Katie Ascough

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Students queue up to register to vote at Trinity College Dublin following a registration drive by USI.

As early as last January, when Government strategists began planning the timing of the abortion referendum, a single date stood out: May 25th. “It wa(...)

Spokeswoman Cora Sherlock at the launch of the  ‘Love Both’ campaign in Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government’s proposed abortion laws would lead to “one of the most extreme abortion regimes in the world, even more ghastly than the UK abortion l(...)

Students who occupied a building in Trinity College Dublin this week over the introduction of supplemental fees ended their action on Thursday. The oc(...)

Some of the attendees at the LoveBoth Project’s ‘Lives Saved’ event at Eyre Square in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The campaign to keep the Eighth Amendment “has not really started yet”, the spokeswoman for a new anti-abortion “information roadshow” has said. Kat(...)

Delegates at the Pro Life Campaign’s National Conference 2017 which took place on Sunday, December in the RDS, Dublin. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Any referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment will inevitably lead to abortion on demand in the Republic even if the wording is restrictive, a anti(...)

Katie Ascough pictured in University College Dublin. Photograph: Jack Power

Former University College Dublin (UCD) Student Union president Katie Ascough said that she intends to campaign for the anti-abortion campaign in the r(...)

Oxford  University. One sweet moment happened when a transgender woman said to me: “I am so sorry. This is not Oxford.” Photograph: Getty Images

It is not pleasant to be shouted down and prevented from speaking for 40 minutes, particularly since it happened in what is allegedly one of the best (...)

Katie Ascough pictured in University College Dublin on Thursday night. Photograph: Jack Power

Former UCD Students’ Union president Katie Ascough, who was impeached from office by students on Thursday night, has said some students were looking t(...)

UCD students vote to impeach union president Katie Ascough 3:11

University College Dublin (UCD) students have voted to impeach their Students’ Union President Katie Ascough. In total 4,540 students voted to impeac(...)

Katie Ascough, UCD Students’ Union president (second left), with supporters  at impeachment referendum hustings. Photograph: Jack Power

University College Dublin Students’ Union president Katie Ascough said the referendum to impeach her is a “freedom of thought” issue on campus. The (...)

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