The 8th amendment to the Irish Constitution concerns the right to life of the unborn. At the moment women in this country who are seeking an abortion must travel outside of Ireland to get it.
If you’re wondering what concern the recent UK general election is to Ireland the answer is a lot.
I was raised Catholic and I have a deep love and respect for the religion. But I don’t believe that the Sisters of Charity should be the owners of the new National Maternity Hospital. I believe this serves neither the best interests of patients or the Sisters.