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Coalition to Repeal the Eighth demonstrate at Central Bank

Following Varadkar’s announcement of a referendum on the 8th Amendment in 2018, Pro-Choice supporters took to the streets to demand a change in Ireland’s abortion laws

 The Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment held a rally in Dublin city centre today in demonstration of their wish for an “immediate referendum to repeal the eighth amendment”.

Meeting outside Central Bank on Dame Street, similar rallies were

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Varadkar would be an exclusionary Taoiseach

Varadkar offers nothing to those who have been affected most by austerity. And he offers no hope for a more progressive, equal Ireland.

If Leo Varadkar becomes Taoiseach, it might seem to mark a positive step in Irish politics. A young, openly gay man with a name far from the traditional titles encountered in the Irish political arena will be in the top