public euphoria of those who campaigned for repeal of the Eighth Amendment was entirely understandable — as was the heartfelt disappointment of those who wished to retain the status quo.

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Exit poll reinforces FF’s image as ‘male, stale, and from beyond the Pale’

The party is out of touch with Ireland’s social agenda and has a real identity crisis, writes Political Editor Daniel McConnell

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