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# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Wednesday 12 June, 2019

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"
# Dáil
# Dáil

Peadar Tóibín tells Dáil that family at centre of Holles Street termination case believe it was an "illegal abortion"

Jun 12th 2019, 10:47 PM 27,050 Views 0 Comments

Tóibín was speaking to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar under Dáil privilege today.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Saturday 18 May, 2019

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

Couple at centre of Holles Street abortion case 'utterly, utterly devastated'

May 18th 2019, 11:04 AM 45,005 Views 88 Comments

An external review is due to be carried out into the circumstances around the abortion.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Sunday 13 May, 2018

Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?
# Your Questions
# Your Questions

Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?

May 13th 2018, 10:00 PM 31,028 Views 195 Comments

The government’s legal advice and the position of the courts on the Eighth Amendment have tied the hands of legislators in the past.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Friday 16 June, 2017

Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Pro-choice group fears wording of abortion referendum will be too limited

Jun 16th 2017, 9:22 AM 14,803 Views 160 Comments

The public will vote on repealing the Eighth Amendment next year.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool'
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

'Some parents have to open the coffin every two hours to put in ice-packs so remains stay cool'

Jun 14th 2017, 6:30 AM 1,386 Views 48 Comments

How many more girls are our government prepared to abuse while they delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment, asks Gerry Edwards.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Woman subjected to 'grossly offensive comments' on fatal foetal abnormality on 98FM show
# Dublin Talks
# Dublin Talks

Woman subjected to 'grossly offensive comments' on fatal foetal abnormality on 98FM show

Jan 31st 2017, 2:47 PM 34,063 Views 96 Comments

A caller into the Dublin Talks show was also said to have “made allusions to her complicity in what he considered to be murder”.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Thursday 10 November, 2016

A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

A couple are live-tweeting their trip to the UK for an abortion due to a fatal foetal abnormality

Nov 10th 2016, 8:44 AM 23,973 Views 77 Comments

They say that their child has been diagnosed with Edwards syndrome, which could mean their child will only live for minutes or hours.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'I cannot save my daughter, and it destroys me. The one kindness we can do is shield her from pain'
# Column
# Column

'I cannot save my daughter, and it destroys me. The one kindness we can do is shield her from pain'

Sep 11th 2016, 8:00 PM 7,753 Views 105 Comments

An Irish couple who are expecting a baby, and who received a diagnosis of fatal foetal abnormality, write about their ordeal for TheJournal.ie.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Mick Wallace's bill on fatal foetal abnormalities has been defeated
# Abortion
# Abortion

Mick Wallace's bill on fatal foetal abnormalities has been defeated

Jul 7th 2016, 1:42 PM 26,338 Views 306 Comments

It was defeated by 95 votes to 45.

Explainer: What is Mick Wallace's abortion bill and why is it causing so much controversy?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Explainer: What is Mick Wallace's abortion bill and why is it causing so much controversy?

Jul 7th 2016, 9:30 AM 33,189 Views 236 Comments

And can it get passed?

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Daly reads woman's letter: 'My son's ashes will be delivered along with Amazon and eBay purchases'
# Dáil
# Dáil

Daly reads woman's letter: 'My son's ashes will be delivered along with Amazon and eBay purchases'

Jul 6th 2016, 8:31 PM 31,648 Views 94 Comments

“I do not want to terminate my baby’s life but he does not have one.”

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Taoiseach: 'Abortion bill is bad for women and medically inadequate'
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Taoiseach: 'Abortion bill is bad for women and medically inadequate'

Jul 5th 2016, 3:20 PM 16,962 Views 168 Comments

Cabinet agrees not to take a position on bill tabled by TD Mick Wallace

Poll: Should TDs get to vote how they want on the fatal foetal abnormality bill?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should TDs get to vote how they want on the fatal foetal abnormality bill?

Jul 5th 2016, 9:30 AM 18,704 Views 115 Comments

The bill is being tabled by Mick Wallace and is under discussion by Cabinet today.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Thursday 30 June, 2016

'The pain and suffering is etched in my memory': TD takes emotional stand during fatal foetal abnormalities debate
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

'The pain and suffering is etched in my memory': TD takes emotional stand during fatal foetal abnormalities debate

Jun 30th 2016, 8:36 PM 30,144 Views 110 Comments

Fine Gael’s Kate O’Connell was speaking before the Dáil this evening.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Thursday 23 June, 2016

FactCheck: Who got it right in this abortion debate between Ruth Coppinger and Cora Sherlock?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Who got it right in this abortion debate between Ruth Coppinger and Cora Sherlock?

Jun 23rd 2016, 10:24 PM 36,038 Views 161 Comments

TheJournal.ie’s FactCheck attempts to resolve an argument over abortion facts on Tonight with Vincent Browne last night.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Saturday 27 February, 2016

Irish couple on the difficult choice they faced after their baby was diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality
# Heartbreaking
# Heartbreaking

Irish couple on the difficult choice they faced after their baby was diagnosed with a fatal foetal abnormality

Feb 27th 2016, 5:52 PM 26,778 Views 52 Comments

Michelle and Vin Manley spent three hours with their son before he died – but they say there’s no right decision for couples faced with the same decision as they were.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Women shouldn't have to sell household items or take out short-term loans to afford an abortion
# Opinion
# Opinion

Women shouldn't have to sell household items or take out short-term loans to afford an abortion

Jan 3rd 2016, 12:00 PM 46 Views 291 Comments

While over 90% of abortions in England are performed in the first trimester of pregnancy, fatal foetal abnormalities and pregnancies resulting from sexual violence are often the exception.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

'I was walking around with my baby growing inside me knowing she could die at any moment'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I was walking around with my baby growing inside me knowing she could die at any moment'

Dec 2nd 2015, 9:05 PM 2,870 Views 52 Comments

Arlette Lyons writes about her experience of having to travel to Liverpool to have a termination when she found out her baby had no chance of survival.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

Paul Bradford: "There are no such babies as babies with fatal foetal abnormalities"
# Seanad
# Seanad

Paul Bradford: "There are no such babies as babies with fatal foetal abnormalities"

Dec 1st 2015, 10:16 PM 42,908 Views 313 Comments

The Senator said that there are babies with “life-limiting conditions”.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Monday 30 November, 2015

Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality
# Landmark Ruling
# Landmark Ruling

Belfast court rules abortion should be available in cases of rape and fatal foetal abnormality

Nov 30th 2015, 4:25 PM 281 Views 303 Comments

“It does not protect morals to export the problem to another jurisdiction and then turn a blind eye.”

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Monday 19 October, 2015

'In Ireland, Helen would go to jail': Graham Linehan speaks of wife's abortion after fatal foetal diagnosis
# Abortion
# Abortion

'In Ireland, Helen would go to jail': Graham Linehan speaks of wife's abortion after fatal foetal diagnosis

Oct 19th 2015, 10:34 AM 27,400 Views 154 Comments

The couple decided to highlight their story as part of Amnesty International’s campaign to decriminalise abortion in Ireland.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Monday 6 July, 2015

'Strange': Rebel TD kicked off committee after he seeks abortion hearings

'Strange': Rebel TD kicked off committee after he seeks abortion hearings

Jul 6th 2015, 9:15 PM 14,957 Views 21 Comments

Labour has denied there is any connection between Michael McNamara’s removal from the health committee and his attempt to hold hearings on abortion.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

We all have dreams as young girls. Having a termination is not one of them.
# Opinion
# Opinion

We all have dreams as young girls. Having a termination is not one of them.

Jun 17th 2015, 5:30 PM 1,695 Views 178 Comments

I never knew all the things that could go wrong with a pregnancy… until they happened. Life can throw your dreams upside down.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Friday 29 May, 2015

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day
# Man Overboard
# Man Overboard

Rebel TD kicked off committee after just ONE day

May 29th 2015, 11:40 AM 15,306 Views 55 Comments

Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Saturday 25 April, 2015

Other families' bravery made me talk about my daughter Ella - Boyd Barrett
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Other families' bravery made me talk about my daughter Ella - Boyd Barrett

Apr 25th 2015, 9:30 AM 17,095 Views 8 Comments

The People Before Profit TD recounted his own personal tragedy in a Dáil debate in February.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Sunday 15 February, 2015

My child was diagnosed as 'incompatible with life' but I'm glad Clare Daly's bill was voted down
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

My child was diagnosed as 'incompatible with life' but I'm glad Clare Daly's bill was voted down

Feb 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 3,594 Views 434 Comments

A change in the law could help to establish a culture where a ‘choice’ soon becomes an expectation.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Friday 13 February, 2015

Column: Why does this Government refuse to hold a referendum on abortion?
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Column: Why does this Government refuse to hold a referendum on abortion?

Feb 13th 2015, 4:00 PM 113 Views 82 Comments

81% of respondents to a recent poll indicated they wanted abortion allowed in cases of fatal foetal abnormality. Yet 88% of TDs abstained or voted no on the issue.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down
# All Over
# All Over

'A shameful abandonment': Just one Labour TD defies party as Clare Daly's abortion bill voted down

Feb 10th 2015, 10:48 PM 43,246 Views 228 Comments

The Dáil has voted to reject a bill providing for abortion in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities.

'I was raped. Legislating for abortion in rape cases wouldn't go far enough'
# Abortion
# Abortion

'I was raped. Legislating for abortion in rape cases wouldn't go far enough'

Feb 10th 2015, 8:00 AM 365 Views 15 Comments

The precedent set by the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act would see a raped woman questioned, put on trial, and forced to relive the worst experiences of her life.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Saturday 7 February, 2015

"We can assure you, not a person on this earth wanted our babies to live more than we did."
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

"We can assure you, not a person on this earth wanted our babies to live more than we did."

Feb 7th 2015, 7:50 PM 16,983 Views 51 Comments

A bill proposed by Clare Daly will go before the Dáil on Tuesday.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Friday 6 February, 2015

Leo: We've no mandate for abortion referendum, Mick Wallace: That's horseshit
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

Leo: We've no mandate for abortion referendum, Mick Wallace: That's horseshit

Feb 6th 2015, 11:55 AM 23,703 Views 142 Comments

However, the Health Minister said he would be advocating for Fine Gael to campaign for an abortion referendum in the next election.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

"Please don't force a woman to grow a baby that is going to die"
# Tfmr
# Tfmr

"Please don't force a woman to grow a baby that is going to die"

Feb 4th 2015, 6:38 PM 19,413 Views 32 Comments

The government will vote against a bill from TD Clare Daly on termination for medical reasons.

'No matter what anyone says to you, you're a mammy and a daddy now'
# Heartbreaking
# Heartbreaking

'No matter what anyone says to you, you're a mammy and a daddy now'

Feb 4th 2015, 1:15 PM 49,201 Views 66 Comments

TDs are once again being asked to legislate for terminations for medical reasons.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Opinion: Changes to abortion laws should be decided by referendum – with balanced information for voters
# Abortion
# Abortion

Opinion: Changes to abortion laws should be decided by referendum – with balanced information for voters

Oct 16th 2014, 8:30 AM 270 Views 405 Comments

A poll this week found most Irish people favoured legalising abortion “where the foetus will not be born alive” – but that question is misleading, writes Niamh Ui Bhriain.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Irish women with fatal foetal anomalies stuck on UK hospital waiting lists
# Terminations
# Terminations

Irish women with fatal foetal anomalies stuck on UK hospital waiting lists

Aug 26th 2014, 10:46 AM 10,827 Views 70 Comments

There have been reports that Irish women have had to wait for up to a month for an appointment.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Monday 25 August, 2014

It looks like Labour's next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland's abortion laws
# Abortion
# Abortion

It looks like Labour's next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland's abortion laws

Aug 25th 2014, 10:51 PM 12,066 Views 212 Comments

The Tánaiste is also in favour of repealing the 8th Amendment.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Opinion: 'At the heart of Irish law is an inescapable fact... we are second class citizens'
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Opinion: 'At the heart of Irish law is an inescapable fact... we are second class citizens'

Jul 29th 2014, 8:30 PM 378 Views 247 Comments

Enshrined into law and sanctioned in social service provision is this attitude: women in Ireland are vessels to be filled and emptied at men’s discretion.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Opinion: A fatal foetal diagnosis is nobody’s fault – the deliberate lack of support by the State is.
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Opinion: A fatal foetal diagnosis is nobody’s fault – the deliberate lack of support by the State is.

Jul 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 1,519 Views 53 Comments

Do people campaign against families faced with the heartbreaking decision to turn off the life support machine of a loved one? Cases of fatal foetal abnormality are precisely the same.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Column: I carried my baby to term, knowing when he was born I would have to bury him
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Column: I carried my baby to term, knowing when he was born I would have to bury him

Apr 23rd 2014, 8:00 AM 30,502 Views 70 Comments

I noticed the consultant becoming quieter and more serious. ‘Have you ever heard of anencephaly?’ he said.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Monday 24 March, 2014

Column: Ireland shows no love to babies dying in their mothers' wombs
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Column: Ireland shows no love to babies dying in their mothers' wombs

Mar 24th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,632 Views 406 Comments

I cried all day at the thought that I would have to go to a clinic in London and endure people throwing holy water and condoms at me because my nation would not help me when I needed it most.

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