Abortion debate cut short for second night as 20-TD quorum not met
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Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Debate on abortion in the Dáil was cut short for a second night running after it proved impossible to reach a quorum of 20 TDs.
Independent TD Mattie McGrath called the quorum, requiring that a minimum of 20 TDs be in the chamber to allow the debate to continue.