Calls to impeach Dublin student president over anti-abortion stance
University College Dublin’s Katie Ascough faces vote after removing abortion information from student handbook
Henry McDonald in Dublin
Wednesday 11 October 2017
Tensions in Ireland over abortion have erupted at a university campus with attempts to impeach a student union president over her decision to ban information on pregnancy terminations from a student handbook.
The bid to oust University College Dublin’s Katie Ascough over her strong anti-abortion views comes ahead of what is widely expected to be a rancorous wider campaign in the run-up to next year’s planned abortion reform referendum.