‘Eighth’ campaign trail not as straightforward as a Yes/No answer

On the ground, a good way of gauging strength of one side is to follow the opposition

Irish Times political correspondent Harry McGee visits the Dublin West constituency to see if voters in the capital will, as expected, vote in favour of repealing the Eighth Amendment. Video: Harry McGee

In suburban Castleknock the cherry blossoms are out, there is the smell of freshly-cut grass and people-carriers are parked in many driveways.

Middle-class areas of Dublin West are expected to be a bulwark for the Yes campaign in the referendum. This is the constituency of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. It is also one of the youngest constituencies in the country.

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