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#Abortion

# abortion - Friday 1 February, 2019

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes
# Our Lady Of Lourdes

Anti-abortion protesters say they received 'reliable information' on abortions taking place in Drogheda hospital

Feb 1st 2019, 4:37 PM 73,772 Views 208 Comments

This is at least the second time this year that people have protested outside the hospital.

'Grotesque and reprehensible': Harris 'extraordinarily concerned' over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion
# Investigation
# Investigation

'Grotesque and reprehensible': Harris 'extraordinarily concerned' over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion

Feb 1st 2019, 12:57 PM 18,931 Views 52 Comments

A number of investigations are under way into the allegations, which were first reported by TheJournal.ie yesterday.

Multiple investigations under way over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at NMH
# Abortion
# Abortion

Multiple investigations under way over alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at NMH

Feb 1st 2019, 12:05 AM 46,425 Views 76 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has said he is very concerned about the alleged case, and has launched an investigation.

# abortion - Thursday 31 January, 2019

HSE to investigate alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at Dublin maternity hospital
# Abortion
# Abortion

HSE to investigate alleged leak of patient's details after abortion at Dublin maternity hospital

Jan 31st 2019, 12:33 PM 88,767 Views 90 Comments

A message shared on Twitter alleges a woman was contacted via an unknown number and verbally harassed.

# abortion - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis
# Abortion
# Abortion

Coombe hospital denies board intervened to refuse abortion for woman with a fatal foetal diagnosis

Updated Jan 17th 2019, 9:46 PM 82,366 Views 254 Comments

Earlier Ruth Coppinger told the Dáil that two doctors confirmed it was a fatal foetal abnormality, but the board refused the abortion.

Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: 'The debate on abortion isn't over and don't expect that it ever will be'

Jan 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 13,514 Views 92 Comments

The experience in the US shows that the divisive abortion debate will continue, writes Larry Donnelly.

# abortion - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'

Peadar Tóibín: 'Some in Sinn Féin are hurt and angry and are not talking to me at all'

Jan 12th 2019, 10:00 AM 39,935 Views 68 Comments

Tóibín talks about his new party, his hopes for the local and general elections and why some old colleagues are not on speaking terms with him.

# abortion - Thursday 10 January, 2019

'We had a very short interval': Some practitioners concerned over timing of abortion services
# Abortion
# Abortion

'We had a very short interval': Some practitioners concerned over timing of abortion services

Jan 10th 2019, 1:53 PM 16,611 Views 134 Comments

Some hospitals are waiting for the system to be fully up and running before providing the service.

# abortion - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Doctors express concern over termination services amid fears of 'risks' to patients' safety
# Abortion
# Abortion

Doctors express concern over termination services amid fears of 'risks' to patients' safety

Jan 9th 2019, 10:37 PM 15,273 Views 37 Comments

The issues were raised at an extraordinary general of the institute this evening.

# abortion - Monday 7 January, 2019

'Hospitals need to be places of care': Anti-abortion protest held outside Drogheda hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital
# Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital

'Hospitals need to be places of care': Anti-abortion protest held outside Drogheda hospital

Jan 7th 2019, 11:56 AM 39,042 Views 265 Comments

The group is holding placards saying ‘abortion is murder’.

# abortion - Thursday 3 January, 2019

HSE warning over 'my options' unplanned pregnancy websites with anti-abortion message
# Hidden Agenda
# Hidden Agenda

HSE warning over 'my options' unplanned pregnancy websites with anti-abortion message

Jan 3rd 2019, 4:04 PM 26,511 Views 104 Comments

The HSE’s official site My Options serves as a first point of contact for women dealing with an unplanned pregnancy.

# abortion - Sunday 30 December, 2018

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Timeline: The history of abortion in Ireland

Dec 30th 2018, 9:00 PM 24,239 Views 84 Comments

Ireland voted to repeal the Eighth Amendment in May of this year.

# abortion - Friday 28 December, 2018

'You want the Eighth repealed because of Brexit': Letters sent to Varadkar about abortion referendum
# Abortion
# Abortion

'You want the Eighth repealed because of Brexit': Letters sent to Varadkar about abortion referendum

Dec 28th 2018, 4:00 PM 20,021 Views 14 Comments

This year the country voted by 66.4% to 33.6% to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# abortion - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal
# Highs And Lows
# Highs And Lows

Leo Varadkar says his 2018 low point was the government's handling of the CervicalCheck scandal

Dec 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,404 Views 53 Comments

Varadkar said he regrets he was so misinformed and the government didn’t make ‘better decisions’.

# abortion - Monday 24 December, 2018

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend
# Overrun
# Overrun

Taoiseach can't say if anyone will be held to account over children's hospital overspend

Dec 24th 2018, 7:30 AM 16,630 Views 84 Comments

It’s emerged the budget for the new hospital may cost more than €1.433 billion.

# abortion - Friday 21 December, 2018

HSE launches new crisis pregnancy website to give women information on abortions
# Myoptions
# Myoptions

HSE launches new crisis pregnancy website to give women information on abortions

Dec 21st 2018, 4:28 PM 9,616 Views 23 Comments

It’s expected that the first legal terminations in Ireland will be carried out in the new year.

# abortion - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law
# Free Safe Legal
# Free Safe Legal

Abortion services made legal in Ireland as Michael D Higgins signs Bill into law

Dec 20th 2018, 4:18 PM 43,850 Views 224 Comments

Hospitals will provide the services in 2019.

# abortion - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services
# Termination
# Termination

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services

Dec 19th 2018, 5:00 PM 10,711 Views 54 Comments

Services are expected to begin from 1 January.

# abortion - Friday 14 December, 2018

'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 - Thursday 13 December, 2018

'A genuinely historic moment': Abortion legislation passes through the Seanad
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'A genuinely historic moment': Abortion legislation passes through the Seanad

Dec 13th 2018, 8:00 PM 20,525 Views 193 Comments

The legislation will now be signed into law by President Michael D Higgins.

# abortion - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Abortion legislation has passed the Dáil and it's now on to the Seanad, so what next?
# January Deadline
# January Deadline

Abortion legislation has passed the Dáil and it's now on to the Seanad, so what next?

Dec 6th 2018, 6:00 PM 7,118 Views 58 Comments

The Seanad will now sit on Monday in order to get the legislation over the line by the Christmas deadline.

Simon Harris: 'This is the beginning of a new era for women’s health'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Simon Harris: 'This is the beginning of a new era for women’s health'

Dec 6th 2018, 9:51 AM 13,909 Views 92 Comments

‘Change is coming,’ writes Health Minister Simon Harris following the passing of abortion legislation through the Dáil.

# abortion - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

The legislation legalising abortion in Ireland has been passed by the Dáil

Dec 5th 2018, 11:56 PM 46,520 Views 148 Comments

This means that it is on track for new legislation regulating termination of pregnancy to be introduced in Ireland in the new year.

'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil
# The Eighth Amendment
# The Eighth Amendment

'It's archaic': Request to collect more data on women who seek abortions heavily defeated in Dáil

Dec 5th 2018, 8:36 AM 20,246 Views 104 Comments

“What’s the ethnicity about? Is that to find out if we have immigrants in this country who avail of health services as women?”

# abortion - Sunday 2 December, 2018

'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law
# ICGP
# ICGP

'There are a lot of questions to be answered': GPs group to meet to discuss concerns over abortion law

Dec 2nd 2018, 8:15 AM 8,346 Views 34 Comments

It is expected a landmark bill to regulate abortion services in Ireland will pass in the Dáil in coming weeks.

# abortion - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Abortion: These were the amendments passed by TDs this week
# Edging Closer
# Edging Closer

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.

# abortion - Friday 30 November, 2018

Opinion: Legislating for abortion is very complex and a clear guiding principle is required
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Legislating for abortion is very complex and a clear guiding principle is required

Nov 30th 2018, 7:00 AM 7,598 Views 38 Comments

The ‘yes’ side contained a wide range of views about when abortion should be permitted – the government can’t please them all, writes Professor Dermot Cox.

# abortion - Wednesday 21 November, 2018

'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland
# Private Members' Bill
# Private Members' Bill

'Give us choice': Irish actors call on Theresa May to decriminalise abortion in Northern Ireland

Nov 21st 2018, 5:57 PM 7,517 Views 21 Comments

Aisling Bea and Sharon Horgan have signed the letter ahead of the reading of a bill that would decriminalise abortion across the UK.

Simon Harris says timeline for abortion services to be available in January remains unchanged
# No Delay
# No Delay

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.

# abortion - 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 - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party
# Gone
# Gone

Peadar Tóibín resigns from Sinn Féin and hints about setting up a new party

Updated Nov 15th 2018, 3:25 PM 63,049 Views 173 Comments

The TD was suspended from the party for six months because he voted against the abortion legislation in the Dáil.

# abortion - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 14th 2018, 7:43 PM 11,405 Views 59 Comments

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

# abortion - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

GPs hit out at 'inappropriate' reports that doctors will receive up to €450 for abortion services
# National Association Of General Practicioners
# National Association Of General Practicioners

GPs hit out at 'inappropriate' reports that doctors will receive up to €450 for abortion services

Nov 13th 2018, 10:34 PM 14,148 Views 38 Comments

Reports today suggested that an agreement had been reached over how much doctors would receive for performing terminations.

# abortion - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services
# Survey
# Survey

Moral objection or no time: Majority of GPs say they can't provide abortion services

Nov 8th 2018, 6:15 PM 15,759 Views 49 Comments

Legislation on the provision of abortion has been debated by the Oireachtas health committee this week.

Ex-Sinn Féin colleagues clash over 'misogynistic' amendment to abortion legislation
# Abortion
# Abortion

Ex-Sinn Féin colleagues clash over 'misogynistic' amendment to abortion legislation

Nov 8th 2018, 6:13 PM 23,590 Views 67 Comments

Four former or current party members were involved in today’s debate.

# abortion - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

'I find it extraordinarily distasteful': Proposed amendment requiring post-abortion burials voted down
# Abortion Bill
# Abortion Bill

'I find it extraordinarily distasteful': Proposed amendment requiring post-abortion burials voted down

Nov 7th 2018, 6:03 PM 31,529 Views 84 Comments

The committee has been considering changes to the Health (Regulation of Termination of Pregnancy) Bill 2018 this week.

Schoolgirl whose mother is being prosecuted for buying abortion pills 'is potential victim of crime'
# Courts
# Courts

Schoolgirl whose mother is being prosecuted for buying abortion pills 'is potential victim of crime'

Nov 7th 2018, 5:09 PM 15,290 Views 0 Comments

Lawyers for the mother and daughter, who have both been granted anonymity, claim the prosecution breaches their human rights.

# abortion - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Teenager 'removed from classroom and questioned by police' over abortion pills
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Teenager 'removed from classroom and questioned by police' over abortion pills

Updated Nov 6th 2018, 4:37 PM 30,334 Views 0 Comments

The evidence was given in a court case taking place in Northern Ireland.

Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons
# Health Committee
# Health Committee

Harris says abortion legislation doesn't mention the word 'abortion' for legal reasons

Nov 6th 2018, 2:06 PM 18,863 Views 55 Comments

The Health Minister also said he wants the Bill to be inclusive of members of the trans community.

# abortion - 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.