Abortion rights group brands Jackson’s protest “a farce”

A local Abortion Rights group has branded Tim Jacksons fast outside the Dail as opportunistic and insensitive.

The former Donegal Independent General Election candidate Tim Jackson has been participating in a fast outside the Dail for the last number of days.

He's demanding that Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Oireachtas Committee on Abortion watch a video, he has chosen, of an abortion at their meeting before discussing a referendum any further.

However, The Inishowen Abortion rights campaign has described his move as a farce.

Cathleen Shiels is from the group..............