Hundreds gathered at the Central Bank and walked to City Hall for a demonstration calling for legislation on the X case.
Sinead Kennedy of Action on X spoke to the crowd:
When it comes to protecting bankers they can keep the Dáil open late and introduce emergency legislation, but when it comes to protecting women’s lives there is delay, after delay, after delay
Many other speakers called for legislation, the honouring of pledges made and equality for women. A short demonstration was held afterwards nearer Dublin Castle where EU ministers for Health were dining. Young demonstrators calling for equality and no more cuts to youth servicesAction On X is an alliance of groups and individuals who call on the Irish Government to act immediately to implement appropriate legislation on the right to abortion in Ireland, 20 years after the X case and one year after the C case judgment