# abortion - Today’s News
# 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.
Spain’s government is currently planning to restrict access to abortion services.
# abortion - Friday 7 February, 2014
The party’s Ard Fheis is under way in Wexford with delegates voting down a motion to allow members to vote with their conscience on the issue of abortion.
# abortion - Monday 3 February, 2014
The rates fell in almost all states, coinciding with fewer pregnancies.
# abortion - Thursday 23 January, 2014
The Meath West deputy expects to be back in the party by the end of the month.
# abortion - Wednesday 22 January, 2014
A study in the UK shows that women who request a termination are six times more likely to experience domestic violence than women who attended antenatal clinics.
# abortion - Friday 10 January, 2014
The Meath deputy was expelled last summer after he voted against the party on the Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill.
# abortion - Thursday 9 January, 2014
The IMO president has written to Minister for Health James Reilly saying guidelines are needed to help determine the suicide risk in these cases.
# abortion - Tuesday 7 January, 2014
Fine Gael dissident Brian Walsh said he has met with Enda Kenny since his expulsion and that he has a good working relationship with the Taoiseach.
# abortion - Wednesday 1 January, 2014
Today, everyone’s been talking about Ireland’s New Year babies, some truly awful weather and a fatal stabbing in Drogheda.
# abortion - Saturday 28 December, 2013
Promissory note gone, abortion legislated for, the Seanad retained, and the bailout exited – here are few key moments from the past 12 months.
The Bishop of Clonfert was also given unfettered access to the Attorney General in the lead up to the abortion referendum.
# abortion - Friday 27 December, 2013
The judge overruled an earlier decision which denied the girl permission to have a termination.
Abortion, flags and cuts cuts cuts – here’s a round-up of what people stood against this past year.
Using first-hand materials gathered from the National Archives, we take a look at what happened before and after the contentious vote in 1983.
17 extracts from Peter Sutherland’s advice which predicted many of the issues Ireland has seen over the past 30 years.
# abortion - Thursday 26 December, 2013
All the best shouting, attention seeking and scandal caught on camera.
# abortion - Friday 20 December, 2013
The upheld complaint alleged that the presenter did not adequately challenge remarks put forward by a contributor.