"A vote for "yes" tomorrow isn't a vote for abortion, it is a vote for solidarity, it is a vote for compassion", she said.
He felt alienated by the campaign: "It's extraordinary the way the campaign focused so much on 'Me, me, me, ' the rights of the mother, and very little mention of the unborn child". The group said on its website that the referendum's outcome was a "tragedy of historic proportions", but McGuirk said the vote must be respected.
The Save the 8th campaign, which conceded defeat on Saturday morning, said a wrong did not become a right simply because the majority supported it.
Mary Kenny, 24, from Limerick in western Ireland, could have been one of those women. The Eighth Amendment of its Constitution guaranteed equal rights for pre-born babies and their mothers. Equally, repealing the Eighth Amendment is not a task that any Irish person can look away from.
Ireland, it seems, could soon have a new reality as early leads suggest the country is heading for a resounding "Yes" in Friday's referendum on the eighth amendment.
Vera Rooney voted against repeal. One was in 1983, three were in 1992, and one was in 2002.
He noted that people in "almost every county, nearly every constituency, men and women, all social classes and nearly all age groups" voted to repeal the amendment.
Mr Harris said he was confident that the legislation would be passed in parliament should people vote Yes on Friday. Before the referendum, the government had pledged to pass legislation by the end of the year to allow unrestricted terminations up to 12 weeks if the amendment was set aside.
Opinion surveys in the run-up to the referendum have showed the "Yes" vote to repeal the amendment ahead, while revealing that as many as 1 in 5 people were undecided just days ago.
"It's a rather unbelievable situation that we're going into the constitution to remove a right and we're actually going in there to remove the fundamental right to life from all unborn children".
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Still, David Quinn of the socially conservative Iona Institute says the "no" forces opposed to abortion rights still have "a fighting chance", and recalled other recent political upsets.
This historic vote reflects changing demographics on the historically Catholic island country as more younger and secular people living in cities, such as the capital city of Dublin, are becoming more progressive on critical social issues.
The RTE exit poll of 3,779 voters predicts support for the "yes" vote in urban areas to be about 72 per cent, with rural support at about 63 per cent.
Exit polls released on Saturday showed that it was a landslide victory of almost 70-30, per Vox. Halappanavar, 31, spontaneously miscarried and later died.
They didn't, and her death was due to medical negligence, not lack of abortion, official investigations revealed.
"If this feels isolating for me, can't imagine how lonely it must be 4 her, travelling 2 the United Kingdom", wrote Gaffney, referring to women who travel to England to have abortions.
Irish people are preparing to cast their ballots on Friday on whether they want to remove the Eighth Amendment of the country's institution.
"Being Irish in Australia you do feel less stigmatised if you talk about abortion", Ms Stanley told SBS News. Still others admitted the pre-born are humans, but advocated for killing them.
Epitomized by Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, many Irish politicians who once professed pro-life beliefs have now nailed their true colors to the pro-abortion mast.
"For him, it's a different Ireland that we're moving onto", said Colm O'Riain, a 44-year-old teacher referring to his son Ruarai, born 14 weeks premature in November who was in his arms.