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CLONES COUNCILLOR RESIGNS FROM FINE GAEL

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28 Feb 2014 Comments Off on CLONES COUNCILLOR RESIGNS FROM FINE GAEL
CLONES COUNCILLOR RESIGNS FROM FINE GAEL

By Cianna McNally Clones councillor Yvonne Newell this week announced her resignation from the Fine Gael party over her stance on abortion. At Monday’s meeting of Clones Town Council, Councillor Newell, who was elected in 2009, handed out a written statement that said her decision was based on her firm Catholic beliefs and her belief in God and therefore being answerable to only Him. “I am unable to reconcile my faith and the shocking passing of the abortion law forced through by Taoiseach Enda Kenny undermines my most personal beliefs,” the ...