“The people have spoken,” said Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, a medical doctor who campaigned for repeal in Friday’s historic referendum. “The people have said that we want a modern constitution for a modern country, that we trust women and we respect them to make the right decision and the right choices about their health care.”
Mary Louise McDonald (born on 1 May 1969) is an Irish republican politician. She has been a Teachta Dála (TD) since 2011, currently for the Dublin Central constituency. She previously served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Dublin constituency constituency from 2004 to 2009. Originally a member of Fianna Fáil, she left the party in 1998. During this time she also served as Leas-Chathaoirleach (Vice-Chair) of the Irish National Congress republican organisation.