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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 23 September, 2014

#Abortion

# abortion - Today’s News

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# abortion - Yesterday’s News

‘Sad and depressed’ but not ‘actively suicidal’ – the HSE’s verdict on Ms Y

RTÉ Prime Time has revealed that the HSE believes there was “an overall lack of coordination” in the handling of the case.

# abortion - Sunday 21 September, 2014

The majority of people want a referendum on the 8th Amendment

… but one quarter of people don’t know.

# abortion - Friday 19 September, 2014

Mixed reaction to new abortion guidelines for health professionals

The guidance document was published by the Department of Health today.

# abortion - Thursday 18 September, 2014

“Let’s not repeat the mistake of 1983″… Varadkar calls for calm in abortion debate

The Health Minister has rejected calls for a referendum to be held next year.

# abortion - Saturday 13 September, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as the weekend starts…

# abortion - Saturday 6 September, 2014

Opinion: We must repeal the eighth amendment

The presence of the eighth amendment is putting the life, health or well-being of certain pregnant woman at risk.

# abortion - Monday 1 September, 2014

Opinion: Reducing harm to sentient beings should be central to abortion laws

If Irish society is serious about reducing harm to pregnant women, including the harms of disrespecting their autonomy and bodily integrity, the state needs to change how it thinks about pregnancy and abortion.

# abortion - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Irish women with fatal foetal anomalies stuck on UK hospital waiting lists

There have been reports that Irish women have had to wait for up to a month for an appointment.

# abortion - Monday 25 August, 2014

It looks like Labour’s next manifesto will commit to widening Ireland’s abortion laws

The Tánaiste is also in favour of repealing the 8th Amendment.

# abortion - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Concerns expressed over reports UK hospitals are to cap Irish abortions

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

5 stories that tell us what type of taoiseach Albert Reynolds was

Reynolds’ press secretary Seán Duignan wrote perhaps the definitive account of his time as taoiseach.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# abortion - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Pro-choice and pro-life groups march in Dublin

Both were marching in reaction to last week’s news that a rape victim was denied an abortion.

Calls for independent inquiry into “Ms Y” abortion case

The HSE is running its own inquiry, but some want it to be independent.

Large-scale pro-choice rally planned for Dublin this afternoon

Around two thousand people attended a similar rally on Wednesday, while pro-life groups also took part in a vigil at Leinster House last night.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s Saturday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

Ireland and abortion: the facts in 2014

TheJournal.ie takes a look at the current laws, constitutional rights, past legal challenges and the situation in other jurisdictions.

# abortion - Friday 22 August, 2014

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

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

Dept of Justice provided visas for asylum seekers travelling for abortion

HSE says that while it has no authority to assist asylum seekers in travelling abroad for an abortion, it has provided financial support for travel and care.

Pro-life group to hold vigil after denied abortion

The Pro Life Campaign described the response by pro-choice groups as “undignified clamour”.

Poll: Should we have a referendum on the 8th Amendment? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we have a referendum on the 8th Amendment?

Recent events have brought abortion back into the national debate.

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The 9 at 9: Friday

Before you launch into the last day of the week, here’s everything you need to know.

# abortion - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Róisín Shortall thinks Eamon Gilmore was out of touch, in denial and should have quit sooner The High Table Interview This post contains videos

Róisín Shortall thinks Eamon Gilmore was out of touch, in denial and should have quit sooner

The former junior minister and Labour TD gave a wide-ranging interview to TheJournal.ie this week.

HSE due to publish terms of its abortion case inquiry

The HSE ordered a report into the situation where a woman was given a caesarean section after she became pregnant through rape.

# abortion - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Hundreds of protesters turn out in Dublin over Ireland’s abortion laws

“The government… has landed us in a mess yet again”.

Protests to take place internationally over abortion controversy

Hundreds are expected to turnout at today’s rally.

Minister believes there is no appetite for a referendum on abortion

Charlie Flanagan said he wants all the facts ascertained about the case now in the media spotlight.

# abortion - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

No one in this government wants to deal with the abortion issue again. Here’s why…

Analysis: The government legislated for abortion last summer and is highly unlikely to touch the issue again in its current lifetime.

Lunchtime Fix: 7 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

Ireland in the international headlines again after rape victim is denied abortion

The issue has also started gathering much attention across the world.

These Labour TDs and Senators think we should have another abortion referendum

There are growing calls for repeal of the 8th Amendment.

# abortion - Monday 18 August, 2014

HSE orders a report into care given to rape victim denied an abortion

The agency says it hopes the report will “end any inaccurate commentary surrounding this matter currently”.

Opinion: Support for suicidal woman was complicated, not assisted, by abortion legislation

The legislation introduced last year has proved itself to be barbaric and unworkable.

Opinion: A law that protects no one – the Eighth Amendment sees women as incubators

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.

This Labour minister wants an abortion referendum… but says it can’t happen now

The call comes after it emerged that a woman was refused an abortion under the new Act.

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Explainer: What is the 8th Amendment? Abortion This post contains a poll

Explainer: What is the 8th Amendment?

There are calls for a referendum on the amendment to be held after a woman was refused an abortion under our current laws.

Bishop: Caesarean a “better outcome than abortion” but creates risks

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

National Women’s Council calls State refusal of abortion to woman ‘barbaric’

The Sunday Independent reports that the woman said she was suicidal.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# abortion - Saturday 16 August, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

It’s the start of the weekend – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

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