Calling on the government to hold a referendum to repeal the 8th Amendment of the Constitution. Relates to motion 35, as amended.


by rollcall vote.





That Dublin City Council: – Noting the welcome passing of the marriage equality referendum by a wide margin reflecting a qualitative shift in public opinion in favour of progressive social change particularly among the youth and working class communities where the highest 'Yes' votes were recorded and;

– Further noting recent reports from Amnesty International and the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights critiquing Ireland's highly restrictive abortion laws;

– Calls on the government to hold a referendum during the remainder of this Dáil term to repeal the eighth amendment of the Constitution.

The motion was amended to remove the words "during the remainder of this Dáil term".