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How TDs and Senators voted to the abortion bill in December 2018

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Here is how the TDS and Senators voted for the legislation after the referendum which repealed the 8th amendment on 25th May. The legislation was finalised in December 2018 and voted through on 

    

Carlow-Kilkenny

  • Bobby Aylward (F.F.) Abstained (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Pat Deering (F.G.) Absent
  • Kathleen Funchion (S.F.) Absent
  • John McGuinness (F.F.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • John Paul Phelan (F.G.) Absent
  • Sen. Jennifer Murnane-O’Connor (F.F.) Absent

     

Cavan-Monaghan

  • Heather Humphreys (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Brendan Smith (F.F.) Absent (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Niamh Smyth (F.F.) Absent (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Caoimhghin O Caolain (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Joe O’Reilly (F.G.) Absent
  • Sen. Robbie Gallagher (F.F.) Absent (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Sen. Diarmuid Wilson (F.F.) Voted against the abortion bill

   

Clare

  • Pat Breen (F.G.) Absent
  • Joe Carey (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Timmy Dooley (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Michael Harty (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Martin Conway (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

     

Cork East

  • Pat Buckley (S.F.) Absent
  • Kevin O’Keeffe (F.F.) Absent (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Sean Sherlock (Lab) Voted for the abortion bill
  • David Stanton (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

    

Cork North-Central

  • Mick Barry (S.-P.B.P.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Billy Kelleher (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Dara Murphy (F.G.) Absent
  • Jonathan O’Brien (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Colm Burke (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

       

Cork North-West

  • Michael Creed (F.G.) Absent
  • Aindrias Moynihan (F.F.) Abstained (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Michael Moynihan (F.F.) Absent

       

Cork South-Central

  • Simon Coveney (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Micheal Martin (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Michael McGrath (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Donnchadh O Laoghaire (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Jerry Buttimer (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

      

Cork South-West

  • Michael Collins (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Jim Daly (F.G.) Absent
  • Margaret Murphy O’Mahony (F.F.) Abstained
  • Sen. Tim Lombard (F.G.) Absent
  • Sen. Denis O’Donovan (F.F.) Absent

        

Donegal

  • Pearse Doherty (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Pat Gallagher (F.F.) Leas Ceann Comhairle (in the chair for the vote
  • Charlie McConalogue (F.F.) Abstained
  • Joe McHugh (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Thomas Pringle (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Brian O Domhnaill (F.F.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Sen. Padraig MacLochlainn (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill

    

Dublin Bay North

  • Thomas P. Broughan (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Richard Bruton (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sean Haughey (F.F.) Abstained (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Finian McGrath (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Denise Mitchell (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Catherine Noone (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Aodhan O Riordain (Lab) Voted for the abortion bill

    

Dublin Bay South

  • Eoghan Murphy (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Jim O’Callaghan (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Kate O’Connell (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Eamon Ryan (G.P.) Absent
  • Sen. Kevin Humphreys (Lab) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Fintan Warfield (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill

   
  

Dublin Central

  • Paschal Donohoe (F.G.) Absent
  • Mary Lou McDonald (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Maureen O’Sullivan (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill

   

Dublin Fingal

  • Clare Daly (Ind.-C.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Alan Farrell (F.G.) Absent
  • Darragh O’Brien (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Louise O’Reilly (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Brendan Ryan (Lab) Absent
  • Sen. Lorraine Clifford-Lee (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. James Reilly (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

       

Dublin Mid-West

  • John Curran (F.F.) Abstained (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Frances Fitzgerald (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Gino Kenny (S.-P.B.P.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Eoin O Broin (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill

      

Dublin North-West

  • Dessie Ellis (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Noel Rock (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Roisin Shortall (S.D.) Voted for the abortion bill

        
 

Dublin Rathdown

  • Josepha Madigan (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Catherine Martin (G.P.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Shane Ross (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Neale Richmond (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

 

      

Dublin South-Central

  • Catherine Byrne (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Joan Collins (Ind.-C.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Brid Smith (S.-P.B.P.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Aengus O Snodaigh (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Catherine Ardagh (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Maire Devine (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill


        

Dublin South-West

  • Colm Brophy (F.G.) Absent
  • Sean Crowe (S.F.) Absent
  • John Lahart (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Paul Murphy (S.-P.B.P.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Katherine Zappone (Ind.) Absent

       

Dublin West

  • Joan Burton (Lab) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Jack Chambers (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Ruth Coppinger (S.-P.B.P.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Leo Varadkar (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

       

Dun Laoghaire

  • Maria Bailey (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sean Barrett (F.G.) Absent
  • Richard Boyd Barrett (S.-P.B.P.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Mary Mitchell O’Connor (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Gerry Horkan (F.F.) Absent (Supported one pro-life amendment)

     
 

Galway East

  • Sean Canney (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Ciaran Cannon (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Anne Rabbitte (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill


    

Galway West

  • Catherine Connolly (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Noel Grealish (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Sean Kyne (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Hildegarde Naughton (F.G.) Absent
  • Eamon O Cuiv (F.F.) Voted against the abortion bill


      

Kerry

  • John Brassil (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Martin Ferris (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Brendan Griffin (F.G.) Absent
  • Danny Healy-Rae (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Michael Healy-Rae (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Sen. Paul Coghlan (F.G.) Absent (Sponsored and voted for many pro-life amendments)
  • Sen. Ned O’Sullivan (F.F.) Absent
  • Sen. Mark Daly (F.F.) Absent

 

Kildare North

  • Bernard Durkan (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • James Lawless (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Catherine Murphy (S.D.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Frank O’Rourke (F.F.) Abstained (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Sen. Anthony Lawlor (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

     
 

Kildare South

  • Martin Heydon (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Fiona O’Loughlin (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sean O Fearghail (F.F.) Ceann Comhairle (unable to vote)


     

Laois

  • Charles Flanagan (F.G.) Absent
  • Sean Fleming (F.F.) Absent
  • Brian Stanley (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill

   
 

Limerick City

  • Michael Noonan (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Willie O’Dea (F.F.) Absent
  • Jan O’Sullivan (Lab) Absent
  • Maurice Quinlivan (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Maria Byrne (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Kieran O’Donnell (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Paul Gavan (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill


      

Limerick County

  • Niall Collins (F.F.) Absent
  • Tom Neville (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Patrick O’Donovan (F.G.) Absent


    

Longford-Westmeath

  • Peter Burke (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Kevin Boxer Moran (Ind) Absent
  • Willie Penrose (Lab) Absent
  • Robert Troy (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Gabrielle McFadden (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Aidan Davitt (F.F.) Absent
  • Sen. Paul Daly (F.F.) Absent (Supported some pro-life amendments)

    

Louth

  • Gerry Adams (S.F.) Absent
  • Declan Breathnach (F.F.) Abstained (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Peter Fitzpatrick (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Imelda Munster (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Fergus O’Dowd (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Gerard Nash (Lab) Voted for the abortion bill

 

Mayo

  • Dara Calleary (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Lisa Chambers (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Enda Kenny (F.G.) Absent
  • Michael Ring (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Paddy Burke (F.G.) Absent
  • Sen. Rose Conway-Walsh (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Michelle Mulherin (F.G.) Absent
  • Sen. John O’Mahony (F.G.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Sen. Keith Swanick (F.F.) Absent

 

Meath East

  • Thomas Byrne (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Regina Doherty (F.G.) Absent
  • Helen McEntee (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

    

Meath West

  • Shane Cassells (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Damien English (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Peadar Toibin (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Sen. Ray Butler (F.G.) Absent

      

     

Offaly

  • Marcella Corcoran Kennedy (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Barry Cowen (F.F.) Absent
  • Carol Nolan (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill

    

Roscommon-Galway

  • Michael Fitzmaurice (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Eugene Murphy (F.F.) Abstained (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Denis Naughten (Ind.) Absent
  • Sen. Maura Hopkins (F.G.) Absent
  • Sen. Terry Leyden (F.F.) Voted against the abortion bill


      

Sligo-Letirim

  • Martin Kenny (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Marc MacSharry (F.F.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Tony McLoughlin (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Eamon Scanlon (F.F.) Abstained (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Sen. Frank Feighan (F.G.) Absent

    

Tipperary

  • Jackie Cahill (F.F.) Abstained
  • Seamus Healy (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Alan Kelly (Lab) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Michael Lowry (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • Mattie McGrath (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill

   

Waterford

  • Mary Butler (F.F.) Voted against the abortion bill
  • David Cullinane (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • John Deasy (F.G.) Absent
  • John Halligan (Ind.) Absent
  • Sen. Paudie Coffey (F.G.) Absent (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Sen. Grace O’Sullivan (G.P.) Absent


Wexford

  • James Browne (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Michael D’Arcy (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Brendan Howlin (Lab.) Absent
  • Paul Kehoe (F.G.) Absent
  • Mick Wallace (Ind-C.) Voted for the abortion bill

    

Wicklow

  • John Brady (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Pat Casey (F.F.) Abstained (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Stephen Donnelly (F.F.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Andrew Doyle (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Simon Harris (F.G.) Voted for the abortion bill

    

University of Dublin

  • Sen. Ivana Bacik (Lab) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. David Norris (Ind.) Absent (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Sen. Lynn Ruane (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill

    

National University of Ireland

  • Sen. Alice-Mary Higgins (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Michael McDowell (Ind.) Absent
  • Sen. Ronan Mullen (Ind.) Voted against the abortion bill

    

Toaiseach's Nominees

  • Sen. Joan Freeman (Ind.) Absent (Supported some pro-life amendments)
  • Sen. Colette Kelleher (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Billy Lawless (Ind.) Absent
  • Sen. Marie-Louise O’Donnell (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Padraig  O Ceidigh (Ind.) Absent

  

Administrative Panel

  • Sen. John Dolan (Ind.) Voted for the abortion bill
  • Sen. Niall O Donnghaile (S.F.) Voted for the abortion bill

    

Agricultural Panel

  • Sen. Victor Boyhan (Ind.) Absent
  • Sen. Ian Marshall (Ind.) Absent

  

Industrial and Commercial Panel

  • Sen. Frances Black (Ind.) Absent


Labour Panel

  • Sen. Gerard Craughwell (Ind.) Absent

     


LINKS

Dail vote: https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/debates/debate/dail/2018-12-05/76/


Seanad vote: https://www.oireachtas.ie/en/debates/debate/seanad/2018-12-13/4/