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

85 people in attendance

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

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