ALISON O'CONNOR: Abortion debate is far from over as it now spreads into normal life

Abortion is not as black and white as people might portray it, and ‘there is a lot of grey’ in this profound, complex moral issue, writes Alison O’Connor.

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath has a different stance on the Eighth Amendment to his party leader, Micheál Martin.

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