The Citizens’ Assembly has been convened by the Government to make recommendations to the Oireachtas on a variety of topics, most notably on Constitutional reform. The Assembly has been taking submissions from the public on the first item for discussion, the Eighth Amendment. More information can be found at http://www.citizensassembly.ie/en/. This is my submission.
As a dazed Remain campaign tries to grapple with the Leave result in the UK’s referendum on EU membership, the painful truth is that the cause of this result may be best seen in the mirror.