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#Abortion legislation

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

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 25,232 Views 34 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 7 February, 2019

'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 67,624 Views 86 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Friday 14 December, 2018

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# Repealed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# Repealed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 4,501 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 32,332 Views 74 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Saturday 1 December, 2018

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 9,944 Views 33 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

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 9,771 Views 45 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 8 November, 2018

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 16,940 Views 24 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Saturday 3 November, 2018

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 24,125 Views 127 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Friday 2 November, 2018

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 19,625 Views 151 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'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 28,261 Views 104 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 4 October, 2018

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 25,439 Views 86 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Friday 4 July, 2014

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 12,355 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.

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

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 8,840 Views 198 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

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

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jul 24th 2013, 10:16 PM 11,340 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.

# abortion-legislation - Sunday 21 July, 2013

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 15,991 Views 291 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

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 5,981 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 9,127 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.

# abortion-legislation - Friday 12 July, 2013

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 17,339 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.

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 11 July, 2013

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 8,596 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.

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 13 June, 2013

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 5,747 Views 19 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 30 May, 2013

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 6,996 Views 143 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Sunday 5 May, 2013

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 13,851 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.

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 30 April, 2013

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

Cabinet expected to approve draft abortion legislation today

Apr 30th 2013, 7:42 AM 4,138 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.

# abortion-legislation - Monday 22 April, 2013

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 5,438 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.

# abortion-legislation - Monday 15 April, 2013

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 5,759 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.

# abortion-legislation - Sunday 14 April, 2013

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 9,365 Views 4 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today…

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

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 138 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.

# abortion-legislation - Friday 21 December, 2012

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 5,805 Views 34 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

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 7,235 Views 122 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Thursday 15 November, 2012

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 3,610 Views 32 Comments

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

# abortion-legislation - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 21st 2012, 8:03 PM 2,672 Views 0 Comments

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