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6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment
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6,666 abortions carried out last year under laws enacted after repeal of Eighth Amendment

Jun 30th 2020, 12:44 PM 41,376 Views 280 Comments

These are the first official figures published since Ireland’s liberalised abortion laws came into effect from 1 January 2019.

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week
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Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week

Dec 1st 2018, 11:00 AM 20,257 Views 110 Comments

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

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

Nov 21st 2018, 2:42 PM 6,516 Views 37 Comments

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

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

Nov 14th 2018, 7:43 PM 11,407 Views 59 Comments

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

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

Nov 1st 2018, 10:54 AM 27,583 Views 103 Comments

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

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

Updated Oct 23rd 2018, 6:31 PM 28,262 Views 104 Comments

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

Opinion: Changes to abortion laws should be decided by referendum – with balanced information for voters
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Opinion: Changes to abortion laws should be decided by referendum – with balanced information for voters

Oct 16th 2014, 8:30 AM 271 Views 405 Comments

A poll this week found most Irish people favoured legalising abortion “where the foetus will not be born alive” – but that question is misleading, writes Niamh Ui Bhriain.

Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation
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Opinion: Ireland's law on abortion is a shambles entirely of the State’s creation

Sep 27th 2014, 8:00 AM 136 Views 112 Comments

The case of Ms Y highlights the cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment girls and women are subjected to because of Ireland’s abortion laws.

Opinion: We must repeal the eighth amendment
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Opinion: We must repeal the eighth amendment

Sep 6th 2014, 12:00 PM 901 Views 234 Comments

The presence of the eighth amendment is putting the life, health or well-being of certain pregnant woman at risk.

Opinion: Reducing harm to sentient beings should be central to abortion laws
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Opinion: Reducing harm to sentient beings should be central to abortion laws

Sep 1st 2014, 7:30 AM 926 Views 125 Comments

If Irish society is serious about reducing harm to pregnant women, including the harms of disrespecting their autonomy and bodily integrity, the state needs to change how it thinks about pregnancy and abortion.

Opinion: Support for suicidal woman was complicated, not assisted, by abortion legislation
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Opinion: Support for suicidal woman was complicated, not assisted, by abortion legislation

Aug 18th 2014, 2:32 PM 180 Views 219 Comments

The legislation introduced last year has proved itself to be barbaric and unworkable.

Opinion: A law that protects no one – the Eighth Amendment sees women as incubators
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Opinion: A law that protects no one – the Eighth Amendment sees women as incubators

Aug 18th 2014, 2:32 PM 188 Views 120 Comments

This case has sent a clear message to women in Ireland: if you are suicidal and need an abortion, it is highly unlikely that you will get one.

Opinion: A fatal foetal diagnosis is nobody’s fault – the deliberate lack of support by the State is.
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Opinion: A fatal foetal diagnosis is nobody’s fault – the deliberate lack of support by the State is.

Jul 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 1,542 Views 53 Comments

Do people campaign against families faced with the heartbreaking decision to turn off the life support machine of a loved one? Cases of fatal foetal abnormality are precisely the same.

'Rally for Life' protest to call for referendum on abortion bill
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'Rally for Life' protest to call for referendum on abortion bill

Jul 6th 2013, 12:44 PM 7,228 Views 234 Comments

The pro-life rally will call for the Taoiseach to put the Protection in Life During Pregnancy Bill to the people of Ireland in a referendum.

Column: I have always considered myself pro-choice, but I can't support the proposed abortion bill
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Column: I have always considered myself pro-choice, but I can't support the proposed abortion bill

May 25th 2013, 6:00 PM 167 Views 295 Comments

Colm Keaveney TD explains that if the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 is initiated in the Dáil reflecting the contents and detail of the Heads of Bill that were recently discussed before the Joint Committee on Health, he will be unable to support it.

Column: I'm a mother of a special needs child and a pro-choice advocate
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Column: I'm a mother of a special needs child and a pro-choice advocate

May 22nd 2013, 1:00 PM 1,462 Views 102 Comments

Tracey Holsgrove explains the agony of contemplating how to proceed with her pregnancy after learning of her baby’s condition – and why she is a firm pro-choice advocate.

Simon Harris responds to criticism over abortion position
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Simon Harris responds to criticism over abortion position

Jul 22nd 2012, 4:42 PM 9,947 Views 131 Comments

The Fine Gael TD said he was against introducing abortion in Ireland – but denied that he had intentionally ‘liked’ a particular comment on his Facebook page which expressed opposition abortion.