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# terminations - This year 2022

Opinion: Every woman needs access to reproductive healthcare over the course of her life
# Women's Healthcare
# Women's Healthcare

Opinion: Every woman needs access to reproductive healthcare over the course of her life

Oct 25th 2022, 7:00 AM 6,678 Views 3 Comments

On the launch of its new ‘Every Woman’ report into healthcare, National Women’s Council Director Orla O’Connor looks at the challenges that still remain.

Stephen Donnelly: The intimidation of women seeking abortion services will soon be illegal
# Opinion
# Opinion

Stephen Donnelly: The intimidation of women seeking abortion services will soon be illegal

Jul 27th 2022, 5:50 PM 17,186 Views 47 Comments

The health minister outlines new legislation agreed by Cabinet today for safe access zones outside abortion providers.

# terminations - All time

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'
# Berlin
# Berlin

German court fines two doctors over abortion 'advertising'

Jun 15th 2019, 12:10 PM 17,176 Views 22 Comments

The ruling comes after the recent easing of a Nazi-era law banning practitioners from advertising of pregnancy terminations.

Taoiseach says abortion services may not be available in every hospital in January
# Abortion Services
# Abortion Services

Taoiseach says abortion services may not be available in every hospital in January

Dec 10th 2018, 3:04 PM 8,977 Views 48 Comments

Varadkar said he is confident services will be available, but perhaps not in every hospital or clinic.

TDs considering change of plan for proposed three-day wait period for abortions
# Terminations
# Terminations

TDs considering change of plan for proposed three-day wait period for abortions

Sep 19th 2018, 3:39 PM 16,227 Views 74 Comments

Dr Peter Boylan told an Oireachtas Committee that there is ‘no evidence’ for the wait time.

15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year
# Terminations
# Terminations

15 legal abortions were carried out in Ireland last year

Jun 28th 2018, 6:06 PM 19,170 Views 89 Comments

This is a drop from 25 legally-permitted abortions being carried out last year.

What would you like to ask the head of the Referendum Commission?
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

What would you like to ask the head of the Referendum Commission?

May 19th 2018, 7:45 PM 9,762 Views 0 Comments

We’re putting them to Justice Isobel Kennedy in a Facebook Live.

Need a crash course in the history of the Eighth Amendment?
# Referendum
# Referendum

Need a crash course in the history of the Eighth Amendment?

Apr 22nd 2018, 8:30 PM 14,566 Views 159 Comments

Get yourself up to speed.

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away'
Live Nov 8th 2017, 8:35 PM

As it happened: 'In an ideal world abortion would never be needed, but we can't wish it away'

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today
# Eighth Amendment
# Eighth Amendment

Graphic pro-life 'education project' to take place in Dublin today

Jul 29th 2017, 12:05 AM 26,991 Views 174 Comments

Abortion providers have criticised organisers for ‘intimidating’ women.

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Irish women account for seven in 10 non-resident abortions carried out in UK

Jun 13th 2017, 2:22 PM 13,112 Views 96 Comments

More than 3,200 women and girls travelled from Ireland to the UK for terminations last year.

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears
# UK
# UK

Marie Stopes suspends abortion services amid safety fears

Aug 20th 2016, 8:50 AM 17,837 Views 39 Comments

Women booked in for terminations at Marie Stopes will be transferred to other providers.

Irish Pro-Life Campaign criticises Donald Trump over controversial abortion remarks
# Punishment
# Punishment

Irish Pro-Life Campaign criticises Donald Trump over controversial abortion remarks

Mar 31st 2016, 7:43 PM 17,256 Views 102 Comments

Amnesty International is also not happy with the Republican’s comments.

This new Irish film follows a young couple as they go to England for an abortion
# TWICE SHY
# TWICE SHY

This new Irish film follows a young couple as they go to England for an abortion

Jan 3rd 2016, 4:00 PM 20,987 Views 156 Comments

Ardal O’ Hanlon and Pat Shortt are among the cast.

'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.

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.”

This is the law that Labour wants to replace the 8th Amendment
# Abortion
# Abortion

This is the law that Labour wants to replace the 8th Amendment

Nov 25th 2015, 2:25 PM 13,990 Views 77 Comments

The legislation would allow for terminations on four grounds.

'Women must decide their fate': Thousands attend pro-choice march
# 8th Amendment
# 8th Amendment

'Women must decide their fate': Thousands attend pro-choice march

Sep 26th 2015, 7:49 PM 27,766 Views 325 Comments

Pro-life campaigners have said organisers of the demonstration are in “absolute denial”.

NI mum and daughter lose challenge against ban on free abortions in England
# London
# London

NI mum and daughter lose challenge against ban on free abortions in England

Jul 23rd 2015, 2:15 PM 9,697 Views 128 Comments

The teen cannot be named to protect her identity.

26 terminations carried out in Ireland under new abortion laws
# Abortion
# Abortion

26 terminations carried out in Ireland under new abortion laws

Jun 29th 2015, 11:34 PM 30,337 Views 248 Comments

Minister Leo Varadkar revealed the figures today.

Parents are led to believe their babies are 'freaks of nature' - pro-life group
# Pushed Towards Abortion
# Pushed Towards Abortion

Parents are led to believe their babies are 'freaks of nature' - pro-life group

Jun 16th 2015, 3:15 PM 14,638 Views 100 Comments

They want the phrase ‘incompatible with life’ banned.

'DIY abortion tutorials' shock Chile amid debate on easing ban
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

'DIY abortion tutorials' shock Chile amid debate on easing ban

May 29th 2015, 11:21 AM 17,104 Views 74 Comments

Warning: Some people may find the contents of this report distressing.

'I was told my daughter was incompatible with life ... she's now 8'
# Abortion
# Abortion

'I was told my daughter was incompatible with life ... she's now 8'

Mar 9th 2015, 1:09 PM 18,000 Views 108 Comments

Every Life Counts wants the term banned, saying it “dehumanises” babies.

Poll: Is it time to hold another referendum on abortion?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it time to hold another referendum on abortion?

Feb 14th 2015, 9:24 AM 12,126 Views 167 Comments

Alan Shatter says it should be held on allowing terminations in cases of TFMR, rape and incest.

Where else are abortion laws as strict as in Ireland?
# Women's Health
# Women's Health

Where else are abortion laws as strict as in Ireland?

Feb 14th 2015, 8:30 AM 31,883 Views 184 Comments

We’re relatively unique in terms of developed countries.

'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.

Taoiseach confronted by 'knicker-brandishing' protesters during Fine Gael dinner
# Knickersforchoice
# Knickersforchoice

Taoiseach confronted by 'knicker-brandishing' protesters during Fine Gael dinner

Oct 4th 2014, 7:57 PM 37,148 Views 111 Comments

He was presented with women’s underwear.

Thousands march for "realistic abortion access in Ireland"
# March For Choice
# March For Choice

Thousands march for "realistic abortion access in Ireland"

Sep 27th 2014, 6:41 PM 11,354 Views 343 Comments

The march was organised by the Abortion Rights Campaign.

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.

Here's what the inquiry into the 'Ms Y' abortion case will look at
# Protection Of Life During Pregnancy
# Protection Of Life During Pregnancy

Here's what the inquiry into the 'Ms Y' abortion case will look at

Aug 22nd 2014, 11:52 PM 8,416 Views 57 Comments

The inquiry will examine the operation of the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.

Women who travelled to UK for terminations to bring case to United Nations
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Women who travelled to UK for terminations to bring case to United Nations

Nov 9th 2013, 8:45 AM 15,585 Views 429 Comments

Terminations for Medical Reasons (TFMR) and the Centre for Reproductive Rights believe there have been human rights violations.

Abortion laws may not commence until next year
# Abortion
# Abortion

Abortion laws may not commence until next year

Sep 26th 2013, 6:50 AM 2,956 Views 57 Comments

A committee, established to come up with guidelines for the Act, has been given three months to complete its work.

How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?
# EU-wide Law
# EU-wide Law

How does Irish abortion law compare to rest of EU?

Jul 21st 2013, 8:45 AM 16,028 Views 291 Comments

Abortion is only completely banned in Malta of all the 28 states.

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Fianna Fáil senator: 'I oppose this legislation because it is anti-women'

Jul 16th 2013, 4:32 PM 6,016 Views 52 Comments

Jim Walsh was among those to contribute to the continuing debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill this afternoon.

Poll: Should suicide ideation clause be removed from Bill?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should suicide ideation clause be removed from Bill?

Jul 3rd 2013, 10:08 AM 10,039 Views 154 Comments

The issue will be one major question debated today as Oireachtas committee considers Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.

These TDs are voting against the proposed abortion laws
# What We Know
# What We Know

These TDs are voting against the proposed abortion laws

Jul 2nd 2013, 8:03 AM 7,364 Views 149 Comments

Fine Gael could lose up to 10 deputies as the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 goes to a vote.

No free vote gives 'hallmark of a totalitarian regime' to abortion bill
# Abortion
# Abortion

No free vote gives 'hallmark of a totalitarian regime' to abortion bill

Jun 7th 2013, 11:08 AM 4,246 Views 88 Comments

The Conference of Religious in Ireland called for a free vote for politicians and the wider use of conscientious objection.

TDs to support abortion amendment to provide for medical terminations
# Tfmr
# Tfmr

TDs to support abortion amendment to provide for medical terminations

May 24th 2013, 6:55 AM 9,695 Views 57 Comments

During a meeting at Leinster House this afternoon, two TDs revealed they had children who were “incompatible with life”.

Timetable for abortion legislation is 'tight'
# Abortion
# Abortion

Timetable for abortion legislation is 'tight'

May 22nd 2013, 3:04 PM 4,223 Views 21 Comments

Minister James Reilly is determined to publish legislation before the end of July.

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