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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 "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 Enda Kenny's secret list of women is causing ructions in Fine Gael Trouble Brewing

Enda Kenny's secret list of women is causing ructions in Fine Gael

It’s not just Fine Gael TDs who are annoyed about the special group of potential election candidates, some of those on it are equally displeased that details of it leaked.

From TheJournal.ie MS sufferer and right-to-die campaigner: 'If I was an animal...I'd be put to sleep' Legislation

MS sufferer and right-to-die campaigner: 'If I was an animal...I'd be put to sleep'

Kate Tobin was diagnosed with the condition two years ago and says “Nobody can know the pain I’m going through”.

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 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 Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat Hair's Breadth

Right-to-die campaigner Tom Curran looks set to miss out on Arklow seat

The Arklow tally shows Tom Curran at 6.23 per cent. There are six seats for the taking.

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 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 grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry Tom Barry This post contains videos

The grab seen around the world - the internet reacts to Tom Barry

Fine Gael say that they have ‘nothing further to add’ to general secretary Tom Curran’s statement and will not comment on any possible disciplinary procedures.

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.