UCC Students Vote to Campaign to Repeal the 8th Amendment

Words: Motley Staff UCC students have voted in favour of UCC Students’ Union (UCCSU) campaigning to repeal the 8th amendment of Bunreacht an hÉireann. A referendum took place across UCC campus on Monday & Tuesday of this week with thousands of students queuing to cast their votes. Aidan Coffey, UCCSU President said “it’s important to note that this was put forward by an independent group … Continue reading UCC Students Vote to Campaign to Repeal the 8th Amendment

Should Ireland repeal the 8th amendment? Students have their say: Yes versus No

In 1983, the 8th amendment of the Irish constitution placed a ban on abortion in Ireland. Last week, the 4th annual March for Choice took place. We posed the question to two students: should Ireland repeal the 8th amendment? Eoghan Scott and Fiona Larkin go head to head representing each side of the debate.   No Fiona Larkin argues that protecting the life of the … Continue reading Should Ireland repeal the 8th amendment? Students have their say: Yes versus No