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Saturday.

Central Bank plaza, Dame Street, Dublin 2

A rally organised by The Coalition to Repeal The Eighth Amendment calling for the recommendations of the Citizen’s Assembly to be implemented. 90% of assembly members supported the right to abortion where there is a serious risk to the physical or mental health of the woman.

Leah Farrell/Rollingnews

Meanwhile…

The Repeal the Eighth rally in Cork on Saturday.

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From left: Mary Carr, Marion Schmoranzer and Emily Coffey

Splutter!

To mark the Citizen’s Assembly vote…

Artists Orlagh Gilsenan and  Caitríona Giblin write:

Here at Dublin Body Paint HQ the Repeal campaign is very important to us, so we wanted to support it in the best way we know how – through creativity. We women 9models, artists and photogrpaher) gathered together to work on this project to express our commitment to the campaign. Progress has been made this week already, but we’re not there yet. Please feel free to share

Lovely fonts, in fairness.

FIGHT!

Dublin Body Paint

Pic: Noleen Kavanagh

Panti Bliss performing at 'A Night In The Key of 8' hosted by the REPEAL Project in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com
Le Galaxie performing at 'A Night In The Key of 8' hosted by the REPEAL Project in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com
Mary Black performing at 'A Night In The Key of 8' hosted by the REPEAL Project in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com
A portrait of Neil Hannon playing his piano at 'A Night In The Key of 8' hosted by the REPEAL Project in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com
David Gray performing with "The Repealers Choir" at 'A Night In The Key of 8' hosted by the REPEAL Project in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com
Paul Noonan performing at 'A Night In The Key of 8' hosted by the REPEAL Project in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com
Wyvern Lingo performing at 'A Night In The Key of 8' hosted by the REPEAL Project in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com
Camille O'Sullivan performing at 'A Night In The Key of 8' hosted by the REPEAL Project in the Olympia Theatre, Dublin. Photography by Ruth Medjber www.ruthlessimagery.com

Last Night.

Olympia Theatre, Dublin

“A Night in the Key of 8” presented by The Repeal Project. From top: Panti Bliss; Le Galaxie; Mary Black, Neil Hannon, David Gray; Paul Noonan; Wyvern Lingo and Camille O’Sullivan.

Pics: Ruth Medjber

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From top: Eleanor Tiernan, Tiff Stevenson, Stuart Black, Grainne Maguire, Aisling Bea, Wendy Wason, Jarlath Regan and Graham Linehan with our amazing floral display courtesy of WORM London; Grainne Maguire, Eleanor Tiernan and Wendy Wason; Angela Scanlon and Gemma Cairney; Wendy, Aisling and Graham; Aisling and Graham on stage.

Stand Up For Choice.

What do you mean you weren’t invited?

The London Irish Abortion Rights Campaign writes:

Comedians Graham Linehan, Sara Pascoe and Aisling Bea played to a sold out audience of at the London-Irish Centre in Camden last night

The ‘Stand Up for Choice’ gig was organised by the London-Irish Abortion Rights Campaign – a grassroots organisation, calling for the legalisation of abortion in Northern Ireland and the Republic.

All profits were donated to Abortion Rights Campaign and the Abortion Support Network, which offers financial support to women who have to travel to Britain for an abortion.

Graham spoke to the audience about his wife Helen’s abortion in London after their baby was diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality – and compared it to the treatment they would have received in Ireland.

“Me and wife had a horrible experience. But we were in England. The End,” he said.

The event was hosted by Tiff Stevenson, who recently wrote about her own experience of abortion. Jarlath Regan, Grainne Maguire, Eleanor Tiernan, Stuart Black and Wendy Wason also took to the stage.

In fairness.

London Irish Abortion Rights Campaign

asana

Tech giant Asana will host a discussion on the Eighth Amendment at their HQ in 25, Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin 2.

Panellists will include:

Brid Smith, TD: People Before Profit Alliance
Ana Cosgrave: Founder of Repeal.ie
Dr. Marion Dyer: Representative from Doctors for Choice

Asana presents: Tech and the Eighth (EventBrite)

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Evidently.

This afternoon.

O’Connell Bridge, Dublin 1

UK-bound activists after holding pickets at the Department of Justice, the Department of the Taoiseach, and the Department of Health protesting over the Irish government’s failure to set a date for a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

Earlier: Meanwhile, On O’Connell Bridge

Rolling news

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A Night In the Key Of 8 on Sunday, April 23 at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin.

Buzz writes:

Tickets will go on sale tomorrow morning from Ticketmaster 9am for a unique night at The Olympia Theatre on Sunday April 23 With a host of major acts and performances from across the broad spectrum of Ireland’s arts community with all proceeds going to the Repeal Project, supporting fundraising for the repeal the 8th movement….

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Yesterday afternoon.

Pro Life campaigners outside Leinster House during the debate on Ruth Coppinger’s bill to repeal the Eight Amendment banning abortion in Ireland.

Earlier: ‘You Could Arrest Me And Give Me 14 Years… But You Won’t’

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Saturday.

Scenes from the march calling for a repeal of the Eighth Amendment in Dublin city centre organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign.

Saturday: Eighth Wonder of The World

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Saturday.

Scenes fro the protest outside the Ireland Embassy in Grosvenor Place, London.

Pics: Joshua Clarke