Irish yes voters celebrated a landslide victory in a referendum on abortion Saturday.
Ireland will vote Friday on whether to repeal the Eighth Amendment to the country's constitution, which says a mother and her fetus have equal rights ...
As she held her 18-month old daughter closely to her chest, Amanda Mellet summed up in words what many in Ireland were feeling Saturday after the ...
Ireland's Prime Minister described the result as the culmination of a "quiet revolution" in what was once one of Europe's most socially conservative ...
Prime Minister of Ireland Leo Varadkar called the result of Ireland's referendum on abortion a “culmination of a quiet revolution that’s been taking ...
The referendum was the latest sign of a drift toward liberalism in a country that only recently installed a gay man as prime minister and allowed same-sex marriage.
Results of two exit polls released Friday night showed voters had favored repeal by a wide margin.
The official tally won't come till Saturday, but two major exit polls suggest that Ireland is moving away from its conservative Roman Catholic roots.
The country has had one of the strictest abortion laws in the developed world.
Ireland appears poised to overturn a constitutional amendment that bans abortion in almost all circumstances, according to a preliminary exit poll.
Women are expected to vote in greater numbers in Friday’s referendum. But turnout among male Irish voters — who tend to consider abortion a women’s issue — may be critical.