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Hildegarde Naughton is one of many Irish politicians who has been "on a journey" over the issue of abortion and the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, and at the core of what has persuaded her to campaign for a Yes vote on May 25 is the idea of compassion.
Suzi Coombs, Galway Pro Choice
We deserve compassionate healthcare in Ireland. The Eighth Amendment prevents this, which is why it is vital to remove it from the Constitution when we have the opportunity to vote in the May/June referendum.
Galway pro-choice groups and politicians have welcomed the Government's decision to proceed with a referendum - possibly to take place in late May - to repeal the highly controversial Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.
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.
Vacant shops could soon be turned into homes to help tackle the housing shortage in Galway according to Minister Ciaran Cannon.
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.
A colloquium on commercial sex will be hosted by the Commercial Sex Researchers Network of Ireland (CSNRI) in conjunction with the NUI Galway-UL Gender Arc on Tuesday, 3 May in Room 110, St. Anthony’s Building, NUI Galway.