Lifestyle

The history of feminism in Ireland

December 11, 2019

Feminism in Ireland can be identified from the early 1900’s. In 1918, women could only vote at the age of 30 and only if they have property or university qualifications but men were allowed to vote at the age of 21 with no qualifications.

Features

The reality of abortion in Northern Ireland

October 16, 2019

Currently, in the Republic of Ireland, many people still participate in protests such as March for Choice so that women in the north can access safe health care that is provided for free, the same health care that women in the republic can now access.

National News

Strong student representation at March for Repeal

September 30, 2017

“We must stop shipping our shame across the Irish Sea,” USI president Michael Kerrigan exclaimed as he addressed over a thousand students gathered at the front square of TCD to campaign to repeal the Eighth

Features

The legal and ethical poles of The Eighth Amendment

March 8, 2017

The subject of the Eighth Amendment has been one which has gained mass amount of attention over the last year especially. It has been discussed and then discussed again as everyone passionately exclaims their postulations,

News Features

The public’s cry to repeal the eighth amendment

September 28, 2016

“We are not witches but if the church and state insist, then let us be the descendants of all the witches they could not drown.” This is a line from a poem recited by prominent

Opinion

Ireland needs to wake up to injustice – it’s time to repeal

September 28, 2016

Following the release of The Repeal Project’s video ‘We Face This Land’ expressing strong views regarding the possible repeal of the 8th amendment, Andrew Ralph expresses his views on the controversial matter of abortion in Ireland and the limited services available to the women of our country.

National News

Abortion not ok in case of rape – pro-lifer chair

October 14, 2015

Abortion should never be considered a viable option in any circumstance, even if the cause of an unplanned pregnancy is rape, according to the chairperson of the Pro-Life Campaign, Cora Sherlock.

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News

UCD takes pro-choice stance

October 23, 2013

Students of UCD have voted for their university to adopt a pro-choice stance on abortion, but concern has been raised over the lack of publicity the campaign received on campus, as Emily Bodkin reports.

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DCU News

Abortion referendum to be discussed at tonight’s CRC

December 12, 2012

DCU’s Class Rep Council (CRC) will this evening discuss a referendum to decide the Students’ Union’s stance on the X-Case, which will take place in semester 2. Council voted to hold a referendum in semester

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Political

DCU YFG pass motions on X Case

December 12, 2012

DCU Young Fine Gael have passed motions to legislate for the X Case and abortion up to ten weeks. During a meeting in November the branch held discussions on the issue and two motions were