Belfast student loses bid to vote in abortion referendum

Belfast student loses bid to vote in abortion referendum
Roisin Morelli argued she should be entitled to vote because of her Irish citizenship

April 19, 2018
Tim Healy

A Belfast student who claimed she should be entitled to vote in the Eighth Amendment repeal referendum because of her Irish citizenship has lost her application to bring a High Court challenge over the matter.

Roisin Morelli (26), who is studying for a Masters in Translational Medicine at Queens University, wanted to bring a judicial review claiming a refusal to grant her a vote was contrary to the Constitution, the Belfast Agreement and the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).

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