John Mcguirk

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David Quinn: constructive criticism? Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Men are from Mars, women are from Venus, according to the well-worn pop psychology trope. But what planet is David Quinn from? Listening to the conser(...)

Niamh Ui Bhriain, head of the Save the 8th campaign, with spokesman John McGuirk. Photograph: Alan Betson

A prominent campaigner for the repeal side in the upcoming abortion referendum has accused the spokesman of the Save the 8th campaign of mounting a “s(...)

 Prof Eamon McGuinness,   former chairman of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, at a Save the Eighth press conference in  Dublin. Photograph:  Leah Farrell/

A former chairman of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has said nothing in the law had prevented him from carrying out an abortion whe(...)

Grassroots support: Together for Yes and Save the 8th say they have raised significant amounts from small donors. Photograph: Getty

Fundraising appeals by abortion-referendum campaigns have raised significant amounts from small donors, both sides have claimed. Together for Yes, wh(...)

Together for Yes co-director Grainne Griffin at the campaign launch on Dublin’s Mount Street on Monday morning.Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The leaders of the Together for Yes campaign gathered in Dublin on Monday to publicise the launch of their postering campaign in advance of the refere(...)

 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(...)

Save the 8th: the anti-abortion group has hired Kanto, a British data-analytics and political-campaigning company run by Thomas Borwick. Photograph:

If you like my stuff you’re an ignoramus. Many people would agree with this as a general proposition, but I mean it in a more specific sense. If you’v(...)

The amount of data collected by Facebook and other new media companies is immense. Photograph:  Loic Venance/AFP/Getty Images

Cambridge Analytica, the controversial data firm which claims to have helped Donald Trump win the US presidency and Brexit campaigners in the UK uptur(...)

The rally is being organised the Save the Eighth group.  Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

The Government will consider providing free contraception, in the event the Eighth Amendment is removed from the Constitution. Minister for Health Si(...)

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 (...)

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