55.5% CAVAN/MONAGHAN VOTERS FAVOUR 8TH AMENDMENT REPEAL

1 June 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By PATSY McARDLE

In an electorate of 91,062 for Cavan/Monaghan, a marginal 55.5 per cent of the 58,067 voters who went to the polls in the sprawling border constituency to cast their preferences in last Friday’s Referendum for a Repeal of the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution, voted “Yes” to open the way for legalished abortion in the State. AS the outcome of the Referendum became clear on Saturday—with 66.4 per cent of the country voting for a repeal of the Amendment and…

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