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#Abortion vote

# abortion-vote - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Labour TD who 'disappeared' for vote to establish Irish Water will not be sanctioned

Michael McNamara has admitted he refused to vote for the establishment of the controversial new semi-state company.

# abortion-vote - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Peadar Tóibín returning to Sinn Féin after six-month suspension

The Meath West deputy expects to be back in the party by the end of the month.

# abortion-vote - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Chief Whip has no regrets over 5am Dáil sitting, says FG could have lost 10 TDs

Paul Kehoe has dismissed suggestions that Fine Gael faced losing up to 25 TDs over the abortion bill and has criticised the repetition by TDs during the debate on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

# abortion-vote - Saturday 7 September, 2013

Politicians' places of work: what happens around the world?

TDs and senators may have spent six figures in Leinster House bars last year, but how do their perks compare with those of their international counterparts?

# abortion-vote - Friday 6 September, 2013

Pints, wine and scones: Nearly €7k spent in Dáil bars during late night abortion debate

The amount spent on pints of lager and Guinness as well as Snack bars and Club Milks as TDs debated the landmark abortion legislation is laid bare in documents obtained and published today by TheJournal.ie.

Oireachtas bars turned over €300,000 last year

The Oireachtas bars do not “come under the same regulations as public bars”, a Freedom of Information request has confirmed.

How much is the Leinster House members' bar owed by TDs and Senators? Exclusive

If you guessed over €11,000, you were right.

# abortion-vote - Thursday 18 July, 2013

'Disgusting and insensitive': Fianna Fáil senators condemn... Fianna Fáil senators

Meanwhile, the Seanad has passed committee stage of the abortion bill by 33 votes to 14 meaning it moves to its final stages next week.

# abortion-vote - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

Here are the 15 senators who opposed the abortion legislation

There was opposition from Fianna Fáil, Fine Gael and independent senators as the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed second stage in the upper house today.

Here's how the Seanad voted on the abortion legislation

The bill has passed second stage in the upper house and now moves on to committee stage.

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

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

'With a heavy heart': Fine Gael senator confirms she won't support abortion bill

Fidelma Healy-Eames has confirmed her opposition to the legislation in the Seanad this morning but one Fianna Fáil senator is supporting the bill.

# abortion-vote - Monday 15 July, 2013

LIVE: The Seanad debates the abortion legislation Abortion This post contains videos

LIVE: The Seanad debates the abortion legislation

The bill passed the Dáil last week but senators will seek to amend it forcing its return to the Dáil over the next few days. Watch proceedings live here.

# abortion-vote - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Rabbitte: We won't revisit abortion issue in the lifetime of this government

The economy continues to dominate and the issue of abortion will not be revisited by this government, Pat Rabbitte has said.

# abortion-vote - Saturday 13 July, 2013

"I'm not opposed to gay rights" and 9 other quotes from Lucinda Creighton

The former European Affairs Minister gave a wide-ranging interview to Marian Finucane on RTÉ Radio this morning. Here’s what she had to say…

Lucinda Creighton is unlikely to be chosen as a Fine Gael candidate again

Meanwhile Peadar Tóibín’s suspension from Sinn Féin for six months means he is banned from attending all party events.

Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'

TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.

# abortion-vote - Friday 12 July, 2013

This is the moment the Dáil passed X Case legislation Abortion This post contains videos

This is the moment the Dáil passed X Case legislation

The vote result was met with a smattering of applause in the Chamber at about 12.30am this morning.

Taoiseach asked me to resign: Lucinda Creighton

Former Minister of State for European Affairs says that Enda Kenny asked her for resignation after her Níl vote – so she handed it over.

Peadar Toibín suspended from Sinn Féin for six months

TD for Meath West has been censured for his vote against the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill.

# abortion-vote - Thursday 11 July, 2013

LIVE: Dáil debates abortion bill before final vote Abortion This post contains videos

LIVE: Dáil debates abortion bill before final vote

TDs have returned to Leinster House after a long night to continue debating amendments to the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013.

Paschal Donohoe the favourite to replace Lucinda as European Affairs Minister

The Dublin Central TD is the clear favourite to replace Lucinda Creighton in her junior ministry after she lost the party whip tonight.

# abortion-vote - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

D-day for Creighton as Dáil to vote on abortion legislation

Fine Gael looks likely to lose the European Affairs minister when the Dáil debates and votes on amendments to the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill today but other wavering TDs could now support the new law.

# abortion-vote - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Four Fine Gael rebels will lose committee memberships... and their offices

Meanwhile, Sinn Féin has said that Peadar Tóibín’s decision to vote against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill is a “serious breach of party rules”.

# abortion-vote - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Fine Gael TD says he won’t support abortion bill, and neither will nine others

Brian Walsh is now the third member of the Fine Gael parliamentary party who has decided to vote against the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.

# abortion-vote - Saturday 20 November, 2010

Couple 'considering abortion' create online poll

A couple in the US say that they are putting the fate of their unborn child to the public vote.