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Opinion Poll: 60 per cent favour repeal of 8th Amendment

Support for removal of constitutional abortion ban strongest in Dublin as cabinet prepares for special meeting on poll, writes Michael Brennan

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

28th January, 2018
Limerick is a key constituency in the forthcoming Eighth Amendment referendum Picture:

There is plenty for cabinet ministers to ponder in the latest Sunday Business Post/Red C poll ahead of their special meeting on the Eighth Amendment tomorrow.

All eyes will be on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, who is expected to make a statement afterwards outlining his support for allowing abortion up to the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. He is also expected to outline his own personal journey on the issue, having previously declared that he...

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