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Government approves universal access to abortions and safe zones 3 years ago

Government approves universal access to abortions and safe zones

By  •  Health

Following the repeal of the Eighth Amendment in May, Minister for Health Simon Harris has secured approval from Cabinet Minister on the overall legislation on abortions.

The law will allow women to …
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Donegal Yes campaigners share heartfelt thanks after ‘victory for women’s rights and health’ 3 years ago

Donegal Yes campaigners share heartfelt thanks after ‘victory for women’s rights and health’

By  •  News

Following the May 25th vote to repeal the Eighth, the pro-choice group are set to concentrate on Ireland’s new abortion legislation and lend support to the campaign to end the abortion …
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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’

By  •  News

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

By  •  News

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

By  •  News

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.

The …
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May 25th: What to need to know before you vote 3 years ago

May 25th: What to need to know before you vote

By  •  News

Thousands of Donegal voters are preparing to cast their votes on Friday May 25th. A number of polling stations have already opened on Donegal’s islands this Thursday.

There has been …
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Choice 3 years ago

Choice

By  •  Life, Mammy

I’ve thought long and hard about whether or not to publish this.

I’ve chosen to. I’ve made a choice.

I’ve changed my mind a thousand times. See that’s the …
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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

By  •  News

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

By  •  News

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

By  •  News

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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Music and comedy acts come together for ‘Yes!’ show in Donegal 3 years ago

Music and comedy acts come together for ‘Yes!’ show in Donegal

By  •  News

The variety show entitled ‘Yes!’ will be held at The Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey on Friday 11th May from 9pm.

The event is designed to be an entertaining night, all …
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Have your say: Final call for voter registration 3 years ago

Have your say: Final call for voter registration

By  •  News

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’

By  •  News

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

By  •  News

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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Pregnant 12-year-old girl travelled to UK for an abortion 3 years ago

Pregnant 12-year-old girl travelled to UK for an abortion

By  •  News

Gardai and Tusla officials are investigating after a 12-year-old girl underwent a termination in the UK the past year. Officers are seeking DNA from the foetus to confirm the age of the …
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Inishowen abortion rights group lends support to Derry conference 4 years ago

Inishowen abortion rights group lends support to Derry conference

By  •  News

Members of the Inishowen branch of the Abortion Rights Campaign have worked with members of Alliance for Choice in Derry to help deliver a series of workshops and seminars in the North …
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‘I don’t think it’s worth anyone losing their life’ – Tim Jackson ends hunger strike 4 years ago

‘I don’t think it’s worth anyone losing their life’ – Tim Jackson ends hunger strike

By  •  News

Donegal man Tim Jackson has announced he will stop his pro-life hunger strike protest today.

The Former Independent election candidate from Ballybofey began fasting 10 days ago in a bid …
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