While Enda Kenny tells the press in Galway he ‘won’t be rushed’, thousands of Irish people solemnly marked the passing of Savita Halappanavar in marches both domestic and international. Below are a selection of photos of the march in Dublin (estimated to be in the region of 20,000) from various twitter accounts.
Ireland is more used to favourable press than it is getting at the moment. The soccer fans who were so well received in Poland, Arthur’s Day, Enda with his wooden head on the cover of TIME, Bono being a massive arse – all these things go down well with the forrins, while they leave us cringing like the miserable begrudgers we are. However, the international hacks have been tearing us … Read More
Approximately 2,000 people attended a vigil outside the Dáil this evening to mark their anger over the passing of Galway woman Savita Halappanavar. An emotional public meeting included speakers Clare Daly, members of Choice Ireland and non-affiliated individuals who spoke of their anger and sorrow at the death of Savita and the state of Ireland’s legislation on abortion. More Photos below:
Youth Defence are pricks. Here’s their background.
While we sit here flicking from tab to tab, signing off on one pdf after another, we find ourselves writing about the same afflictions this country has been cursed with for all those decades.