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Ailbhe Smyth: Why Irish activists are going to continue their campaign for abortion rights

We spoke to the former director of the Together for Yes campaign one year on from the Eighth Amendment being repealed.

Ailbhe Smyth


ON 26 MAY 2018 the Eighth Amendment was repealed by referendum, paving the way for new abortion laws in Ireland.

Together for Yes campaigned for a Yes vote in the referendum. The group has since disbanded but many of its members are still campaigning.

Ailbhe Smyth, former director of Together for Yes, spoke to the about the focus of current campaigns.

Watch the video above for more details.

With reporting and video by Andrew Roberts.

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