Ireland: Mattie McGrath criticised for ‘fat lady sings’ abortion comments

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Mattie McGrath criticised for ‘fat lady sings’ abortion comments
Independent TD contacts Catherine Noone to apologise

Wed, Dec 13, 2017
Sarah Bardon

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has been strongly criticised for comments made about Fine Gael Senator Catherine Noone.

Mr McGrath was asked about the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment’s recommendations, which will be voted on today.

In response, Mr McGrath said it was not over “until the fat lady sings and I am not talking about the chairwoman”.

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