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#Assisted Suicide

From TheJournal.ie Majority of people support legalising assisted suicide in Ireland Amarach Poll

Majority of people support legalising assisted suicide in Ireland

Campaigners have called for changes to the Irish law on assisted dying.

From TheJournal.ie Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision Vincent Lambert

Life support resumes for man in controversial case after court reverses earlier decision

Vincent Lambert is at the centre of a hugely controversial court case.

From TheJournal.ie Australian man sentenced to 10 years in jail for assisting wife's suicide New Precedent

Australian man sentenced to 10 years in jail for assisting wife's suicide

The judge said Graham Morant “took advantage” of a “sick and depressed woman”.

From TheJournal.ie 'What right do we have to tell a dying person they should continue to live in pain' Euthanasia

'What right do we have to tell a dying person they should continue to live in pain'

Prominent Right to Die with Dignity campaigner Tom Curran appeared before the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality today.

From TheJournal.ie Gail O'Rorke 'utterly free' of guilt about assisted suicide of friend Late Late Show

Gail O'Rorke 'utterly free' of guilt about assisted suicide of friend

Gail O’Rorke was acquitted in 2015 of three counts of assisting in the suicide of her friend Bernadette Forde in 2011.

From TheJournal.ie John Halligan lobbying for support for right-to-die bill Assisted Suicide

John Halligan lobbying for support for right-to-die bill

Halligan is now trying to find a workable mechanism that will bring the bill before the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Junior Minister John Halligan's right-to-die bill may be "unusual" but there are no rules against it Assisted Suicide

Junior Minister John Halligan's right-to-die bill may be "unusual" but there are no rules against it

Halligan said he is planning to introduce a bill proposing to make assisted suicide legal in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Canada is looking to legalise assisted suicide - but not for tourists Euthanasia

Canada is looking to legalise assisted suicide - but not for tourists

“The plan we put forward is one that respects Canadians’ choices while putting into place the kinds of safeguards needed.”

From TheJournal.ie 'People should not suffer intolerable and horrible pain if they want to exit this life' Euthanasia

'People should not suffer intolerable and horrible pain if they want to exit this life'

Independent TD John Halligan introduced ‘right to die’ legislation in the Dáil today.

From TheJournal.ie California has legalised assisted suicide Brittany Maynard

California has legalised assisted suicide

Opponents said the measure could prompt premature suicides.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you consider euthanasia while still healthy? Assisted Suicide This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you consider euthanasia while still healthy?

A healthy nurse has ended her life in a Swiss clinic.

From TheJournal.ie European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support Right To Die

European court rules French doctors can turn off Vincent Lambert's life support

The man’s parents had been fighting to keep him on life support though his wife had said he would not want to be kept alive.

From TheJournal.ie Gail O'Rorke: 'When I received the phone call to say I'd been charged I collapsed to the floor' Assisted Suicide

Gail O'Rorke: 'When I received the phone call to say I'd been charged I collapsed to the floor'

Gail O’Rorke was the first person in the state to be tried and acquitted of assisting in her friend’s suicide.

From TheJournal.ie "I was going to keep quiet... but this is bigger than myself" - Gail O'Rorke Assisted Suicide

"I was going to keep quiet... but this is bigger than myself" - Gail O'Rorke

O’Rorke met with TDs at Dáil Eireann today to discuss a “long overdue” bill on assisted suicide.

From TheJournal.ie A man with non-terminal cancer has travelled abroad to take his own life after a final meal with family Assisted Suicide

A man with non-terminal cancer has travelled abroad to take his own life after a final meal with family

The death of Briton Jeffrey Spector is set to reignite the debate over assisted suicide in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland Marie Fleming

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland

Tom Curran said TDs are ‘willing to break ranks’ to support his right-to-die law.

From TheJournal.ie Gail O'Rorke found not guilty of assisting the suicide of her friend Assisted Suicide

Gail O'Rorke found not guilty of assisting the suicide of her friend

How is assisting a suicide illegal? The legal answer is complicated.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Monday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie Gail O'Rorke cleared on two charges of assisting the suicide of her friend Assisted Suicide

Gail O'Rorke cleared on two charges of assisting the suicide of her friend

The jury were ordered to acquit her due to a lack of evidence.

From TheJournal.ie Gail O'Rorke says someone else was with her friend when she took her own life Assisted Suicide

Gail O'Rorke says someone else was with her friend when she took her own life

Gail O’Rorke has named a woman who she says was with her friend when she died.

From TheJournal.ie Woman accused of assisting a suicide was left 30% of the deceased's estate Courts

Woman accused of assisting a suicide was left 30% of the deceased's estate

The taxi driver has pleaded not guilty to charges of aiding and abetting a suicide.

From TheJournal.ie Jury in assisted suicide case hears the last words of dead woman Court

Jury in assisted suicide case hears the last words of dead woman

A woman who was a friend of the dead woman is the first person in the State to be charged with the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: The facts about assisted suicide in Ireland Right To Die

Explainer: The facts about assisted suicide in Ireland

The first trial of a person charged for assisting suicide will take place this year.

From TheJournal.ie Woman charged with assisting suicide faces further wait for trial IN COURT

Woman charged with assisting suicide faces further wait for trial

Gail O’Rorke is the first person in the State to be charged with the offence.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Brittany Maynard deserves our compassion – and her bravery deserves our attention Right To Die

Opinion: Brittany Maynard deserves our compassion – and her bravery deserves our attention

As a compassionate society, must have the courage to face up to the question of terminal illness and euthanasia.

From TheJournal.ie Vatican official calls Brittany Maynard's assisted suicide 'wicked' Criticism

Vatican official calls Brittany Maynard's assisted suicide 'wicked'

The 29-year-old was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who planned her own death, has died Right To Die

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who planned her own death, has died

Brittany Maynard was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this year.

From TheJournal.ie A 29-year-old woman explains why she's planned her death - next month Right To Die

A 29-year-old woman explains why she's planned her death - next month

“I don’t want to die. But I am dying. And I want to die on my own terms.”

From TheJournal.ie Massive rise in 'suicide tourism' to Switzerland Assisted Suicide

Massive rise in 'suicide tourism' to Switzerland

From 2008-2012, two Irish people went to Switzerland for an assisted suicide.

From TheJournal.ie UK man paralysed in road accident loses 'right to die' court battle Assisted Suicide

UK man paralysed in road accident loses 'right to die' court battle

Paul Lamb wants the legal right to end his life with the help of a medic.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis helped Marie Fleming 'in lots of ways that prescribed drugs weren't able to' Multiple Sclerosis

Cannabis helped Marie Fleming 'in lots of ways that prescribed drugs weren't able to'

Smoking cannabis helped with pain, spasms and to lift her mood, Tom Curran revealed today.

Unfortunate Katie Hopkins-related typo in Closer magazine

She’s spotted it, of course.

From TheJournal.ie One Irish person used Swiss euthanasia clinic last year Right To Die

One Irish person used Swiss euthanasia clinic last year

Dignitas helped a total of 202 people to die last year.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Marie Fleming laid to rest this afternoon after Wicklow service Right To Die This post contains images

Marie Fleming laid to rest this afternoon after Wicklow service

The grief and mourning for the 59-year-old was palpable in Avoca today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Families who assist their loved ones to die will continue to feel the full wrath of the law if it is not changed Opinion

Column: Families who assist their loved ones to die will continue to feel the full wrath of the law if it is not changed

Today, the case began of Gail O’Rorke who has been charged under the Criminal Law (Suicide) Act 1993 for assisting an MS sufferer to die.

From TheJournal.ie Woman accused of assisting in suicide is in court today Courts

Woman accused of assisting in suicide is in court today

The case is believed to be the first of its kind in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Madonna, blaas and Dubliners: The week in numbers Prime Numbers

Madonna, blaas and Dubliners: The week in numbers

Plus: How many people can’t name their MEP? Hint: A lot.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste: Assisted suicide is a topic we should address as human beings, as legislators Leaders' Questions

Tánaiste: Assisted suicide is a topic we should address as human beings, as legislators

Eamon Gilmore has said that the issue of assisted suicide should be addressed in response to questions in the Dáil this morning.

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