Seanad Election 2016 – Trinity (University of Dublin) Panel

Seanad Election 2016 – Trinity (University of Dublin) Panel

Candidate Name Comment
William Priestley IND  ‘I am in favour of a putting the issue of the 8th amendment to the people. This is so a proper debate might take place. I do not have a stated position in favour of its repeal.’
Kevin Cunningham IND  Awaiting information
Maeve Cox IND  Awaiting information
Sean Melly IND  Favours repeal of 8th Amendment
Ethna Tinney IND  Quoted in University Times as saying ‘Not just repeal the eighth – have a proper legislation process which permits abortion in this country, restricted abortion.’
Eoin Meehan IND  Publicly committed to repeal of 8th Amendment and makes it priority in election material
Sean Barrett IND  Voted for abortion in 2013
David Norris IND  Voted for abortion in 2013
Sabina Brennan IND  Favours repeal of 8th Amendment
Anthony Staines IND  Favours repeal of 8th Amendment
Tom Clonan IND  Favours repeal of 8th Amendment
Oisin Coughlan IND  Favours repeal of 8th Amendment
Ed Davitt IND Publicly committed to repeal of 8th Amendment and makes it priority in election material
Ivana Bacik IND Publicly committed to repeal of 8th Amendment and makes it priority in election material.  Voted for abortion in 2013
Lynn Ruane IND Publicly committed to repeal of 8th Amendment and makes it priority in election material
Averil Power IND Publicly committed to repeal of 8th Amendment and makes it priority in election material. Voted for abortion in 2013