FG Senator deletes tweet claiming Meghan Markle approved of abortion vote

Catherine Noone tweeted and then removed the claim after meeting the royal couple

Photo tweeted by Catherine Noone showing the Senator talking to Meghan Markle. Photograph: Catherine Noone/Twitter

Photo tweeted by Catherine Noone showing the Senator talking to Meghan Markle. Photograph: Catherine Noone/Twitter

The Fine Gael Senator who chaired the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment has deleted a tweet that said the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, was pleased by the result of Ireland’s abortion referendum.

After meeting the duchess at the British ambassador’s residence in Dublin on Tuesday, Senator Catherine Noone tweeted: “The Duchess and I had a chat about the recent referendum result — she watched with interest and was pleased to see the result.”

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