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#Termination

# termination - Saturday 9 June, 2018

GPs group calls on Harris to ensure doctors must 'opt in' to provide abortion services

The NAGP passed a series of motions after an emergency meeting today following the result of the referendum.

# termination - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

FactCheck: Is Ireland's proposed abortion legislation more extreme than British law?

We take a look at a recent claim made about this.

# termination - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

'I couldn't believe the injustice': Irish grandparents explain why they're voting Yes

Parents of women who had received a fatal foetal diagnosis and travelled to the UK for a termination shared their stories today.

# termination - Friday 4 May, 2018

'The nurses asked how we planned to keep him cold. This wasn't something we were prepared for'

Things need to change in Ireland though; I don’t want any other people to have to go through what we did.

# termination - Thursday 3 May, 2018

Q&A: Why has the government chosen 12 weeks as the general time limit for abortion?

The use of abortion pills and pregnancy as a result of rape impacted the decision.

Q&A: How are abortions carried out? Can a foetus feel pain?

It depends on a number of factors, including how far along the pregnancy is.

# termination - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

# termination - Monday 12 February, 2018

Luas justified in firing fares inspector who punched passenger following 'unacceptable' level of racist abuse WRC

Luas justified in firing fares inspector who punched passenger following 'unacceptable' level of racist abuse

Termination was the only option,” said Workplace Relations Commissioner adjudication officer Penelope McGrath.

# termination - Monday 5 February, 2018

Some GPs are 'outraged' that they're being expected to lead abortion services

The government wants terminations to be a ‘GP-led’ service.

# termination - Thursday 14 December, 2017

'We have further to go': Why three Sinn Féin politicians abstained in an Eighth Committee vote

Louise O’Reilly said the motion to allow unrestricted access to a termination up to 12 weeks went “slightly beyond party policy”.

# termination - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers' Eighth Amendment This post contains videos

As it happened: '70% of Irish women who have abortions in the UK are in relationships and nearly half are already mothers'

Representatives from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service and support group One Day More addressed the Eighth Amendment Committee today.

# termination - Friday 15 September, 2017

Taoiseach not sure public would back Citizens' Assembly's stance on abortion

The Assembly said terminations should be allowed without restriction up to the 12th week of pregnancy.

# termination - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Citizens' Assembly recommends abortion to be allowed without restrictions up to 12 weeks

The results of the ballot were announced this afternoon.

# termination - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

UK abortion provider warned over concerns around risk and training

Marie Stopes International had to restrict some of its services in October this year due to the concerns.

# termination - Monday 12 December, 2016

Doctor accused of misdiagnosing ectopic pregnancy acquitted of poor professional performance

The decision led to the termination of a potentially viable embryo.

# termination - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

Government offers €30,000 to woman forced to travel abroad for abortion

Amanda Mellet was told the child she was carrying would die in the womb or shortly after birth.

# termination - Thursday 8 September, 2016

'You can't handle the truth': Director of crisis pregnancy clinic stands by controversial claims

Patrick Jameson repeated claims about abortion causing breast cancer.

# termination - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Poll: Should TDs get to vote how they want on the fatal foetal abnormality bill? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should TDs get to vote how they want on the fatal foetal abnormality bill?

The bill is being tabled by Mick Wallace and is under discussion by Cabinet today.

# termination - Monday 4 April, 2016

Woman (21) given suspended sentence for taking abortion drugs

She bought the pills online as she failed to raise enough money to travel to England for a termination.

# termination - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Abortion bill hasn't led to more women "claiming suicidality" to get a termination

Fears that this would happen have been proven unfounded.

# termination - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Pat Kenny: ‘My voice couldn’t even be heard in case an Irish person was nearby’

The veteran broadcaster has spoken of the challenges he faced while reporting on abortion in the United Kingdom.

# termination - Friday 14 August, 2015

Girl (11) denied abortion after being raped gives birth

The authorities’ handling of the case sparked outrage.

# termination - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

We all have dreams as young girls. Having a termination is not one of them.

I never knew all the things that could go wrong with a pregnancy… until they happened. Life can throw your dreams upside down.

# termination - Monday 13 October, 2014

Most voters want a referendum to decide if Ireland's abortion laws should be liberalised

The poll was carried out on 1,200 adults last Monday and Tuesday.

# termination - Sunday 28 September, 2014

HSE denies legal action taken to forcibly hydrate Miss Y, but is still reviewing what happened

Reports this morning claimed that Department of Health officials intervened in the case, objecting to the legal action being taken.

# termination - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Staff disciplined over their role in the care of Savita Halappanavar

Her husband, Praveen, had not been informed of the disciplinary action.

# termination - 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.

# termination - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Opinion: 'At the heart of Irish law is an inescapable fact... we are second class citizens'

Enshrined into law and sanctioned in social service provision is this attitude: women in Ireland are vessels to be filled and emptied at men’s discretion.

# termination - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Ireland at the UN: We have 'no solution' for women who can't afford to travel for an abortion

Ireland faced a second day of questioning at UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva.

# termination - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Pics: Pro-choice activists protest Spanish abortion plans at embassy in Dublin Abortion This post contains images

Pics: Pro-choice activists protest Spanish abortion plans at embassy in Dublin

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.

# termination - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Women who request abortions 'at higher risk of domestic violence'

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.

# termination - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Psychiatrists need support dealing with Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - IMO

The IMO president has written to Minister for Health James Reilly saying guidelines are needed to help determine the suicide risk in these cases.

# termination - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Mater Hospital says it will comply with new abortion laws

The Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act 2013 is yet to commence, however.

# termination - Friday 23 August, 2013

Department of Health says abortion laws have not yet commenced

The statement was issued following claims by the Irish Times this morning that the first termination under the provisions of the Act was carried out at the National Maternity Hospital.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Today everyone’s talking about a breach of patient confidentiality at Holles Street, a man’s body found in a waste truck, and National Potato Day.

Doctor angered at ‘outrageous breach of patient confidentiality’ at Holles Street

The Irish Times reports this morning that a termination of a twin pregnancy was carried out on a patient at risk of sepsis – the first to be performed under new legislation.

# termination - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

Senators vote against fatal foetal abnormalities amendment

The amendment was defeated by 42 votes to 10. Here’s how the senators voted.

# termination - Friday 5 July, 2013

Lucinda Creighton seeks removal of suicidal ideation from abortion bill

In the eight amendments tabled, Creighton also details an ambitious pathway of care for pregnant women who are suicidal.

# termination - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

TD suggests pro-life experts be excluded from abortion panel

Deputy Richard Boyd Barrett said there is a danger people might bring to bear their personal views and bias in making a judgement.

# termination - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

These are the 24 TDs who voted against the abortion bill

The Protection of Life during Pregnancy Bill passed the Dáil today but there was some opposition on all sides. Here’s who voted against it….

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