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In 2011 alone, the EU imported beef and livestock feed associated with more than 1,000sq km of Brazilian deforestation – equivalent to more than 300 football fields a day

Evidence that Brazil’s rainforests are being pillaged to accommodate human over consumption is becoming more conclusive. What we eat, drink and use on(...)

Retainers know, as do repealers, that if the public mind is focused on allowing for abortion in cases of rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormalities, the proposition will be carried.

Although Keith Redmond is never shy about sharing his opinion, the phone call asking him to record a campaign video outlining his concerns about the G(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Billy Kelleher, Senator Ned O’Sullivan,  Senator Catherine Noone,  Jonathan O’Brien and Jan O’Sullivan. Photograph: Maxwell

Members of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment have said the Government’s proposed legislation to permit abortion up to 12 weeks without (...)

“We have laid out what we think is the most important part of the Government’s proposals,” says spokesman for the Save the Eighth group, John McGuirk

The Save the Eighth campaign has defended a booklet delivered to 200,000 households which has the appearance of an official Government publication. T(...)

John McGuirk, communications director of the Save the 8th campaign. Photograph: Nic Bradshaw.

“We are here in Dublin with ProtectThe8th this morning. Pray for us! #warroomsessions”, said the Facebook posting by Fuzati, conveying something of a (...)

Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan has been appointed ‘co-ordinator’ of a group within Fine Gael which will campaign for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan has been appointed “co-ordinator” of a group within Fine Gael which will campaign for the repeal of the Eighth Am(...)

The 2013 Rally for Life anti abortion demonstration in Dublin. The Government expects to publish the wording of the referendum next week. Photograph: Alan Betson

Last November, a group of 15 to 20 people who have pressed for changes to Ireland’s abortion laws for decades sat in the headquarters of the National (...)

 Niamh Uí Bhriain, of Save the 8th Campaign, including new Disability Voices for Life group, at the launch of national billboard message in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It was disgusting and extraordinary to describe the use of a Down syndrome boy for political purposes as child abuse, anti-abortion campaigners have s(...)

Disability Voices for Life will join the Save the 8th Campaign at a press conference in Dublin on Tuesday morning. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A ‘Save the 8th’ billboard campaign, featuring Joseph Cronin, a boy with Down syndrome, will begin nationwide on Tuesday in opposition to repeal of th(...)

Marchers at an  anti-abortion  rally in Dublin in 2015. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Social media campaigning and on-the-ground canvassing will be the mainstay of the effort by anti-abortion groups to keep the Eighth Amendment in the C(...)

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