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# exclusion-zones - This year 2022

Plans to legislate for safe access zones outside abortion providers approved by Government
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# Exclusion Zones

Plans to legislate for safe access zones outside abortion providers approved by Government

Updated Jul 27th 2022, 12:19 PM 13,615 Views 63 Comments

Health Minister Stephen Donnelly committed to seeing the Bill drafted “as quickly as possible so it can be introduced to the Oireachtas”.

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Anti-abortion protests at hospitals: How have other countries handled them and what's the way forward here?
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# Opinion

Anti-abortion protests at hospitals: How have other countries handled them and what's the way forward here?

Jan 11th 2020, 1:00 PM 27,483 Views 181 Comments

The problem with drawing up legislation on exclusion zones is that there are competing rights involved, writes lecturer in constitutional law Dr Laura Cahillane.

Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services
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# Exclusion Zones

Vast majority of people support banning protests outside facilities that provide abortion services

Jan 8th 2020, 6:00 AM 16,229 Views 77 Comments

Eight in 10 women and over seven in 10 men support the measure, according to a new opinion poll.

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital
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# Exclusion Zones

'How dare you': Minister slams protesters who demonstrated outside the National Maternity Hospital

Jan 2nd 2020, 5:24 PM 69,976 Views 189 Comments

Simon Harris said the protests held outside Holles Street yesterday were ‘sickening’.

Simon Harris said he was 'appalled' by protesters outside the National Maternity Hospital today
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# Exclusion Zones

Simon Harris said he was 'appalled' by protesters outside the National Maternity Hospital today

Jan 1st 2020, 6:50 PM 48,165 Views 306 Comments

Harris responded to a tweet and said he was committed to implementing exclusion zones.

Poll: Should councils introduce 'exclusion zones' for election posters?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should councils introduce 'exclusion zones' for election posters?

Dec 3rd 2019, 9:37 AM 11,144 Views 37 Comments

Dublin City Council is considering such a move.

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters
# Election Posters
# Election Posters

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 10,108 Views 21 Comments

Over 200 complaints were made about the location of posters during the local and European elections.

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres
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# Exclusion Zones

Drew Harris says existing legislation adequate in dealing with protests outside abortion centres

Sep 26th 2019, 8:00 PM 8,012 Views 78 Comments

In July, Minister Simon Harris said exclusion zones outside hospitals and GP surgeries will be a “major priority”.

'What happened in relation to Holles Street was pretty disgusting' - Simon Harris says exclusion zones will be a priority
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# Exclusion Zones

'What happened in relation to Holles Street was pretty disgusting' - Simon Harris says exclusion zones will be a priority

Jul 11th 2019, 3:30 PM 29,478 Views 354 Comments

“We shouldn’t have to change the law to have a basic understanding of decency,” Harris said.

Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda'
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Harris accused of letting abortion protest exclusion zones 'fall off the agenda'

Jul 10th 2019, 11:51 AM 13,164 Views 179 Comments

The group that staged a protest outside the National Maternity Hospital with three small white coffins plans to return this Saturday.

Taoiseach says they've run into 'real difficulties' around legislating for exclusion zones at GP surgeries
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Taoiseach says they've run into 'real difficulties' around legislating for exclusion zones at GP surgeries

Apr 18th 2019, 6:40 AM 18,979 Views 69 Comments

Varadkar says government needs to ensure they are on solid ground if one is going to restrict the right to protest.

Explainer: What could Ireland's abortion exclusion zones look like?
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Explainer: What could Ireland's abortion exclusion zones look like?

Feb 23rd 2019, 4:00 PM 22,902 Views 75 Comments

The government aims to have draft legislation in place by the summer.

Safe zone law around GP clinics offering abortions will prohibit photos being taken of women
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# Exclusion Zones

Safe zone law around GP clinics offering abortions will prohibit photos being taken of women

Dec 1st 2018, 7:15 AM 9,965 Views 33 Comments

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