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#Assisted Dying

# assisted-dying - This year 2022

Special committee on assisted dying expected to begin in October
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

Special committee on assisted dying expected to begin in October

Jul 15th 2022, 3:48 PM 9,285 Views 29 Comments

TD Gino Kenny says he hopes it is the beginning of a serious conversation around the issue.

# assisted-dying - Last year 2021

Psychiatrists group raises concerns with assisted dying bill
# Dying With Dignity Bill
# Dying With Dignity Bill

Psychiatrists group raises concerns with assisted dying bill

Dec 20th 2021, 10:33 AM 17,012 Views 28 Comments

The group is concerned that it will be introduced for people with terminal illnesses, but that it will then be “applied more broadly”.

Special committee on assisted dying expected to begin in early 2022
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

Special committee on assisted dying expected to begin in early 2022

Nov 18th 2021, 3:20 PM 9,177 Views 9 Comments

The formation of the committee was recommended in July.

Establishment of Special Committee to examine Dying with Dignity Bill recommended
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# Assisted Dying

Establishment of Special Committee to examine Dying with Dignity Bill recommended

Jul 21st 2021, 6:30 PM 8,414 Views 13 Comments

The Justice Committee said today that the proposed legislation has “serious technical issues”.

Spain passes law legalising euthanasia
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# Assisted Dying

Spain passes law legalising euthanasia

Mar 18th 2021, 6:11 PM 19,205 Views 53 Comments

The Mediterranean country is the fourth European nation to decriminalise assisted suicide.

Human rights group calls for 'substantive' changes to Dying with Dignity Bill to protect right to life
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# Assisted Dying

Human rights group calls for 'substantive' changes to Dying with Dignity Bill to protect right to life

Feb 3rd 2021, 9:32 AM 12,562 Views 21 Comments

The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission shared its views with the Oireachtas Justice Committee.

# assisted-dying - All time

Spanish parliament approves bill to allow assisted dying
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# Assisted Dying

Spanish parliament approves bill to allow assisted dying

Dec 17th 2020, 9:30 PM 9,135 Views 12 Comments

It still faces a vote in the Senate early in 2021 where it is also expected to pass.

The Explainer: Is assisted dying going to become legal in Ireland soon?
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# Assisted Dying

The Explainer: Is assisted dying going to become legal in Ireland soon?

Oct 16th 2020, 7:30 AM 11,730 Views 17 Comments

Gino Kenny’s Dying With Dignity Bill passed through the Dáil recently – we look at the journey to get there, and what happens next.

From a social 'evil' to Supreme Court scrutiny: the long journey to Ireland's landmark assisted dying vote
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

From a social 'evil' to Supreme Court scrutiny: the long journey to Ireland's landmark assisted dying vote

Oct 10th 2020, 9:30 AM 19,990 Views 69 Comments

The Dáil voted to send the Dying with Dignity Bill to committee stage earlier this week.

'I think Ireland is ready for this': Campaigners welcome result of Dáil vote on assisted dying legislation
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

'I think Ireland is ready for this': Campaigners welcome result of Dáil vote on assisted dying legislation

Oct 8th 2020, 6:01 PM 39,998 Views 64 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill passed to committee stage last night.

The Dying with Dignity Bill has been voted to committee stage
# Assisted Dying
# Assisted Dying

The Dying with Dignity Bill has been voted to committee stage

Oct 7th 2020, 10:22 PM 31,020 Views 58 Comments

The vote was passed by 81 votes to 71 meaning the bill will now proceed to committee stage.

Our 'last human right' or a 'slippery slope'? Inside the debate on assisted dying ahead of today's Dáil vote
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# Dying With Dignity

Our 'last human right' or a 'slippery slope'? Inside the debate on assisted dying ahead of today's Dáil vote

Oct 7th 2020, 12:05 AM 20,282 Views 40 Comments

TDs will vote today on whether to approve a bill that would legalise assisted dying.

'Willingness on all sides' sees assisted dying become political reality ahead of Dáil vote
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

'Willingness on all sides' sees assisted dying become political reality ahead of Dáil vote

Oct 4th 2020, 6:15 AM 16,629 Views 35 Comments

The Dying with Dignity Bill will be subject to a Dáil vote on Wednesday.

'It is up to the Dáil': Government won't need referendum to introduce assisted dying law
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

'It is up to the Dáil': Government won't need referendum to introduce assisted dying law

Oct 1st 2020, 12:05 AM 29,101 Views 55 Comments

TDs are set to debate the Dying with Dignity Bill 2020 in the Dáil today.

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil
# Dying With Dignity
# Dying With Dignity

Explainer: Everything you need to know about the assisted dying bill set to come before the Dáil

Sep 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 29,714 Views 56 Comments

New legislation could soon see assisted dying legalised in Ireland.

Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'
# Dying With Dignity Bill
# Dying With Dignity Bill

Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'

Sep 24th 2020, 1:43 PM 25,219 Views 49 Comments

The bill is set to be debated next Thursday.

'People should not suffer intolerable and horrible pain if they want to exit this life'
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# Euthanasia

'People should not suffer intolerable and horrible pain if they want to exit this life'

Dec 15th 2015, 8:30 PM 17,249 Views 88 Comments

Independent TD John Halligan introduced ‘right to die’ legislation in the Dáil today.

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland
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# Marie Fleming

Assisted suicide could be introduced in Ireland

May 5th 2015, 11:35 AM 18,214 Views 43 Comments

Tom Curran said TDs are ‘willing to break ranks’ to support his right-to-die law.

A "strong case" for offering assisted death to terminally ill, says UK report
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# Assisted Death

A "strong case" for offering assisted death to terminally ill, says UK report

Jan 5th 2012, 2:35 PM 2,797 Views 41 Comments

An independent panel funded by the author Terry Pratchett criticised the current legal status of assisted suicide as “inadequate and incoherent”.