Repeal the 8th public meeting held in Newbridge Town Hall last night

85 people in attendance

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Repeal the 8th public meeting held in Newbridge Town Hall last night

The attendance at the meeting last night

A public meeting on the upcoming eight amendment referendum was held at Newbridge Town Hall last night.

It was jointly organised by Kildare South 4 Repeal and the Social Democrats. 

“Our prochoice group, Kildare South 4 Repeal held a hugely successful public information event in The Town Hall, Newbridge last night, Monday 26 March. Eighty five people attended of all age groups listening to the speakers giving a powerful message on why we should vote to Repeal the 8th Amendment,” said the group.

The speakers were, Evie Nevin for Disabled People for Choice; Catherine Murphy, T.D. Social Democrats; Polly Morrin for Midwives for Choice, and Mel O'Neill for Kildare South 4 Repeal. The meeting was chaired by Cllr Joanne Pender.

“Many interesting and varied questions were asked by the audience and there was a wonderful positive buzz in the room,” added the group.

Panel of speakers, Polly Molotov of ‘Midwives for Choice’; Catherine Murphy TD; Evie Nevin of ‘Disabled People Together for Yes’; Kildare Co. Cllr, Joanne Pender; and Mel O’Neill of the ‘Kildare Together for Yes’; at the Town Hall Meeting on the 8th Amendment Referendum last night. Photo: Tony Keane