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From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend Overrun

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend

It’s emerged the budget for the new hospital may cost more than €1.433 billion.

From TheJournal.ie HSE launches new crisis pregnancy website to give women information on abortions Myoptions

HSE launches new crisis pregnancy website to give women information on abortions

It’s expected that the first legal terminations in Ireland will be carried out in the new year.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law Free Safe Legal

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law

Hospitals will provide the services in 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services Termination

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services

Services are expected to begin from 1 January.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's very disappointing': Garda probe launched as TD's office covered in urine and anti-abortion graffiti Sligo

'It's very disappointing': Garda probe launched as TD's office covered in urine and anti-abortion graffiti

The incident happened after abortion legislation passed in the Seanad last night.

From TheJournal.ie 'A genuinely historic moment': Abortion legislation passes through the Seanad Eighth Amendment

'A genuinely historic moment': Abortion legislation passes through the Seanad

The legislation will now be signed into law by President Michael D Higgins.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion legislation has passed the Dáil and it's now on to the Seanad, so what next? January Deadline

Abortion legislation has passed the Dáil and it's now on to the Seanad, so what next?

The Seanad will now sit on Monday in order to get the legislation over the line by the Christmas deadline.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris: 'This is the beginning of a new era for women’s health' Opinion

Simon Harris: 'This is the beginning of a new era for women’s health'

‘Change is coming,’ writes Health Minister Simon Harris following the passing of abortion legislation through the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil Eighth Amendment

The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil

This means that it is on track for new legislation regulating termination of pregnancy to be introduced in Ireland in the new year.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil The Eighth Amendment

'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil

“What’s the ethnicity about? Is that to find out if we have immigrants in this country who avail of health services as women?”

From TheJournal.ie 'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law ICGP

'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law

It is expected a landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil in coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week Edging Closer

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week

It is likely the landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil at the earliest next week.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Legislating for abortion is very complex and a clear guiding principle is required Opinion

Opinion: Legislating for abortion is very complex and a clear guiding principle is required

The ‘yes’ side contained a wide range of views about when abortion should be permitted – the government can’t please them all, writes Professor Dermot Cox.

From TheJournal.ie 'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland Private Members' Bill

'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland

Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan have signed the letter ahead of the reading of a bill that would decriminalise abortion across the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Simon Harris says timeline for abortion services to be available in January remains unchanged No Delay

Simon Harris says timeline for abortion services to be available in January remains unchanged

The health minister has asked politicians to co-operate, and allow for the speedy passage of the legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Abortion legislation to be reviewed in three years time, instead of five Termination Of Pregnancy Bill

Abortion legislation to be reviewed in three years time, instead of five

The proposed legislation allows for the operation of the Act to be reviewed after its commencement next year.

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party Gone

Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party

The TD was suspended from the party for six months because he voted against the abortion legislation in the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Harris hails 'significant step' as contract agreed with doctors for the provision of abortion services Fine Details

Harris hails 'significant step' as contract agreed with doctors for the provision of abortion services

The contract will be offered by the HSE to medical practitioners who express an interest in providing such services.

GPs hit out at 'inappropriate' reports that doctors will receive up to €450 for abortion services

Reports today suggested that an agreement had been reached over how much doctors would receive for performing terminations.

From TheJournal.ie Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services Survey

Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services

Legislation on the provision of abortion has been debated by the Oireachtas health committee this week.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-Sinn Féin colleagues clash over 'misogynistic' amendment to abortion legislation Abortion This post contains videos

Ex-Sinn Féin colleagues clash over 'misogynistic' amendment to abortion legislation

Four former or current party members were involved in today’s debate.

From TheJournal.ie 'I find it extraordinarily distasteful': Proposed amendment requiring post-abortion burials voted down Abortion Bill

'I find it extraordinarily distasteful': Proposed amendment requiring post-abortion burials voted down

The committee has been considering changes to the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 this week.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolgirl whose mother is being prosecuted for buying abortion pills 'is potential victim of crime' Courts

Schoolgirl whose mother is being prosecuted for buying abortion pills 'is potential victim of crime'

Lawyers for the mother and daughter, who have both been granted anonymity, claim the prosecution breaches their human rights.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager 'removed from classroom and questioned by police' over abortion pills Northern Ireland

Teenager 'removed from classroom and questioned by police' over abortion pills

The evidence was given in a court case taking place in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons Health Committee

Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons

The Health Minister also said he wants the Bill to be inclusive of members of the trans community.

From TheJournal.ie TDs want women seeking abortions to be offered ultrasound imaging and heartbeat recording Abortion Legislation

TDs want women seeking abortions to be offered ultrasound imaging and heartbeat recording

A number of TDs have put down amendments ahead of the three-day discussion of the proposed abortion legislation next week.

From TheJournal.ie Nine TDs want law to ensure aborted foetuses are buried or cremated Abortion Legislation

Nine TDs want law to ensure aborted foetuses are buried or cremated

A number of TDs have put down amendments ahead of the three-day discussion of the proposed abortion legislation next week.

From TheJournal.ie Peadar Tóibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months for voting against abortion legislation Disciplined

Peadar Tóibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months for voting against abortion legislation

Tóibín said the issue of abortion is far more important than his job in Leinster house.

From TheJournal.ie 'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation Termination Of Pregnancy

'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation

The Termination of Pregnancy Bill passed by 102 votes to 12.

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring 'a contract killer' Homily

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring 'a contract killer'

Francis this year opposed a bill that would have legalised abortion in his home country of Argentina.

From TheJournal.ie Budget dedicates €12m to abortion service roll out Abortion

Budget dedicates €12m to abortion service roll out

The €12 million figure set out in today’s Budget document is only for the actual service.

From TheJournal.ie Calls to remove all maternity costs for women as abortion legislation introduced in Dáil Abortion Legislation

Calls to remove all maternity costs for women as abortion legislation introduced in Dáil

Simon Harris told the Dáil that in legislating for abortion services in Ireland, they are ‘making history’.

From TheJournal.ie Campaigners oppose 3-day wait and conscientious objection in abortion legislation HEALTH BILL

Campaigners oppose 3-day wait and conscientious objection in abortion legislation

In the coming weeks, the Dáil is due to debate the legislation that will provide for abortion in some instances.

From TheJournal.ie Dr Peter Boylan appointed to assist HSE as it prepares to provide abortion services Termination

Dr Peter Boylan appointed to assist HSE as it prepares to provide abortion services

Dr Boylan was an active repeal activist during the recent referendum campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead New Laws

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Renting, judge’s appointments, microbeads and noise at the airport – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

From TheJournal.ie 'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar Eighth Amendment

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar

She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.

From TheJournal.ie Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin Abortion Rights Campaign

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

This was the seventh annual March for Choice and the first since the Eighth Amendment was removed from the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Factcheck: Is the Health Minister proposing 'partial-birth abortions' in Ireland? Factcheck

Factcheck: Is the Health Minister proposing 'partial-birth abortions' in Ireland?

A claim that he is has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris Abortion Law

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris

The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week

From TheJournal.ie TDs considering change of plan for proposed three-day wait period for abortions Terminations

TDs considering change of plan for proposed three-day wait period for abortions

Dr Peter Boylan told an Oireachtas Committee that there is ‘no evidence’ for the wait time.