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I Get So Emotional

Praveen on Channel 4 news.

A video of Savita dancing.

Remembering that first donation in 2012.

The 2013 Oireachtas hearings.

The first march.

More marches. 106 more words

My #8thRef @Twitter poll: the results so far with about 5 hours to go.

On Tuesday night last I posted a simple poll on Twitter:


It asked people what they think will be the outcome of Friday’s referendum – as opposed to how they personally plan to vote. 99 more words


The 8th Amendment

As I’m sure most of you are aware by now, tomorrow here in Ireland will be an incredibly tense day. In case you’re not aware, tomorrow we will have a referendum about whether to repeal or to keep our 8th Amendment. 465 more words

Landmark Abortion Vote in Ireland May Change Constitution

An abortion debate that has inflamed passions in Ireland for decades will come down to a single question on Friday: yes or no?

The referendum on whether to repeal the country’s strict anti-abortion law is being seen by anti-abortion activists as a last-ditch stand against what they view as a European norm of abortion-on-demand, while for pro-abortion rights advocates, it is a fundamental moment for declaring an Irish woman’s right to choose. 937 more words

News & Views

The formats of recent #8thRef debates makes the case to set up an independent electoral commission now.

This piece was written for Broadsheet.ie and appeared online on Tuesday May 15th 2018, on the morning after RTÉ One’s Claire Byrne Show debate on the abortion referendum: see  1,243 more words


Ireland Is Holding a Once-In-a-Generation Abortion Referendum Tomorrow. Here's What's at Stake

Ireland is one of just a handful of countries in Europe that outlaws abortion. But that might change on May 25.

The referendum

Irish citizens will vote in a historic referendum on Friday, which could see a change to the country’s restrictive abortion laws. 513 more words


Abortion Referendum - Ireland

Tomorrow, May 25th, Ireland will vote to repeal the 8th amendment on abortion. Well, officially, it’s started today, as the islands get to vote first. 197 more words