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#Abortion

# abortion - 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 - Thursday 1 November, 2018

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

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.

# abortion - 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 - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring 'a contract killer'
# Homily
# Homily

Pope Francis compares having an abortion to hiring 'a contract killer'

Oct 10th 2018, 7:58 PM 18,749 Views 131 Comments

Francis this year opposed a bill that would have legalised abortion in his home country of Argentina.

# abortion - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Budget dedicates €12m to abortion service roll out
# Abortion
# Abortion

Budget dedicates €12m to abortion service roll out

Oct 9th 2018, 4:02 PM 14,704 Views 109 Comments

The €12 million figure set out in today’s Budget document is only for the actual service.

# abortion - 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’.

Campaigners oppose 3-day wait and conscientious objection in abortion legislation
# HEALTH BILL
# HEALTH BILL

Campaigners oppose 3-day wait and conscientious objection in abortion legislation

Oct 4th 2018, 8:16 AM 13,049 Views 183 Comments

In the coming weeks, the Dáil is due to debate the legislation that will provide for abortion in some instances.

# abortion - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

Dr Peter Boylan appointed to assist HSE as it prepares to provide abortion services
# Termination
# Termination

Dr Peter Boylan appointed to assist HSE as it prepares to provide abortion services

Oct 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 13,171 Views 100 Comments

Dr Boylan was an active repeal activist during the recent referendum campaign.

# abortion - Saturday 29 September, 2018

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
# New Laws
# New Laws

Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead

Sep 29th 2018, 10:00 PM 21,815 Views 0 Comments

Renting, judge’s appointments, microbeads and noise at the airport – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'The deepest respect': Emma Watson pays tribute to Savita Halappanavar

Sep 29th 2018, 6:02 PM 39,705 Views 49 Comments

She paid tribute to her in a letter published in Porter magazine.

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin
# Abortion Rights Campaign
# Abortion Rights Campaign

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

Sep 29th 2018, 4:14 PM 33,423 Views 87 Comments

This was the seventh annual March for Choice and the first since the Eighth Amendment was removed from the Constitution.

# abortion - Friday 28 September, 2018

Factcheck: Is the Health Minister proposing 'partial-birth abortions' in Ireland?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

Factcheck: Is the Health Minister proposing 'partial-birth abortions' in Ireland?

Sep 28th 2018, 6:45 PM 3,777 Views 4 Comments

A claim that he is has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook.

# abortion - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris
# Abortion Law
# Abortion Law

Cost of rolling out abortion services in Ireland will be 'significant', says Harris

Updated Sep 27th 2018, 4:00 PM 21,757 Views 107 Comments

The abortion legislation will be introduced in the Dáil next week

# abortion - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

TDs considering change of plan for proposed three-day wait period for abortions
# Terminations
# Terminations

TDs considering change of plan for proposed three-day wait period for abortions

Sep 19th 2018, 3:39 PM 16,173 Views 74 Comments

Dr Peter Boylan told an Oireachtas Committee that there is ‘no evidence’ for the wait time.

# abortion - Saturday 15 September, 2018

One year on: Advice given to FF on their abortion referendum position was ignored - but will they learn from it?
# Fianna Fail Think-in
# Fianna Fail Think-in

One year on: Advice given to FF on their abortion referendum position was ignored - but will they learn from it?

Sep 15th 2018, 7:30 AM 16,566 Views 124 Comments

The professor who warned the party that its stance in the referendum could put it on the wrong side of history addressed think-in this week.

# abortion - Friday 7 September, 2018

Supreme Court decides not to hear challenge to 8th referendum vote, paving way for abortion legislation
# 8th Referendum
# 8th Referendum

Supreme Court decides not to hear challenge to 8th referendum vote, paving way for abortion legislation

Sep 7th 2018, 3:56 PM 17,664 Views 84 Comments

The challenge was taken by a woman who complained about irregularities in voter numbers during the vote.

# abortion - Sunday 2 September, 2018

HSE awards €800,000 contract to set up post-abortion phone helpline
# One Family
# One Family

HSE awards €800,000 contract to set up post-abortion phone helpline

Sep 2nd 2018, 7:00 AM 11,522 Views 40 Comments

Registered charity One Family has won the contract to set up the helpline.

# abortion - Thursday 23 August, 2018

Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families
# False Claims
# False Claims

Leaflets making false link between abortion and cancer on offer at World Meeting of Families

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:31 PM 39,400 Views 71 Comments

The best-available medical evidence consistently refutes the claims made in the leaflet.

# abortion - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Éamon Ó Cuív for president? Even the Fianna Fáil party is split on that one
# Aras18
# Aras18

Éamon Ó Cuív for president? Even the Fianna Fáil party is split on that one

Aug 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 17,119 Views 75 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív has remained silent on whether he wants to be the next president.

# abortion - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Argentine senators vote no to legalisation of abortion
# No Vote
# No Vote

Argentine senators vote no to legalisation of abortion

Aug 9th 2018, 7:27 AM 14,267 Views 72 Comments

The staunchly catholic country had been voting on whether or not to become just the third Latin American country to entirely decriminalise abortion.

# abortion - Wednesday 8 August, 2018

Simon Harris: Women from North will be allowed access to abortion services in Republic
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Simon Harris: Women from North will be allowed access to abortion services in Republic

Aug 8th 2018, 8:25 AM 13,125 Views 115 Comments

The Abortion Rights Campaign has said the announcement, while welcome, is not a solution to the abortion issue in Northern Ireland.

# abortion - Monday 23 July, 2018

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion
# Indonesia
# Indonesia

Indonesian 15-year-old raped by brother jailed over abortion

Jul 23rd 2018, 8:51 AM 32,859 Views 68 Comments

Her brother was sentenced to two years in jail for sexually assaulting a minor.

# abortion - Sunday 22 July, 2018

170 Irish and UK politicians sign letter calling for change to the North's abortion laws
# The North Is Next
# The North Is Next

170 Irish and UK politicians sign letter calling for change to the North's abortion laws

Jul 22nd 2018, 11:10 AM 9,780 Views 33 Comments

Northern Ireland has been without a government for over a year and a half – so Westminster and Dublin are being asked to introduce new abortion laws.

# abortion - Friday 20 July, 2018

'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum
# Yes Vote
# Yes Vote

'It is not a tool for a disappointed voter': Court dismisses bid to challenge abortion referendum

Jul 20th 2018, 4:00 PM 19,175 Views 0 Comments

That is not the end of the matter, however, as the issue has been taken to the Court of Appeal.

# abortion - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Liberalised abortion services to be made available in Ireland by January
# Abortion
# Abortion

Liberalised abortion services to be made available in Ireland by January

Jul 10th 2018, 7:33 AM 14,833 Views 84 Comments

Ireland voted overwhelmingly to repeal the Eighth Amendment.

# abortion - Thursday 28 June, 2018

15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year
# Terminations
# Terminations

15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year

Jun 28th 2018, 6:06 PM 19,140 Views 89 Comments

This is a drop from 25 legally-permitted abortions being carried out last year.

# abortion - Tuesday 26 June, 2018

Statements by Varadkar and Harris 'misled' abortion referendum voters, High Court told
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Statements by Varadkar and Harris 'misled' abortion referendum voters, High Court told

Jun 26th 2018, 1:11 PM 25,437 Views 0 Comments

The High Court also heard that the Referendum Commission “omitted objective statements” on Eighth Amendment referendum.

# abortion - Monday 25 June, 2018

Tóibín concedes he may not be able to run under Sinn Féin banner at next election
# Abortion Stance
# Abortion Stance

Tóibín concedes he may not be able to run under Sinn Féin banner at next election

Jun 25th 2018, 10:24 AM 20,808 Views 75 Comments

He also confirmed that he won’t be resigning from the party.

# abortion - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?
# Causing Offence
# Causing Offence

Is it a crime to display graphic abortion imagery in public places?

Jun 20th 2018, 6:00 AM 16,376 Views 85 Comments

Some have argued that gardaí should be telling protesters to remove the imagery.

# abortion - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Carol Nolan TD leaves Sinn Féin after being suspended for voting against abortion referendum
# Not Returning
# Not Returning

Carol Nolan TD leaves Sinn Féin after being suspended for voting against abortion referendum

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 3:00 PM 32,121 Views 101 Comments

Sinn Féin Whip Aengus Ó Snodaigh told Nolan that she had been suspended for a period of three months on 21 March.

# abortion - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion
# Ard Fheis
# Ard Fheis

Mary Lou McDonald looks towards government as Sinn Féin votes to change stance on abortion

Updated Jun 16th 2018, 10:27 PM 37,372 Views 131 Comments

Party policy is now in favour of abortion on request.

Poll: Should politicians be allowed a free vote on upcoming abortion legislation?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should politicians be allowed a free vote on upcoming abortion legislation?

Jun 16th 2018, 10:00 AM 18,121 Views 95 Comments

Sinn Féin members will vote on a motion that will allow members to vote in accordance with their conscience today.

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs
# Abortion
# Abortion

'New Zealand option' may provide resolution to stand-off between Harris and GPs

Jun 16th 2018, 9:45 AM 16,131 Views 30 Comments

Doctors in NZ who conscientiously object to abortion must inform patients that services are available elsewhere.

# abortion - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn
# Court Challenges
# Court Challenges

Abortion legislation won't be brought to the Dáil until the autumn

Updated Jun 14th 2018, 4:40 PM 12,464 Views 70 Comments

Simon Harris says that a number of court challenges are delaying the process.

Argentina takes a massive step towards legalised abortions
# Buenos Aires
# Buenos Aires

Argentina takes a massive step towards legalised abortions

Jun 14th 2018, 4:11 PM 10,204 Views 31 Comments

The debate has divided Argentine society.

# abortion - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Catholic Church crisis pregnancy agency to close due to drop in demand
# Cura
# Cura

Catholic Church crisis pregnancy agency to close due to drop in demand

Jun 13th 2018, 7:52 PM 31,740 Views 64 Comments

Cura, founded in 1977, is a crisis pregnancy support service associated with the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

Rotunda Hospital warns patients about graphic abortion posters outside
# Graphic Posters
# Graphic Posters

Rotunda Hospital warns patients about graphic abortion posters outside

Jun 13th 2018, 3:52 PM 26,850 Views 64 Comments

The posters are believed to belong to the Irish Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform (ICBR).

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Sinn Féin motion calls for conscience vote to be allowed on abortion

Jun 13th 2018, 2:30 PM 13,591 Views 63 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Pearse Doherty said he believes the motion will be defeated at this weekend’s Ard Fheis in Belfast.

Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should conscientiously objecting GPs be compelled to refer for abortions?

Jun 13th 2018, 9:55 AM 70,178 Views 252 Comments

85% of the country’s GPs do not believe that abortion should be part of routine general practice, according to the NAGP.

# abortion - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

A petition to 'abolish abortion' in Ireland will be discussed in the Oireachtas
# Petitions Committee
# Petitions Committee

A petition to 'abolish abortion' in Ireland will be discussed in the Oireachtas

Jun 12th 2018, 9:39 PM 27,571 Views 108 Comments

It is one of three petitions up for discussions.