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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 '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 '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 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 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 Ireland's euthanasia laws are some of the most strict in Europe Marie Fleming

Ireland's euthanasia laws are some of the most strict in Europe

Here’s a look at the situation in other countries.

From TheJournal.ie TDs will be asked to vote on new right-to-die laws before Christmas Marie Fleming

TDs will be asked to vote on new right-to-die laws before Christmas

Tom Curran, the partner of campaigner Marie Fleming who died last year, says new legislation he’s been working on is almost complete.

From TheJournal.ie Medicinal marijuana drug means end to buying drugs on the street Marie Fleming

Medicinal marijuana drug means end to buying drugs on the street

Tom Curran, partner of Marie Fleming, has welcomed the news that Savitex will be available to patients in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should medicinal cannabis be legalised? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should medicinal cannabis be legalised?

Good idea? Bad idea?

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.

From TheJournal.ie "The whole thing really started before Marie died..": Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid Sunday Interview

"The whole thing really started before Marie died..": Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran on his Wicklow council bid

The partner of Marie Fleming, whose court battle ignited a national campaign on right-to-die issues, is running in the the local elections this May.

From TheJournal.ie Partner of Marie Fleming drafting new right-to-die legislation Tom Curran

Partner of Marie Fleming drafting new right-to-die legislation Exclusive

Tom Curran has asked a group of barristers to draft legislation on the issue, and says the initial work could be completed by the start of next month.

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 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 Woman who took right-to-die case, Marie Fleming, has passed away RIP
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 “This is the worst small country in the western world to be sick in” Medical Cards

“This is the worst small country in the western world to be sick in”

It emerged today that MS sufferer Marie Fleming was asked by the HSE to provide proof of her condition in order to have her medical card renewed.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happened today: Tuesday News Fix

Here’s what happened today: Tuesday

Today everyone’s been talking about the HSE’s €2.6 million payout, Marie Fleming being asked to provide proof of her illness and why President Higgins’ adviser left her job.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Tuesday 5 At 5

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach rejects plea to allow for assisted suicide Right To Die

Taoiseach rejects plea to allow for assisted suicide

Enda Kenny was asked to ‘show some compassion’ to the family of terminally ill Marie Fleming and consider changes to the law.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the government legislate for assisted suicide with safeguards? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the government legislate for assisted suicide with safeguards?

Yesterday, Marie Fleming was told in the Supreme Court that her ‘right to die’ appeal was being dismissed – but a judge said that the Oireachtas could legislate to deal with cases such as this.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court: Ireland has a right to life, not a right to die Marie Fleming

Supreme Court: Ireland has a right to life, not a right to die

There was standing-room only in the small courtroom on Monday morning as the 7 judges ruled that Marie Fleming, who has MS, did not have the right to end her own life with help from her partner.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added Xtra-vision memories

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Assisted suicide not permitted, but we still must find a humane path for these people Opinion

Column: Assisted suicide not permitted, but we still must find a humane path for these people

Today, seven judges from the Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by Marie Fleming, who had sought to be allowed an assisted suicide without the risk of prosecution for anyone who helped her, but where to next with this contentious debate, asks Dr Eimear Spain.

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 Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal Landmark Case

Supreme Court dismisses Marie Fleming’s ‘right to die’ appeal

Chief Justice Susan Denham said the circumstances were “very tragic” but that there was no Constitutional ‘right to die’.

From TheJournal.ie Supreme Court to deliver verdict in ‘right to die’ case next week Marie Fleming

Supreme Court to deliver verdict in ‘right to die’ case next week

The court will deliver a verdict in the case of Marie Fleming who is seeking to overturn the ban on assisted suicide.

From TheJournal.ie 'Right-to-die' appeal to be heard by Supreme Court today Courts

'Right-to-die' appeal to be heard by Supreme Court today

Marie Fleming, who has multiple sclerosis, wants to overturn the laws which make it a criminal offence to help someone take their own life.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

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

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Legal clarity needed after Marie Fleming 'right to die' verdict Opinion

Column: Legal clarity needed after Marie Fleming 'right to die' verdict

By not ordering the DPP to issue guidelines on factors which would influence a prosecution for carrying out an assisted suicide, Marie Fleming and others in her situation have been left in legal limbo, writes Dr Eimear Spain.

From TheJournal.ie 'Right to die' challenge to go to the Supreme Court Assisted Suicide

'Right to die' challenge to go to the Supreme Court

Marie Fleming, who has multiple sclerosis, is to take her court case to the Supreme Court after she lost a High Court case on the ban on assisted suicide.

From TheJournal.ie High Court rejects MS sufferer's challenge in 'right to die' case Courts

High Court rejects MS sufferer's challenge in 'right to die' case

Marie Fleming, who suffers from terminal multiple sclerosis, fails in her attempt to have suicide laws declared unconstitutional.

From TheJournal.ie High Court to deliver landmark verdict on assisted suicide today Assisted Suicide

High Court to deliver landmark verdict on assisted suicide today

MS sufferer Marie Fleming has challenged Ireland’s ban on assisted suicide, saying she faces a long and “horrible death” if not allowed to die on her own terms.

From TheJournal.ie Court to rule on assisted suicide case on 10 January Marie Fleming

Court to rule on assisted suicide case on 10 January

Marie Fleming, who has MS, is challenging criminal law on the issue of it being an offence to help a person take their own life.

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

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning! Every day TheJournal.ie brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.