The All Ireland Rally For Life, an anti-abortion demonstration, kicked off in Dublin today.
As the event is one of the pro-life movements biggest of the year, one would expect Twitter to be flooded with hashtags about the march.
— Cllr. John Lyons (@JohnLyonsPBPA) July 1, 2017
While anti-abortion supporters undoubtedly uploaded their opinions and images from the rally under the save the 8th hashtag, a very differet hashtag was climbing the trending charts.
The #knowyourrepealers hastag has been trending all day, as people take to the social media site to showcase the diversity of age, gender expression and lifestyles that the Repeal movement brings together.
People have been sharing their personal reasons for supporting the Repeal movement and project uing the hashtag, and many of the stories are seriously moving.
— amy (@eightieswinemum) July 1, 2017
— AnnaCosgrave (@AnaCosgrave) July 1, 2017
#knowyourrepealers 53 father of 3 living with leukaemia. I love the women in my life and trust them to be free with their life decisions.
— Kenny Sweeney (@KennySweeney1) July 1, 2017
— Anne Marie O'Connor (@Kitsgirl1) July 1, 2017
— repealproject (@repealproject) July 1, 2017
— Claire (@DelsolClaire) July 1, 2017
— Séamus Kearney (@SeamusjKearney) July 1, 2017
— Stephen McManus (@zynks) July 1, 2017
Mother of young girls, want them to live in an Ireland they can be free in &have choice in their lives. Free, safe, legal #knowyourrepealers
— Clare Kavanagh (@kavanagh_clare) July 1, 2017
The hastag has been flooded with tweets all day and they're still coming.
The tag currently sits at number three in the trending Irish chart.
The Rally For Life hashtag had not made it into the top trending Ireland Twitter tags at the time this article was published. .