Fianna Fail leader defends abortion U-turn as he attends Hume book launch

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Fianna Fail leader defends abortion U-turn as he attends Hume book launch

By Allan Preston
January 26 2018

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin has defended his apparent U-turn on abortion, saying the testimony of "harrowing trauma" experienced by some Irish women changed his mind.

Mr Martin was in Belfast yesterday to attend the launch of a new book about the former SDLP leader John Hume's time in America. Also in attendance at the event was the SDLP's former Deputy First Minister Seamus Mallon.

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