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‘I am disappointed, but I’m proud of Donegal’ 3 years ago

‘I am disappointed, but I’m proud of Donegal’

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Sarah Gillespie (21) came home from the USA to vote last week. The student has been canvassing in Ballybofey and Letterkenny for the past week, and was confident there would …
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Nora’s delight with the vote for Irish women’s rights 3 years ago

Nora’s delight with the vote for Irish women’s rights

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As Ireland has voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment, today is an exciting and rewarding day for Nora Newell of Donegal Together for Yes.

The Galway native who moved to …
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Confidence soars for Yes result in Eighth Amendment referendum 3 years ago

Confidence soars for Yes result in Eighth Amendment referendum

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Polls by the Irish Times and RTE following yesterday’s vote have found an overwhelming majority vote for a Repeal of the Eighth and the liberalisation of Ireland’s abortion laws.

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‘I could not bear the thought of leaving my children to cope without me’ 3 years ago

‘I could not bear the thought of leaving my children to cope without me’

For many years, Trish Hegarty’s worst fear was facing pregnancy and cancer together.

She had come through a breast cancer battle with two young children, but the worry that …
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Pro-choice campaigner Taryn takes action on white crosses 3 years ago

Pro-choice campaigner Taryn takes action on white crosses

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Donegal woman Taryn De Vere has added a message from the Repeal side to the many white crosses which appeared on a Donegal road this Friday morning.

Thousands of small white …
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Get Together for Yes roadshow comes to Letterkenny 3 years ago

Get Together for Yes roadshow comes to Letterkenny

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Donegal Together For Yes will welcome the National Get Together For Yes Roadshow to Letterkenny this Wednesday evening, May 16th at Dillons Hotel, 7pm.

This is part of a …
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‘Haunted by the what-ifs’ – a Donegal mother campaigns for a No vote 3 years ago

‘Haunted by the what-ifs’ – a Donegal mother campaigns for a No vote

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Anita Ní Bhaoill from Burtonport, who now lives in Dublin, has a healthy one-year-old son named Conor who doctors did not believe would survive to birth.

Anita and her …
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Fianna Fáil anti-abortion event to be held in Donegal 3 years ago

Fianna Fáil anti-abortion event to be held in Donegal

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Pro-life speakers advocating for the 8th amendment to be retained will feature at an information evening and Q&A session in the Clanree Hotel, Letterkenny on Monday 14th of May at 8pm.


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Donegal Doctors for No make appeal for ‘voiceless little patients’ 3 years ago

Donegal Doctors for No make appeal for ‘voiceless little patients’

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Nineteen local GPs in the anti-abortion group have spoken out about how the eighth affects their duty of care to their patients – both mother and baby. The doctors say …
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Have your say: Final call for voter registration 3 years ago

Have your say: Final call for voter registration

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This weekend is the final call for people to register to vote and make their vote count in the upcoming referendum on the 8th amendment.

It was revealed this week that …
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‘Women in our communities deserve to be cared for with compassion in Ireland’ 3 years ago

‘Women in our communities deserve to be cared for with compassion in Ireland’

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Donegal Sinn Fein Chairperson Cllr Jack Murray says the party is calling on the people of Donegal to vote Yes on May 25th in support of women who need access to …
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Warnings over ‘fake news’ anti-abortion Facebook adverts 3 years ago

Warnings over ‘fake news’ anti-abortion Facebook adverts

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The rise in manipulative anti-abortion advertisements on social media has been labelled as ‘Trump-style’ tactics ahead of the 8th amendment referendum.

A number of sponsored Facebook adverts have been targetting …
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Vigil in memory of Savita Halappanavar to be held in Donegal 4 years ago

Vigil in memory of Savita Halappanavar to be held in Donegal

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Members of the Inishowen Abortion Rights Campaign will join with groups across the country and hold a vigil in memory of Savita Halappanavar, who died in Galway University Hospital five …
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