Henry McDonald

Guardian and Observer

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Ireland correspondent for the Guardian and Observer

Henry McDonald on KCRW

Abortions are illegal in Ireland, even in cases of rape or incest.

Is a major sea change coming to Ireland's strict abortion laws?

Abortions are illegal in Ireland, even in cases of rape or incest.

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In Ireland, how influential is the Roman Catholic Church? In the 1980's, voters soundly rejected both divorce and abortion.

Ireland Makes History with First Gay Marriage Referendum

In Ireland, how influential is the Roman Catholic Church? In the 1980's, voters soundly rejected both divorce and abortion.

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