# abortion - Today’s News
# abortion - Yesterday’s News
“The government… has landed us in a mess yet again”.
Hundreds are expected to turnout at today’s rally.
Charlie Flanagan said he wants all the facts ascertained about the case now in the media spotlight.
# abortion - Tuesday 19 August, 2014
Analysis: The government legislated for abortion last summer and is highly unlikely to touch the issue again in its current lifetime.
The issue has also started gathering much attention across the world.
There are growing calls for repeal of the 8th Amendment.
# abortion - Monday 18 August, 2014
The agency says it hopes the report will “end any inaccurate commentary surrounding this matter currently”.
The legislation introduced last year has proved itself to be barbaric and unworkable.
This case has sent a clear message to women in Ireland: if you are suicidal and need an abortion, it is highly unlikely that you will get one.
The call comes after it emerged that a woman was refused an abortion under the new Act.
There are calls for a referendum on the amendment to be held after a woman was refused an abortion under our current laws.
It emerged this weekend that a woman had been refused an abortion under the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.
# abortion - Sunday 17 August, 2014
The Sunday Independent reports that the woman said she was suicidal.
Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# abortion - Saturday 16 August, 2014
It’s the start of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.
# abortion - Tuesday 12 August, 2014
# abortion - Sunday 20 July, 2014
One year on, TDs and Senators reflect on what it was like to be part of one of the most contentious political debates in decades.
# abortion - Thursday 17 July, 2014
There was an unexpected, wildcard move from Gerry Adams, and the Tánaiste did a bit of waving.
The UN criticised Ireland’s abortion laws and lambasted the State for failing “to assign any accountability” to issues like Magdalene Laundries, mother-and-baby homes, child abuse and symphysiotomy.
# abortion - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
Ireland’s appearance before the UN Human Rights Committee was disappointing: we have not made the changes recommended four years ago.
The last abortion referendum in Ireland was held in 2002.
# abortion - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.
Ireland faced a second day of questioning at UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva.
# abortion - Monday 14 July, 2014
The Justice Minister defended the State redress scheme for survivors of symphysiotomy at a meeting of the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva today.
A report into ‘destitute Irish girls’ investigated the problem of unmarried pregnant women travelling to England.
# abortion - Friday 4 July, 2014
TD Mattie McGrath called them “a butcher’s charter”, but fellow TD Ruth Coppinger said women seeking an abortion shouldn’t have to “run a gauntlet” of doctors and bureaucrats.
# abortion - Thursday 26 June, 2014
The ‘buffer zones’ meant anti-abortion protesters had to stay 35-feet from clinics.
# abortion - Saturday 14 June, 2014
Plus: What age was the former US president who did a parachute jump for his birthday this week?
# abortion - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
The Life Insitute put a number of questions to a range of candidates – 10 answered.
# abortion - Monday 19 May, 2014
Lorraine Higgins’s posters were defaced with the message ‘Pro Abort’.
# abortion - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Brian Walsh lost the party whip after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill – but now he’s back in the party.
# abortion - Thursday 17 April, 2014
Everyone’s talking about Anglo bosses found guilty, Bertie Ahern, and Ukraine…
# abortion - Tuesday 18 March, 2014
Niamh, a young woman of 23, was told at the 11-week mark of her pregnancy that her baby would not survive past birth. She will travel for a termination this weekend.
# abortion - Thursday 13 March, 2014
Siobhán Whelan says that she will “never forget” how she had to travel to the UK to have an abortion after she was told her baby would die at birth.
# abortion - Friday 7 March, 2014
Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know today as we head towards the weekend.
The Mater Hospital said last year that it will comply with the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act.
# abortion - Friday 14 February, 2014
I am angry at the hijackers and manipulators of language who try to tell us that our child was only ‘sick’ or ‘disabled’, who refuse to understand that fatal foetal abnormalities are just that – fatal.
# abortion - Sunday 9 February, 2014
Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your Sunday…
# abortion - Saturday 8 February, 2014
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.