Irish abortion referendum

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Texas anti-abortion law shows ‘terrifying’ fragility of women’s rights, say activists
Campaigners fear ban emboldens anti-choice governments as more aggressive opposition, better organised and funded, spreads from US

Lizzy Davies

18, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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The 8th review – the stirring story behind Ireland’s pro-choice triumph
Passion, resolve and canny campaigning are on full show in this energising doc about the landmark 2018 abortion vote

Peter Bradshaw

19, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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'Transparency and fairness': Irish readers on why the Citizens' Assembly worked
Irish voters tells us why a citizens’ assembly brought about consensus – a model that could help Brexit

Guardian readers and Caroline Bannock

22, Jan, 2019 @8:00 AM

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I took part in a citizens' assembly – it could help break the Brexit deadlock | Louise Caldwell
We can always find new ways to go forward, says former Citizens’ Assembly member Louise Caldwell

Louise Caldwell

16, Jan, 2019 @11:30 AM

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'Irish history is moving rapidly': backlash to abortion law fails to emerge
Besides a fleeting protest in Galway, abortion has become available in 22 of Ireland’s 26 counties with barely a fuss

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

11, Jan, 2019 @11:19 AM

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Activists protest against Ireland's new abortion services
Pro-choice groups condemn picket of Galway clinic as health service warns of fake websites

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

04, Jan, 2019 @6:18 PM

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Apprehension on all sides before launch of Irish abortion services
Legislation and logistics have been fast-tracked to turn last May’s vote into reality

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

01, Jan, 2019 @5:00 AM

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Was 2018 a turning point for women? Yes, it exposed what we’re up against | Suzanne Moore
It’s not been a great year for women. But there were glimmers of hope, such as in Ireland, says the Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore

Suzanne Moore

31, Dec, 2018 @12:41 PM

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Dublin's homelessness crisis jars with narrative of Irish economic boom
Ireland is the EU’s star performer, but almost 700 families have become homeless in the capital this year

Rory Carroll Ireland correspondent

05, Sep, 2018 @11:00 AM

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What will the pope have to say now that Ireland’s dirty secrets are out? | Susan McKay
Survivors of mass abuse are unlikely to give him their blessing when he’s in Ireland this weekend

Susan McKay

25, Aug, 2018 @6:00 PM

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Conversations with Sally Rooney: the 27-year-old novelist defining a generation
Her debut Conversations With Friends saw her being hailed as ‘Salinger for the Snapchat generation’. As her second book Normal People hits shelves, Rooney discusses post-crash Ireland, the eighth amendment, and being up for the Man Booker prize

Alex Clark

25, Aug, 2018 @8:00 AM

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How The Handmaid's Tale dressed protests across the world
The red-and-white costume from Margaret Atwood’s novel has been donned by women from Ireland to Argentina

Peter Beaumont and Amanda Holpuch

03, Aug, 2018 @4:00 AM

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