'Life is precious': Donegal quietly defiant after voting no in referendum

'Life is precious': Donegal quietly defiant after voting no in referendum
 

In Donegal town on Sunday, it was not immediately apparent that Ireland had just held one of the most significant votes in its history.
The morning after it emerged that Ireland had voted by a landslide to liberalise abortion laws, the campaign posters still blanketing the rest of the country had already been taken down, and the badges so prominent in other counties were nowhere to be seen.
Donegal stood out on Saturday as the only constituency in Ireland to have voted against repealing the eighth amendment, which had given equal legal status to the lives of a foetus and the woman carrying... read more

 
27 May 2018 in World News, Views: 53
Source: Guardian
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