Clear majority in favour of repealing Eighth Amendment, Red C poll finds

Clear majority in favour of repealing Eighth Amendment, Red C poll finds

60 per cent of voters support repeal, with 20 per cent opposed, while 20 per cent remain undecided

A clear majority of voters are in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment – but there is slightly less support for legislating for abortion up to 12 weeks into a pregnancy.

It comes as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is expected to back the proposal for abortion up to the first 12 weeks of pregnancy after tomorrow’s special cabinet meeting.

Also: Michael Brennan on Fine Gael's latest surge in the polls...

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