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#Termination

# termination - Sunday 21 March, 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 41,809 Views 50 Comments

The legislation is due to be reviewed this year.

# termination - Thursday 11 June, 2020

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 10,458 Views 18 Comments

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

# termination - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

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 16,124 Views 77 Comments

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

# termination - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

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 39,824 Views 87 Comments

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

# termination - 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 45,436 Views 88 Comments

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

# termination - Friday 17 May, 2019

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 39,698 Views 268 Comments

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

# termination - Wednesday 19 December, 2018

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 10,719 Views 54 Comments

Services are expected to begin from 1 January.

# termination - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

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 30,335 Views 0 Comments

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

# termination - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

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 13,175 Views 100 Comments

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

# termination - Saturday 29 September, 2018

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 33,428 Views 89 Comments

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

# termination - Saturday 9 June, 2018

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 24,933 Views 87 Comments

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

# termination - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

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 58,182 Views 236 Comments

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

# termination - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'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 55,086 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.

# termination - Friday 4 May, 2018

'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 133,357 Views 185 Comments

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

# termination - Thursday 3 May, 2018

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 49,151 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 44,083 Views 2 Comments

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

# termination - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

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 24,458 Views 46 Comments

Time is running out.

# termination - Monday 12 February, 2018

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 51,199 Views 81 Comments

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

# termination - Monday 5 February, 2018

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 22,463 Views 91 Comments

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

# termination - Thursday 14 December, 2017

'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 17,140 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”.

# termination - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

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'

# termination - Friday 15 September, 2017

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 22,541 Views 302 Comments

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

# termination - Sunday 23 April, 2017

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 82,382 Views 571 Comments

The results of the ballot were announced this afternoon.

# termination - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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 5,942 Views 85 Comments

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

# termination - Monday 12 December, 2016

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 13,671 Views 8 Comments

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

# termination - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

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 27,767 Views 102 Comments

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

# termination - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'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 22,612 Views 125 Comments

Patrick Jameson repeated claims about abortion causing breast cancer.

# termination - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

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 18,707 Views 115 Comments

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

# termination - Monday 4 April, 2016

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 30,358 Views 194 Comments

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

# termination - Sunday 10 January, 2016

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 11,616 Views 61 Comments

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

# termination - Saturday 12 December, 2015

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 36,265 Views 109 Comments

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

# termination - Friday 14 August, 2015

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 30,313 Views 101 Comments

The authorities’ handling of the case sparked outrage.

# termination - 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 1,720 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.

# termination - Monday 13 October, 2014

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 5,857 Views 97 Comments

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

# termination - Sunday 28 September, 2014

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 9,801 Views 0 Comments

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

# termination - Thursday 11 September, 2014

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 21,627 Views 107 Comments

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

# termination - Sunday 24 August, 2014

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 27,507 Views 92 Comments

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

# termination - 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 402 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.

# termination - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

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 16,133 Views 216 Comments

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

# termination - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Pics: Pro-choice activists protest Spanish abortion plans at embassy in Dublin
# Abortion
# Abortion

Pics: Pro-choice activists protest Spanish abortion plans at embassy in Dublin

Feb 8th 2014, 4:30 PM 12,179 Views 263 Comments

Draft legislation published by the Spanish government would make access to abortion more restricted in the country, with groups saying it will force women to go abroad for terminations.

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