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Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) reporters The referendum to scrap the ban on abortion was easily passed with 66.4% to 33.6% on a turnout of over 64%, the highest ever for a referendum in Ireland....

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Statement by Solidarity TDs (members of parliament in Ireland) and Socialist Party (Ireland) members, Ruth Coppinger, Paul Murphy, and Mick Barry. The dramatic and clear-cut “Yes” in the referendum is a political earthquake and turning...

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Editorial from the latest issue of Socialist Alternative, magazine of the Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) The outcome of the Belfast rape trial saw an explosion of spontaneous demonstrations in every major city in Ireland...

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In mid-December, the abortion rights movement in Ireland scored a massive victory when a parliamentary committee recommended repealing the current ban on abortion in Ireland and allowing for unrestricted abortion up to the twelfth week...

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Ruth Coppinger, Socialist Party member and Solidarity TD (member of parliament) Parliamentary committee recommends unrestricted abortion rights up to 12 weeks’ pregnancy In a landmark decision in Ireland, a special parliamentary committee has recommended unrestricted...

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Cillian Gillespie, Socialist Party (CWI in Ireland) “The news has just come through from the Central Criminal Court and I am the first to report it to the House. Deputy Paul Murphy, not guilty; Councillor...

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Two and a half years ago in Ireland, nationwide protests against water charges – a new double tax introduced along with massive austerity measures – were building steadily. As the rate of nonpayment by households...

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State Prosecutors Attempt to Gag Jobstown Defendants Defendants in the Dublin #jobstownnotguilty court trails, the first of which are due to take place in April, face attempts by the state prosecutors today to gag their...

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Over 30 Protests Around the World and 88 MPs/MEPs Pledge Support Originally published at socialistworld.net. The #JobstownNotGuilty international day of action on March 23 was a huge success. Over 30 protest actions were organised in more than...

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