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# fatal-foetal-abnormality - Last year 2021

Health Minister to meet couple who settled wrongful termination case
# Action
# Action

Health Minister to meet couple who settled wrongful termination case

Jul 14th 2021, 12:10 AM 12,724 Views 0 Comments

The couple had requested a meeting with Stephen Donnelly after settling their court actions last month.

Couple who settled wrongful termination case to send formal letter to Health Minister
# Action Settled
# Action Settled

Couple who settled wrongful termination case to send formal letter to Health Minister

Jun 24th 2021, 7:24 PM 10,948 Views 0 Comments

The couple requested a meeting with Stephen Donnelly to “ensure this never ever happens again”, solicitor Caoimhe Haughey said yesterday.

Couple who settled High Court actions in wrongful termination case want meeting with Health Minister
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality
# Fatal Foetal Abnormality

Couple who settled High Court actions in wrongful termination case want meeting with Health Minister

Jun 23rd 2021, 11:29 PM 14,562 Views 0 Comments

Rebecca Price and Patrick Kiely’s son would have turned two years old this summer.

# fatal-foetal-abnormality - All time

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 27,162 Views 0 Comments

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

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 45,984 Views 88 Comments

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

Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?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Q&A: Does the Eighth have to be repealed to legislate for fatal foetal abnormality cases?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 31,075 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.

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 14,843 Views 160 Comments

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

'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 1,409 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.

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 34,114 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”.

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 24,022 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.

'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 7,910 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.

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 26,377 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 33,286 Views 236 Comments

And can it get passed?

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 31,679 Views 94 Comments

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

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 16,987 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 18,728 Views 115 Comments

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

'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 30,219 Views 110 Comments

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

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 36,133 Views 160 Comments

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

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 26,820 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.

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 60 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.

'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 3,101 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.

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 43,022 Views 313 Comments

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

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 328 Views 303 Comments

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

'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 27,633 Views 154 Comments

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

'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 15,035 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.

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 1,779 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.

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 15,360 Views 55 Comments

Michael McNamara’s not having a great week.

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 17,811 Views 8 Comments

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

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 3,917 Views 433 Comments

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

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 146 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.

'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 43,308 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 389 Views 18 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.

"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 17,013 Views 51 Comments

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

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 23,762 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.

"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 19,462 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 49,255 Views 66 Comments

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

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 341 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.

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 10,848 Views 70 Comments

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

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 12,104 Views 212 Comments

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

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 472 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.

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