Donegal votes narrowly to oppose repeal of the 8th amendment

first_img Facebook Google+ By News Highland – May 26, 2018 Community Enhancement Programme open for applications RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Pinterest Donegal has voted by 52% to 48% against repealing the 8th amendment.There  was a turnout of 57.06%  – Yes/Tá 48.13% No/Níl 51.87%Nationally Yes won out by 2 votes to 1.Donegal was the only county in Ireland to vote No though the portion of the south of the county in the Sligo/Leitrim constituency returned a 63% Yes vote.Commenting on the poll, Sinn Fein’s Pearse Doherty said Ireland had moved into a bright new future:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/pearsegreg.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.The Government Chief Whip, Minister Joe McHugh, said it was a vote that many people had struggled withAudio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/mchughref.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows center_img WhatsApp Twitter Google+ Pinterest Donegal votes narrowly to oppose repeal of the 8th amendment Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Previous articleRugby Season Recap with Alex McDonaldNext articleChampionship Super Sunday – LIVE on Highland News Highland last_img read more