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#Termination

# termination - This year 2022

Official abortion figures for 2021 ‘substantially lower’ than number of terminations carried out
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

Official abortion figures for 2021 ‘substantially lower’ than number of terminations carried out

Jul 14th 2022, 8:24 AM 13,231 Views 18 Comments

GPs and medics have been asked to review their records.

# termination - Last year 2021

'Two-tier system' means couples still forced to travel for termination after severe foetal diagnoses
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

'Two-tier system' means couples still forced to travel for termination after severe foetal diagnoses

Mar 21st 2021, 12:05 AM 42,798 Views 50 Comments

The legislation is due to be reviewed this year.

# termination - All time

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018
# Health
# Health

375 women travelled from Ireland to UK for abortions in 2019 - an 87% decrease on 2018

Jun 11th 2020, 1:42 PM 10,844 Views 19 Comments

More than 1,000 females travelled from Northern Ireland to England or Wales for an abortion last year.

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

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland
# Change
# Change

Same-sex marriage legalised and abortion decriminalised in Northern Ireland

Oct 22nd 2019, 7:58 AM 39,886 Views 87 Comments

The British government has assumed responsibility for introducing regulations to provide access to abortion by next April.

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 45,983 Views 88 Comments

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

External review expected to be carried out into abortion at National Maternity Hospital
# Holles Street
# Holles Street

External review expected to be carried out into abortion at National Maternity Hospital

Updated May 17th 2019, 2:30 PM 39,737 Views 268 Comments

The review is expected to be carried out by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in Britain.

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services
# Termination
# Termination

Guidelines published for GPs who will provide abortion services

Dec 19th 2018, 5:00 PM 10,775 Views 54 Comments

Services are expected to begin from 1 January.

Teenager 'removed from classroom and questioned by police' over abortion pills
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Teenager 'removed from classroom and questioned by police' over abortion pills

Updated Nov 6th 2018, 4:37 PM 30,354 Views 0 Comments

The evidence was given in a court case taking place in Northern Ireland.

Dr Peter Boylan appointed to assist HSE as it prepares to provide abortion services
# Termination
# Termination

Dr Peter Boylan appointed to assist HSE as it prepares to provide abortion services

Oct 3rd 2018, 8:00 PM 13,229 Views 97 Comments

Dr Boylan was an active repeal activist during the recent referendum campaign.

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin
# Abortion Rights Campaign
# Abortion Rights Campaign

Large crowds as March for Choice takes place in Dublin

Sep 29th 2018, 4:14 PM 33,454 Views 87 Comments

This was the seventh annual March for Choice and the first since the Eighth Amendment was removed from the Constitution.

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services

Updated Jun 9th 2018, 4:22 PM 24,976 Views 84 Comments

The NAGP passed a series of motions after an emergency meeting today following the result of the referendum.

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?

May 22nd 2018, 12:22 PM 58,224 Views 236 Comments

We take a look at a recent claim made about this.

'I couldn't believe the injustice': Irish grandparents explain why they're voting Yes
# Grandparents For Repeal
# Grandparents For Repeal

'I couldn't believe the injustice': Irish grandparents explain why they're voting Yes

May 8th 2018, 4:29 PM 55,165 Views 243 Comments

Parents of women who had received a fatal foetal diagnosis and travelled to the UK for a termination shared their stories today.

'The nurses asked how we planned to keep him cold. This wasn't something we were prepared for'
# 17 Weeks
# 17 Weeks

'The nurses asked how we planned to keep him cold. This wasn't something we were prepared for'

May 4th 2018, 7:00 AM 133,384 Views 184 Comments

Things need to change in Ireland though; I don’t want any other people to have to go through what we did.

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?
# Explainer
# Explainer

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

May 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 51,374 Views 192 Comments

The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.

Q&A: How are abortions carried out? Can a foetus feel pain?
# Termination
# Termination

Q&A: How are abortions carried out? Can a foetus feel pain?

May 3rd 2018, 3:00 PM 46,250 Views 2 Comments

It depends on a number of factors, including how far along the pregnancy is.

Here's how to register to vote in the Eighth Amendment referendum
# Vote Vote Vote
# Vote Vote Vote

Here's how to register to vote in the Eighth Amendment referendum

Apr 25th 2018, 8:30 PM 24,489 Views 46 Comments

Time is running out.

Luas justified in firing fares inspector who punched passenger following 'unacceptable' level of racist abuse
# WRC
# WRC

Luas justified in firing fares inspector who punched passenger following 'unacceptable' level of racist abuse

Feb 12th 2018, 2:56 PM 51,334 Views 81 Comments

Termination was the only option,” said Workplace Relations Commissioner adjudication officer Penelope McGrath.

Some GPs are 'outraged' that they're being expected to lead abortion services
# Unwanted Pregnancy
# Unwanted Pregnancy

Some GPs are 'outraged' that they're being expected to lead abortion services

Feb 5th 2018, 10:52 PM 22,503 Views 91 Comments

The government wants terminations to be a ‘GP-led’ service.

'We have further to go': Why three Sinn Féin politicians abstained in an Eighth Committee vote
# Abortion
# Abortion

'We have further to go': Why three Sinn Féin politicians abstained in an Eighth Committee vote

Dec 14th 2017, 2:16 PM 17,185 Views 78 Comments

Louise O’Reilly said the motion to allow unrestricted access to a termination up to 12 weeks went “slightly beyond party policy”.

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'
Live Nov 22nd 2017, 7:43 PM

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'

Taoiseach not sure public would back Citizens' Assembly's stance on abortion
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Taoiseach not sure public would back Citizens' Assembly's stance on abortion

Sep 15th 2017, 5:58 PM 22,569 Views 302 Comments

The Assembly said terminations should be allowed without restriction up to the 12th week of pregnancy.

Citizens' Assembly recommends abortion to be allowed without restrictions up to 12 weeks
# Social Change
# Social Change

Citizens' Assembly recommends abortion to be allowed without restrictions up to 12 weeks

Apr 23rd 2017, 4:40 PM 82,580 Views 571 Comments

The results of the ballot were announced this afternoon.

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training
# Marie Stopes International
# Marie Stopes International

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training

Dec 21st 2016, 3:54 PM 5,968 Views 83 Comments

Marie Stopes International had to restrict some of its services in October this year due to the concerns.

Doctor accused of misdiagnosing ectopic pregnancy acquitted of poor professional performance
# Tipperary
# Tipperary

Doctor accused of misdiagnosing ectopic pregnancy acquitted of poor professional performance

Dec 12th 2016, 6:53 PM 13,734 Views 8 Comments

The decision led to the termination of a potentially viable embryo.

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion
# Compensation
# Compensation

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion

Nov 30th 2016, 3:17 PM 27,815 Views 102 Comments

Amanda Mellet was told the child she was carrying would die in the womb or shortly after birth.

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims
# Abortion
# Abortion

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims

Sep 8th 2016, 7:56 PM 22,648 Views 125 Comments

Patrick Jameson repeated claims about abortion causing breast cancer.

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.

Woman (21) given suspended sentence for taking abortion drugs
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman (21) given suspended sentence for taking abortion drugs

Apr 4th 2016, 4:09 PM 30,390 Views 194 Comments

She bought the pills online as she failed to raise enough money to travel to England for a termination.

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination
# Rotunda Hospital
# Rotunda Hospital

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination

Jan 10th 2016, 2:47 PM 11,641 Views 61 Comments

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

Pat Kenny: 'My voice couldn't even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby'
# Abortion Clinic
# Abortion Clinic

Pat Kenny: 'My voice couldn't even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby'

Dec 12th 2015, 7:30 AM 36,313 Views 109 Comments

The veteran broadcaster has spoken of the challenges he faced while reporting on abortion in the United Kingdom.

Girl (11) denied abortion after being raped gives birth
# Paraguay
# Paraguay

Girl (11) denied abortion after being raped gives birth

Aug 14th 2015, 10:43 AM 30,384 Views 101 Comments

The authorities’ handling of the case sparked outrage.

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.

Most voters want a referendum to decide if Ireland's abortion laws should be liberalised
# Poll
# Poll

Most voters want a referendum to decide if Ireland's abortion laws should be liberalised

Oct 13th 2014, 8:08 AM 5,881 Views 97 Comments

The poll was carried out on 1,200 adults last Monday and Tuesday.

HSE denies legal action taken to forcibly hydrate Miss Y, but is still reviewing what happened
# Intervention
# Intervention

HSE denies legal action taken to forcibly hydrate Miss Y, but is still reviewing what happened

Sep 28th 2014, 1:46 PM 9,827 Views 0 Comments

Reports this morning claimed that Department of Health officials intervened in the case, objecting to the legal action being taken.

Staff disciplined over their role in the care of Savita Halappanavar
# Warnings
# Warnings

Staff disciplined over their role in the care of Savita Halappanavar

Sep 11th 2014, 11:02 AM 21,723 Views 107 Comments

Her husband, Praveen, had not been informed of the disciplinary action.

Concerns expressed over reports UK hospitals are to cap Irish abortions
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Concerns expressed over reports UK hospitals are to cap Irish abortions

Aug 24th 2014, 7:54 PM 27,531 Views 92 Comments

Liverpool’s Women’s Hospital said there is no cap on the number of Irish women they will treat.

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 471 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.

Ireland at the UN: We have 'no solution' for women who can't afford to travel for an abortion
# Under The Spotlight
# Under The Spotlight

Ireland at the UN: We have 'no solution' for women who can't afford to travel for an abortion

Jul 15th 2014, 1:23 PM 16,180 Views 216 Comments

Ireland faced a second day of questioning at UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva.

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