On January 12th the Wexford County Council passed a motion by a unanimous vote calling on the government to cease and reverse Ireland's Health Act 1960 that mandates water fluoridation in Ireland. The motion had the support of every party involved, including Sinn Fein, Fine Gael, Fianna Fail, Labor, and People Before Profit.
The Wexford County Council represents
approximately 150,000 residents in the South-East region of Ireland, and is now
the sixth major Irish council to pass a motion opposing fluoridation. The vote
comes only a few months after Cork and Dublin, the two largest cities in the
country passed motions along with Cork County Council and Laois County Council
doing so earlier in 2014. Together these councils represent approximately 1.6