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Sinn Féin TDs Pearse Doherty and Louise O’Reilly with deputy leader Michelle O’Neill and party leader Mary Lou McDonald at the launch of the party’s Repeal the Eighth campaign. Photograph:Leah Farrell/RollingNews.ie

Fianna Fáil TD Mary Butler has criticised posters advocating a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum for failing to mention the word abortion. Ms Bu(...)

 Campaigners during the official launch of the Save the 8th campaign in Dublin on Thursday. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

A licence to kill – those were the words echoed by many of the speakers at the Save the 8th campaign launch on Thursday. Contributor after contributo(...)

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(...)

Danny Healy-Rae asked: “What about the lovely, big families that were reared around my neck of the woods?” Photograph: Alan Betson

A number of elements become clear as one watches, or reads the Dáil debates on the abortion referendum Bill. Firstly, everybody says that they want a (...)

Brian Stack who was chief prison officer at Portlaoise Prison was shot in Dublin in 1983.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that Senator Máire Devine’s offensive retweet referring to the late Brian Stack is as insulting as former MP for West (...)

Party leader Mary Lou McDonald leads activists in highlighting the Sinn Féin ‘Trust Women – Repeal the Eighth’ message outside Leinster House last week. File photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A number of Sinn Féin’s elected representatives are uncomfortable with the party’s policy on abortion but are unwilling to say so publicly, a veteran (...)

 The National Museum on Dublin’s Kildare Street. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There have been new allegations of bullying and harassment among staff at the National Museum in Dublin, Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan has said(...)

Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis, who was involved in a political feud in Dublin North-West. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Members of Sinn Féin in the Dublin North-West constituency have been warned they face disciplinary action if they do not stop airing their grievances (...)

The LoveBoth Project ‘Lives Saved’ tour launch  in Galway on Friday.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Groups campaigning to repeal and retain the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution are awaiting the official start of the campaign when the wording is (...)

An Eighth Amendment sticker on the gates of Government Buildings. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

TDs are deeply divided on the proposal to introduce abortion on request up to 12 weeks, an Irish Times survey has found, and there is significant doub(...)

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