How Ireland’s Stars Are Backing #Men4yes Movement


With the upcoming referendum on May 25th when the Irish public will decide whether or not to repeal the 8th amendment, a host of Irish stars are backing a #Men4yes movement. Richie Sadlier, Rubberbandits, Gordon D’Arcy, Taoiseach Leo Varadker are among a host of famous names showing their support and urging men to get out and use their vote.

Former Ireland International Sadlier tweeted a message earlier today saying “If men have a view that the society we live in should be compassionate, safe and caring for women in very vulnerable crisis situations, then they must get involved and vote yes.”

Others joined in the conversation and outlined their own reasons as to why they will vote Yes on May 25th. A recent Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll showed 47% of people surveyed were in favour of a Yes vote with 28% not in favour. 20% said they were not sure how they will be voting. 4% were either not willing to respond or refused to.

Leo Varadker joined the campaign saying “Some men feel the doesn’t affect us or is an issue we should stay out of. It’s not. Talk to your daughters, sisters, mothers, girlfriends, wives and friends. We need your votes. For compassion in crisis