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It's a yes! : how together for yes repealed the eighth and transformed Irish society / Gráinne Griffin, Orla O'Connor, and Ailbhe Smyth, with Alison O'Connor.

By: Griffin, Gráinne.
Contributor(s): O'Connor, Orla | Smyth, Ailbhe, 1946- | O'Connor, Alison.
Publisher: Dublin : Orpen Press, [2019]Description: ix, 204 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781786050809; 1786050803.Subject(s): Ireland. Constitution | Abortion -- Government policy -- Ireland | Pro-choice movement -- Ireland | Ireland -- Politics and government -- 21st centuryDDC classification: 322.4 Summary: "25 May 2018 was a landmark day for Ireland - the day 66.4 per cent of voters repealed the Eight Amendment and voted to allow for access to abortion in a once staunchly Catholic country. But how did we get to that point? From barely even mentioning the word 'abortion' prior to 2012, to a two-thirds majority in favour of removing one of the most decisive articles in our Constitution, a long road was travelled by the people of Ireland in a remarkably short lenght of time. It was not a straighforward journey however, and much work was required to lead the national conversation towards that decisive Yes vote." - Back cover.
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"25 May 2018 was a landmark day for Ireland - the day 66.4 per cent of voters repealed the Eight Amendment and voted to allow for access to abortion in a once staunchly Catholic country. But how did we get to that point? From barely even mentioning the word 'abortion' prior to 2012, to a two-thirds majority in favour of removing one of the most decisive articles in our Constitution, a long road was travelled by the people of Ireland in a remarkably short lenght of time. It was not a straighforward journey however, and much work was required to lead the national conversation towards that decisive Yes vote." - Back cover.

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