Thousands attend pro-choice march in Dublin

Campaigners warn against complacency and urge May referendum on Eighth Amendment

Student demonstrators demanding a referendum on  the Eighth Amendment at Parnell Square in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Student demonstrators demanding a referendum on the Eighth Amendment at Parnell Square in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Pro-choice abortion campaigners have urged supporters not to be complacent as thousands marched in Dublin city this evening.

Demonstrators took up the length of O’Connell Street - on a march from the Garden of Remembrance to the Custom House - and chanted “our bodies, our choice” and “get your rosaries off our ovaries”.

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