Noonan raises concerns about removing Eighth Amendment

Noonan raises concerns about removing Eighth Amendment

Former finance minister spoke up at a recent meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party in response to an internal briefing about the work of the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment

In a rare intervention in the abortion debate, former minister for finance Michael Noonan has raised concerns about removing the right to life clause.

He spoke up at a recent meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party in response to an internal briefing by Fine Gael senator Catherine Noone about the work of the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment.

Noonan said he wanted the committee she chairs to get legal advice on the implications...

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