Mr Mcguirk

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Campaigners gather in the main square at Dublin Castle as they wait for the result of the referendum on the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which bans abortion, by an overwhelming majority. The Yes side won the referendu(...)

“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(...)

Niamh Uí Bhriain and Mairead Hughes with posters claiming   a six-month limit. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Question: Will abortion be legalised up to the sixth month of pregnancy? Who is making the claim? Save the 8th campaign: “I had no idea they wanted(...)

Prof  Patricia Casey: “I don’t think anybody I know would want to see a woman die because of a complex pregnancy.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Consultant psychiatrist Patricia Casey has said that to suggest abortion is a solution to mental illness “is naïve in the extreme”. Referring to 201(...)

Claire Malone (30) told ‘The Irish Times’ that when she found out she was pregnant last summer, she feared for her life as she has pulmonary hypertension. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

An anti-abortion group has criticised alleged inconsistencies in the story of a Co Wexford woman who says she was told she could not terminate an unpl(...)

John McGuirk: Save the 8th’s communications director claimed most recent Together for Yes donations had breached campaign legislation. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Repealing the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution will constitute consent for Ireland to have a “liberal abortion regime”, the Save the 8th campaign (...)

Niamh Ui Bhriain head of the Save the 8th campaign at the launch of the vote No campaign on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Women who are the victim of rape and incest should carry the baby to full term, according to the Save the 8th campaign. The group launched its offic(...)