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In 2015, Irish people voted in a referendum to introduce same-sex marriage. The key messages of that campaign were equality, diversity and ending discrimination. Strange then, that just three years on, the people of Ireland are about to be asked to vote in a referendum that will render those three things meaningless.
Athlone based senator, Gabrielle McFadden has voiced her support for repealing the Eighth Amendment. The Fine Gael representative made her feelings known during a speech she delivered in The Seanad last week.
With a majority of Galway TDs opposed to, or undeclared on, repealing the Eighth Amendment, Galway Pro-Choice is calling on the 11 TDs, spread across the county's three constituencies, to "investigate the full impact" of the Eighth on women's lives.
Whatever today's outcome in the stand-off between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáíl over the controversy surrounding the Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald, there must be no delay in, or backtracking on, holding a referendum on the Eighth Amendment.
The fifth anniversary of the death of the Savita Halappanavar will be marked by a candlelit vigil on Saturday October 28 at 6:30pm on Church Yard Street at the Galway Market.
Since its introduction into our Constitution, the Eighth Amendment has been a serious issue of contention. For many years, women and men have fought for its removal and for reproductive rights in Ireland.
Galway Pro-Choice will march to the offices of deputies Seán Kyne, Hildegarde Naughton, Catherine Connolly, and Eamon Ó Cuív, to deliver letters demanding the TDs support the repeal of the Eighth Amendment.
The Health Service Executive (HSE) has been criticised for using legal technicalities to deprive a children’s cancer charity of a €300,000 donation made to it by another organisation.
The fourth anniversary of the death of Savita Halappanavar will be marked in Galway city tomorrow with a memorial event orgainsed by Galway Pro-Choice.