Niamh Ní Dhomhnaill (R) addresses Together for Yes’s launch of its  position paper for the abortion referendum campaign, in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A woman who was the victim of rape has said the Eighth Amendment is another layer of shame that victims of sexual assault have to endure. Niamh Ní Dh(...)

 The Save the 8th group launches a new billboard campaign, in Dublin. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Overseas backers funding social media adverts on the referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be “very hard to stop”, Save the 8th spokesman John McGui(...)

Some of the attendees at the LoveBoth Project’s ‘Lives Saved’ event at Eyre Square in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The campaign to keep the Eighth Amendment “has not really started yet”, the spokeswoman for a new anti-abortion “information roadshow” has said. Kat(...)

Archbishop Eamon Martin has urged Catholics to become ‘missionaries for the cause of life’ in the run-up to the abortion referendum later this year.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Catholic Primate of All-Ireland, Archbishop Eamon Martin, has urged members of the Church to become “missionaries for the cause of life” in the ru(...)

Senator Catherine Noone, the chairwoman of the Oireachtas  committee on abortion, outside Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The chairwoman of the all-party Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment, Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone, has said it would be “prudent” for th(...)

National Women’s Council of Ireland director Orla O’Connor. The council is to campaign for the repeal of the Eighth Amendment. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The National Women’s Council of Ireland (NWCI) is to campaign for greater access to reproductive rights and a repeal of the Eighth Amendment under a s(...)

 Pro-Life Campaign photocall outside Leinster House, Dublin, marking the 33rd anniversary of the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More than 100,000 lives have been saved in Ireland by the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, a report from the Pro-Life Campaign has estimated. T(...)

Two-thirds of voters say they are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution to allow for abortion in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormalities, according to the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll.

Two-thirds of voters say they are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution to allow for abortion in cases of rape and fatal foe(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned any immediate attempt to reverse the constitutional ban on abortion would be defeated. File photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

The Government is shortly to begin the process which may lead to a change in Ireland’s abortion laws, although Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned any imm(...)