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Eighth Amendment Referendum to take place on May 25th

The Irish people will go to the polls on May 25th to decide whether to remove the Eighth Amendment from the Constitution.Minister for Health...

Three Galway TDs vote against holding referendum on Eighth Amendment

The Dáil this afternoon voted 110 to 32 in favour of legislation which allows for a referendum to be held on repealing the Eighth...

Eighth Amendment has caused ‘appalling suffering’ – Galway TD

Catherine Connolly TD has said that the Eighth Amendment has caused 'appalling suffering to women and loss of life' in her speech on the...

POLL: What will you vote in the Eighth Amendment referendum?

With the Taoiseach, Minister of Health, Fianna Fáil leader, Sinn Féin, Labour and the left-wing parties all supporting the repeal of the Eighth Amendment,...

Catherine Connolly delivers chilling speech in Dáil on Eighth Amendment

Galway West TD Catherine Connolly delivered an emotional speech in the Dáil this evening, adding her voice to those supporting the repeal of the...

Eighth Amendment committee publishes final report

"We need some change and in order to effect that we need to amend the Constitution to remove article 40.3.3."The Oireachtas Committee on the...

Eighth Amendment committee to hold final meeting today

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment will hold its final meeting later today.The committee, which is considering the recommendations made by the Citizens' Assembly,...

‘In Her Shoes – Women of the Eight’ – Personal tales that helped overturn the 8th amendment

Galway artist Erin Darcy gathers together some of the most impactful stories of women that helped sway public opinion to overturn the 8th amendment...

Watch | Hildegarde Naughton’s Dáil speech on the 8th Amendment

Hildegarde Naughton TD said in the Dáil yesterday that the Eighth Amendment referendum has taught politicians valuable lessons.She said: "I think we in this house...

Anniversary vigil for Savita Halappanavar in Galway City

Galway Pro-Choice are holding a memorial vigil for Savita Halappanavar this evening on the seventh anniversary of her death. Savita Halappanavar died at University Hospital...

#NotMyPresident? NUI Galway Young Fine Gael calls for national president to resign

NUI Galway Young Fine Gael has called for the resignation of executive panel president, Killian Foley Walsh and Social Media Officer, Chloe Kennedy. The call...

Historic vote on equal marriage and abortion rights for NI welcomed

The decision by British MPs to extend same-sex marriage and access to abortion to the North of Ireland has been welcomed by political representatives...

Sinn Féin calls for Yes vote in Blasphemy referendum

Sinn Féin has called for a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum on removing the requirement that blasphemy be an offence which is punishable...

Harry Potter star writes touching letter honouring Savita Halappanavar

Hollywood actress Emma Watson has written an open letter paying homage to the late Savita Halappanavar, who died at University Hospital Galway in 2012. The...

Sinn Féin to challenge Michael D. Higgins in Presidential election

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald TD has confirmed that Sinn Féin will be contesting the Presidential election later this year.She said that Michael...

We have not paid enough attention to climate change – Hildegarde Naughton

Galway West TD Hildegarde Naughton has drawn attention to Ireland's failure to reach its 2020 targets on climate change, saying 'we have not paid...

“We can still turn this around” – Renua seeks support from pro-life voters

Renua Ireland is attempting to seize what it sees as an opportunity to gain support from conservative Irish voters after the recent referendum on...

Opinion | Why we need to call time on political posters | Pauline O’Reilly

Over recent weeks, if you headed out for your jog along the Prom, what did you see? If you drove in to work from Barna,...

Galway SocDems candidate reflects on historic referendum result

Over two-thirds of Irish citizens voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment last week in a dramatic referendum that will be remembered for many years. It...

POLLS OPEN IN ‘ONCE IN A GENERATION OPPORTUNITY’

The campaign is over and now it is time to vote.The opinion polls say that the Yes side has a considerable lead, but if...

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