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#Abortion legislation

# abortion-legislation - This year 2022

UN rights watchdog warns Ireland over abortion wait period and women travelling abroad for care
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

UN rights watchdog warns Ireland over abortion wait period and women travelling abroad for care

Jul 27th 2022, 3:42 PM 8,746 Views 13 Comments

The Committee has called for the Government to remove barriers for women seeking access to abortion services.

# abortion-legislation - All time

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP motion on abortion passed by Northern Ireland Assembly

Jun 2nd 2020, 9:18 PM 25,286 Views 34 Comments

The motion doesn’t impact or change Northern Ireland’s abortion legislation.

'The law is the law': Rotunda maternity hospital told to offer abortions up to 12 weeks, not 11
# Abortion Legislation
# Abortion Legislation

'The law is the law': Rotunda maternity hospital told to offer abortions up to 12 weeks, not 11

Feb 7th 2019, 12:05 AM 67,679 Views 84 Comments

Last month, it was reported that the Rotunda would not provide abortions for women at more than 11 weeks’ gestation.

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment
# Repealed
From The Daily Edge
# Repealed

11 emotional tweets about this week's historic repealing of the Eighth Amendment

Dec 14th 2018, 7:00 PM 4,552 Views 4 Comments

“It’s a moment brought about by a movement in the streets, civil disobedience, and young people and women in particularly fighting for change. Let’s keep it up!”

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

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

Dec 14th 2018, 1:30 PM 32,357 Views 74 Comments

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

Safe zone law around GP clinics offering abortions will prohibit photos being taken of women
# Exclusion Zones
# Exclusion Zones

Safe zone law around GP clinics offering abortions will prohibit photos being taken of women

Dec 1st 2018, 7:15 AM 9,965 Views 33 Comments

Graphic posters were unfurled outside the Rotunda Hospital this summer were described by the minister as “despicable”.

Abortion legislation to be reviewed in three years time, instead of five
# Termination Of Pregnancy Bill
# Termination Of Pregnancy Bill

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

Nov 20th 2018, 9:43 PM 9,810 Views 45 Comments

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

Tóibín says he only learned he had lost Culture Committee chairmanship when he read it online
# Removed
# Removed

Tóibín says he only learned he had lost Culture Committee chairmanship when he read it online

Nov 8th 2018, 3:53 PM 16,967 Views 24 Comments

Last week, Tóibín was suspended from the party for six months.

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

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

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:15 AM 24,281 Views 127 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 12:52 PM 19,696 Views 151 Comments

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

'Disciplinary proceedings' to be initiated against Tóibín for breaking ranks on abortion legislation
# Termination Of Pregnancy
# Termination Of Pregnancy

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

Updated Oct 23rd 2018, 6:31 PM 28,288 Views 104 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 4th 2018, 4:31 PM 25,503 Views 86 Comments

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

New abortion guidelines spark condemnation on all sides
# Pleasing Nobody
# Pleasing Nobody

New abortion guidelines spark condemnation on all sides

Jul 4th 2014, 5:47 PM 12,374 Views 244 Comments

TD Mattie McGrath called them “a butcher’s charter”, but fellow TD Ruth Coppinger said women seeking an abortion shouldn’t have to “run a gauntlet” of doctors and bureaucrats.

Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much
# Abortion Act
# Abortion Act

Some welcome President passing abortion bill, others not so much

Jul 30th 2013, 5:59 PM 8,875 Views 198 Comments

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore described it as a “key milestone”, while the Pro Life Campaign said it was a “very sad day”.

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 24th 2013, 10:16 PM 11,361 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the lucky escape for tall ship passengers in Kinsale, Labour’s troubles and the royal baby’s name.

How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?
# EU-wide Law
# EU-wide Law

How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?

Jul 21st 2013, 8:45 AM 16,028 Views 291 Comments

Abortion is only completely banned in Malta of all the 28 states.

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'

Jul 16th 2013, 4:32 PM 6,016 Views 52 Comments

Jim Walsh was among those to contribute to the continuing debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill this afternoon.

'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill

Jul 16th 2013, 1:52 PM 9,158 Views 87 Comments

Fidelma Healy-Eames has confirmed her opposition to the legislation in the Seanad this morning but one Fianna Fáil senator is supporting the bill.

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote
# This Happened
# This Happened

Catch-up: The things you should know about final Dáil abortion vote

Jul 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 17,370 Views 46 Comments

A ministerial rebellion and a new minister within hours; anger at criminalisation of and lack of advocacy for women; the Dáil bar can stay open until 5am.

Lucinda Creighton says term limit on abortions "the minimum we can offer"
# Abortion
# Abortion

Lucinda Creighton says term limit on abortions "the minimum we can offer"

Jul 11th 2013, 6:39 PM 8,615 Views 74 Comments

The Minister of State for European Affairs was backed by several TDs in the call for a gestational term limit on abortion in Ireland.

Inadequate care and monitoring were factors in Savita's death - HSE report
# Savita
# Savita

Inadequate care and monitoring were factors in Savita's death - HSE report

Jun 13th 2013, 5:09 PM 5,799 Views 19 Comments

The review also calls for greater clarity on options available to doctors in cases of “inevitable miscarriage”.

Catholic TDs "will not be excommunicated" if they vote for abortion legislation
# Excommunication
# Excommunication

Catholic TDs "will not be excommunicated" if they vote for abortion legislation

May 30th 2013, 4:38 PM 7,036 Views 143 Comments

A senior Vatican official has said that TDs should resign rather than support abortion legislation.

In pictures: Pro-life Knock vigil for mothers and unborn babies
# Knock
# Knock

In pictures: Pro-life Knock vigil for mothers and unborn babies

May 5th 2013, 3:47 PM 13,925 Views 255 Comments

The Catholic church has strongly criticised the plans and threatened the ex-communication of TDs who voted in favour of the bill.

Cabinet expected to approve draft abortion legislation today
# Abortion
# Abortion

Cabinet expected to approve draft abortion legislation today

Apr 30th 2013, 7:42 AM 4,158 Views 98 Comments

Coalition partners Fine Gael and Labour are due to set out conditions under which abortions can be legally carried out in Ireland.

Unions call for X Case legislation, say delay is 'absolutely repugnant'
# Abortion Legislation
# Abortion Legislation

Unions call for X Case legislation, say delay is 'absolutely repugnant'

Apr 22nd 2013, 3:23 PM 5,453 Views 165 Comments

Officials from SIPTU, UNITE and the Women’s Committee of the ICTU presented a statement to Taoiseach Enda Kenny earlier this morning which called for immediate legislation on the issue.

Pro-life campaign dismiss 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pro-life campaign dismiss 'sunset clause' in abortion legislation

Apr 15th 2013, 3:15 PM 5,775 Views 84 Comments

A number of Fine Gael TDs put forward the idea of a ‘sunset clause’, where abortion legislation would be reviewed after a set number of years.

The Evening Fix… now with added follow-up to Gangnam Style
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added follow-up to Gangnam Style

Apr 14th 2013, 7:55 PM 9,376 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

Column: Ireland's political system must embrace diversity to foster justice
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland's political system must embrace diversity to foster justice

Feb 26th 2013, 7:00 AM 157 Views 61 Comments

Paying attention to multiple, often mutually reinforcing disadvantages, can help us understand injustices committed against marginalised members of our society, writes Clara Fischer.

Gardaí investigate threatening letter sent to Archbishop Diarmuid Martin
# Threat
# Threat

Gardaí investigate threatening letter sent to Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Dec 21st 2012, 3:05 PM 5,833 Views 34 Comments

The letter warned Dr Martin to be “careful” on the streets because of his views on abortion.

Poll: Should TDs be given a free vote on abortion legislation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should TDs be given a free vote on abortion legislation?

Dec 19th 2012, 10:09 AM 7,250 Views 122 Comments

What do you think? Should TDs tow the party line or vote according to their beliefs?

HSE says independent expert to be part of investigation into Savita death
# Savita
# Savita

HSE says independent expert to be part of investigation into Savita death

Nov 15th 2012, 7:28 AM 3,627 Views 32 Comments

The death of Savita Halappanavar has sparked an outcry and led to calls for abortion legislation in Ireland.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 21st 2012, 8:03 PM 2,688 Views 0 Comments

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…