Vote Pro-Life: Candidates in Dublin

 

Dublin Bay North

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment

Paul Clarke (Ind) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

Terence Flanagan (Renua) Voted against abortion

Sean Haughey (Fianna Fáil) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

Deirdre Heney (Fianna Fail) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

Proinsias Ó Conaráin Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

            

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Tommy Broughan (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Richard Bruton (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

Jimmy Guerin (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

David Healy (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

John Lyons (PBPA) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Michael MacDonncha (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Finian McGrath (Ind) Voted in favour of abortion

Denise Mitchell (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Michael O’Brien (AAA-PBP) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Cian O’Callaghan (Social democrats) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Naoise O’Muiri (Fine Gael) Party legalised abortion in 2013

Damien O'Neill (Ind) Abortion should be freely available up to a certain number of weeks in a pregnancy (whichcandidate.ie)

Aodhan O’Riordain (Labour) Voted in favour of abortion

Averil Power (Ind) Voted in favour of abortion

Stephanie Regan (Fine Gael) Party legalised abortion in 2013

      

Waiting for Response

Tom Darcy (DDI)

Dublin Bay South

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment

Lucinda Creighton (Renua) Voted against abortion and supports keeping the 8th Amendment

   

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Chris Andrews (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Mannix Flynn (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Kevin Humphreys (Labour) Voted in favour of abortion

Glenna Lynch (Social Democrats) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Annette Mooney (AAA-PBP) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Eoghan Murphy (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

Jim O’Callaghan (Fianna Fail) Favours legalising abortion in some circumstances

Kate O’Connell (Fine Gael) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Eamon Ryan (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Eoin Tierney (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

   

Waiting for Response

William D.J. Gorman (Ind)

John Dominic Keigher (Ind)

Alan Mac Stiofán (Ind)

    

Dublin Central

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment

No candidates who voted against abortion in the Dáil in this constituency

    

Other

Jacqui Gilbourne (Renua) "I oppose repeal of the 8th amendment as of now... this issue needs to be brought more into the public domain... as it stands it is a catch 22 situation... it needs time and attention and most of all the will to find resolution to this tragic situation"

Mary Fitzpatrick (Fianna Fail) "My party allows a conscience vote on this issue. I am pro-life but support a referendum on the 8th.  There is a lot of confusion re the 8th amendment and this is something that needs to be addressed"

    

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Christy Burke (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Joe Costello (Labour) Voted in favour of abortion

Paschal Donohue (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

Gary Gannon (Social Democrats) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Cormac MacKay (DDI) Against keeping the 8th Amendment as stated on whichcandidate.ie

Mary Lou McDonald (Sinn Fein) Voted in favour of abortion

Diana O’Dwyer (AAA-PBP) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Maureen O’Sullivan (Ind) Voted in favour of abortion

Cieran Perry (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Eilis Ryan (Workers Party) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Ian Noel Smyth (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

     

Waiting for Response

Kerri Guinan (Ind)


  

Dublin Fingal

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment 

Darragh O’Brien (Fianna Fail) Voted against abortion and supports of keeping the 8th Amendment

    
Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Lorraine Clifford-Lee (Fianna Fail) Against keeping the 8th amendment

Clare Daly (United Left) Voted in favour of abortion

Alan Farrell (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

Roslyn Fuller (Ind) Against keeping the 8th amendment

Terry Kelleher (AAA-PBP) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Barry Martin (AAA-PBP) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Gerry Molloy (Renua) Against keeping the 8th amendment

Tony Murphy (Ind) Supports abortion where baby has a life-limiting condition

Joe O’Brien (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Louise O’Reilly (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

James Reilly (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

Brendan Ryan (Labour) Voted in favour of abortion

  

Other

Marcus De Brun (Ind) "Whilst the state continues to facilitate the tragic events that conspire to culminate in an unwanted pregnancy: limited or no access to affordable contraception, limited/absent access to sexual health, a culture of drug use and alcohol dependence etc, discussions around the 8th amendment are entirely futile"

Dublin Mid-West

 

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment   

John Curran (Fianna Fail) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

    

Other

Paul Gogarty "I support a multi-choice referendum that looks at perhaps 5/6 options ranging from the two extremes to in-between. As I said I can't judge, it's not a black and white area, but we need a real debate that avoids polarisation if possble. This could be constitutional or indicative for legislators."

   

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Frances Fitzgerald (Fine Gael) Voted for abortion

Ronan Rafferty (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Lorraine Hennessey (Workers Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Derek Keating (Fine Gael) Voted for abortion

Gino Kenny (AAA-PBP) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Anne-Marie McNally (Social Democrats) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Eoin O Broin (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Francis Timmons (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Joanna Tuffy (Labour) Voted for abortion

           

Waiting for Response

Christopher Healy (DDI)

Dublin North West

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment 
Paul McAuliffe (Fianna Fail) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

    

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Cathleen Carney Boud (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Caroline Conroy (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Jimmy Dignam (Workers Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Dessie Ellis (Sinn Fein) Voted in favour of abortion

Andrew Keegan (AAA-PBP) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

John Lyons (Labour) Voted in favour of abortion

Cormac MacKay (DDI) Against keeping the 8th Amendment as stated on whichcandidate.ie

Noel Rock (Fine Gael) Party legalised abortion in 2013

Roisin Shortall (Social Democrats) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

  

Waiting for Response

Bernie Hughes (Ind)

Dublin Rathdown

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment 

Peter Matthews (Ind) Voted against abortion and supports keeping the 8th Amendment

     

Other

Alan Daveron (REN) "On a personal level, I believe very much in the people's right to choose. Thus I would be in favor of holding a referendum on the repeal of the 8th amendment if that is the will of the majority. How I would vote in any such referendum would depend entirely on what was the proposed replacement would be. I personally am pro-life and will be voting accordingly."

    

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Josepha Madigan (Fine Gael) Party legalised abortion in 2013

Catherine Martin (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Sorcha Nic Cormaic (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Shane Ross (Ind) Voted in favour of abortion

Alan Shatter (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

Alex White (Labour) Voted in favour of abortion

Mary White (Fianna Fail) Voted in favour of abortion

Dublin South Central

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment 

Neville Bradley (DDI) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

    

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Catherine Ardagh (Fianna Fáil) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Catherine Byrne (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

Eric Byrne (Labour) Voted in favour of abortion

Joan Collins (Ind) Voted in favour of abortion

Liam Coyne (Social Democrats) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Maire Devine (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Michael Gargan (Renua) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Paul Hand (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Richard Murray (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Oisin O hAlmhain (Green) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Aengus O Snodaigh (Sinn Fein) Voted in favour of abortion

Brid Smith (AAA-PBP) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

  

  

Dublin South-West

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment 

Kieran Adam-Quigley (Ind) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

Ronan McMahon (Renua) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

   

Other

Declan Burke (Ind) "There should be a referendum but I would vote to Defend the 8th"

Peter Fitzpatrick (Ind) He is pro-life and would vote against abortion, but thinks people have right to vote in referendum

John Lahart (Fianna Fail) We have to have an honest debate about what would actually replace Article 40.3.3.  Before there is any referendum, people need to know what would replace the eighth amendment. For my own part I would like to see continued protection for the life of the unborn retained in the Constitution

    

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Colm Brophy (Fine Gael) Party legalised abortion in 2013

Sean Crowe (Sinn Fein) Voted in favour of abortion

Anne-Marie Dermody (Fine Gael) Party legalised abortion in 2013

Francis Noel Duffy (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Mick Duff (Labour)  Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Sandra Fay (AAA-PBP) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Sarah Holland (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Pamela Kearns (Labour) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Eamonn Maloney (Ind) Voted in favour of abortion

Paul Murphy (AAA-PBP) Voted in favour of abortion

Deirdre O’Donovan (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Stephen Sinclair (DDI) "Article 8 of the Constitution should be repealed and a new article written which gives women a fundamental right to choice. The current article is discriminatory and draconian. The issue should be put to the People to decide."

Karen Warren (Fine Gael) Party legalised abortion in 2013

Katherine Zappone (Ind) Voted in favour of abortion

    

Waiting for Response

Frank O'Gorman (Ind)

Joan Summerville-Molloy (Ind)

Dublin West

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment 

Jack Chambers (Fianna Fail) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

Jo O'Brien (Renua) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

        

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Joan Burton (Labour) Voted in favour of abortion

TJ Clare (Ind) Against keeping the 8th amendment

Ruth Coppinger (AAA-PBP) Voted in favour of abortion

Catherine Noone (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

Paul Donnelly (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Roderic O’Gorman (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Leo Varadkar (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

  

Waiting for Response

Dermot Casey (Ind)

David McGuinness (Ind)

Dun Laoghaire

Candidates who voted AGAINST abortion and/or who want to PROTECT the 8th amendment 

Cormac Devlin (Fianna Fail) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

Mary Hanafin (Fianna Fail) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

Raymond Whithead (DDI) Supports keeping the 8th Amendment

         

Candidates who voted FOR abortion and/or who want to REPEAL the 8th amendment

Maria Bailey (Fine Gael) Party legalised abortion in 2013

Richard Boyd Barrett (AAA-PBP) Voted in favour of abortion

Frank Cronin (Renua) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Carol Hunt (Ind) Against keeping the 8th Amendment

Mary Mitchell O’Connor (Fine Gael) Voted in favour of abortion

Carrie Smyth (Labour) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Ossian Smyth (Green Party) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

Shane O’Brien (Sinn Fein) Party policy is to repeal the 8th amendment

   

The information on these pages is from a variety of sources and is verified by cross referencing and checking

  • Direct contact with the Life Institute when contacted by us

  • Local knowledge and requests by constituents personally to the candidate

  • Their own website, printed materials, tweets and facebook comments

  • Public knowledge such as voting records, party stated position, interviews in print and broadcast media

  • From third-party candidate websites such a whichcandidate.ie or smartvote.ie