Abortion referendum to go ahead following Dáil vote
Vote to hold referendum passes by 97 to 27, with 16 Fianna Fáil TDs voting against
Wed, Mar 21, 2018
Sarah Bardon, Marie O'Halloran, Michael O'Regan
TDs voted by 97 to 27 on Wednesday night to allow a referendum on abortion to go ahead.
After numerous votes in the Dáil, 16 Fianna Fáil TDs voted against the legislation, five fewer than in a vote earlier in the day.
The Bill now goes to the Seanad.