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# dying with dignity bill

This year
Assisted Dying: TDs admit 'steep learning curve' and moral struggles as Committee finally meets
One TD questioned why someone who has ‘ten years instead of ten months left’ should be excluded if their life has become unbearable.
Government 'dragging its heels' on forming committee on assisted dying, says Gino Kenny
The committee to discuss the ethical and constitutional issues of assisted dying has not yet been filled with members of the Oireachtas.
All time
Psychiatrists group raises concerns with assisted dying bill
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
The formation of the committee was recommended in July.
Establishment of Special Committee to examine Dying with Dignity Bill recommended
The Justice Committee said today that the proposed legislation has “serious technical issues”.
Human rights group calls for 'substantive' changes to Dying with Dignity Bill to protect right to life
The Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission shared its views with the Oireachtas Justice Committee.
'It is up to the Dáil': Government won't need referendum to introduce assisted dying law
TDs are set to debate the Dying with Dignity Bill 2020 in the Dáil today.
Eamon Ryan says a conscience vote on next week's assisted dying bill 'is a real possibility'
The bill is set to be debated next Thursday.
'What I am asking is to be given a choice': Vicky Phelan urges politicians to support Dying with Dignity Bill
The Dying with Dignity Bill will be introduced in the Dáil tomorrow.