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Listen: All 7 Of Kildare's TD Criticised For Their "Silence" On The Referendum On The 8th Amendment.

: 05/16/2018 - 10:21

A former election candidate in Kildare is criticising all TDs in the county for their "cowardliness" with regard to the Referendum on the 8th Amendment.

Declan Crowe, who has not stated his position on the proposition, has published a statement on Facebook, lambasting deputies in the county for their "silence" in the run up to the vote, on May 25th.

crowe.mp3, by Ciara Plunkett

Kildare's TDs have declared their stance on the Referendum. Their positions are as follows

Kildare North, in alphabetical order.

Fine Gael's Bernard Durkan: in favour of repeal of the 8th amendment/Yes vote

Fianna Fáil's James Lawless: in favour of retention of the 8th amendment/No vote

Fianna Fáil's Frank O'Rourke: in favour of retention of the 8th amendment/No vote

Social Democrat Catherine Murphy: in favour of repeal of the 8th amendment/Yes vote

Kildare South, in alphabetical order

Fine Gael's Martin Heydon: has made no public statement on the matter.

Fianna Fáil's Sean O'Feargháil: as sitting Ceann Comhairle, he may make no comment.

Fianna Fáil's Fiona O'Loughlin: in favour of repeal of the 8th amendment/Yes vote

 

Information published by the Referendum Commission on the Referendum on the 8th amendment is available here

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